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Log Date: Thursday, Oct 27, 2016
Entry By: Galapagos Aggressor Crew


*GALAPAGOS AGGRESSOR Captain’s Log * October 27th-November 3rd, 2016



Captain             Rufino Chele

Chef                         Javier Choez

Instructors             Walter Torres/ Ruben Intriago

Steward             Winter Basurto


GUESTS: Tino, Ric, Michal, Mariusz, Timur, Donovan, Juan, Greg, Jim, Roman, Maryse, Christian, Beth, Andrew, Jan, Bill



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 October 27th

We welcomed aboard visitors coming from Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Russia, Mexico, USA and Canada. 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 tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 40 ft

* Depth 30 ft


Friday October 28th

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

After them, we went on a land tour in Bartolome Island where we could see a volcanic and pristine landscape from the top of the walking trail.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 79 F

* Visibility 40 ft

* Depth 110 ft


Saturday October 29th

We reached Wolf Island to dive with hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, barracudas, moray eels, sea turtles, back tipped sharks, scorpion fish, jacks, tunas and tropical fish.


*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 40 ft

* Depth 99 ft


Sunday October 30th

On Sunday we went to Darwin, one of the most famous islands in Galapagos. Here, we could find the hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, black tipped sharks, jacks, tunas, sea turtles, moray eels, dolphins, scorpion and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 30 ft

* Depth 98 ft


Monday October 31st  

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

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 72 F

* Visibility 50 ft

* Depth 95 ft


Tuesday November 1st

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

*Air Temp. 75 F

*Water Temp. 59 F

* Visibility 40 ft

* Depth 109 ft


Wednesday November 2nd

On Wednesday, after a night navigation going east, we could visit Cousins’ Rock. It was waiting for us with sea lions, sea turtles, eagle rays, barracudas, moray eels, sting rays, white tipped sharks, scorpion 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.

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 40 ft

* Depth 95 ft


Thursday November 3rd


We finished our cruise with the satisfaction of a great week. Thanks again for joining us along the Galapagos Aggressor, we will be waiting for another visit when you wish to come back... and we hope it is very soon!


Galapagos Aggressor Crew