Tip Top IV, Galapagos

  • from US$ 637 / day

The Tip Top IV, launched in 2006 is a first-class yacht offering small ship cruises to the Galapagos Islands. Catering to just 16 guests, she offers personalised service and amazing adventures. There are 10 cabins on board, spaced over the the lower and upper deck. Each cabin has AC, private bathrooms, lockers, drawers and safety box. All cabins offer the choice of twin or double beds. The main deck is home to the spacious salon with entertainment system & dining area, whilst there is a lovely outdoor lounge on the upper deck which is a great place to enjoy the views and cooling sea breeze. On the top deck is a spacious sun deck kitted out with comfortable loungers and a shaded area.

Guests seeking to explore the diverse Galapagos Islands can enjoy 3, 4 and 7-night cruises aboard Tip Top IV. Itineraries include visits to the Charles Darwin Research Centre, snorkelling at Darwin Day and kayaking around Buccaneer Cove. Wildlife sightings include penguins, sea lions, boobies, flightless cormorants, turtles, rays, giant tortoises, flamingoes, as well as visits to beautiful white sand beaches, mangroves, bays and coves.

A trip to the Galapagos aboard Tip Top IV is certainly a vacation to remember. Call us or book online today to reserve your place.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Accommodation, Transfers/pickups from airport, All meals, Towels Provided, Transfers/pickups from hotel, Naturalist Guide, Domestic Flights, Snorkel Gear, Kayaks

Excluded: Transit control card USD $20p.p, Entrance Fee Galapagos National Park USD $100p.p. for adults and USD $50 for children under 12 years, Extra or alcoholic drinks, Rental of wetsuit, Personal expenses, Tips. Buses from Baltra airport to Itabaca or Caleta dock and vice versa will cost US$ 5.00 per person per way.

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.

* Extra fees are shown per person and are subject to change.

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Boat features

  • Leisure Deck
  • Onboard kayaks
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food

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.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

Tip Top IV Deck Plan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2006
  • Length 125ft
  • Beam 25ft
  • Cruising speed 12 Knots
  • Engines Twin DEUTZ BF8M 1015 MC 442 HP engines
  • 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