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Nautilus Explorer Y   Guadalupe Island   "Awesome Great White Shark Encounter"
In early September, I flew down to San Diego from Oakland and met the White Shark Express ( a very comfortable motor coach) at the... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2018   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Beach Resort N   Cabo Pulmo   "Best Diving in Our Hemisphere"
First of all, I'm not someone who requires 5 star accomodations and fluffy towels. All I care about is diving. Neither my wife nor... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Gary Bruschi
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Northern Sea of Cortez, especially San Pedro Martir"
Boat left out of Rocky Point. We mostly dove in the area of San Pedro Martir islands as the conditions further north had not been ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   Laurie Pemberton
500+ Dives
 
azur fleet Y   [N/A]   "a pleasant trip to the acquarium of the world"
dove with azure fleet aboard the valentina in Oct 2017. This was our first liveaboard in the sea of cortez and we certainly weren'... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Daryl Faris
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez, Midriff Islands   "Nice 7 day trip in the Sea of Cortez"
Really like this boat and crew. We came back for this trip after the previous trip which covered the Sea of Cortez from bottom to... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2018   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
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Solmar V Y   Socorro Islands   "Nice 9 day trip to the Socorros"
This was my second trip with the Solmar V to this destination. I had originally called the dive shop to find out about another tr... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   [N/A]   "Fantastic 13 day trip from bottom to top of the Sea of Cortez"
I absolutely loved this trip. It may have been the best crew Iíve ever dealt with on a live aboard. The large animals were mostl... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Guadalupe Island   "PINNACLE BUCKET LIST WITH THE GREAT WHITE SHARKS"
We booked the trip with over a year in planning through Sharkdiver. com. Cindy is a total delight to work with especially consideri... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   JAMES BURKHART
1000+ Dives
 
PV Ocean Tours N   Puerto Vallarta   "The Best Diving in Puerto Vallarta"
I have been diving with four dive operators in Puerto Vallarta, and Marc and his father Alun are the best. I have been diving... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Terry Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Rocky Point Divers N   Sonora   "Calm Gulf of California/Baja diving With Typical Baja Wildlife"
Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco) doesn't have a great reputation for diving, so we hadn't tried it before, but an opportunity to get i... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Joel Snyder
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus/ Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Socorro Islands   "Good diving with caveats about the boat/company"
My third Socorro trip on the Nautilus Belle Amie. See my other reviews for more details than I'll list here. The hospitality s... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   James K Harris
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Y   Socorro   "Excellent Trip!"
This was our second trip to Socorro (on another boat) and our second trip on the Belle Amie (first time was to Guadalupe). It's a ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   [N/A]   "Shafted by Nautilus Explorer!"
Beware. In August 2017 we sent in our $1677 deposit (for 2) for the June 6- 14 2018 trip to Socorro. We did this trip in 2011. T... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Terry H Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Hotel Tesoro Y   Islas Revillagigedo (Socorro~)   "Fantastic trip to Islas Revillagigedo on MV Belle Amie"
Islas Revillagigedo (Socorro) I went from 22 April 2018 with a group of 6 divers from the UK on Nautilus liveaboard Belle Amie ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands Rocio Del Mar"
This is my 2nd trip to the Socorro Islands. The 1st was aboard the Solmar V. Overall, this trip was lovely. Note: the Crew was ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2018   Nili Hudson
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Socorro   "Another Excellent Trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago"
Dived the Revillagigedos Archipelago (RA) for the 11th time aboard a Nautilus vessel. This time on the Nautilus Belle Amie (NBA). ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Dove with Friend N   La Corbetena, Nayarit   "Amazing Dive @ La Corbetena Nayarit, Mexico"
My friend had asked where I wanted to go diving. I said La Corbetena! It is a small island outside of Bahia de Banderas where view... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Gayle L Hunter
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Socorro   "Unexpected Surprises"
This was our fifth trip to Socorro aboard the Nautilus Explorer, and it was one of the better ones. The boats left from San Jose D... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2018   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
M/V Valentina Y   Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez by Liveaboard"
I really enjoyed my adventure on this liveaboard. The promise of snorkeling with whale sharks came through. I came close to sev... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2017   Jacob Rosenstein
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   upper Sea of Cortez   "Rocio del Mar - Top Notch Fun Trips"
This was my send trip on the Rocio del Mar - - I'd also recommend their Socorros trip. The crew is fabulous, the boat very comforta... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2017   Susan Molchan
1000+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Diving/ Tres Amigos N   Cabo Pulmo   "Off the Grid in Cabo Pulmo"
It's hard to say anything bad about this remote dive destination. We didn't go to the only dive resort there, I booked our group ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Andy Skuntz
500+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   [N/A]   "Solmar V"
Fantastic blue water diving with all the big animals - whale sharks, giant mantas, dolphins, hammerheads and all kinds of sharks. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Leona M Holaday
1000+ Dives
 
