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Dive Review of Galapagos Aggressor II in
Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Aggressor II, Aug, 2013,

by Richard J. Troberman, WA, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7104.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Hawaii; Bahamas; Belize; St. Vicent; Cayman Islands; Galapagos; Australia GBR; Papua New Guinea; Tahiti; Solomon Islands; Palau; Philippines; Indonesia (Komodo, Raja Ampat, North Sulawesi, Borneo, Ambon, Alor, Cenderawasih Bay).
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 60 to 75 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 20 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Requested 55 minute limit, but not strictly enforced.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera table space was limited. Charging stations were crowded but sufficient. Crew carried cameras to tenders. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
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Comments This was my third trip to the Galapagos Islands on the Aggressor (last trips were in 2003 and 2005). I have been spoiled by several recent trips on the Dewi Nusantara, but the Aggressor was more than adequate. Rooms were small but comfortable. AC worked. Bathrooms were adequate. Boat was well maintained, and crew was quick to respond to any problems. The food was the best I have ever had on a liveaboard (this was my 15th). Alfredo was the chef and ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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