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Diving Reviews of Rocio del Mar in Mexico (Western)

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Average Overall Ratings
(over last 3 years)
(27 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  3 stars
Underwater Photography:  4 stars Accommodations:  4 stars
 
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Rocio del Mar Y   Socorro Islands   "Mexican Galapagos"
Mexican GalapagosThe Socorro Islands compare favorably to Cocos and Galapagos, and are a LOT easier to get to--and cheaper. When I saw a mother hu... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2015   Randall S Preissig
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Midriff Islands   "Rocio Del Mar - Sea of Cortez"
Rocio Del Mar - Sea of CortezI flew to Pheonix and overnighted at the nearby Courtyard to be sure there was no missed connections. The next day the van (Head O... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2015   Jason Propsner
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Great warm-water diving in the Sea of Cortez from a good boat"
Great warm-water diving in the Sea of Cortez from a good boatWe spent a week aboard the Rocio del Mar doing their Midriff Islands itinerary. The boat leaves around 5PM from Puerto Penasco (R... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2015   Joel Snyder
250+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Socorros Island   "Excellent Liveaboard to the Socorros"
Excellent Liveaboard to the Socorros[None] I returned from an 8 day trip to the Socorros Islands aboard the Rocio Del Mar and had an excellent experience. The Rocio D... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2015   Brent Barnes
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez in the Wake of Odile"
Sea of Cortez in the Wake of Odile110 long, 25 beam, custom-built for diving rather than a retrofit, and specifically made to handle the trip out to the Socorros,... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2014   Mark Kimmey
250+ Dives
 
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Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Explore Baja"
Explore BajaThis was supposed to be the "Explore Baja" trip. However, due to the Hurricane, we couldn't fly out of Cabo and had to fly out of... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   DONALD MCCOY
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez, top to bottom   "Gulf of Cortez(California) not up to hype"
Gulf of Cortez(California) not up to hypeFirst, the good. Dora, who owns the company with her husband, is on most cruises. This undoubtedly helps keep the crew's performa... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2014   Randall S Preissig
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   northern Sea of Cortez   Rocio del Mar = Mist of the Sea = Sea Mist Its a 4 hr trip south from Phoenix to the boat via van with cargo trailer divers ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2014   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar N   North Sea of Cortez, Midriff   Great crew and great boat. I had a blast diving and photographing the sea lions (and had multiple opportunities to do so). Wat... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2014   Sandra Holloway
250+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   This trip was organized by Bluewater Photo Guide and was an UW photography workshop led by Todd Winner. Afterhours were spent revi... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2013   Bart Mertens
100+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   A big plus for us (Americans) is that it's easy to get to. We flew to Phoenix, AZ and it was an easy 4 hour van ride from there. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2013   Dr Stephen W Carmichael
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez/Midriff Islands   This was our very first liveaboard trip, and I think we chose well--a good way to "ease" into longer and more expensive trips. Get... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2013   Laura Austin
250+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   Rocio Del Mar is a world class liveaboard experience, that is so close to home. Week long trips depart from the tip of the Sea of ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2013   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   Great Sea lion encounters and Whale shark snorkel experience :) Came across thousands of common dolphins after our snorkel w/ whal... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2013   Lani Par
<100 Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Northern Sea of Cortez   Things to know before you book. The boat layout is not as it appears on the website. All but two rooms have overhead bunks so if y... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2013   Charles K. Anson
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Socorro Islands   Boat layout was a bit different. Top deck had salon, outdoor area and 2 cabins. Main deck had all the other cabins plus dive deck.... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2013   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
500+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   The entire crew was great both in helpfulness and attitude. The food was up there with the best we've had on a live aboard. The ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2012   David Marchese
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   Spent a week diving the Sea of Cortez with the Rocio del Mar. Highly recommended trip; read on for more details. If you want an ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2012   Jorge J. More
250+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Socorro Islands   The Rocio Del Mar sailed from San Jose Del Cabo, heading to the remote Socorro Islands, a 250 mile journey (30+ hours). The remote... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
5/2012   Sandy Falen
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   Our group traveled from Punto Punasco to Cabo San Lucas, cruising 800 miles down the Baja peninsula and making 25 dives along the ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2011   David J Inman
500+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   My Rocio Del Mar trip was August 13th-20th, 2011. This was my first liveabord trip. I must say I may be hooked! Lolo the ship... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2011   Rob Tipton
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Full report Y   Socorro Islands   My partner and I just returned from an AMAZING trip to the Revillagigedo archipelago (aka Socorro islands) on the Rocio del Mar. T... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2011   Christophe Beraud
100+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   Third visit in three months! Whales sharks for the 3rd month in a row. Huge pod of sperm whales (15) with calves 50 feet from the ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2010   Bob DeFeo
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Full report Y   [N/A]Sea of Cortez (northern p   [None]... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2010   Barbara M Anderson
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   This was my second trip on the Rocio Del Mar in 5 weeks! I love this crew, boat, and the diving. Obviously, since I returned so q... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2010   Bob DeFeo
250+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   OUTSTANDING diving, superb accomodations, jovial crew, and great food! Dora & Lolo Sandoval have created a diver's dream cruise on... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2010   Bob DeFeo
250+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report Y   Sea of Cortez   OUTSTANDING diving, superb accomodations, jovial crew, and great food! Dora & Lolo Sandoval have created a diver's dream cruise on... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2010   Bob DeFeo
250+ Dives
 
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