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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 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/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
 
Valentina LiveAboard Soccoro   "Soccoro Valentina liveaboard"
Electric diving- not for beginners. Lots of sharks, 7 different species. Huge pacific mantas, Hammerheads, Tuna, huge schools of f... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2020   David A Brom
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Rocio Del Mar Livaboard Full report LiveAboard 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
 
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Valentina Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Soccorro Islands   "The Holy Grail of big animal encounters"
Years ago I traveled to Malpelo and had a so so experience. Two years later I returned and it was one of the best trips ever! Shar... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2018   Chris Kienstra
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Soccorro Islands   Arrived from Buffalo and had arranged to be transferred via cape travel to the boat. Unfortunately cape travel transferred m... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2013   Dr Maynard Luterman
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor-> Cassiopeia   Socorro   "Exceptional wildlife. Substandard live aboard."
Comments Waited a bit to give Aggressor fleet management a chance to respond before submitting. It was my first trip with them. ... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
12/2022   David Ross
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 Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro Islands - bait balls, pilot whales and manta madness!"
For the full overview of this trip, check out the full DIVE HARD trip report on our YouTube channel: [. . . ] ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2022   Kabir Teja (Dive Hard)
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Another fabulous Socorro trip"
Short version: Overall fabulous trip with Nautilus (we were on the Under Sea), good attitude and precautions about COVID, we found... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2022   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Killer big animal action"
We’ve all read about Socorro (Revillagigedo Islands), and this week (my third) on the Nautilus Explorer was the epitome of that re... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2021   Thomas Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta Palooza!"
The trip down to Cabo San Lucas from LAX is an easy 2. 5 hour flight. A word of caution, however, when traveling with camera gear. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Sharks and Manta Heaven"
Great trip on the Nautilus Undersea. Excellent culture of safety in all operations. 24 hour ride out of Cabo to St. Benedito Isl... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2021   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta Heaven! Plus Lots of Sharks and Dolphins"
Socorro Island, San Benidicto and Roca Partita make up this great dive destination. 24 hour cruise from Cabo, this remote island a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2021   David C Kinney
1000+ Dives
 
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
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro"
Date was actually June 2018 and we went on the Naitilus Undersea. Open ocean trek from Cabo to Socorro (Revillagigedo). Ju... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2018   David Lamb
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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 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 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 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 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 Socorro   We’ve 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 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
 
Solmar V Full report   Socorro   It was a little over 24 hours sailing from Cabo San Lucis southward to the first of the Islas Revilla Gigedo. Also referred to as... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2004   Bruce Busfield
500+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Socorro   Solmar V is the most uncomfortable and most expensive liveaboard I have ever been on. Living area of boat is very uncomfortable wi... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
2/2004   Scott McGill
1000+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Socorro   I was very disappointed. . . I know the dive conditions and marine life can not be controlled but the emails and website are a bit m... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2003   Barbara Petrecca
100+ 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 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
 
MV Valentina   Socorro aka Revillagigedo   "Wanna see some big marine life?"
All in all, it was a great trip and any serious diver should dive these islands at least once in their lifetimes and you will prob... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2021   Peter Neubauer
1000+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard 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 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 Belle Amie LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands - Early November had low visibility but generally good"
This was my 5th trip to Socorro on the Belle Amie since 2015 with previous trips in May, June, July, and December. Obviously I lo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Jim Harris
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Good Liveaboard but 3rd Time Wasn't a Charm for Conditions"
This was our third trip to Socorro, second time on the Belle Amie. It's a really nice boat and the crew has always been very good. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2021   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
3Helpful 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 
Vortex   Socorro Islands   "Diving on Vortex was As good as it gets!"
Guys, I’ve been in the diving industry for over 20 years. I can’t say enough about the crew of the vortex. Five stars. Food was... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2020   Tim Norkus
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie   Socorro Islands   "Pleasant trip with everything expected except a whale shark"
This was my 4th trip to Socorro on the Belle Amie but the first for this time of year. I went for the “warmest waters of the year... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2019   James K Harris
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands - mantas, mantas & more mantas!"
My first visit to the Socorros – my expectations were high based on comments from divers I have met who previously dived the Revil... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful 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
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard 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
 
