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Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "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
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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
 
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Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard     "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   The title of this review was supposed to be Socorro Island (actually Isla Revillagigedos Biosphere to be more precise) Ė May 25 to... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2014   Gary
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   This was my 7th trip to the Socorro Islands aboard the Nautilus Explorer. Due to exercises by the Mexican Navy (perhaps a few chin... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2014   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     The explorer is a sturdy boat built for colder waters and heavy seas. We had 7 to 9 foot swells. The service is good, the crew fri... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   jean miller
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   My latest trip to Islas Revillagigedo, also known as Socorro Island was yet again awesome, although the rough seas affected the di... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe   This was a trip of a lifetime. The entire crew of the Nautilus Explorer, (with the exception of the cook)from the captain to the ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2013   Dr. MARCUS MERRIN
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   This was my 6th trip to the Regillagigedos on the Nautilus Explorer. It was nice to see several of the same crew members who have ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2013   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   This was an unbelievable opportunity to observe great whites up close and personal in clear water while staying on a first- class l... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2012   David Hardie
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadelupe   I have been looking at trying the live aboard Natilus Explorer for some time. I haven't dived cold water for awhile. 7MM for the... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2012   Douglas C. Spencer
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   We were well prepared for this trip to Guadalupe Island to go cage diving with great white sharks. We saw at least one shark on e... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2012   Dr Stephen W Carmichael
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   Our latest trip to Islas Revillagigedo, also known as Socorro Island was fabulous, with a couple of disappointments. We spent two... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2012   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos   This was my 5th trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago (RA) aboard the Nautilus Explorer. This trip began a bit dicey. One of the ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2012   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Isla Guadalupe   The trip from the Radisson motel near San Diego's airport to Ensenada, Mexico took about three hours. The crossing at the border ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2011   Marty Giesecke
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   Weíve been to Socorro before, but this time we decided to try our luck during humpback whale season, and we were not disappointed!... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2011   Jeanne Downey
<100 Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   This was my 4th trip on the NE to the Revillagigedos and probably the best one that I have had. After about a 24 hour voyage fr... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2011   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe   Great white sharks have really big teeth, as evidenced by my husbandís picture of Grace, a 20- footer, pressing her nose against h... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2010   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo [Socorro]   We were lucky in so far that the ban on visiting Socorro imposed by the Mexican Navy was lifted on the 15th of March, enabling us ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2010   DAVID SHEMTOV
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard San Benedicto, Roca Partida   NAUTILUS EXPLORER ISLAS REVILLOGIGEDO, BAJA SUR, MEXICO We have over 10, 000 dives in many locations. We have been to the Revill... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
2/2010   NEAL LANGERMAN
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro / Revillagegdos   Phenomenal trip in a truly fantastic location. Schools of hammerheads were the highlight for me, but the trip included a whale sha... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2010   Reuben Watkins
100+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   This is my 3rd trip to the Revillagigedos aboard the Nautilus Explorer. The attraction is the large pelagics - - mantas and several... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2010   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   This was my first liveaboard trip and it was so good I did not want to get off the boat when the trip ended. Lots of Mantas, Hamm... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2010   MARTHA MANDEL
<100 Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro Island   The service and diving we received while aboard the Nautilus Explorer exceeded our expectations. We had been told by others that t... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2009   Colin Earl
<100 Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo/Socorro   Revillagigedo Islands on the Nautilus Explorer The adventure started out in Portland Oregon with a morning flight down t... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2009   Phil Tobin
