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Highlights of the Tip Top II Catamaran

Category: Luxury
  • The Tip Top II catamaran is a stable double hull cruising option, and was completely redesigned in 2015/16 to provide modern services & facilities.
  • Comfortable cabins have lower beds, and useful amenities such as locker + drawers, safe box, hair dryer, hot water & air conditioning. Whilst upper deck cabins have private balcony.
  • Inter-connected cabins are available, ideal for family groups travelling together.
  • The Main deck lounge offers board games, videos, books and music to keep you busy during the cruise.
  • Sea kayaks are available on board for adventurous guests, be sure to reserve in advance if interested.
  • The 8-Days Tip Top II “North” itinerary is particularly recommended, combining the west islands of Isabela & Fernandina, with northern highlights such as Genovesa.

Tip Top II Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2021

Browse through the different cruise itineraries below by clicking on each one.
  • Main deck $2930Per person
  • Upper deck $3258Per person

Itinerary for 4 days

  • FRI Arrival to Baltra, Bachas Beach
  • SAT Genovesa: Prince Phillip´s Steps &Darwin Bay
  • SUN South Plaza and Santa Fe Island
  • MON San Cristobal: Interpretation Center Jacinto Gordillo & transfer out to the airport
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  • Main deck $3654Per person
  • Upper deck $4091Per person

Itinerary for 5 days

  • MON Santa Cristobal: Arrival to airport, Witch Hill and Kicker Rock
  • TUE Floreana: Baroness View Point, Asilo de la Paz, Post Office Bay , Cormorant Point & Devil's Crown
  • WED Española: Suarez Point , Gardner Islet, Osborn Islet & Gardner Bay
  • THU Santa Cruz: Highlands & Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
  • FRI Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove & Transfer to Baltra´s Airport
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  • Main deck $5076Per person
  • Upper deck $5648Per person

Itinerary for 8 days - Option 1

  • FRI Arrival to Baltra, Mosquera Islet
  • SAT Sullivan Bay & Red Beach - Rabida
  • SUN Fernandina: Espinoza Point & Isabela: Elizabeth Bay
  • MON Isabela: Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove
  • TUE Santiago: Egas Port & Bartholomew
  • WED Chinese Hat & Dragon Hill
  • THU Santa Cruz: Highlands & Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
  • FRI North Seymour & Transfer to Baltra´s Airport
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  • Main deck $5076Per person
  • Upper deck $5648Per person

Itinerary for 8 days - Option 2

  • FRI Arrival to Baltra & Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach
  • SAT Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps & Darwin Bay
  • SUN South Plaza & Santa Fe
  • MON San Cristobal: Interpretation Centre, Witch Hill & Kicker Rock
  • TUE Floreana: Baroness View Point, Asilo de la Paz, Post Office Bay, Cormorant Point & Devil's Crown
  • WED Española: Suarez Point, Gardner Islet, Osborn Islet & Gardner Bay
  • THU Santa Cruz: Highlands & Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
  • FRI Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove & Transfer to Baltra´s Airport
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  • Main deck $9387Per person
  • Upper deck $10530Per person

Itinerary for 15 days

  • FRI Arrival to Baltra & Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach
  • SAT Genovesa: Prince Phillip´s Steps & Darwin Bay
  • SUN South Plaza & Santa Fe
  • MON San Cristobal: Interpretation Center Jacinto Gordillo, Witch Hill & Kicker Rock
  • TUE Floreana: Baroness View Point, Asilo de la Paz, Post Office Bay , Cormorant Point & Devil's Crown
  • WED Española: Suarez Point , Gardner Islet, Osborn Islet & Gardner Bay
  • THU Santa Cruz: Highlands & Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
  • FRI Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove & Mosquera Islet
  • SAT Sullivan Bay & Rabida
  • SUN Fernandina: Espinoza Point & Isabela: Elizabeth Bay
  • MON Isabela: Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove
  • TUE Santiago: Egas Port & Bartholomew
  • WED Chinese Hat & Dragon Hill
  • THU Santa Cruz: Highlands & Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
  • FRI North Seymour & Transfer to Baltra´s Airport
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Tip Top II Catamaran Specifications

