Tip Top IV Yacht

16 passengers

From: $2,195 (4d/3n)
From: $2,762 (5d/4n)
From: $4,012 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • All cabins have private bathrooms
  • Desktop PC with e-mail access
  • Comfortable common areas and sundeck
  • Snorkeling equipment for rent
  • Managed by the legendary Wittmer Family


The Tip Top IV continues the tradition of fine cruising as the latest superior Galapagos yacht in the Wittmer line.  She has all of the fine features of her older sister ships, with a few more modern conveniences.

Relax onboard with lavish amenities like the roomy sundeck, inviting dining room, well-stocked bar, full library, TV/VCR/DVD with sound system, desktop PC with e-mail access, air conditioning, and carpeting throughout.

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


Click on the visitor sites in the table to view more information
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
Sat. AM Española Island: Suarez Point
PM Española Island: Gardner Bay
Sun. AM San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock  / Lobos Island
Mon. AM Mosquera Islet
PM Baltra: Transfer to the airport
Mon. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
Tue. AM Chinese Hat Islet
PM Rabida Island
Wed. AM Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
PM Bartholomew Island
Thu. AM Santa Fe Island
PM South Plazas Island
Fri. AM Santa cruz Island: Bachas Beach
Baltra: Transfer to the airport

Please note: Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits. Your guide will always endeavor to select the best itinerary within these limits.

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Year of construction: 2006
Type: First Class Yacht
Length: 125 feet (38m)
Beam: 25 feet (8m)
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation: 16 passengers in 10 double cabins.
On Board: Bar, dining room, library, sun deck and diving platform. All cabins and public areas are fully carpeted.
Main engines: Twin Deutz BF8M 1015MC engines (442 HP each)
Max speed: 12 knots
Crew: 8 members, including captain and multilingual guide
Safety & Navigation: Twin Raymarine E1250 GPS, Radar & Ecosounder, Twin UNIDEN UM 625c VHF /DSC, Furuno FS – 1530 HF Radio, twin Youlong KHA 2331 life rafts for 25 passengers, Twin DEUTZ BF8M 1015 MC 442 HP engines. Twin ONAN 6BS.9-D (M) electric generators, Village Marine Tec Oil / Water Separator, TIDAL HEADHUNTER TW – 200 water purifier, three YAMAHA 25 HP FOUR STROKE ecologic outboard motors, magnetic compass, barometer; clock; thermometer; helm indicator; searchlight; horn., 50 life jackets; fire & smoke detectors; complete fire system; Twin 19 feet Nautical RIB Inflatable boats with 25 HP outboard motor for 16 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) $7,512 $5,512 $4,012 $2,762 $2,195
Cabins 1-6 (Single Cabins) $11,712 $8,512 $6,112 $4,112 $3,212
Cabins 7-10 (Double Cabins) $8,562 $6,262 $4,535 $3,095 $2,452
Cabins 7-10 (Single Cabins) $13,392 $9,712 $9,652 $4,652 $3,615
Charter (16 Passengers) $112,235 $81,795 $59,715 $41,315 $33,035

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* All prices per person in US dollars.
* Prices are subject to change without prior notice

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