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   Up until less than a week before embarking, the information that I had received from NE was that we would be leaving from the mari... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2009   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands   The Nautilus Explorer is a great boat with a large and inviting lounge and dining area, hot tub, and sun deck. There are three le... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2008   Gene Huff
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     This was a great trip. I would go again and again. For me there was nothing bad, save no nudibranches. But, I did not expect any. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2008   George A Bogard
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   Two highlights of the trip were diving with the sea lions and we also had a 45 minute snorkel encounter with whale sharks on the w... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
11/2007   Brian Morrow
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigados Islands   Website contains an excellent, up to date, Captains log, that let us know exactly what to expect and the latest conditions. Boat ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2007   Bob Ewald
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands - Mexico   Boarding moved from Cabo San Luca to La Paz due to some trouble with Mexican authorities, adding 3 hours driving North and 6 hours... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2005   Flavio De Simone
100+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard REVILLAGIGEDO INLANDS   This trip met all my expectations- - Sharks(hammerheads, galapagos, silky and reef white tips), whales and what makes this a once ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2005   Jerry Tuttle
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     DECEMBER 2004 REPORT CONTINUED; Immediately upon return to Cabo San Lucas, we went to the hospital and met with the chamber doctor... Full report  
1 stars
4 stars  
1/2005   Edith Summey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   Captain Jekyll or Captain Hyde - - which was it? If you had asked me after my 2- week trip from Juneau to Vancouver on the Nautilus... Full report  
1 stars
4 stars  
12/2004   Edith Summey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Gallant Lady LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Ocean Safari Charter to the Sea of Cortez on Nautilus Gallant Lady"
This was my first international live- aboard trip, and was initially planned during the middle of the Covid outbreak in the United ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2021   Jeffery Lynn Reeb
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Liveaboards LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro May 2022 - Nautilus Explorer "
I recently returned from a nine day dive expedition to the Socorro Islands aboard the Nautilus Explorer. The islands are 250 miles... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2022   David Insley
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Liveaboards LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez aboard the Nautilus Gallant Lady"
I went on a 10 day Sea of Cortez trip aboard the Nautilus Gallant Lady in Oct. 2021. This was my 4th trip on a Nautilus Liveaboa... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Adli Waziri
250+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Liveaboards   Guadalupe Island, Mexico   "High Octane Excitement Every Day"
A great opportunity to see great white sharks, up close and personal. Very safe operation, accomodations very good and the crew w... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   PAUL MILA
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Liveaboards/ Nautilus Under Sea Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Nautilus Liveaboards (we dove the Under Sea) LiveAboard Socorro (Revillagigedos)   "Mantas Out the Ying-Yang"
Start off with this short video which gives an overview of some of what we saw: [. . . ] Then continue with... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2021   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Liveaboards/Nautilus Belle Amie LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands   "Trip of a lifetime on Nautilus Liveaboards"
Trip of a lifetime! Had an encounter with a pod of dolphin who engaged us, vocalized to us (listen to the video) and hung vertical... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2021   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Under the Sea Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Undersea       "An Excellent Week to Socorro and Surrounding Islands "
14 experienced divers flew down on a Reef Seekers group trip to Los Cabos where we stayed one night at the Siesta Suites Hotel in ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2022   Bradley W. Jacks
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Undersea   Guadalupe Island   "Amazing Great White Shark Cage Diving"
First, let me just say, this is the cleanest liveaboard I have ever been on! Iím a little bit of a germaphobe but I never once saw... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Linda Briggs
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Undersea   tropical eastern Pacific   "Some of the best diving of my life"
As soon as I was fully vaccinated against Covid, I booked this trip. The boat was familiar to me, as it was the former Undersea Hu... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2021   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Undersea   tropical eastern Pacific   "Some of the best diving of my life"
As soon as I was fully vaccinated against Covid, I booked this trip. The boat was familiar to me, as it was the former Undersea Hu... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2021   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Undersea Hunter   Revillagigidos   "Excellent Post-Covid Adventure"
Nautilus has responded well to increased safety concerns. Covid tests are required prior to boarding, masks are required on- board... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2021   Tim Williams
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Ocean Sports Full report   San Carlos, Sea of Cortez   We originally were going to go with Gary's Diving in San Carlos. They were very unorganized, vauge about what trips to dive. We ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2006   John Swearingen
250+ Dives
 