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Unbelievible Trip - Amazing Crew, Exciting Encounters"
The Valentina is a large boat with plenty of room for everyone. The rooms were a good size with individual A/ C units, a large bat... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2017   Kenneth Weinberg
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio Del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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 LiveAboard 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
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   This was our first trip to the Socorro Islands, and we had a wonderful time despite less than optimal water conditions. There was... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2012   Mary Marshall
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   Five Stars for Solmar V! Great Liveaboard; Great crew; Amazing diving. Our trip was organized by Jon Edens, Trip host & Manager at... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2010   Bob DeFeo
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report   Socorro Islands   This boat had about 18 passengers and 8 crew. I won't spend too much time iterating the many others who have made reports: read t... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2008   Robert Courter
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V/ n/a Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   The Solmar V is a well- maintained liveaboard based out of Cabo San Lucas. You must make your own arrangements for transporta... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2006   Daniel Mann
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilis Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   This was our annual New Years Eve trip, and we all had a great time diving together. We all arrived in Cabo San Lucas and were ta... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2005   Jill Crocker
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands/Revillagigedos   The Solmar V has a well earned reputation for "big stuff" diving. We saw 2 whale sharks(15 ft), medium sized mantas (10 ft. ), hug... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2013   Randall S Preissig
1000+ Dives
 
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
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
Rocky Point Divers Full report   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
 
Sorocco aggressor   Sorocco   "Good, bad and ugly on sorocco aggressor"
Just got back from the sorocco aggressor 1st trip of the year. The good: Mantas, on nearly every dive. We also had three dives ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Jeff moore
250+ Dives
Photos available 
M/V Valentina/Fun Azul Fleet   Southern Sea of Cortez   "As good as 38 years ago!"
Last visit to Sea of Cortez was 38 years ago, on our first live- aboard (M/ V Marisla II). One of our two dive masters on the Valen... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Thomas H Rynalski
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   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
 
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
Carlo Scuba/ Club Med, Ixtapa   Zihuatanejo, Mexico   "Great small operator "
We stayed at ClubMed but dove independently from the club and it was about 1/ 2 price. Thierry (a 3rd generation owner) was very ea... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Tracy E. Johnson
1000+ Dives
 
Carlo Scuba/ Club Med, Ixtapa   Zihuatanejo, Mexico   "Great small operator "
We stayed at ClubMed but dove independently from the club and it was about 1/ 2 price. Thierry (a 3rd generation owner) was very ea... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Tracy E. Johnson
1000+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Divers/ Baja bungalows Full report   [Cabo Pulmo   The lodging at Baja bunglows was excellent. We had a casita, two rooms and an bath. There was an outside shared kitchen. Also on... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2012   bill mashek
500+ Dives
 
Amigos del Mar/ Plaza Las Glorias Full report   [Cabo San Lucas   Kevin/ the owner and manager at Amigos del Mar did an excellent job providing us with great service. We left our gear with them aft... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2002   Mark Bryant/Instructor
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Mantas, sharks, and dolphins...oh my!"
Great trip—people, critters, and accommodations! We arrived two days before the boat left and did two boat dives near the arch. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2022   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Mantas, sharks, and dolphins...oh my!"
Great trip—people, critters, and accommodations! We arrived two days before the boat left and did two boat dives near the arch. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2022   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Disappointing Sea of Cortez diving"
Positives: The crew provided a safe dive experience and were very helpful with the gear. The chef was outstanding. He made delicio... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Jana Johnson
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "13th trip to Revillagigedos Archipelago"
In early February, I headed down to SJD airport then about a 40 minute ride over to Cabo San Lucas to the Nautilus Dive Center loc... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2020   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available
5Helpful vote(s) received
Solmar V LiveAboard     "Good Diving with Big Animals"
My buddy and I meet the group that would be our partners for the week at The Bahia Hotel & Beach House, the official host hotel. T... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2019   Michael Chiado
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Awesome Trip"
Staff and captain had terrific attitudes. Professional, great standard of care, great sense of humor. Food was average but present... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2019   timothy g warner
500+ Dives
 
Valentina fun azul Full report LiveAboard     "High Voltage Mexico Livaboard"
Great trip!- Our 2nd time on this boat. Everything works on this boat. top notch crew, diving, Food etc- Saw a school of 12 Hammer... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   David A Brom
500+ Dives
 
Cortez Club Full report       "SIMPLY FANTASTIC!"
The rides out to most sites were 1. 5+. I realize they can't help that but it was a bit of a drag but the boats were comfortable e... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2018   Dale Lachman
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
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Fun Azul Full report LiveAboard     "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
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful 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 I’ve ever dealt with on a live aboard. The large animals were mostl... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
azur fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Great White Sharks!!!"
What an amazing trip. We departed San Diego at about 8pm for the drive to Ensenada on Nautilus' private coach. With only 20 dive... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Ryan Slater
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard     "White Sharks"
We chose the Nautilus Belle Amie out of the 3 or 4 boats/ providers that head to Guadalupe Island for the Great White observation s... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Dave
250+ Dives
 
East Cape Explorers Full report       "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mayo Hinjosa Full report       "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 Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
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 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     "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
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
 
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
 
amigos del mar Full report       ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2009   henry campbell
1000+ Dives
 
Manta/ Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Full report       This was our first experience with Manta in Cabo San Lucas. We went diving with them in the area near the Cabo iconic rock format... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
4/2009   Lori Brown
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
 
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