  • Length: 104 feet
  • Beam: 40 feet
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Crew: 8
  • Capacity: 16 passengers

Facilities

  • Private bathroom
  • air conditioningAir conditioning
  • toiletriesToiletries
  • room towelsRoom towels
  • beach towelsBeach towels
  • hair dryerHair dryer
  • electricity110v Electricity point in cabin
  • save deposit boxSafe deposit box
  • sundeckSundeck
  • lounge areaLounge area
  • barBar
  • reading materialReading Material
  • vTV/DVD - Communal
  • wetsuitsWetsuits for hire
  • kayaksKayaks
  • PaddlesPaddle boards

Diving - Snorkeling

  • Snorkeling: Equipment (mask, snorkel, flippers) included, wetsuit costs extra ($30-35 for 4days, $35-40 for 5days, $40-50 for 8days) and must be pre-booked prior to cruise.
  • Diving possible: No

Included Services

  • • Meals: From lunch on Day 1, until breakfast on the final day.
  • • Accommodation with private bathroom.
  • • Excursions as listed in the itinerary, with a certified naturalist bilingual guide (Spanish/English).
  • • Snorkel equipment
  • • Unlimited purified water, tea, coffee, snacks.
  • • Flight: Quito/Guayaquil – Galapagos – Quito/Guayaquil (this cruise generally includes Galapagos Flight tickets in their cruise rates, a reduction in price of $350pp can be made in the case a client buys his/her own flights)

Excluded Services

  • • Entrance fees Galapagos:
    • • Galapagos National Park $100 pp (subject to change).
    • • Galapagos transit control card $20 pp (subject to change).
  • • Flight: International Flights
  • • Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil.
  • • Wetsuits rental: Shorty (30$ 4 days/ 35$ 5 days/ 40$ 8 days) /Full Wetsuits (35$ 4 days/ 40$ 5 days/ 50$ 8 days)
  • • Child discount: 10% (12 yrs old and under)
  • • Singles supplement: 45%
  • • Alcoholic beverages & colas (there is a bar on board).
  • • Tips for Guides and crew.
  • • Any other personal expenses.

About Itineraries

  • On day 1 there is only time for an afternoon visit to be included; similarly, on the final day, there is only a brief morning visit. The reason for this is to connect with the Galapagos flight arrivals and departures at the airport.
  • Christmas, New Years Eve and Easter departures will have an extra cost increase of 20% of the rate shown above
  • Contact us for information about which itineraries will run on different dates through the year, and to check tour availabilities. We often have special Galapagos offers too!
  • All yacht information is correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change by the yacht operator or Galapagos National Park authority. Published prices may be subject to change without prior notice

About Cabins

  • cabin Cabin Distribution:
  • • 2 Upper Deck Cabins (7 & 8) –twin bed, with balcony and windows.
  • • 2 Upper Deck Cabins (9 & 10) –king bed, with balcony and windows.
  • • 2 Main Deck Cabins (1 & 2) – single bed, with windows.
  • • 4 Main Deck Cabins (3,4,5 & 6) –twin beds, with window.
  • It is possible to request the cabin of your choice at time of booking – just let us know your preference. Final decision on cabin allocation is always in the hands of the yacht operator.
  • If you want a double cabin with a king size bed (9 & 10 on the upper deck) ask your sales agent for rates information.

Deck Plan

HAPPY GRINGO YACHT RANKING

Outdoor Space

Social areas, sundeck, restaurant & bar area and boat design.

Cabin Space

Type and size of cabin, type of beds, windows and access to the cabins.

Comfort and Amenities

Special features, beach towels, air conditioning, jacuzzi, TV, toiletries.

What Our Clients Say

Paul & Irene Fitzpatrick, Ireland

Thanks for a great trip – we really appreciated all of the efforts of the Tip Top crew to make our Galapagos cruise a memorable one.

Brian Goldsmith

The food at the hotels and lodge and on the Tip Top II was fantastic. The crew could not have been better and we lucked in with the best bunch of tourists ever

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