Ocean Sports/ San Carlos Mexico Full report   San Carlos   This was a trip set up by our local dive shop and overall information about the specifics were lacking. I wished I had known that... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
10/2004   Debbie Crosby
250+ Dives
 
Pelagic Fleet Vortex LiveAboard Guadalupe   "Wonderful Great White Shark Cage Diving."
Great White Shark cage diving at it's best. The Vortex is large, roomy, and has a wonderful crew. You can spend as long as you wan... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Kolb Kenneth
500+ Dives
 
Pepe's Dive Center Full report   Baja Sur/Cabo Pulmo   Pepe and his staff did a great job. They were all very nice and helpfull. The facility is located far from any town, so come prepa... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
7/2003   Marc Massari
500+ Dives
 
Private (none) Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Professional Diving Services/ Condo Full report   Cabo San Lucas   First day of diving, near Lands End off Cabo San Lucas, at end of dive after number of divers had called it quits we were watching... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   Jeffrey R. Johnson
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
PV Ocean Tours   Puerto Vallarta   "Puerto Vallarta - Los Arcos and Mismalyoa Beach"
This was my first dive in Puerto Vallarta and I decided on PV ocean tours based on the recommendations of this site and others. Al... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2019   R Howard
250+ Dives
 
PV Ocean Tours Full report   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
 
PV Scuba/ Melia Hotel Full report   Puerto Vallarta   Alex, the owner was great to deal with before hand via emails, and later on arrival. Good operation, boat was nice. Rental equi... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
4/2009   Rick Bates
1000+ Dives
 
PV Scuba Full report   Peurto Vallarta   My godson Glyn and I spent the second week of July in Peurto Vallarta diving with Alex and his team at PV Scuba (PVScuba. com). Unl... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   Marshall Kirk McKusick
250+ Dives
 
PV Sea Dive Full report   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
 
PV Sea Dive/ Velas Vallarta Full report   Peurto Vallarta   PV Sea Dive is a very good small operation. They (Sue and Marie) have one boat and, at present, no real dive shop, although they ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2012   John E. Keith
100+ Dives
 
PV Sea Divers/ any hotel in PV Full report       I have scuba dived in PV one time before with Chico's Dive shop and it was very mediocre. I went with the wrong dive shop. ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2014   Terry H Anderson
500+ Dives
 
PVScuba/ Velas Vallarta Full report   Puerto Vallarta   Dive master, Alex Vega, did a remarkable job in helping us with our dives. Being still new to diving, his attention to details was... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2006   James T Frey
<100 Dives
 
Quino El Guardian   Sea of Cortez   "Lots of big stuff to see, and small ones if you're patient"
I wanted a sampler of a bit of everything that the Sea of Cortez offers, and that's exactly what this trip did. We started at the... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   Cary Stegall
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Quino el Guardian LiveAboard Revillagigedo   "Mantas! Hammerheads! Whalesharks! Dolphins! "
The boat is noisy everywhere. Bring noise- canceling earphones. Quad rooms with bunks. 4 heads on deck, each with a shower. 2 sinks... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2020   Mary Adams
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Quino el Guardian   Sea of Cortez   "Explore Baja, great adventure."
This was Quino el Guardianís October 10- day re- positioning cruise from northern summer diving to southern winter diving in the Sea... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Mary Adams
250+ Dives
 
Quino El Guardian Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Explore Baja   "Amazing trip in Baja"
First of all, the Sea of Cortez has different terrain than what most think of when they envision tropical diving. There is very li... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Alice Ribbens
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Midriff Islands, Sea of Cortez   The middle Sea of Cortez is fantastic for diving with sea lions, especially around Isla San Pedro Martir, where we were scheduled ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   gregory moore
100+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez- Midriff Islands"
Trip Report: Sea of Cortez on Rocio del Mar, September 2022 Our private dive group, primarily based out of Portland, OR booked ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Gregory S Bruce
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Midriff Islands, Sea of Cortez   "Photo Workshop in the Sea of Cortez"
This was a photography workshop organized and sponsored by Bluewater Photo. The objective was to have opportunities for macro and ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2021   Kevin Peterson
250+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio Del Mar LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "It was a great trip, wonderful boat and crew"
[This is the third time to be on the Rocio Del Mar. The crew is fabulous and are so very accommodating. The chef is amazing and wi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2021   michael Bahr
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard [Sea of Cortez   "Disappointing Diving from a Well-Run Livaboard"
My 2nd cruise on the Rocio Del Mar- to the Midriff Islands this time. The crew, the food, & the divestaff were outstanding. The w... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
9/2020   Michael Traylor
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Socorro   "Great New Year's week Socorro trip aboard Rocio del Mar!"
First trip to Socorro and first trip on Rocio Del Mar - a big thumbs up to both. Flew Boston- LAX- SJD outbound and SJD- Phoenix- BOS... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2020   Christopher Watt
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez Liveaboard"
This trip was different from the standpoint that to get there and back was interesting. I never thought I'd go to Phoenix to go di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Russ Battisto
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard Baja   "Explore Baja a great opportunity to see the best of Baja"
This is our second Rocio del Mar trip, so we were already pre- disposed to like the boat, the area, and the dive operation. In any... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2018   Joel Snyder
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard     "Midriff Island Trip"
The Rocio del Mar has always treated us as family. The food is great and lots of it. They do their best to accommodate requests ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2018   DONALD MCCOY
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard     "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
 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
4Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Rocio Del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
 
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