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Dive Review of Sea Escape liveaboard in
Mexico (Western)/Revillagigedo (Socorro)

Sea Escape liveaboard, Dec, 2013,

by Jennifer Widom, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7484.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving worldwide
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 75 to 76 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions see review
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 1 stars
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Comments Note: I posted the same review to Tripadvisor

Our family of four spent the 2013-14 New Years week aboard Sea Escape in the Socorro (Revillagigedo) Islands. We've dived all over the world, recently favoring spots within the "coral triangle" of Southeast Asia. This year we decided to try something different, trading lush reefs for the promise of plenty of big stuff. As an added bonus, the boat leaving from Cabo San Lucas meant only a short flight from our home (northern California), although the other divers on our trip came from around the globe.

In short: We were very happy with the big-stuff diving and the change of pace from our usual diving region. The Sea Escape is a well-run, well-priced liveaboard. The diving is well worth going back to, and if we did return, we'd again pick Sea Escape over the more expensive alternatives.

The boat and the crossing:

Sea Escape isn't especially luxurious, but it's clean, comfortable, seemingly well-maintained (no problems on our trip that we were aware of), and the crew did a good job. The boat holds 18 passengers but our trip had only 11, allowing us to spread out a bit; it's possib ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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