Socorro Big Animal Trip March 2020



Socorro March 2020 Big Animal Trip

Experience the best place in the world for mantas, sharks, dolphins, and humpbacks, on the Rocio del Mar! Fly into San José Del Cabo, Mexico for amazing liveaboard diving in the beautiful Socorro Islands. 

March 19 - 27, 2020

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8 Nights for only $3,895 $3,505


Why Join This Trip?

  • Amazing boat, staff, food, and crew!
  • Four guided dives per day (conditions permitting)
  • Timed to offer the best opportunity to see hammerhead & silky sharks, humpback whales, whale sharks, dolphins, large schools of fish besides THE GIANT MANTAS
  • Beer and wine included
  • Great support from Bluewater Travel if flight/weather issues occur
  • Repeat customer and photo gear discounts, and other benefits

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Trip Overview

This 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. Sail and dive in comfort on the incredible Rocio del Mar. Price includes local beer and house wine.



Here's a sample day-by-day itinerary of this trip:

  • Arrive a day before departure and stay the night in a nearby hotel.
  • Day 1 - Rocio Del Mar will be ready for embarkment by 8:00am, and will depart at 9:00am.
  • Day 2 - Rocio del Mar arrives in San Benedicto around 11:00 a.m. Start Diving! 2 dives scheduled.
  • Day 3 – San Benedicto, 4 dives scheduled.
  • Day 4 – Roca Partida, 3 dives scheduled.
  • Day 5 – Roca Partida, 3 dives scheduled. 
  • Day 6 – Socorro Island, 4 dives scheduled.
  • Day 7 – San Benedicto, 4 dives scheduled. At the end of this day, we will start our departure to San Jose del Cabo.
  • Day 8 – Arrive at San Jose del Cabo. Guests may sleep on the boat.
  • Day 9 - Disembark after breakfast.



Dive Overview

These islands are a spectacular magnet for a wide range of big pelagic animals. Schooling Hammerhead sharks, dolphins, silky sharks, Galapagos sharks, clouds of jacks and barracuda, tuna, wahoo, marlin, oceanic whitetip sharks, whale sharks, and mantas.


Diving Conditions in March/April

Water temperature will be around 74-80 degrees F. Hammerheads, silky sharks, whale sharks, humpback whales, dolphins, schools of fish and more will be aplenty.

To learn more about what you can expect from this Socorro trip check out this trip report. You can also read the great reviews of the Rocio del Mar & the reviews on diving Socorro here.


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  • Your accommodation and housekeeping
  • All meals, snacks, and beverages
  • Four guided dives per day (conditions permitting)
  • Tanks, air and weights
  • Breakfast on the day of disembarkation
  • Local beer and wine
  • All taxes



  • National Park Fees: $28
  • Hyperbaric chamber mandatory contribution: $15
  • Nitrox: $120 for the week
  •  Fuel surcharge: $100
  • Gratuity


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About the Rocio Del Mar

Rocio Del Mar is one of the best liveaboards sailing in the area, offering 10 comfortable cabins for up to max. 20 divers. All have private bathrooms with hot shower stalls, Western-style toilets, lavatories, and above height window. Each cabin is carpeted and air-conditioned. There are room length windows with privacy curtains and convenient gear and clothes storage drawers beneath the beds.


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Check out this page to see more details and customer reviews on the Rocio Del Mar.

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Flight Information

Trip attendees should fly in and out of San José Del Cabo, Mexico (airport code SJD). Flights should arrive the day before the trip starts.

Return flights should be made anytime on the last day of the trip. There will be a shuttle at the boat around 9-10am for transport to the airport and the cost is $20 per person.

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Socorro Underwater Photos from Previous Trips  


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