Tip Top III, Galapagos


Join the Tip Top III yacht in the Galapagos for fantastic 3, 4 or 7-night cruises. Constructed in 2001 and re-designed in 2008 to offer guests high levels of comfort and safety, Tip Top III is a first-class yacht delivering amazing amazing Galapagos adventures. Social areas aboard the yacht include a large open-plan lounge, dining room and bar area located on the main deck and a large shaded sundeck located on the top of the boat. The sun deck offers a great place to relax and enjoy the sea breeze whilst enjoying the stunning Galapagos views. Offering an intimate experience, Tip Top III caters to a maximum of 16 guests to ensure a more personal service. There are 10 cabins on board, each cabin has a private bathroom, lockers & drawers, safety box and AV. On the lower deck are 2 cabins with twin bunk beds and 4 cabins with single lower berths. Located on the upper deck are 2 single cabins and 2 twin cabins.

Your Galapagos adventure aboard the Tip Top III will start and finish in Baltra with return domestic flights from Quito or Guayaquil included. Join in on a 3, 4, 7 or 14-night trip to explore the Galapagos Islands and all their amazing diversity. Trips include visits to places like Sullivan Bay where you can get a sense of the volcanic origin of the islands, panga rides to Punta Vicente Roca to observe sea lions, iguanas and blue-footed boobies, and snorkelling at Chinese Hat with penguins, eagle rays and sea lions.

Pioneers of tourism in the Galapagos, the Tip Top crew are on hand to ensure you have a Galapagos adventure of a lifetime. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Cabin Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (100 USD), Visas and Fees (20 USD).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Rental Gear.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Bar
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • Available for Charter
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Wine Available
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English and Spanish.

Gear Rental

There is equipment available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

Tip Top III Deck Plan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2001
  • Year renovated 2008
  • Length 31.5m/104ft
  • Beam 6.6m/22ft
  • Cruising speed 11 Knots
  • Engines Twin DEUTZ BF8M 1015 MC 442 HP
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Tip Top III Reviews

  • 9.2 Superb
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  • 9.2 Superb
  • alma H
  • Israel Israel
Best week of my life!!!!

Beautiful nature and great people. Best vacation, really once in a lifetime experience. Very greatful for it.

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The guide was amazing, the itenarary was perfect, great rooms, and shower