Fun Azul Y   [N/A]   "Sea of Cortez with Sea Lions!"
I decided that my next scuba diving trip would be closer to home and something I have never done. Why not dive with Sea Lions in t... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2017   Raymond Haddad
500+ Dives
 
Fun-Azul MV Valentina Y   Sea Of Cortez, La Paz   "Liveaboard in La Paz Mexico"
I recently had both the privilege and misfortune to take a trip aboard the MV Valentina in The Sea Of Cortez, La Paz, Mexico from ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Adam
100+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Top notch liveaboard operation!"
Fabulous operation. The crew were the highlight. Very very accommodating, professional, knowledgeable. They knew the dive sites we... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   Bogdan Alexandrescu
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Guadalupe   "BRING ON THE SHARKS"
A definite bucket- list trip that you have to do at least once. SMUGMUG PIX: [. . . ] ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Diving Station/ Hacienda de Palmas (La Ribera) N   Cabo Pulmo   "East Cape Baja Sur Fun!"
September 21- 24 I travelled to Baja Sur and dove Cabo Pulmo for two days. I had not dived there for about 20 years. It was differe... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Bradley W. Jacks
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Y   [N/A]   "SHAAAARRRRRKKKKK!"
The boat meets everyone at Island Palms Resort in San Diego. Close to the the airport on San Diego Bay, it's a great place to spen... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Great time at Sea of Cortez for Sea Lions, Whale Sharks and Macro"
Loved the trip. Wish I had taken a muck stick. Tapping them on the bottom would get jawfish to come out of the hole and toward th... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   david mayes
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   Socorro Is   "Mantas everywhere"
Second trip on the Solmar in 9 months. Diving was excellent. Mantas plentiful. Current strong on a couple of dives, but in general... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2017   Gareth Richards
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Guadalupe   "One great afternoon."
This was our 4th time cage diving with great white sharks in Guadalupe, Mexico, the second on the Belle Amie. Unfortunately, we di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Fun azul Y   Sea of Cortez   "Valentina liveaboard- Sea of Cortez Heaven"
great diving , service and unique sealife. Sea lion diving at Los Islotes is unique to anywhere in the world. Sea lions are used t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   David A Brom
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Guadalupe Island   "Nautilus Explorer Guadalupe Island Great Whites"
I had been wanting to do the cage diving with Great Whites for a long time, but either felt it was too expensive, too short or too... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Jason P
500+ Dives
 
MV Sea Escape Y   Guadalupe Island   "Great Whites at Guadalupe"
The Good: Lots of Great White Sharks (the only thing that really mattered). Food was edible. Crew was helpful and the Divemaster... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Mark Tarczynski
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Under the Sea Y   Guadalupe Island   "Great Whites Galore on the Nautilus Under the Sea"
I just returned from a trip aboard the Nautilus Under the Sea visiting the great white sharks of Guadalupe Island and had an excel... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Brent Barnes
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Liveaboards/ Nautilus Under Sea Y   Isla Guadalupe, Mexico   "Exciting Great White Shark dive at Guadalupe with Nautilus Under Sea"
For us the trip started in San Diego, CA at the Best Western in a large conference room. There a representative will check your pa... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Tim Chea
500+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   Guadalupe   "Guadalupe Great Whites Awesome"
Just back from a Solmar V great white shark trip to Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Have previously gone on Solmar V to Socorro and lik... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Jeanne Sleeper
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Whale sharks, sea lions and nudibranchs"
This was my second time on the Rocio Del Mar; the first was when I visited the Socorro Islands a few years ago. The crew was most... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2017   Deedra R Mansfield
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Socorro   "Socorro - the good and not so good"
Combo trip of 5 days in Socorro and 3 days in the Sea of Cortez, 24 total dives, ~27 available if you do all the sea lions as dive... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   James K Harris
250+ Dives
 
