Tip Top III Yacht

16 passengers

From: $2,115 (4d/3n)
From: $2,645 (5d/4n)
From: $3,835 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • All cabins have private bathrooms
  • Air-conditioning and carpeting throughout
  • Comfortable common areas and sundeck
  • Snorkeling equipment for rent
  • Managed by the legendary Wittmer family


The Tip Top III is a slightly larger and newer version of its sister ship, the Tip Top II.  With a large sundeck and easy access off the back, she is perfect for snorkelling and enjoying the Galapagos Islands.

Each of the craft’s nine cabins comes with a private bathroom (equipped with both hot and cold water), a personal safe, and wardrobe.

The Tip Top III is fully air-conditioned and carpeted inside, with amenities that include a TV/VCR with sound system, an inviting dining room, a well-stocked bar, an informative library, and a roomy sundeck.


Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach
Sat. AM Santiago Island Island: Sullivan Bay
PM Bartholomew
Sun. AM Genovesa: Prince Phillip’s Steps
PM Genovesa Island Island: Darwin Bay
Mon. AM Santiago Island: James Bay
PM Santiago Island: Buccaneer Cove  / Salt Mines
Tue. AM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
PM Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point
Wed. AM Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
PM Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay
Thu. AM Isabela Island: Tintoreras  / Sierra Negra Volcano / Highlands
PM Isabela: Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center /Wall of tears  / Wetlands
Fri. AM Santa Cruz Island: Twin Craters
Baltra: Transfer to the airport
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
Sat. AM Santa Fe Island
PM South Plazas Island
Sun. AM Santiago Island: Chinese Hat
PM Rabida Island
Mon. AM Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill
Tue. AM Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
PM Floreana Island: Devil’s Crown /Cormorant Point
Wed. AM Española Island: Suarez Point
PM Española Island: Gardner Bay  / Osborne Islet
Thu. AM San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock  / Witch Hill
Fri. AM North Seymour Island
Baltra: Transfer to the airport


deckplan1 Tip Top III Yacht


Year of construction: 2008
Type: First Class Yacht
Length: 116 feet (35.4m)
Beam: 22 feet (7m)
Capacity: 18 passengers
Accommodation: 10 cabins with air-conditioning, a private bathroom, a safe, and a wardrobe
On Board: bar, saloon, dining room, library, sundeck
Main engines: BF8M-1015 MC Deutz engines (442 HP each.)
Max speed: 12 knots
Crew: Captain, 2 sailors, engineer, international cook, barman, waitress, and 1 multilingual guide
Safety & Navigation: Twin RL72C, 24 miles range Raytheon radar’s; Raytheon L755 Ecosounder & Chart plotter; 667 Furuno Ecosounder; Raytheon GPS-112; 1503 Furuno SSB radio; Standard Spectrum VHF radio; ACR RLB-23 Epirb; Ritchie magnetic compass, barometer; clock; thermometer; helm indicator; searchlight; horn. Two You Lung inflatable life raft for 25 passengers; 50 life jackets; fire & smoke detectors; complete fire system; Twin 17 feet Nautical RIB Inflatable boats with 25 HP outboard motor for 12 passengers each. Safety equipment complies with international Coast Guard regulations.


Description 15 days 11 days 8 days 5 days 4 days
Cabins 1-6 (Double Cabins) $7,162 $5,262 $3,835 $2,645 $2,115
Cabins 1-6 (Single Cabins) $11,152 $8,112 $5,832 $3,932 $3,075
Cabins 7 & 8 (Double Cabins)
Cabins 7 & 8 (Single Cabins) $11,935 $8,672 $6,225 $4,185 $3,265
Cabins 9 & 10 (Double Cabins) $8,142 $5,962 $4,325 $2,965 $2,351
Cabins 9 & 10 (Single Cabins) $12,715 $9,232 $6,615 $4,435 $3,455
Charter (16 Passengers) $105,635 $77,795 $56,915 $39,515 $31,955

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Additional Information

  • Fuel Surchage
  • Single Supplement
  • Charter Surchage
  • High Season Supplements

Children Policy

  • Gross rates: Children under 12 years, 10% off
  • Promotional rates: Children pay same as an adult
Rates include:

  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Kayaks
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Air ticket
Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Wetsuit