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Tip Top II - Galapagos Cruise
Product Code: 4600-253222


  • • Catamaran with great stability
  • • Highest level of comfort and the best experience in the Islands
  • • First class motor catamaran
Tour Code
8 days
Departure City
Baltra Island
End City
Baltra Island
Tour Type:

Experience: UNESCO, Nature, Marine, Wildlife, Family

Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations; Get in touch with Mother Earth; Explore the waters of the world by cruise, kayak or surf board; Get up close and personal with nature on guided wildlife tours; Enjoy activities and tours that are perfect for the whole family

Style: Guided

Multiple local tour guides/drivers available throughout your tour/activity

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Tip Top II Catamaran

Our M/C Tip Top II was built in 2008 and redesigned in 2015-2016 to offer the highest level of comfort and the best experience in the Islands.

Technical Specifications:
Category: Catamaran
Year of Construction: 2009
Type: First class motor catamaran
Length: 103 feet / 31.45 mts
Beam: 40 feet / 12.30 mts
Draft: 4.6 feet / 1.40 mts
Gross Tonnage: 360 tons
Capacity: 16 passengers
Main Deck:
• (2) cabins with one single lower beds – Cabins 1 & 2. 120 square feet each cabin. Beds size are 4’x6.5’ (1.40m x 2.00m)
• (4) cabins with two single lower beds – Cabins 3 to 6. 196 square feet each cabin. Beds size are 3’15”x6.5’ (1.10m x 2.00m)
Upper Deck:
• (2) cabins with two single lower beds – Cabins 9 & 10. 170 square feet each cabin plus balcony. Beds size are 3’15”x6.5’ (1.10m x 2.00m)
• (2) cabins with one king size bed – Cabins 7 & 8. 170 square feet each cabin plus balcony. Beds size are 6.5’x 6,5’ (2.00m x 2.00 m)
Each cabin has:
• Private bathroom (toilet, shower, washbasin and vanity)
• Locker and drawers
• Hair dryer
• Safety box
• Air conditioned
Social Areas (main deck):
Bar & lounge on the sundeck
Dinning room
Comfortable Lounge
8 members:
• Captain
• Bilingual naturalist guide
• Engineer
• International cook
• Barman & waitress
• Two sailors
Safety & Navigation: All equipment meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard: 1x 25 and 1 x 20 man life craft
• (2) 24 mile range Furuno Navnet Radar/Chart Plotter
• (2) Furuno-FCV620 Eco sounder, GPS, Furuno NX300 Navtex, Furuno SC-Satellite Fluxgate compass, Icom M802 HF-MF/DSC Radio
• (2) Icom M506 VHF/DSC 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
• (2) Viking inflatable life rafts for 25 passengers each one
• (30) life jackets
• Twin 17 feet Caribe Nautica Inflatable boats with 25 HP four stroke outboard motors for 12 passengers each one

Deck Plan

Itinerary Options

8-Day - Option 1

AM: Transfer Baltra – Seymour Port
PM: Las Bachas Beach
AM: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
PM: Bartolome Island
AM: Prince Phillip's Steps
PM: Darwin Bay
AM: James Bay
PM: Buccaneer Cove
AM: Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island)
PM: Punta Espinosa (Fernadina Island)
AM: Urbina Bay
PM: Elizabeth Bay
AM: Sierra Negra
PM: Wetlands - Tortoises Breading Center
AM: Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz Island)
PM: Baltra - Transfer Out

A Itinerary

Friday Departure Only

8-Day - Option 2

AM: Transfer Baltra – Seymour Port
PM: Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz Island)
AM: Santa Fe Island
PM: South Plaza Island
AM: Chinese Hat
PM: Rabida Island
AM: Black Turtle Cove
PM: Dragon Hill
AM: Post Office Bay - Baroness Viewpoint
PM: Devil's Crown - Punta Cormorant
AM: Punta Suárez
PM: Gardner Bay - Osborn Islet
AM: Port Baquerizo Moreno-Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center -Interpretation Center
PM: Kicker Rock - Cerro Brujo
AM: North Seymour
PM: Baltra - Transfer Out

C Itinerary

Friday Departure Only

Package Includes

  • Galapagos cruise
  • Air tickets to the Galapagos Islands
  • Transfer airport/yacht/airport in Galapagos
  • Snorkeling gear & free use of kayaks
  • Accommodation in private cabin
  • Meals

Package Excludes

  • Galapagos National Park & Visit Card Fees
  • Gratuities, bar, gifts and additional items
Special Notes
  • Our passengers will have different visits to the islands according to the established itinerary with a bilingual naturalist guide. The naturalist guides on board are trained for the excursions and certified by the Galapagos National Park. Our passengers can discover the unique Galapagos marine life while snorkeling, panga raiding or kayaking in a friendly and familiar atmosphere. Our guests can read books about the Galapagos Islands, enjoy the selected movies or have fun with the games on board.

    Our eight experienced crew members will provide a personalized service to each guest. Our chef will combine Ecuadorian and International cuisine to create delicious dishes. We will always have complementary: purified water, coffee or herbal teas that can be consumed free of charge.
  • What to Bring
    Comfortable walking shoes
    Sandals with thongs or Tevas for wet landings
    Light cotton socks
    Long-sleeved cotton shirts and T-shirts
    Light cotton scarf to protect your neck
    Lightweight long pants or skirt / dress
    Light rain jacket or wind breaker
    Sweatshirt, Sweater, light jacket: the early morning/late evenings can get cool, often with a breeze
    Wide-brim hat
    Bathing suits
    Sun block lotion
    PABA sunscreen (at least # 50)
    Lip salve
    Sunglasses with a strap
    Extra eye glasses/ contact lenses
    Insect repellent
    Personal medication
    Self-sealing bags for electronic equipment
    Underwater cameras to take photos of the animal life while snorkeling
    Camera gear
    Film and more film or enough flash memory to download pictures.
    Binoculars in case you want to get a more detailed look at unique animals in Galapagos.
    Extra batteries for cameras
    Plastic Bags
    Copy of passport
    US Cash mostly low denomination bills ($5 to $20)
    Travel Insurance
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.

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Departure Date:jul-01, 2017
Number of Travelers
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