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Galapagos expedition cruises

Tip Top II

Tip Top II is a well-designed small catamaran built in 2008 and freshly renovated in 2016.

Class: First Class - Small
Style: Motor catamaran
Passengers: 16 maximum

Cabin prices: £££, ££££

Introducing 'Tip Top II'

This stable vessel offers a good standard of accommodation and services at very competitive rates, making one of the best value options for a cruise in the Galapagos. It has 10 cabins (including 2 single cabins) for a total complement of 16 passengers. Tip Top II is popular with European clients, and even has some special German-speaking departures at various times of year.

 

 

Tip Top II offers 3 itineraries which can be taken individually or combined, making 9 possible cruise choices.

Contact us for availability and special offers.

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Starts on alternate Fridays

Cruise Day 
1Arrive at Baltra Airport
Baltra Quay
Mosquera Islet (Land)
2Sullivan Bay
Rabida Island (Red Beach)
3Punta Espinoza
Elizabeth Bay
4Urbina Bay
Tagus Cove
5Puerto Egas (James Bay)
Escalera (Bartolome Is)
6Chinese Hat
Cerro Dragon
7Puerto Ayora
Los Gemelos (The Twins)
Charles Darwin Research Station
Puerto Ayora
8North Seymour Island
Baltra Quay
Depart from Baltra Airport
Itinerary map for Tip Top II 'West' Galapagos cruise

Highlights of the sites visited on this cruise

Galapagos penguin
Blue-footed booby
Magnificent frigatebird
Great frigatebird
Flightless cormorant
Flamingo
Red-billed tropicbirds
Darwin's finches
Galapagos hawk
Swallow-tailed gull
Lava gull
Tortoise
Marine iguana
Land iguana
Sea lion
Fur seal
Lava formations
Lava tubes

On board 'Tip Top II'

Cabins

Tip Top II cabin Upper deck double cabin

Upper deck double cabin

Number of cabins of this type: 2

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Tip Top II cabin Upper deck twin cabin

Upper deck twin cabin

Number of cabins of this type: 2

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Tip Top II cabin Main deck twin cabin

Main deck twin cabin

Number of cabins of this type: 4

Bed configuration: twin beds only

Tip Top II cabin Main deck Single cabin

Main deck Single cabin

Number of cabins of this type: 2

Bed configuration: single bed

Decks

Tip Top II deck Main Deck

Main Deck

(Deck level: 3)

Tip Top II deck Upper deck

Upper deck

(Deck level: 2)

Tip Top II deck Sun Deck

Sun Deck

(Deck level: 1)

The Tip Top Catamaran features:

- A passengers lounge inside the boat

-An outside bar

-An outside dining area

-Sun deck

-All suites and cabins have a private bathroom, independent air conditioning, a safety box and hair dryers

 

Daily guided expeditions by naturalists

Briefings and lectures

Kayaks

Snorkelling

Maximum number of passengers

16

Naturalist guides

1

Crew members

8

Overall length (ft)

Cruising speed

Gross tonnage

Draft

Other technical information

This information has been provided by the boat operator and is subject to alteration

Customer reviews for Tip Top II

Sailings for 'Tip Top II'

Our prices

Prices are per person. The prices shown here are the current prices charged locally by each boat in their chosen currency. We charge our UK customers the equivalent price converted to British pounds at the current exchange rate. This protects you from currency fluctuations. You also benefit from our 100% financial protection and the knowledge that if anything goes wrong, or your plans change, our friendly experienced and resourceful travel specialists are here to help you.

Special offers

Special offers are often available (some are very generous) but they may only be open for short periods. Contact us to find out which offers available now.

Cruise Start date End date Nights Upper deck double cabin Upper deck twin cabin Main deck twin cabin Main deck Single cabin