Socorro Open Boat Big Animal Trip 2017


Experience the best place in the world for mantas, sharks, dolphins and humpbacks, on the Nautilus Fleet's latest addition, Nautilus Under Sea!  Fly into Cabo San Lucas, Baja, Mexico for amazing liveaboard diving in the beautiful Socorro Islands.  This is an open boat trip - no trip leader - everyone is welcome!


March 20-28, 2017


Triple/Quad Share $3,039.75 $2,749
Twin Cabin $3,354.75 $2,999
Stateroom $3,722.25 $3,349
Suite $4,509.75 $3,999 

About the Trip 

This open boat trip is timed to offer the best opportunity to see hammerhead & silky sharks, humpback whales, whale sharks, dolphins and large schools of fish. Of course many giant mantas will also be present.  

Read more about Nautilus Under Sea!

Read the reviews on diving Socorro here



      •  ✓ 5% Mexican VAT
      •  ✓ Transfers from and/to the boat
      •  ✓ All meals and non-alcoholic drinks
      •  ✓ Tanks and weights
      •  ✓ 3 to 4 dives per day
      •  ✓ Free Nitrox
    • Not Included: 

        •  X Departure tax & a possible fuel surcharge
        •  X Single supplement. For same gender room mate please book a shared stateroom or suite
        •  X Submersible dives
        •  X Rebreather service available at an extra cost
        •  X Dive equipment rental 
        •  X Park fee is $65 per person

The Diving

Socorro is all about amazing interaction with our favourite giant mantas. No other mantas in the world behave like this. We don't know why but we LOVE it!! And the mantas clearly love us back. Aside from the usual interaction with mantas, dolphins and 10 kinds of sharks, 1200 humpback whales migrate down from Alaska at this time of year to mate and breed. You will see loads of whales on the surface and you will hear them singing when you are in the water. Most incredible of all is the opportunity to snorkel with the whales and sometimes even see them during a dive. 

PLEASE NOTE: Diving out the Revillagigedo Islands is way cool, challenging, extremely beautiful and very rewarding. However, it may not be suitable for less experienced divers or those with poor physical conditioning or dive skills. Divers are required to be capable of swimming 50 - 100' on the surface (in a no wind or current situation). Please email us if you have any concerns. 


diving Conditions

Please note that cooler waters and humpback whales go hand-in-hand and you can expect water temps 73 - 74 degrees.


Trip Schedule

Guests will board the Nautilus Under Sea at 8:00pm on March 20, 2017 and disembark at 8:30am on March 28, 2017. Below is a sample Socorro itinerary aboard the Nautilus Under Sea*:


DAY 1 - Boarding at 8PM

DAY 2 - At sea. Evening arrival at San benedicto Island. Safety Briefing, Diver Orientation, Manta 101.

DAY 3 - Dive San Benedicto Island, home to the friendliest giant mantas in the world.

DAY 4 - Dive at Socorro Island. Whale watching during Humpback Whale Season.

DAY 5 - Dive at Socorro Island. Night snorkel with Silky Sharks.

DAY 6 & 7 - Dive at Roca Partida.

DAY 8 - Steam home. Back to the port.

DAY 9 - Disembarkation at 8:30AM.


*Please note that this is a sample itinerary. The exact itinerary for your trip may change based on the weather and other ocean related conditions. 


what is an open boat trip?

There will be no trip leader from Bluewater Travel onboard. But the great crew of the Nautilus Under Sea will be there along the way to help you with all your diving needs and to make sure that you will have the best liveaboard experience possible on your Socorro trip! 


Flight Information

Trip attendees should fly in and out of San Jose del Cabo, Baja, Mexico (airport code SJD).



Contact Us

  • Email for more info and to book your spot!
  • Call  us at (310) 915-6677
  • Stop by our office at 3961 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 206 Culver City, CA 90230


UW Photos OF Socorro 


Check out these photos from Bluewater Travel's prevous trips to Socorro, to have a good idea of what you're going to experience!


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Socorro Underwater Socorro Underwater

Socorro Underwater Socorro Underwater



Photos of the boat

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