Tip Top II was redesigned in 2015-2016 to offer the highest level of comfort and the best experience in the Islands. With 16 passenger capacity, spacious cabins, fantastic crew, and an excellent menu, you will have no doubts the you have made the right choice with this ship for your Galapagos experience.

Class: First

Tip Top II

Tip Top II


  • All meals - Buffet Style
  • Water, Tea and Coffee
  • Accommodation in Double Cabin
  • Excursion Specified in Itinerary
  • Bilingual Naturalist Guide
  • Airfare (usually included)

Not Included:

  • Galapagos Park Entrance Fee
  • Isabela Fee ($20) & Entrances to private ranches ($3)
  • Alcohol and Soft Drinks
  • Tips

Tip Top II cabin

Tip Top II bathroom

Tip Top II lounge

Tip Top II matrimonial cabin

Tip Top II sun deck

Tip Top II bathroom

balcony Tip Top II

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Tip Top II dining room

twin cabin Tip Top II

Itinerary #1

8 days: Friday - Friday*

Tip Top II Catamaran

Itinerary #2

8 days: Friday - Friday*
4 days: Friday - Monday*
5 days: Monday - Friday*

11 days: Friday - Monday
12 days: Monday - Friday   
15 days: Friday - Friday

The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without warning due to weather conditions, National Park regulations or unforeseeable circumstances.

Tip Top II anchored


  • Class: First Class
  • Style: Motor Catamaran
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Electricity: 110 V / 220 V
  • Length: 104 ft.
  • Beam: 40 ft.
  • Draft: 5 ft.
  • Crew: 8 crew members + 1 naturalist bilingual III
  • Cabins: 9 cabins: 8 double cabins and 1 single cabin each cabin with private bathroom, toilet, shower, washbasin and vanity. The lower deck has 6 cabins with two single lower berths (cabins 1-6). The upper deck has 2 cabins with two single lower berths (cabins 7-8) and 1 cabin with one double lower berth (cabin 9).
  • Other facilities: Fully air conditioned social areas, covered back deck and sun deck, a large staging area; all safety equipment complies with international coast guard regulations
  • Mechanical Equipment:Safety & Communications System:
    (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. All safety equipment complies with International Coast Guard regulations.

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Tip Top II Galapagos

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