Club Cantamar/ Sea Escape - Liveaboard Y   Revillagigedo Archipelago   "Socorro 2017"
Endless big animals. Mantas on almost every dive. Five species of sharks. Dolphins. Snorkeling with humpbacks. Excellent diving ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2017   David Gere
500+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   Islas Revillagigedo   "Solmar V, June 2-10, 2017"
This is our fourth trip aboard the Solmar V. The reason we have not tried any of the other boats that go to the Islas Revillagige... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Sean Bruner
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Revillagigedos Archipelago   "Revillagigedos, nice but no whales again"
Revillagigedos trip Mar 1- 9, 2017 When I last went to the Revillagigos Archipelago in May, 2001, although we saw whales from our ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Socorro or Revillagigedo Isles   "The easiest place to go to see the big stuff!"
"The Galapagos of Mexico" is a fitting description. Mantas(big! lots!) are a guarantee, as are lots of sharks, especially white ti... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2017   Randall S Preissig
1000+ Dives
 
HDC/ [same]Casa Danna N   Huatulco   "diving Huatulco"
the good: it was warm (~80F) weather while cold in California; the dive instructor <Dave was good as a DM; it was well organized... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2017   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Revillagigedos Archipelago   "Great Diving But Too Many Dive Boats"
This was my 10th trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago (RA); my 9th trip on the Nautilus Explorer (NE) (the other trip was last y... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
East Cape Explorers N   [N/A]   "Lots of blue water - donde esta seamount?"
We spent a long week before Christmas in BCS, and while there we decided to spend a day hoping to dive Gordo Banks, off the coast ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
12/2016   mark magers
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y     "A December Trip on the Solemar V"
I read the previous readers reports (which I found quite helpful, thank you!). The bad: The only thing that I had a stronger opi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Ellen Marie Smith
500+ Dives
 
Mayo Hinjosa N   [N/A]   "Fabulous trip to Sea of Cortez for third time"
This is my third time doing this dive trip. We did 3 areas: Cabo Pulmo, La Paz and this year added loreto. The weather was great ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   cheryl traverse
500+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   Isla Guadalupe   "Great Liveaboard and amazing operation"
This is a super well run operation and it is obvious both boat and crew are very experienced and work really well as a team. ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2016   Maria Chapman
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Awesome Quino el Guardian"
Second time with this outfit. This time on their science- oriented Quino. Drove and parked at the port. Simpler facilities than the... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Baird Greene
250+ Dives
 
Cabo Adventures/ Hilton Los Cabos N   Cabo San Lucas   "Good day boat"
I didn't come to dive but thought I would go out at least once. I chose Cabo Adventures because they have a free shuttle from the ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2016   Tracy E. Johnson
500+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   [N/A]   "Socorro excels with giant mantas and friendly dolphins"
Excellent diving on my second trip with Solmar V to the Revillagigedos Islands off Cabo. The giant mantas like bubbles on their be... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2016   John Yavorsky
1000+ Dives
 
Valentina Y   Soccorro   "Great trip"
There are a lot of liveaboards going to Soccorro, and I have only taken one. The ship Valentina is a great choice if you can get... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2015   Randy Heys
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Midriff Islands   "My Kingdom for a Little Visability"
The best part of the trip is that it is a short drive from the Southwest. We drove from El Paso, TX (home) to Puerto Penasco wher... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2016   Craig Gibson
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Y   Guadalupe Island   "Great Whites on the Nautilus Belle Amie"
I really don't have a bad thing to say about the the Belle Amie or her crew. Everything from service, food, diving and the ship i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2016   Ryan DeSpain
1000+ Dives
 
