Dive in the paradise of the largest national park in North America. 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 giant mantas on this trip.
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.
M/V VALENTINA accommodates a maximum of 20 guests. All cabins are double occupancy unless otherwise requested.
The dining room on the main deck is air-conditioned and equipped with comfortable sofas and chairs and a TV screen to show your photos and videos.
We offer an OPEN BAR complimentary beer, tea, coffee and soft drinks.
M/V VALENTINA’s kitchen provides a variety of Mexican food, European, Asian dishes. One day during the trip you will have a Mexican BBQ dinner on board.
All Cabins have A/C and a private restroom and a shower room.
–2 out of 10 cabins are Deluxe Double Plus cabins with 1 double bed and 1 single bed (non-bunk).
–1 out of 10 cabins is a Valentina Double cabin with 1 double bed. Great room for a couple!
–7 out of 10 cabins are Deluxe Twin cabins with spacious wide bunk beds
Guiding is one of the most important factors for you to enjoy scuba diving safely.
We do briefings with dive maps for each dive site to make it clear and understandable. Our experienced guides will show you the best animals in Socorro throughout the trip.
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.
- 9 nights accommodation
- 4 meals a day
- 3-4 dives a day
- Experienced dive guide
- Double/ twin room with en-suite
- Beer and soda included
- Transportation to the boat from the airport or San Jose
- Friendly crew
What to bring:
- Bio-degradable sunscreen
- Bathing suits
- Good vibes
- Gratuity for Crew 15-20%
- Dive gear (a rental is an option)