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Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruises

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Tip Top IV Galapagos Cruises
Cruise the 16-guest Tip Top IV for an affordable introduction to the Galapagos Islands. Choose from 4-, 5-, 8-, 11- and 15-day itineraries visiting the archipelago's key sites.

Tip Top IV's owners descend from Galapagos history books, with Captain Rolf Wittmer being the first man whose birth on Floreana Island was historically documented. Continuing with the family history of ada
ptation, innovation and environmental concern, Rolf founded a tourism company with his children, and today it is well-known for offering tailormade and special interest tours around Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos travel aboard Tip Top IV is of the highest safety standards and comfort, with top naturalist guides. Tip Top IV carries two kayaks on board as well as snorkeling equipment, all offered free of charge for its guests.

Tip Top IV operates two unique 8-day Galapagos cruise itineraries, which can be shortened into 4- or 5-day cruises or combined into more comprehensive 11- or 15-day cruises. View the itinerary tab for more details. Contact AdventureSmith Explorations today for more information and to book your passage on a Tip Top IV Galapagos cruise.
read more Cruise the 16-guest Tip Top IV for an affordable introduction to the Galapagos Islands. Choose from 4-, 5-, 8-, 11- and 15-day itineraries visiting the archipelago's key sites.

Tip Top IV's owners descend from Galapagos history books, with Captain Rolf Wittmer being the first man whose birth on Floreana Island was historically documented. Continuing with the family history of adaptation, innovation and environmental concern, Rolf founded a tourism company with his children, and today it is well-known for offering tailormade and special interest tours around Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos travel aboard Tip Top IV is of the highest safety standards and comfort, with top naturalist guides. Tip Top IV carries two kayaks on board as well as snorkeling equipment, all offered free of charge for its guests.

Tip Top IV operates two unique 8-day Galapagos cruise itineraries, which can be shortened into 4- or 5-day cruises or combined into more comprehensive 11- or 15-day cruises. View the itinerary tab for more details. Contact AdventureSmith Explorations today for more information and to book your passage on a Tip Top IV Galapagos cruise.
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Alternative Itinerary

There are two unique 8-day/7-night Tip Top IV Galapagos itineraries (Northwest and South-Central) to choose from, as well as the option to shorten the South-Central itinerary into a 4- or 5-day route. When combined consecutively Tip Top's two 8-day intineraries equal a 15-day/14-night all encompassing cruise with no repeated landing sites. Click on the links below for more information on Tip Top IV's different itineraries.

Tip Top IV - Northwest Galapagos Cruise 8 day/7 night

Day 1 - FRI - Baltra to North Seymour
Day 2 - SAT - Darwin Bay & Prince Phillip's Steps (Genovesa)
Day 3 - SUN - James Bay & Buccaneer Cove (Santiago)
Day 4 - MON - Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela) & Punta Espinoza (Fernandina)
Day 5 - TUE - Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay & Elizabeth Bay (Isabela)
Day 6 - WED - Las Tintoreras, Sierra Negra Volcano & Giant Tortoises (Isabela)
Day 7 - THU - Point Cormorant, Champion Islet & Post Office Bay (Floreana)
Day 8 - FRI - Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz) & Disembark Baltra
Northwest Itinerary Details

Tip Top IV - South-Central Galapagos Cruise 8 day/7 night

Day 1 - FRI - Baltra to Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
Day 2 - SAT - Punta Suarez & Gardner Bay (Espanola)
Day 3 - SUN - Punta Pitt, Kicker Rock & Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal)
Day 4 - MON - Mosquera & Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
Day 5 - TUE - Chinese Hat & Rábida
Day 6 - WED - Sullivan Bay (Santiago) & Bartolome
Day 7 - THU - Santa Fe & South Plaza
Day 8 - FRI - Las Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) & Disembark Baltra
South-Central Itinerary Details

Tip Top IV - Eastern Galapagos Cruise 4 day/3 night

Day 1 - FRI - Baltra to Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
Day 2 - SAT - Punta Suarez & Gardner Bay (Espanola)
Day 3 - SUN - Punta Pitt, Kicker Rock & Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal)
Day 4 - MON - Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) & Disembark Baltra
Eastern Itinerary Details

Tip Top IV - Central Galapagos Cruise 5 day/4 night

Day 1 - MON - Baltra to Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
Day 2 - TUE - Chinese Hat & Rábida
Day 3 - WED - Sullivan Bay (Santiago) & Bartolome
Day 4 - THU - Santa Fe & South Plaza
Day 5 - FRI - Las Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) & Disembark Baltra
Central Itinerary Details
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Rates and dates for Tip Top IV Galapagos cruises vary by itinerary. Click each trip below for details.

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Tip Top IV - Northwest Galapagos Cruise 8 day/7 night

Tip Top IV - South-Central Galapagos Cruise 8 day/7 night

Tip Top IV - Eastern Galapagos Cruise 4 day/3 night

Tip Top IV - Central Galapagos Cruise 5 day/4 night

Extended Itinerary Pricing

Longer 11- and 15-day itineraries are available by combining the Tip Top itineraries. 2014 double occupancy rates are listed below; contact AdventureSmith Explorations for further pricing and details.

Tip Top IV 11 Day: Lower Deck $5463, Upper Deck $6188
Tip Top IV 15 Day: Lower Deck $7353, Upper Deck $8361

2015 double occupancy rates are listed below; contact AdventureSmith Explorations for further pricing and details.

Tip Top IV 11 Day: Lower Deck $5730, Upper Deck $6485
Tip Top IV 15 Day: Lower Deck $7700, Upper Deck $8750
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