Quino El Guardian Y   Sea of Cortez   "Explore Baja aboard the Quino El Guardian"
This was my first time diving in the Sea of Cortez. I chose the Explore Baja itinerary so I could get a feel for the entire sea. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2016   John J. Sambogna
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   Socorros   "Revillagegidos Arcepelago"
Unbelievable trip. It was 23 hours to San Benedicto, another 5 to Socorro, 10 to Roca Partida and 33 back to Cabo, but would readi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2016   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Guadalupe Island   "CAN LIGHTNING STRIKE THRICE????"
Pix available at: [. . . ] Worst. Shark trip. Ev... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2016   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Private (none) Y   Gulf of California   "Isla Tortuga"
We did five days of diving off of Isla Tortuga in the Gulf of California (between Sta. Rosalia and Guaymas/ San Carlos) on a privat... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2016   Joel Snyder
500+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Beach Resort/ Baja Paradise Condos N   Cabo Pulmo   "Cold water mars otherwise lovely diving"
This was my third trip to Cabo Pulmo, and probably the least successful. Some strong winds came up and blew cold water into the m... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2016   Joel Snyder
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Socorro   "Manta madness in Socorro on the Nautilus Explorer"
We barely escaped the blizzard on the east coast in time to catch our flight to Cabo. After the initial stress, we easily made our... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Mark Etter
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Revillagigedos Archipelago   "Great Diving on a Great Boat"
This was my 9th dive trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago (aka Socorro). The previous 8 trips were aboard the Nautilus Explorer. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
NAUTILUS BELLE AMIE Y   ISLAS REVILLAGIGEDO / SOCORRO   "GREAT TRIP ON THE BELLE AMIE TO ISLAS REVILLAGIGEDO (SOCORRO)"
Southwest Airlines with 2 free bags was a great way to get to Los Cobos Airport. Stay at Marina Fiesta Hotel. The hotel recommen... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Warren Sprung
500+ Dives
 
Club Cantamar/ Southern Sport N   Revillagigedos/Socorro   "Great diving the Revillagigedos"
The Revillagigedo/ Socorro diving was excellent. On almost every dive at San Benedicto we experienced large oceanic mantas. On some... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
5/2015   leonard conway
500+ Dives
 
Ismael Hinojosa N   Cabo Pulmo/La Paz   "Wonderful Place to Dive "
This dive week was a 10. I hired mayo (Ismael Hinojosa) who lives in Cabo as our private guide. He was born in La Paz and knows e... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2015   cheryl traverse
500+ Dives
 
N/A/ [same]Baja Bungalows N   Baja California   "Great diving in Cabo Pulmo"
We had a wonderful week in Cabo Pulmo, Mexico. We found a small village there with sand roads and horses taking casual walks ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Paula Flori
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   [N/A]   "Guadalupe Island - Great Whites"
Sadly this report will not be so favorable for Nautilus as my past reports for them have been. The trip began with the motor coac... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Gregg Backemeyer
500+ Dives
 
East Cape Explorers/ Palmilla N   Baja   "First time with East Cape"
Usually I dive with Dive Cabo in Cabo San Lucas, but I decided to try their sister company for some variety. They were very nice, ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2015   Brian Brown
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Y   Ostensibly to Socorro   "Nautilus Belle Amie"
The Nautilus Belle Amie is a beautiful stable vessel. Diving is from rigid hulled inflatables. Food and service was quite ph... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2015   Patrick Ryan
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Isla Guadalupe   "FINS TO THE LEFT, RIGHT, UP, AND DOWN (with apoligies to Jimmy Buffett"
If youíve ever had a yearning to dive with Great White Sharks, there are a couple of places in the world where you can do so, but ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2015   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Southern Sport Y   Reviilagigedos   "Southern Sport"
I typically dive closer to home, but a dive operator who I greatly respect was running a trip to Socorro, and I joined. First, the... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2015   Richard Lowe
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Revillagigedo Islands   Calm surface not the norm , strange currents below , up and down both suddenly 10 or 15 ft deeper or shallower than before , ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2015   Larry R Douglas
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Socorro Islands   "Mexican Galapagos"
The 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
 
Vallarta Adventures/ Four Seasons - Punta Mita N   Puerto Vallarta   "Marietas Islands - Fun But Nothing Memorable"
Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita, Nayarit, is our favorite hotel in the world. It's about a 40- minute drive north of the airport... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   John Whitehead
1000+ Dives
 
Narval Y   Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez aboard the Narval"
Eight of us joined Big Fish Expeditionsí trip to the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) in September. It was a blast, but also a d... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Revillagigedo -Socorro Islands   "Revillagigedo Islands - Socorro Island - Simply Awesome"
This was my fourth trip on the Nautilus Explorer and the best yet. The giant Pacific mantas, hammerheads, dolphins and other pela... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   Gregg Backemeyer
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Midriff Islands   "Rocio Del Mar - Sea of Cortez"
I 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"
We 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
 
