Tip Top II

Tip Top II

TIP TOP II CATAMARAN

Overview:

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.

Key Features:

  • Newest Galapagos Catamaran
  • Cabin with balcony
  • Special Sundeck

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Overall Rating 3.6
     

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TIP TOP II RATES

2021 PRICES
4 Days 5 Days 8 Days
Standard US$3,620 US$4,545 US$6,275
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  • All prices in United States Dollars.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Additional Information
  • 6 DBL Cabins with two lower beds : 7 -8-9-10 and 2 DLB cabin with one king size bed 9 &10;
  • Tip top II : 2 SGL Cabins with one bed 1 -2 ( only SGL )
  • All prices per person in US dollars.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • Gross rates: Children under 12 years, 10% off
  • Promotional rates: Children pay same as an adult
  • Christmas, New Year Eve and Easter supplement: 20%
Rates Include
  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Kayaks
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Transfer airport/yacht/airport on Gps
Not Included
  • $100 (Subject to change) Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • $20 Transit Control Card
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Wetsuit

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TIP TOP II DECK PLANS

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Year of construction: 2008
Type: Catamaran
Category:
Length: 104 ft
Beam: 40 ft
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation:
  • Main Deck: Standard: 6
  • Upper Deck: Standard: 4
On Board: 5 ft
Main engines: 2 350HP Detroit Diesel turbo-charged S60-6062HK
On Board: DVD / TV, Green politics, Kayaks, Private Balconies, Satellital Phone, Snorkeling equipment, Hairdyer
Max speed: 12 knots
Crew: 8 members: Captain, Multilingual guide, Engineer, International Cook, Barman & waitress, Two Sailors
Safety & Navigation: 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 radi

TIP TOP II ITINERARIES

OPTION 01 ( WEST) - 8 DAYS CRUISE
OPTION 01 ( WEST) - 8 Days Cruise
Itinerary Rating 3.7
    
  • Flora & Fauna: 3.6
  • Landscapes: 3.6
  • Activities: 3.8
FRI AM Baltra: 1 Arrival to Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM 2 Mosquera islet
SAT AM Santiago Island: 3 Sullivan Bay
PM 4 Rabida
SUN AM Fernandina Island: 5 Espinosa Point
PM Isabela Island: 6 Elizabeth Bay
MON AM Isabela Island: 7 Urbina Bay
PM Isabela Island: 8 Tagus Cove
TUE AM Santiago Island: 9 Egas Port
PM 10 Bartholomew Island
WED AM 11 Chinese Hat Islet
PM Santa Cruz Island: 12 Dragon Hill
THU AM Santa Cruz Island: 13 Highlands
PM Santa Cruz Island: 14 Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
FRI AM 15 North Seymour
Baltra: 16 Transfer to Baltra Airport
OPTION (02) - 4 DAYS CRUISE
OPTION (02) - 4 Days Cruise
Itinerary Rating 3.3
    
  • Flora & Fauna: 3.3
  • Landscapes: 3.3
  • Activities: 3.4
FRI AM Baltra: 1 Arrival to Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: 2 Bachas Beach
SAT AM Genovesa Island: 3 Darwin Bay
PM Genovesa Island: 4 Prince Phillip's Steps
SUN AM 5 South Plaza
PM 6 Santa Fe Island
MON AM Santa Cruz Island: 7 Highlands
Baltra: 8 Transfer to Baltra Airport

Please note: Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits. Your guide will always endeavor to select the best itinerary within these limits....

TIP TOP II CRUISE REVIEWS

Cruise rating: 3.6/5 - 4 customer reviews

Hello!

It was beyond my expectations! The room was larger than any I've had on my previous 8 cruises. Food was healthy, tasty and generous. All on board were helpful and fun. Our travel companions were great. Angelina the guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and pushed us hard. I list 4# and joined a gym at home to keep up my new found energy! Our snorkeling trips were,wonderful especially middle Isabela where we swam with penguins, sea lions and turtles laughing while under water!

Bellavista room was again great, people helpful, hummingbirds, flora interesting, and hikes prepared us for Galapagos. Termas Papallacta spa was lovely and my massage was top notch.

Thank you for a delightful time!

Barb

United States of America Barbara Schmal
February 2018

3.6

Hi Lilian

We returned from Galapagos and Amazon last month and everything was perfect for our honeymoon. I want to thank you very much for all your time helping me to plan things and making such good arrangements so things worked smoothly for us.

I really appreciate your services and will be sure to recommend you to friends who are considering a trip to Ecuador.

All the best,

Australia Thomas Seeto
April 2018

3.6

Hi Gabriela,

Janice and I had a fantastic time in the Galapagos. The Tip Top experience was great -- very professional and well done. We also felt you did a great job with transfers, hotels, guides, etc in Quito -- everything went smoothly with no hassle at all! Thank you for your oversight of the trip and its arrangements -- we're both very grateful for a truly memorable vacation experience.

Thanks again!

United States of America Bill and Janice Weiss
June 2019

3.6

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Hello Diana & Lilian

Yes we received the package for our Galapagos cruise. The cruise on Tip Top II was an amazing experience for us and we enjoyed it thoroughly. Our thanks to Lilian for her excellent work, assistance and great service. We wish her well and a speedy recovery.

Our Best Regards

Rick & Ghiselle Meyers

Canada Richard Meyers
November 2017

3.6

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