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Chinese Hat (Sombrero Chino) Island, Galapagos
$3,020
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Central Islands

5 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top IV
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this 5-day adventure that explores the highlights of the central islands of the Galapagos. Be entertained by the antics of friendly sea lions or get up close and personal with the incredible giant tortoises that make their home here. Indulge yourself in the picturesque beauty of the …
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Chinese Hat (Sombrero Chino) Island, Galapagos
$4,985
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top IV
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Tour the eastern islands of the Galapagos over this 8-day adventure. Teeming with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, the eastern islands are an excellent place to spend a vacation! Snorkel, kayak, and trek your way through the islands, spotting sea lions, flamingos, sharks, …
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Kayaks await in Alaska
$9,290
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Islands Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top IV
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take a cruise on this 15-day voyage that covers all the magnificent wonders the Galapagos has to offer. There will be a plethora of opportunities to snorkel, swim, and wander through the islands of this archipelago. Also enjoy several opportunities to encounter the incredible wildlife including …
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Sea lion by the kayaks
$2,745
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Southern Islands

4 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top IV
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This Galapagos cruise gives you the amazing opportunity to explore the highlights of the southern islands on this 4-day cruise full of exploration and adventure! Explore pristine crystalline waters via outstanding snorkeling and swimming, roam the striking volcanic landscape, and observe …
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Punto Egas, Santiago Island, Galapagos
$4,985
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Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top IV
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This Galapagos cruise takes you beyond the highlights of the western islands with 8 days of exciting activity. This cruise features some of the most sought after destinations in this region. Enjoy the company of friendly sea lions while snorkeling and make friends with the gentle giant tortoises at …
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2016
EmbarksDays 
Dec 125Central Islands
Dec 1615Islands Circumnavigation
Dec 168Western Islands
Dec 238Eastern Islands
Dec 234Southern Islands
Dec 265Central Islands
Dec 3015Islands Circumnavigation
Dec 308Western Islands
2017
EmbarksDays 
Jan 064Southern Islands
Jan 068Eastern Islands
Jan 095Central Islands
Jan 138Western Islands
Jan 1315Islands Circumnavigation
Jan 204Southern Islands
Jan 208Eastern Islands
Jan 235Central Islands
Jan 278Western Islands
Jan 2715Islands Circumnavigation
Feb 034Southern Islands
Feb 038Eastern Islands
Feb 065Central Islands
Feb 108Western Islands
Feb 1015Islands Circumnavigation
Feb 174Southern Islands
Feb 178Eastern Islands
Feb 205Central Islands
Feb 248Western Islands
Feb 2415Islands Circumnavigation
Mar 034Southern Islands
Mar 038Eastern Islands
Mar 065Central Islands
Mar 108Western Islands
Mar 1015Islands Circumnavigation
Mar 174Southern Islands
Mar 178Eastern Islands
Mar 205Central Islands
Mar 248Western Islands
Mar 2415Islands Circumnavigation
Mar 318Eastern Islands
Mar 314Southern Islands
Apr 035Central Islands
Apr 078Western Islands
Apr 0715Islands Circumnavigation
Apr 144Southern Islands
Apr 148Eastern Islands
Apr 175Central Islands
Apr 218Western Islands
Apr 2115Islands Circumnavigation
Apr 288Eastern Islands
Apr 284Southern Islands
May 015Central Islands
May 058Western Islands
May 0515Islands Circumnavigation
May 128Eastern Islands
May 124Southern Islands
May 155Central Islands
May 198Western Islands
May 1915Islands Circumnavigation
May 268Eastern Islands
May 264Southern Islands
May 295Central Islands
Jun 028Western Islands
Jun 0215Islands Circumnavigation
Jun 098Eastern Islands
Jun 094Southern Islands
Jun 125Central Islands
Jun 1615Islands Circumnavigation
Jun 168Western Islands
Jun 238Eastern Islands
Jun 234Southern Islands
Jun 265Central Islands
Jun 3015Islands Circumnavigation
Jun 308Western Islands
Jul 078Eastern Islands
Jul 074Southern Islands
Jul 105Central Islands
Jul 1415Islands Circumnavigation
Jul 148Western Islands
Jul 214Southern Islands
Jul 218Eastern Islands
Jul 245Central Islands
Jul 2815Islands Circumnavigation
Jul 288Western Islands
Aug 044Southern Islands
Sep 294Southern Islands
Sep 298Eastern Islands
Oct 025Central Islands
Oct 0615Islands Circumnavigation
Oct 068Western Islands
Oct 134Southern Islands
Oct 138Eastern Islands
Oct 165Central Islands
Oct 208Western Islands
Oct 2015Islands Circumnavigation
Oct 274Southern Islands
Oct 278Eastern Islands
Oct 305Central Islands
Nov 038Western Islands
Nov 0315Islands Circumnavigation
Nov 104Southern Islands
Nov 108Eastern Islands
Nov 135Central Islands
Nov 178Western Islands
Nov 1715Islands Circumnavigation
Nov 244Southern Islands
Nov 248Eastern Islands
Nov 275Central Islands
Dec 018Western Islands
Dec 0115Islands Circumnavigation
Dec 084Southern Islands
Dec 088Eastern Islands
Dec 115Central Islands
Dec 158Western Islands
Dec 1515Islands Circumnavigation
Dec 224Southern Islands
Dec 228Eastern Islands
Dec 255Central Islands
Dec 298Western Islands
Dec 2915Islands Circumnavigation
Passengers: 16
Ship Type: Motor Yacht

The elegant Tip Top IV was designed and constructed to offer the highest level of security and comfort to her 16 guests. This First Class steel-hulled motor yacht boasts 130 feet of length, 25 feet of beam and a 6-foot draft, and was built to an impeccably high standard. The Tip Top IV is the flagship of her sister ships, the Tip Top II and Tip Top III and is among the best ships available in the Galapagos Islands in its category.

Tip Top IV Amenities
The elegant interiors of the Tip Top IV offer guests ample spaces to relax and share stories of their Galapagos adventures. Enjoy fresh international cuisine in the dining room, or linger over a cool beverage from the bar in the cozy lounge area. A beautiful teak floored sun deck creates a delightful place for resting and relaxing on board.

The Captain, a multilingual guide, and a professional crew will take care of guests every need. The friendly crew on board will ensure the best personal service to all guests on board the Tip Top IV. Guests will also enjoy complimentary snorkeling equipment for the numerous snorkeling opportunities, as well as usage of the yachts kayaks.

Accommodations on the Tip Top IV
The Tip Top IV is specially designed and built to accommodate 16 guests in comfortable cabins. Guests are accommodated in 10 cabins, each with private bathroom. Six cabins are located on the lower deck and the remaining four cabins are located on the upper deck.

All cabins offer two single lower berths that have the option of being transformed into a king sized bed. Lower deck cabins offer an interconnecting door which allow cabins to be opened into family suites. All cabins are fully carpeted for guests enjoyment.

Tip Top IV Safety
With the highly trained professional crew on board, the Tip Top IV also carries twin main engines, twin electric generators, twin radars, eco-sounders and GPS, Reverse Osmosis Water Maker, and all the coastguard required safety equipment. With a 12 knot cruising speed, the Tip Top IV ensures safe cruising around the Galapagos islands.
Cruise the Galapagos on the Tip Top IV Ship
Lower deck cabin
6 lower deck with two twin beds that can be converted into king beds. Some rooms are interconnecting, which is a great option for families.
Cruise the Galapagos on the Tip Top IV Ship
Upper deck cabin
4 upper deck cabins with two twin beds that can be converted into king beds.
Tip Top IV's deck plan.
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