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Wonderful experience!

Mu husband and I recently returned from a 7 night cruise on Tip Top IV. This is an excursion for... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Sacramento, California
Tip Top II

I could not find a place to review Tip Top II so I put it here. It is a 16 passenger catamaran in... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Cindy C
West Kelowna, Canada
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Galapagos First Class Cruises. Rolf Wittmer Turismo Cia. Ltda. Is a 100% Ecuadorian Family Company, founded in 1982 by Captain Rolf Wittmer, pioneer of tourism in the Galapagos Islands. Today, after 30 years in the market and more than 45 years in...more
A 16 berth cruise boat out of Baltra, Galapagos, 200352, Ecuador
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Mu husband and I recently returned from a 7 night cruise on Tip Top IV. This is an excursion for the serious traveler. Most days we were out of the boat at 7:45 am for a hike, snorkeling, possibly a panga ride and back to...More

1  Thank Lv2Teach
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I could not find a place to review Tip Top II so I put it here. It is a 16 passenger catamaran in the Rolf Wittmer fleet. We had a nice cabin that was fairly quiet. The staff on board were wonderful. The food was...More

2  Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We're recently came home from our 8 day cruise on The Tip Top II. This was an amazing experience and this ship is top notch. We will return in the future at some point and would re- book on this vessel in a heartbeat. These...More

1  Thank Les R
Reviewed 5 May 2018

My husband and I had an awesome week long trip aboard the Tip Top II in April. Only 16 passengers! Boat, food and crew were top notch. Our guide, Whitman Cox was the best in all the islands. He spoke at least four languages, was...More

1  Thank sharonsandiego2018
Reviewed 1 April 2018

So first of all you definitely need to be on a cruise/boat based trip to really see the Galapagos, sure you can get a taste from a land based tour but it is just a taste. That was our suspicion before we arrived and now...More

1  Thank JonnyC000
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We booked for a week to cruse the western islands in January. As many of the reviews state, its an active holiday with snorkeling and hiking. The accommodation and boat is very comfortable. Quite small with 16 passengers i 8 cabins but we got on...More

1  Thank bobZ8709XV
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We booked the Tip Top IV through Galapatours with Thomas Richmond. They are a German based company. Thomas was very helpful with all our questions regarding the tours and all that we needed for our trip. The trip included our air flight ticket from Quito...More

2  Thank GriseldaS4
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Take your camera and lots of memory! We booked a 14 day photography tour (11 days on the boat in the Galapagos Islands) and it was the best trip we have ever taken anywhere in the world. From the initial booking right up to our...More

2  Thank mkquesnel
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I booked through Galapagos Travel for a 15-day photography trip on the Tip Top IV, and it was amazing. This was my second trip - my first was October 2015, so I saw the islands in a different season with the animals doing different things....More

3  Thank ColoradoHappyhiker
Reviewed 28 February 2017

If you're going to visit the Galapagos Archipel, by all means, find yourself a cruise. You'll get access to more islands, at better times, with less hassle. And the costs come down to the same. Having said that; the Tip Top II turned out to...More

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20 August 2018|
Response from Lv2Teach | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about all cabins, but our cabin on the lower level had a blow dryer.
16 January 2018|
Response from ColoradoHappyhiker | Reviewed this property |
You have a couple of choices. I preferred to walk barefoot on the boat and have shoes that are good for walking on rocks, sand and in the water and leave them in the storage area in the back of the boat when I board. You... More