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Dive Review of Nautilus Explorer in
Mexico (Western)/Revillagigedo -Socorro Islands

Nautilus Explorer: "Revillagigedo Islands - Socorro Island - Simply Awesome", May, 2015,

by Gregg Backemeyer, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports). Report 8370.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving French Polynesia, Mexico, Windward/Leeward Islands, South Florida, ABC Islands, Honduras, Hawaii, and more
Closest Airport Cabo San Lucas Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 70 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Depth with Nitrox
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments First rate - these guys know what they are doing and do it week in and week out. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was my fourth trip on the Nautilus Explorer and the best yet. The giant Pacific mantas, hammerheads, dolphins and other pelagics were abundant. If you have not yet swam with these mantas you are in for a special treat. They are huge and very friendly, continuously circling around the cleaning areas and actually initiating human interac ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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