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Quasar Evolution

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Passengers: 32   |   Crew: 18
Passengers to crew: 1.78:1
Launched: 1979   

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Activities (8)
  • Enrichment Lectures
  • On-shore hikes
  • Onboard Kayaks
  • Onboard Naturalists
  • Scuba Diving*
  • Skiff tours
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming Pool
Entertainment (2)
  • Al Fresco Lounge
  • Lounge
Dining (2)
  • Al Fresco Dining - Casual
  • Inside Dining - Ecuadorian
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Gabrielle R wrote a review Sep 21
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The Galapagos, Quasar Expeditions, MV Evolution, the crew and Naturalists were all outstanding. They were knowledgeable, passionate about sharing their islands and the hospitality was outstanding. The crew was focused on safety and fun! Excursions were available for everyone and they even had choices on some days. Each day was well planned, with outings, snacks more outings, lunch, more activities, then snacks and more activities, followed by the briefing for the next day then dinner. They accommodated my vegan diet and were also cooking for a gluten free passenger. A well stocked bar and super attentive bar tender made us feel like part of the family. We were sure they took pics of all guests and their drinks on day one and were ready with the cocktail of choice for each meal. Wish I had booked 2 weeks back to back, but next time, I will. If you've been considering The Galapagos and Quasar Expeditions, stop considering and just go!!! You won't regret it!!!
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Lauren G wrote a review Sep 8
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Traveling to the Galapagos Islands with Quasar Expeditions aboard the Evolution was one of the best travel experiences I have had so far. We had been looking forward to this trip because it was a destination we had on our Bucket List for a long time, and thanks to Quasar, the trip was everything we had hoped for and more. The whole process, from the contact with the team before the trip, the information they sent us, the help to know what to pack, the attention at the airport,... in short, every detail of the process left us very satisfied. Once we arrived at the beautiful yacht, the personalized attention of the crew was one of the highlights of the trip. From the guides, Cesar the bartender, or any assistant on board, everyone was always with a smile and attentive to any need, even anticipating them. The food and snacks were very diverse and with an excellent cuisine, my compliments to the chef, he made me gain a couple of pounds in those days. The three guides (Bolo, Alex and Cristina) were so lovely, all super friendly and fun and so knowledgeable. You could ask them any question and they always had an answer. I was a little anxious before snorkeling but they always made me feel safe and comfortable. We loved our cabin, from the pictures we thought it was smaller, but when we saw it we were pleasantly surprised, the size was incredible. The bed and pillows were extremely comfortable (super necessary at the end of a day full of activities). The cleanliness was spectacular, the cabins were fixed more than twice a day, every time we came back from some activity the bed was made with some funny animal made with towels, some chocolates and the temperature was regulated to welcome us. Perfection! Thank you very much to all the Quasar team for an excellent service and an experience that I will always remember.
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Ariel M. wrote a review Sep 8
Santiago, Chile14 contributions
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The experience with Quasar Expeditions aboard the Evolution is simply fantastic! My expectations were high as I had researched previously and they exceeded them by far. The first thing I want to highlight is the organization, there is nothing that is not covered by each and every one of the Quasar staff at every stage of the trip. From the airport, to the yacht, to the guides, everything is perfectly synchronized. Secondly, I would like to highlight the experience on board. The crew takes care of even the smallest detail, when we came back from snorkeling and the water was a bit chilly, they waited for us on the yacht with hot chocolate and this is barely a detail. We had the opportunity to go on tours with each one of the guides and it is incredible the level of knowledge and experience they have no matter where they are on the itinerary. You can tell they have many years of experience and know the islands from A to Z. These 7 days aboard the Evolution have been the best vacation I have had in a long time. Congratulations, keep it up!
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MonicaMPhilly wrote a review Aug 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania17 contributions3 helpful votes
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The trip of a lifetime! My daughters (ages 19 and 15) and husband and I took the Quasar Evolution this august and it exceeded our expectations! It was the first cruise for us, and not sure any other can live up to this. The staff (Eliana, Cesar, Kevin, and more) were fantastic and took care of every need. The naturalists were amazing, fun and so knowledgeable (thank you Christina, Hernan, and Alex!) They considered every detail-they got the luggage at the airport and next thing we knew it was in our cabin. They even organized a bday cake for our daughter. The rooms were spacious, and constantly being cleaned (though we never saw them come in!) Everyday was an amazing adventure, walking, snorkeling and kayaking with the most amazing animals including sea lions (❤️), turtles, reef sharks, penguins, eels and fish! I looked at lots of different boats and I chose a small boat to get a personalized experience and it lived up to every expectation. We had a wonderful group of people on our boat, which made the experience even better. We have travelled extensively around the world, and this trip surpassed them all! If you haven’t booked it yet - just do it - you will not regret it!
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Natalie P wrote a review Jul 2022
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We loved every moment of our trip on the Evolution! Quasar has designed the perfect itinerary to experience all the Galapagos has to offer. We swam with sea lions, turtles and sharks, hiked to see giant tortoises and flamingos and got to walk along some of the most pristine beaches in the world. The naturalist guides knew so much and were able to share their knowledge in a way that was approachable for me, my husband and our 9-year-old son. The crew was so welcoming and did everything they could to make sure each guest had a good time. This was the perfect family vacation! We left the Evolution with memories that will last all of us a lifetime.
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