Find the best deal with us to dive in the paradise of the largest national park in North America on a Socorro Liveaboard. You can find large numbers of pelagic species around the islands, this is the place you can see tiger sharks, schools of hammerheads, migrating silky sharks along with many more sharks, 7 types in total. Manta Rays in the Socorro Islands are famous for being so friendly, you will have a great interaction with some of the 1500 resident giant mantas.
Socorro is one of the islands of the Revillagigedo Archipelago, a group of four volcanic islands located in the Pacific Ocean. Socorro Island is located approximately 450 km south of Cabo San Lucas.
Socorro is an unsurpassed paradise with some of the planet’s biggest creatures promising you a truly spectacular experience!
What you can see?
November- May is the season and in Socorro you have the chance to see big pelagic animals. There are 7 types of sharks, over 1200 individual mantas known in the area. Friendly dolphins that approach divers and want a belly rub as well as the chance to see false orcas, humpback whales, and whale sharks.
This is a dive area with current and deep dropoffs, you need to have your Advanced Open WWater certification of over 30 dives to join the trip, if you have questions about this please send us an email.
A huge rock jumping out of the open ocean.
The drop-off of the reef wall is 70-80m.
You can see large schools of Jacks, Mantas, Silver Tips and Galapagos sharks, false orcas, and giant yellowfin tuna.
This is likely the most place to see schooling Hammerhead and silkie Sharks covering your view. while at the same time Whale Sharks and humpback whales could be swimming around you.
This tiny rock in the middle of the pacific ocean is a resting place for white-tip reef sharks. They pile on top of each other in a cuddle puddle, a perfect photo opportunity.
EL BOILER – SAN BENEDICTO ISLAND
A point in the Sun Benedicto Island. A submerged large seamount rises from the bottom of the sea.
The seamount drops down to around 50m and is beautiful.
The point is known for spotting Mantas, along with Jacks and Hammerhead Sharks. Bottlenose Dolphins are very often at this dive site and show off to divers.
EL CANYON – SAN BENEDICTO ISLAND
This dive site is where you are most likely to see Tiger sharks. You have the opportunity to see hundreds of schooling hammerheads along with many mantas and dolphins come here to hunt. This is the dive site with the largest variety of marine life, you never know what you will see next.
CABO PEARCE – SOCORRO ISLAND
It is a lava finger at the point of Socorro Island. This is a point where you have an amazing chance to interact with dolphins, see schools of big female hammerheads, whale sharks. Mantas constantly circle this dive site and interact with divers, it will leave you breathless.
- 4 meals a day
- 3-4 dives a day
- Experienced dive guide
- Friendly crew
What to bring:
- Bio-degradable sunscreen
- Bathing suits
- Gratuity for Crew 15-20%
- Dive gear (a rental is an option)