TIP TOP II

Welcome aboard the TIP TOP II Catamaran

The Tip Top II catamaran offers guests incredible itineraries  exploring the Galapagos Islands. The voyages themselves offer guests everything they can expect from a Galapagos cruise. Aboard the Tip Top II catamaran, guests will find ample space to relax. The comfortable lounge has a flat screen TV and air conditioning, making it the perfect place to enjoy the fresh air. For sun worshipers, the spacious terrace has cushioned loungers and there is an outdoor lounge and bar which is a great place to take advantage of the sea breeze and enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine while discussing the day's events. The Tip Top II catamaran accommodates 16 guests in 10 cabins. Each cabin has a private bathroom (toilet, shower, sink and vanity), locker and drawers, hair dryer, safety box and air conditioning.

GALLERY

DECK PLANS

FACILITIES

Guest Accommodation:

  • Main Deck: 2 cabins with one full bed – Cabins 1 & 2
  • Main Deck: 4 cabins with two single lower beds – Cabins 3 to 6
  • Upper Deck: 2 cabins with two single lower beds – Cabins 7 & 8
  • Upper Deck: 2 Cabins with one king size bed – Cabins 9 & 10

Social Areas :

  • Observation & Sun deck
  • Dining room
  • Comfortable Lounge
  • Bar

Crew:

  • 9 members + naturalist multilingual guide
  • Captain
  • Helmsman
  • Engineer
  • Cook
  • Cook Assistant
  • Three sailors
  • Cruise Director
  • Naturalist multilingual guide

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

SEASTAR YACHT FEATURES
Class First Class
Length:  104 feet
Beam: 40 feet
Draft: 5 feet
Cruising speed 12 knots
Capacity:  16 passengers
Cabins:  16 passengers accommodated in 10 cabins:
Each cabin has: Private bathroom (toilet, shower, washbasin and vanity)
Guest Accommodation:  Main Deck: (2) cabins with one single lower berths – Cabins 1 & 2
Main Deck: (4) cabins with two single lower berths – Cabins 3 to 6
Upper Deck: (2) cabins with two single lower beds – Cabins 7 & 8
Upper Deck: (2) Cabins with one king size berth – Cabins 9 & 10

ITINERARIES

ITINERARY WEST    (OPTION 1) - 8 DAYS

FRIDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: Santa Cruz: Mosquera Islet (HK)
SATURDAY
AM: Santiago: Sullivan Bay (HK/SN)
PM: Rabida (HK/SN)
SUNDAY
AM: Fernandina: Espinosa Point (HK)
PM: Isabela: Elizabeth Bay (HK)
MONDAY
AM: Isabela: Urbina Bay (HK/SN)
PM: Isabela: Tagus Cove (HK)
TUESDAY
AM: Santiago: Egas Port (HK/SN)
PM: Bartolome (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY
AM: Chinese Hat (HK/SN)
PM: Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill (HK/SN)
THURSDAY
AM: Santa Cruz: Highlands (HK)
PM: Santa Cruz: Breeding Center Fausto Llerena (HK)
FRIDAY
AM: North Seymour (HK/SN)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

ITINERARY EAST (OPTION 2) - 5 DAYS

MONDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: Santa Cruz: Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena (HK)
TUESDAY
AM: Floreana: Post Office By / Baroness Lookout (HK/ SN)
PM: Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet (SN/HK)
WEDNESDAY
AM: Española: Suarez Point (HK)
PM: Española: Gardner Bay / Osborn Islet (HK/SN)
THURSDAY
AM: San Cristobal: Kicker Rock / Cerro Brujo (HK)
PM: San Cristobal: B. Moreno Port / Interpretation Center (HK)
FRIDAY
AM: Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove (SN/PR)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

2024  TIP TOP II YACHT PRICES PER PERSON

DURATION OF CRUISE 4 DAYS 5 DAYS 8 DAYS
MAIN DECK / CABINS 1 - 2 $3024 USD $4015 USD $5691 USD
MAIN DECK / CABINS 3 - 6 $3418 USD $4263 USD $5922 USD
UPPER DECK / CABINS 7 - 8 
$3801 USD $4772 USD $6589 USD
UPPER DECK / CABINS 9 - 10 $3801 USD $4772 USD $6589 USD

RATES INCLUDED:

  • All meals during the cruise
  • Transfers on the islands on the days of operation
  • Visits and excursions according to the itinerary
  • English-speaking naturalist guide

RATES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee (US $ 100)
  • Ingala Control Card (US $ 20)
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Wetsuit

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Itinerary subject to change in case of unforeseen situations or request by the National Park
  • Please note we cannot guarantee the encounter of specific elusive species
  • Solo travellers are allowed to book a twin cabin on shared basis.
  • The cabin will be shared with another traveller of the same gender.
  • Our rates are calculated with a cost per gallon of diesel of US$3,50. However, this price is subject to change because of possible increases in the price of
  • petroleum or due to governmental regulations. If the price increases in a value greater than the one we used to calculate our rates, the difference will be
  • charged as an extra fuel surcharge. This possible increase will be charged at the moment of making the final payment of the reservation

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