MV Theory

Location: Galapagos Islands | Ecuador & the Galapagos

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

The sister ship to the MV Origin, the MV Theory offers a luxurious cruise experience in the Galapagos, including stylish interiors and high-end amenities, alongside expert guides and exceptional experiences, both onboard and around the islands. It has impressive eco-friendly credentials too, from fuel efficiency to biodegradable bathroom products and menus featuring locally-sourced produce. 

Passengers: 20
Cabins: 10
Itineraries: 7 to 15 days
Perfect for: couples and families
Perfect forThose looking for an extra-special Galapagos cruise.
In the knowIf you’re prone to sea-sickness, don’t worry - the ship’s design ensures it cuts through the waves for a smooth, fast and streamlined voyage.  

Recommended for...

  • Cruise
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Landscapes & Scenery
  • Water activities

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The MV Theory cruises around all the top sights and wildlife spots of the unique Galapagos Islands.

Rooms onboard MV Theory

The ten deluxe staterooms are all on one deck, and are sleek and spacious, with large windows to make the most of the ever-changing Galapagos views. The beds are plush, with memory-foam mattresses and soft pillows guaranteeing a peaceful night’s sleep, and both king and twin bed options are available. Hi-tech luxuries include Apple TVs complete with pre-loaded movies as well as universal docking stations, and the private bathrooms come with rainfall showers.

Food & Drink

Enjoy gourmet cuisine in the dining room or al fresco on the deck, where four-course dinners, expertly prepared by the chefs, make the most of Ecuadorian and international favourites, including fresh fish. There is also a bar serving a range of drinks.


The MV Theory has a sundeck for shaded outdoor dining and relaxing on a sunlounger or in the Jacuzzi, and there’s also a fitness centre onboard so you can keep up with your fitness regime while on holiday in the Galapagos.  

Activities onboard MV Theory

Expert naturalist guides will take you in small groups of no more than ten per guide on scenic nature walks, beach strolls, trips in a zodiac, snorkelling and kayaking adventures, and more. There’s even a clear-bottomed zodiac to give you a fantastic view of the underwater world while you’re en route to excursions. On the islands and around their coasts, see wildlife from marine iguanas to Galapagos penguins.

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Hotel location

The MV Theory cruises around the Galapagos Islands.

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