El Mar Diving Center, Mesa Az./ Hacienda Tetakawi Hotel N   San Carlos   "San Carlos, Mexico with El Mar Divers"
San Carlos is a quaint beachfront town within the port city of Guaymas in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico and is approximatel... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2015   Dan Panzica
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Y   Socorro Islands   "Nautilus Belle Amie - Socorro Islands...great diving"
This is a new boat but wasn't quite finished in time for the June 1 trip. The two hot tubs and the nitrox equipment had been held... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   James K Harris
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Y   Revillagigedo Islands   "Mantas, dolphins and sharks, oh my."
The Solmar V is an older boat that has been doing the Revillagigedo Islands for many years. It's clean and well maintained, if a b... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   THOMAS SMITH
1000+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Beach Resort/ Vidasoul N   Baja Sur, MX   "Cabo Pulmo Reef"
I had planned to dive for a week based out of Vidasoul resort. Unfortunately the resort was not as nice as advertised. The rooms w... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   Van Freidin
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Revillagigedos Islands   "Revillagigedos Islands on the Nautilus Explorer"
Photos (work may still be under progress): [. . . ] My group of 8 booked a trip 2 years in ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2015   Carol D Cox
1000+ Dives
 
Mazatlán N   Mazatlan   "Mazatlán and Aqua Sport Center"
February 2015 was my second time vacationing in Mazatlán. In 2010 we did a family vacation with my two sons and their wives. While... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   R Howard
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Socorro   "Unbelievable whale songs"
This was our fifth trip to Socorro (fourth with Nautilus Explorer). The boat is still comfortable, with upgrades to some of the ca... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   [N/A]   "Incredible!!!"
Hard to sum up such a fantastic trip. As the Captain Shawn says " you have to play to win". Sometimes its quiet, sometimes sensory... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2015   Peter Dollard
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   [N/A]   "Incredible Humpback Encounter"
January 29, 2015 will have a very special place in my dive log. This is my 8th trip to the Revillagigedos Islands aboard the Naut... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2015   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio Del Mar Y   Socorros Island   "Excellent Liveaboard to the Socorros"
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 Livaboard Y   Soccoro/Revillagigedo Islands   "Simply a Superb Trip - Large Pelagic Heaven"
Rocio Del Mar does everything just right. We consistently saw large numbers of large sharks (White tips, Rock White Tips, Galapag... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2014   George Constantino
250+ Dives
 
Slient World Divers/ Velas Vallarta N   Puerto Vallarta   "Puerto Vallarta - Slient World Divers"
I always search out the small local dive operators, as I like to dive in a small group. Diving with Silent World was like diving ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2014   Richard Rigg
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez in the Wake of Odile"
110í long, 25í 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
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez   "Explore Baja"
This 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
 
Solmar V Y   Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands aboard the Solmar V"
Socorro lived up to its reputation for big animal encounters. I was on the last trip of the season and we still managed to see; g... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2014   John J. Sambogna
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Y   Sea of Cortez   "Great Diving in the Sea of Cortez"
Hurricane Amanda did us a favor. I don't think I would have selected the Sea of Cortez for a dive trip had Hurricane Amanda not r... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2014   Mike O'Keefe
250+ Dives
 
Fun Azul Fleet/ Valentina Y   Sea of Cortez   "Diving with Sea Lions"
Valentina is a large, comfortable, well run liveaboard. . . this includes a large dive deck with plenty of camera space & rinse tanks, l... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2014   Gail M King
1000+ Dives
 
Cortez Club/ La Concha N   La Paz   "so so"
There is not much shade on the boats. Cover up and use lip block. There is dengue fever there so use mosquito repellent when on la... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Michael Braunstein
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Y   Sea of Cortez, top to bottom   "Gulf of Cortez(California) not up to hype"
First, 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 Itís a 4 hr trip south from Phoenix to the boat via van with cargo trailer Ė divers ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2014   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Watersports/ Reinhard's Rentals N   Cabo Pulmo   This is our second trip to Cabo Pulmo. Cabo Pulmo is a small village on the Sea of Cortez. It's about an hour and a half drive f... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2014   Tami Hunter
<100 Dives
 
PV Sea Dive N   Puerto Vallarta   This is a very well run diving operation. The owner, Sue, designed the set- up of the boat and it is one of the more functional one... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2014   Mark A. Magers
250+ 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
 
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