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Galapagos Aggressor III :


Log Date: Thursday, Jun 23, 2016
Entry By: Galapagos Aggressor Crew


*GALAPAGOS AGGRESSOR Captain’s Log * June 23rd- 30th, 2016



Captain             Rufino Chele

Chef                         Alfredo Varela

Instructors             Richard & Nelson

Steward             Winter Basurto



Scott, Charles, Mark, Marvin, Christopher, Travis, Chris, Nataly, Cassia, Richard, Gregg, Margaret, Sam, Mariana, Amanda, Joleen



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 23rd

This week we welcomed aboard visitors coming from USA, United Kingdom and Germany. 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 creole fish and stingrays.

*Air Temp. 80 F

*Water Temp. 73 F

* Visibility 20 ft


Friday June 24th

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


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

*Air Temp. 80 F

*Water Temp. 73 F

* Visibility 25-30 ft


Saturday June 25th

We reached Wolf Island to dive with eagle ray, hammerhead sharks, tunas, eels, bonito tunas, yellow fin tunas.

*Air Temp. 81F

*Water Temp. 79 F

* Visibility 50 ft



Sunday June 26th

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, dolphins, silky sharks, jacks, tunas and sea turtles.

*Air Temp. 81 F

*Water Temp. 79 F

* Visibility 60 ft


Monday June 27th

Around Darwin and Wolf we had other dive times, in which we saw jacks, tunas, wahoos, snapper, grouper, hammer heads and Galapagos sharks.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 72 F

* Visibility 40 ft


Tuesday June 28th

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 mola molas, penguins, cormorants, marine iguanas, sea turtles, sea lions and sea horses.

*Air Temp. 80 F

*Water Temp. 62-66 F

* Visibility 30 ft


Wednesday June 29th

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


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. 70 F

* Visibility 30 ft


Thursday June 30th


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