Ecoventura - Origin / Theory

Family owned and operated since 1990, Ecoventura launched their first luxury vessel the MV ORIGIN in February 2016, the newest and most comfortable yacht operating in Galapagos. Two unique and comprehensive 7 night itineraries start in San Cristobal on Sundays and include the most important islands and wildlife in the archipelago.

The 142 foot Origin features 10 deluxe staterooms, all on the main deck with panoramic windows for ocean views. Expansive indoor and outdoor social and observation areas allow for easy and comfortable viewing of the islands’ unique scenery and topography. On board highlights include locally inspired gourmet menus, an open bar policy, sun deck with Jacuzzi, wet bar, day beds and a fitness center. Modern sophistication with understated luxury await guests, with a crew of 14 including the captain, two naturalist guides and a concierge. The ORIGIN is ideal for family travel, offering connecting cabins and triple accommodation.

ORIGIN also features indoor and al-fresco dining, BBQ, spacious social areas, Apple TV with pre-loaded movies, multiple kayaks, stand up paddle boards, wet suits and snorkeling equipment.  There is satellite communication (Wi-Fi) and laundry service available for an additional charge.

There are two expert guides for a maximum of 20 guests ensure a very personalized experience, and the crew offers very high levels of service. The varied menus are gourmet-style and produce is locally sourced. Adventure gear is provided (at no charge) and includes kayaks, stand up paddle boards, wet suits, masks, fins, snorkels and beach towels. 

Ecoventura maintains the highest environmental and social sustainability standards, partnering with the Charles Darwin Foundation and WWF to create funding that support marine conservation and provide scholarships to local students.

Ecoventura also own and operate two first class yachts M/Y Eric, Letty and the M/Y Galapagos Sky, a dedicated dive liveaboard vessel.  In 2019 M/Y Theory will join the Origin as the second luxury vessel in the Ecoventura fleet! 

*Latest News*

January 2018
A glass-bottom boat is a new feature on MV Origin, sister ship to Ecoventura's second luxury ship MV Theory, launching Jan 2019.

Ecoventura have specialty themed departures on Origin in Autumn 2018, featuring Health & Wellness, Photography and Ecuadorian cuisine. Local experts will be on hand to lead activities in addition to the regular schedule.

Book 180 days in advance to get a 10% EB discount - offer subject to change at any time!

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