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Log Date: Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
Entry By: Galapagos Aggressor Crew


*GALAPAGOS AGGRESSOR Captain’s Log * June 16th-23rd, 2016



Captain             Rufino Chele

Chef                         Alfredo Varela

Instructors             Walter & Ruben

Steward             Winter Basurto



Wilhelmina, Peter, Sheila, Grant, Christina, Adam, James, Renee, Bonnie, John, Timothy, David, Florian, Christiana, Pamela, Keith



Thursday – Check dive at Itabaca Channel

Friday – Punta Carrión

Saturday – Wolf Island

Sunday – Darwin Island

Monday – Darwin & Wolf Island

Tuesday –Punta Vicente Roca

Wednesday – Cousins Rock


Thursday June 16th

This week we welcomed aboard visitors coming from Netherlands, Australia, USA 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 sea lions, stingrays and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 40 ft


Friday June 17th

On Friday, we had two dives in Punta Carrion north side of Santa Cruz Island. We saw eagle rays, sting rays, mobulas, sea turtles, sea lions and tropical fish.


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

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 75 F

* Visibility 40 ft


Saturday June 18th

We reached Wolf Island to dive with hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, jacks, dolphins, scorpion, eagle rays, moray eels, golden cow rays, sea lions, sea turtles, barracudas, mantas, tunas and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 77 F

* Visibility 80 ft


Sunday June 19th

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

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 77 F

* Visibility 80 ft


Monday June 20th

Around Darwin and Wolf we had other dive times, in which we saw whale sharks, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, black tip sharks, jacks, moray eels, sea turtles, eagle rays, scorpion and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 77 F

* Visibility 60 ft


Tuesday June 21st

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, sea lions, bat fish, sting rays, sea turtles and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 77 F

*Water Temp. 63 F

* Visibility 10 ft


Wednesday June 22nd

On Wednesday, after a night navigation going east, we could visit Cousins’ Rock. She was waiting for us with mobulas, eagle rays, sea turtles, sea lions, barracudas, sting rays 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. 68 F

* Visibility 40 ft


Thursday June 23rd


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 again for joining us along the Galapagos Aggressor; we hope to see you again soon!



Galapagos Aggressor Crew