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Check out live Tip Top V Galapagos Cruise availability

Highlights of the Tip Top V Catamaran

Category: Luxury
  • The Tip Top V catamaran is the newest edition to the renowned Tip Top fleet, beginning Galapagos operation in June 2019.
  • 10 spacious and modern cabins are available, with queen size beds in the doubles, and balconies in each upper deck cabin to enjoy the views.
  • Comfortable social areas include: Dining area & bar, Observation & Sun deck.
  • Sea kayaks are available for use during the cruise, free of charge; a great way to get up close to marine wildlife!

Tip Top V Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2021

Browse through the different cruise itineraries below by clicking on each one.
  • Main deck $5076Per person
  • Upper deck $5648Per person
2019 prices include return flight tickets to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil.

Itinerary for 8 days West

  • FRI Baltra Airport, Mosquera Islet
  • SAT Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, Rabida
  • SUN Fernandina: Espinosa Point, Isabela: Elizabeth Bay
  • MON Isabela: Urbina Bay, Tagus Cove
  • TUE Santiago: Puerto Egas, Bartolome
  • WED Chinese Hat, Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
  • THU Santa Cruz: Highlands, Charles Darwin Station
  • FRI North Seymour, Baltra Airport
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  • Main deck $5076Per person
  • Upper deck $5648Per person
2019 prices include return flight tickets to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil.

Itinerary for 8 days East

  • FRI Baltra Airport, Bachas Beach
  • SAT Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps, Darwin Bay
  • SUN South Plazas, Santa Fe
  • MON Santa Cruz: Highlands, Charles Darwin Station
  • TUE Floreana: Baroness view point, Post Office Bay, Cormorant Point, Champion Islet
  • WED Espanola: Suarez Point, Gardner Bay, Osborn & Gardner Islets
  • THU San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo, Kicker Rock, Interpretation Center
  • FRI Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove, Baltra Airport
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Tip Top V Catamaran Specifications

  • Length: 34 meters / 112 feet
  • Beam: 13 meters / 43 feet
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Crew: 7 + Naturalist multilingual guide
  • Capacity: 16 passengers/li>

Facilities

  • Private bathroom for each cabin
  • air conditioningAir conditioning
  • toiletriesToiletries
  • room towelsRoom towels
  • beach towelsBeach towels
  • electricity110v Electricity point in cabin
  • sundeckSundeck
  • lounge areaLounge area
  • barBar
  • reading materialReading Material
  • vTV/DVD - Communal
  • diningDining Area
  • kayaksKayaks
  • PaddlesPaddle boards

Diving - Snorkeling

  • Snorkeling: Equipment included.
  • 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 (5 & 6) – king bed, with private balcony and windows.
  • • 4 Upper Deck Cabins (7,8,9 & 10) – twin bed, with private balcony and windows.
  • • 2 Main Deck Cabins (1 & 2) – king bed, with windows.
  • • 2 Main Deck Cabins (3 & 4) –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

Rob Steiner

Really pleased with the Tip Top 5, looked more modern than most other boats we saw. Great facilities and service - we ate out on deck most days which we loved, and the food was surprisingly good. Recommended cruise.

Peter Walker, London

Really pleased with the Tip Top 5, looked more modern than most other boats we saw. Great facilities and service - we ate out on deck most days which we loved, and the food was surprisingly good. Recommended cruise.” (Rob Steiner) “Happy Gringo recommended we visit Isabela and Fernandina on the Tip Top five, and we were not disappointed … wonderful trip.

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