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Log Date: Thursday, Jun 09, 2016
Entry By: Galapagos Aggressor Crew


*GALAPAGOS AGGRESSOR Captains Log * June 9th-16th, 2016



Captain           John Carlos Yepez

Chef                Rene Pinto

Instructors     Walter & Ruben

Steward          Winter Basurto  



Yvonne, Andreas, Philippe, Patrick, Alison, Brenda, Angeline, Susan, Rita, Anderson, Jeffrey, Noah, Nicholas, Mavourneen, Adam, Lora



Thursday – Check dive at Itabaca Channel

Friday – Punta Carrión

Saturday – Wolf Island

Sunday – Wolf Island

Monday – Darwin Island

Tuesday –Punta Vicente Roca

Wednesday – Cousins Rock


Thursday June 9th   

This week we welcomed aboard visitors coming from Germany, France, USA, China, Brazil and United Kingdom.  We picked them up from Baltra Airport in the morning and headed out to a briefing and to get ready for our check dive. During the check dive we saw stingrays, sea lions and sea turtles.  

*Air Temp.  78 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 25ft


Friday June 10th  

On Friday, we had two dives in Punta Carrion north side of Santa Cruz Island. We saw mobulas, moray eels, sea lions, sea turtles, scorpion fish, stingrays, mola molas and tropical fish.


Late on, we had a land tour in Bartolome Island to see a volcanic and pristine landscape from the top.

*Air Temp.  78 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 40 ft


Saturday June 11th   

We reached Wolf Island to dive with hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, dolphins, whale sharks, black tip sharks, eagle rays, moray eels, jacks, tunas and tropical fish.

*Air Temp.  79 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 55 ft


Sunday June 12th  

On Sunday we went to Darwin, one of the most famous ones in Galapagos. Here, we could see the whale sharks, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, sea turtles, sea lions, jacks, dolphins, tunas, scorpion and tropical fish.

*Air Temp.  80 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 60 ft


Monday June 13th   

Around Darwin and Wolf we had other dive times, in which we saw whale sharks, hammerhead sharks, silky sharks, Galapagos sharks, jacks, dolphins, barracudas, moray eels and tropical fish.   

*Air Temp.  79 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 50 ft


Tuesday June 14th   

Going down south, at Cabo Douglas and Punta Vicente Roca, Tuesday gave us the chance to see other variety of the marine life: we could swim with marine iguanas, bat fish, stingrays, mola molas, sea horses, moray eels and tropical fish.  

*Air Temp.  77 F

*Water Temp. 63 F

* Visibility 30 ft


Wednesday June 15th  

On Wednesday, after a night navigation going east, we could visit Cousins Rock. She was waiting for us with sea lions, sea turtles, eagle rays, barracudas, moray eels, white tip sharks, mobulas and tropical fish.


Later on, we went to visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see the famous giant tortoises: the Galapagos were peacefully walking around the place, in the wild. It was a precious moment.

*Air Temp.  78 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 40 ft


Thursday June 16th        


We said our farewells to our guests, feeling a little bit sad that our group was leaving us, but having the sensation of a great week.  Thanks to Cynthia for celebrating your birthday with us, we had a great time….  Thanks again for joining us along the Galapagos Aggressor; we hope to see you again soon!



Galapagos Aggressor Crew