The Award-Winning Quasar Evolution Yacht
- exclusive for only 32 guests -
Experience the Galapagos in spacious comfort and privacy aboard a yacht that retraces the footsteps of Darwin. The Evolution cruises the archipelago with the lines and style of the roaring 20’s, while offering the finest amenities and service of modern times.
Enjoy a sense of relaxed freedom on board the Evolution with 360-degree exterior walkarounds, recently renovated spacious suites, and unparalleled familial hospitality. Darwin’s discoveries are brought to life by naturalist guides with 15+ years of experience.
With features like an oversized Jacuzzi, triple cabins and dive deck, families tell us the Evolution was their ideal choice.
Designed after vessels from the Golden Age of Travel, the Evolution is a Galapagos classic with all the modern amenities and contemporary décor.
Nearly 200 ft long, M/V Evolution combines size and stability with the intimacy of a small compliment of guests.
Our itineraries are designed to combine top tier landing sites with balanced activities to maximize peak, and unexpected, animal encounters.
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the Galapagos Way
Feast on sustainably-sourced, thoughtfully-prepared cultural cuisine and become immersed in the history, gastronomy, and people of Galapagos.
the Eyes of Locals
Our friendly team of hand-picked naturalist guides, crew members, chefs, and tour conductors has over 3 decades of experience.
The most knowledgeable, friendly team of local experts and hospitality specialists in the region has been selected to enhance your Galapagos experience.
Bird watchers delight in daily opportunities to see some of the most rare, bizarre, and exotic bird species in the world.
Galapagos skies are starry and bright. Enjoy star-gazing experiences during several nights of your cruise, led by our experienced naturalists guides.
An internationally famous photography destination, the Galapagos Islands are packed with unique landscapes, captivating wildlife, dramatic sunsets, and otherworldly terrain.
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With vibrant marine life encounters and turquoise blue coves, this world-class experience is a Guest favorite.
From crystal clear waters to calm inlets, sea kayaking offers insider access to secluded coves, mangrove estuaries, and beautiful beaches.
Explore Galapagos by foot, guided by naturalist guides with 15+ years of experience touring the islands. They are the real pioneers.
Explore the vibrant underwater world of the Galapagos from the ship or shore, with wildlife encounters that will spark your sense of wonder.
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Allow Quasar to take care of the logistics from the moment you arrive to your return home. Crafted for Guests with limited travel time, enjoy seamless airport transfers and exquisite accommodations in Guayaquil city prior to your Galapagos departure.
Enjoy a few nights in Quito prior to your cruise, with full-day tours and insider access to the best of your surroundings. From majestic mountain landscapes to thermal hot springs and vibrant indigenous markets, day tours will delight every traveler.
Explore Ecuador's Avenue of Volcanoes, famous for its unique natural beauty. Combine your Galapagos cruise with a stay at 400 year-old haciendas, and soak up the flavor of the region through horseback riding, artisanal village visits, and countryside relaxation.
Combine Galapagos with a natural paradise within two hours of Quito at the Mashpi Cloud Forest. The winding rivers and cascading waterfalls surrounding your lodge invite exploration, home to 400 species of birds, fascinating mammals, and rare flora.
A dream Galapagos trip extension for any wildlife-lover, the Ecuadorian Amazon is one of the world's most bio-diverse environments. From a home base of comfort and celebrated service, enjoy guided rain forest hikes, canoe trips, and birding on canopy walks.
Spend a few days exploring historic Cuenca, one of Ecuador's most beautiful cities, before your Galapagos cruise. Local experts guide Guests through colonial buildings, Andean viewpoints, authentic cuisine, and the celebrated artisanal markets of Ecuador.
Extend your Galapagos cruise with a multi-day adventure that takes you deep into the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Explore the mystery of its landscapes as you traverse through the valleys, and become transfixed by magnificent views of Machu Picchu.
Retrace the earlier, lesser-known portion of Darwin's voyage by combining a tour of Patagonia with your Galapagos cruise. Patagonia is internationally celebrated for its majestic landscapes and rare species, making it a great addition to your island exploration.