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Tip Top II

Tip Top II Description

The new Tip Top II is a first-class yacht with a crew of 8, the captain, a multi-lingual guide, engineer, international cook, barman, cruise director, and two sailors, all catering to your needs. The catamaran accommodates up to 16 passengers with social areas such as a bar, dining room, lounge, and sun deck.

Tip Top II Cabins

Accommodating 16 passengers, the Tip Top II has 8 cabins in total with private bathrooms that include vanity, shower, lavatory, and washbasin. Additionally, each cabin also has a locker and drawers, a safety box, and all are furnished with air-conditioning units.

icon Prices from: US$3024

Cruise Details

  • Category: First Class
  • Type: Motor Catamaran
  • Year built: 2008
  • Departures: Friday, Monday
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Itineraries: 4,5,8

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  • Accommodation on board
  • All meals while on board
  • Purified water, coffee, and tea available during the cruise
  • Transfers in the islands during operational days
  • English speaking naturalist guide
  • Islands excursions and activities according to the Itinerary
  • Kayaks on board
  • Flights to/from the Galapagos
  • Paddle Board
  • Swim Fins


  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee
  • Migratory Control Card
  • Alcoholic & all bottled drinks
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel, cancellation and medical insurance
  • Snorkel Gear (mask & tube)

Full Tecnical Details

Sun Deck

Upper Deck

Main Deck

Length:90 feet
Cruise Speed:10 knots
Beam:22 feet
Draft:5 feet
Mechanic Equipmment:
  • Twin CUMMINS 6CTA8.3-M 255 HP main engines
  • Twin 55 KW John Deere/Onan (M) electric generators
  • Village Marine Tec Oil / Water Separator
  • Tidal Wave HMX HEADHUNTER Marine Sanitation Device sewage treatment system (MSD)TW
  • Westphalia Separator Mineral oil Systems
  • WMSQ-2500 Reverse Osmosis desalination system
Safety & Communications System:
  • (2) 24 mile range Furuno Navnet Radar/Chart Plotter
  • (2) Furuno-FCV620 Eco Sounder
  • GPS
  • Furuno NX300 Navtex
  • Furuno SC-Satellite Fluxgate compass
  • Furuno HF-MF/DSC Radio
  • (2) VHF/DSC Standard radios
  • ACR Epirb, ACR Sart
  • (2) ACR VHF bi directional rescue radios
  • Ritchie Magnetic Compass
  • hydraulic helm
  • barometer
  • clock
  • thermometer
  • helm indicator
  • searchlight, horn
  • fire & smoke detector system.
  • Viking inflatable life rafts for 25 passengers each one
  • (50) life jackets
  • twin 14 feet Nautica Inflatable boats with 25 HP four stroke outboard motors for 8 passengers each one.
  • All safety equipment complies with International Coast Guard regulations.


Tip Top II Prices

2023 prices per person:

Standard Cabin 1 - 2 Main Deck$ 5,691$ 4,015$ 3,024
Standard Cabin 3 - 6 Main Deck$ 5,922$ 4,263$ 3,418
Standard Cabin 7 - 10 Upper Deck
$ 6,589$ 4,772$ 3,801
Charter$ 89,506$ 63,210$ 50,978

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

These rates are valid all year round, except for high-season departures.

Itinerary Tip Top II

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FriAMBaltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PMSanta Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos. Read more...
SatAMGenovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. Read more...
PMGenovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high. Read more...
SunAMSouth Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. Read more...
PMSanta Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. Read more...
MonAMSanta Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Read more...
PMSanta Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
TueAMFloreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island. Read more...
or Floreana Island: Asilo de la PazA hill in the agricultural area of the island. The main attractions are of an historic type. Read more...
or Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel. Read more...
PMFloreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. Read more...
or Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent. Read more...
WedAMEspañola Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Read more...
PMEspañola Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. Read more...
or Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. Read more...
ThuAMSan Cristobal Island: Puerto Baquerizo MorenoThis relaxed town overlooking a harbour is the capital of the Galapagos Islands. Read more...
or San Cristobal Island: Leon DormidoThis island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds. Read more...
or San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. Read more...
PMSan Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos. Read more...
FriAMSanta Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.