Outdoor Space

Social areas, sundeck, restaurant & bar area and boat design.

Cabin Space

Type and size of cabin, type of beds, windows and access to the cabins.

Comfort and Amenities

Special features, beach towels, air conditioning, jacuzzi, TV, toiletries.

Highlights of the Tip Top IV Yacht

  • The Tip Top IV yacht offers a fast and modern navigation of the Galapagos Islands.
  • The Tip Top fleet is managed by the famous Wittmer family, some of the very earliest settlers in the history of the islands.
  • All cabins have lower beds (twin or king), some with panoramic windows. Useful facilities include wardrobe, safe box, air conditioning and hot water.
  • Inter-connected cabins are available, ideal for family groups travelling together.
  • Social area aboard the Tip Top IV include: teak floored sun deck, dining room, well-stocked bar, lounge, library with TV/DVD & sound system.
  • Sea kayaks are available on board for adventurous guests, be sure to reserve in advance if interested.

Tip Top IV Yacht Photos

Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2019

Browse through the different cruise itineraries below by clicking on each one.

 

discounts often available

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Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise Yacht - Tip Top IV North West 7-8-days itinerary
  • Lower deck $5105 LS$6126 HSPer person
  • Upper deck $5750 LS$6900 HSPer person

 

Itinerary for 8 days – North west

  • FRI Arrive in Baltra, North Seymour
  • SAT Genovesa: Darwin Bay, Prince Phillip Steps
  • SUN Santiago: James Bay, Bucaneer Cove
  • MON Isabela: Vicente Roca Point, Fernandina: Espinosa Point
  • TUE Isabela: Tagus Cove, Elizabeth Bay
  • WED Isabela: Urbina Bay, Moreno Point
  • THU Floreana: Cormorant Point, Champion Islet, Baroness Viewpoint, Post Office Bay
  • FRI Santa Cruz: Twin Craters, Baltra Airport

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Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise Yacht - Tip Top IV South Central-7-8-days itinerary
  • Lower deck $5105 LS$6126 HSPer person
  • Upper deck $5750 LS$6900 HSPer person

 

Itinerary for 8 days – South central

  • FRI Arrive in Baltra, Charles Darwin Station
  • SAT Española: Suarez Point, Gardner Bay, Osborn & Gardner Islet
  • SUN San Cristobal: Pitt Point, Kicker Rock, Witch Hill
  • MON Mosquera Island, Black Turtle Cove
  • TUE Chinese Hat, Rabida Island
  • WED Santiago: Sullivan Bay, Bartholomew
  • THU Santa Fe, South Plaza
  • FRI Bachas Beach, Baltra Airport

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about galapagos itineraries

On day 1 there is only time for an afternoon visit to be included; similarly, on the final day there is only a brief morning visit. The reason for this is to connect with the Galapagos flight arrivals and departures at the airport.

Contact us for information about which itineraries will run on different dates through the year, and to check tour availabilities. We often have special Galapagos offers too!

All yacht information is correct at time of publishing, but may be subject to change by the yacht operator or Galapagos National Park authority. Published prices may be subject to change without prior notice

All prices are subject to change without prior notice.

* Prices may increase if Galapagos yacht operators put prices up for certain popular dates (especially July / August) or other Galapagos agencies sell their charter spaces to us at higher prices.

Tip Top IV Yacht Specifications

Deck Plan

Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise Yacht - Tip top IV main deck

main deck

  • 1 Master Suites 355ft² / 33m²: Panoramic Windows, can be converted in Triple room
  • 1 Master Suites 355ft² / 33m²: Panoramic Windows, can be converted in Triple room
Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise Yacht - Tip top IV upper deck

Upper Deck

  • 2 Master Suites 355 ft² / 33 m²
  • Private Balcony, Matrimonial Beds only.
  • 2 Junior Suites 226 ft² / 21 m²

Private Balcony Double cabins can be converted in Twin or King Size Beds.

Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise Yacht -lower deck

Lower Deck

  • 2 Standard cabins 215 ft² / 20 m²

One Matrimonial Cabin and one Twin Bed Cabin.

Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruise Yacht - Tip top IV sun deck

Lower Deck

  • 2 Standard cabins 215 ft² / 20 m²

One Matrimonial Cabin and one Twin Bed Cabin.

ABOUT GALAPAGOS CABINS

It is possible to request the cabin of your choice at time of booking – just let us know your preference. Final decision on cabin allocation is always in the hands of the yacht operator.

Meet the cruise

  • Length: 125 Feet
  • Beam: 25 Feet
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Crew: 8
  • Capacity: 16 passengers

Facilities

  • cabinNumber of cabins: 10 twin cabins with lower beds
  • Private bathroom
  • air conditioningAir conditioning
  • toiletriesToiletries
  • room towelsRoom towels
  • beach towelsBeach towels
  • hair dryerHair dryer
  • electricity110v Electricity point in cabin
  • save deposit boxSafe deposit box
  • sundeckSundeck
  • lounge areaLounge area
  • barBar
  • reading materialReading Material
  • vTV/DVD - Communal
  • phoneEmergency Satellite Phone
  • wetsuitsWetsuits for hire: Request in advance
  • kayaksKayaks

Diving – Snorkeling

  • Snorkeling: Equipment (mask, snorkel, flippers) included, wetsuit costs extra ($30-35 for 4days, $35-40 for 5days, $40-50 for 8days) and must be pre-booked prior to cruise.
  • Diving possible: No

Included Services

  • Meals: From lunch on Day 1, until breakfast on the final day.
  • Accommodation with private bathroom.
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary, with a certified naturalist bilingual guide (Spanish/English).
  • Snorkel equipment *Depending on the cruise.
  • Drinking water, tea, coffee, snacks.
  • Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca channel – $5 pp *Depending on the cruise.

Excluded Services

  • Entrance fees Galapagos:
    • Galapagos National Park $100 pp (subject to change).
    • Galapagos transit control card $20 pp (subject to change).
    • Isabela docking fee $15 pp *Depending on the cruise.
    • Santa Cruz Highland Tortoises Ranch $5 *Depending on the cruise.
    • Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca channel – $5 *Depending on the cruise.
  • Flight: International Flights. Quito/Guayaquil – Galapagos – Quito/Guayaquil.
  • Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil.
  • Singles supplement *Depending on the cruise.
  • Alcoholic beverages & colas (there is a bar on board).
  • Tips for Guides and crew.
  • Any other personal expenses.
Kicker Rock, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands

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