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Tip Top II Galapagos Cruise+Flights

Tip Top II Galápagos Cruise+Flights

Unbeatable value for money, one of our Galápagos favourites

A Galápagos Cruise on board the Tip Top II

8 Reviews

Tip Top II Galapagos Cruise+Flights
Tip Top II Galapagos Cruise+Flights
Tip Top II Galapagos Cruise+Flights

This popular motor catamaran is a popular choice for those looking for the increased stability that twin hull boats can provide whilst still wanting a delightful ambience and luxury accommodation. Tip Top is also one of the faster boats in the Galápagos with a true 12 knots cruise speed that means you can spend more time on your excursions and adventures, and less time travelling between them. Captain Jimmy has been at the helm for 5 years, and a professional sailor for over 12. We could talk with Jimmy for hours (and we did). Listening to this proud father of two, it's soon obvious that there are few who know the local waters like he does. The chef, Wellington, is fantastic - he won't just give you his ceviche recipe, he'll invite you into the kitchen and show you exactly how he does it! Despite its luxurious feel, this is a really personal and friendly boat, and we love spending time with her.

Personal Service

Limited to only 16 passengers, Captain Jimmy and his 8 crew provide the very highest levels of comfort and service for you to enjoy. Our crew specializes in giving a personal touch that you don’t get on any other boat.

Spacious Charm

A great benefit of the catamaran design, a Galápagos cruise on Tip Top II won’t leave you feeling hemmed in. This is a boat with a lot of space, and the stunning new decor using solid woods and natural materials enhances this even more. Cabins are airy with high ceilings and panoramic windows, making them an astounding place to relax.

Communal areas on Tip Top are delightful with a stunning outdoor bar, saloon lounge and dining room all with superb quality furnishings. The upper sun deck is an amazing place to soak up the sun or to watch the stars come out over the nighttime ocean.

Our Comments

This is a beautiful boat for those who are looking for a personal experience on their Galápagos cruise. The crew are knowledgeable and friendly, and you really can’t beat Wellington’s ceviche! The new refit last year looks absolutely stunning, and we love spending time on board. This is one of our Galápagos favorites.

Tip Top II operates two unique 8-day Galápagos cruise itineraries, which can be shortened into 4- or 5-day cruises or combined into more comprehensive 11- or 15-day cruises.

Dates & Prices on board the Tip Top II

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Amenities on board the Tip Top II


Flights to and from Galapagos




Wetsuits (can be rented)


-10% for children ≤ 11


Transfers to and from ship


Private Balcony


Snorkel gear (free of charge)


Travel for good: Your Each booking contributes to Ventura’s Conservation Project.


Kayaks on board

air conditioning

Air conditioning & private bathroom

connected cabins

Interconnecting cabins


Standup paddle boards

shared bedroom

Single travellers can share cabin


Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices

DE guide

German guide possible

EN guide

English guide


All meals

Food & Drinks on board the Tip Top II

Wellington, the wonderful chef, delights in sharing recipes with guests and will show you how to prepare the very best ceviche. The food on board is a stunning blend of Ecuadorian specialities and world cuisines, including French and Italian dishes - a truly cosmopolitan dining experience! From your waiter Luis, to deckhand Mario and first officer David, the entire crew are welcoming, friendly and helpful and everyone goes out of their way to make your cruise a special memory.

You can expect a first-class selection of food, including a good variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, locally sourced poultry and fish/seafood, rice and pasta dishes. The Tip Top II will always include some typical Ecuadorian dishes on the menu during your cruise. If you have specific dietary requirements then these can usually be accommodated by the chef providing you have given advance notice. Please make sure you tell us about any allergies or dietary requirements you have at the time you book with us. If you leave it until you arrive at the dockside, then it may well be impossible to accommodate your needs.

Sustainable Tourism

Wir von Galapatours lieben und respektieren die unberührten Ökosysteme und die faszinierende Tierwelt der Galápagos-Inseln, und wir bestehen darauf, dass unsere Kreuzfahrtpartner dies auch tun. Um den Archipel zu schützen, müssen alle unsere Kreuzfahrtschiffe über ausgeklügelte Wasserfiltersysteme, moderne, effiziente Motoren und strenge Wartungspläne verfügen, um die Umweltverschmutzung zu minimieren.\n\nDie Behörde des Galápagos-Nationalparks legt auch genaue Kreuzfahrtrouten fest, die vorschreiben, welche Schiffe zu bestimmten Zeiten die Höhepunkte besuchen können, sowie die Begrenzung der Passagierzahlen. Diese Maßnahmen stellen sicher, dass die Tiere und Lebensräume nicht durch zu viele Besucher gestört werden.\n\nFür Galapatours hat die Erhaltung der unberührten Ökosysteme und der bemerkenswerten Tierwelt der Galápagos-Inseln oberste Priorität. Unser Engagement geht über die obligatorischen Umweltstandards für Kreuzfahrtschiffe in dieser Region hinaus: Ein Teil Ihres Reisepreises fließt in unser Naturschutzprojekt. Diese Initiative befähigt lokale Gemeinschaften, ihr Gebiet zu schützen, sich an der Wiederaufforstung zu beteiligen und sich auf eine langfristige Umweltverantwortung vorzubereiten. Auf diese Weise trägt Ihre Reise zum Umweltschutz bei und zeigt, wie Reisen eine Kraft für das Gute sein kann! Und auch Sie können Ihren Teil dazu beitragen, indem Sie verantwortungsbewusst reisen und unsere Öko-Richtlinien während Ihres Aufenthaltes befolgen. Klicken Sie hier, um mehr über diese Richtlinien, unser Engagement für nachhaltigen Tourismus und die Regeln des Galápagos-Nationalparks zu erfahren.

Cabins categories on board the Tip Top II

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Twin Cabins


Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

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Upper Deck
Upper Deck Cabins


Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

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Technical details of Tip Top II

Motor Catamaran
Main Engines
2x Detroit (350 HP)
104 f / 31 m
110 V
Cruising speed
12 kt
40 ft / 12 m
5 ft / 1.5 m

Reviews of Tip Top II

R. Oshetsky

Tip Top II Galápagos Cruises


Rogelio, our guide, was far beyond excellent. Really fantastic. he made the trip extra special. Suggestion: More seafood for meals, check/clean shower heads to see if they are clogged. My shower head was clogged, I asked for it to be fixed, which was promtly done.

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