Socorro Islands Big Animal Trip March 2020

$3,895.00
 

Socorro Islands Big Animal Trip March 2020

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 18 - 27, 2020

9 Nights for $3,895

 

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Why Join This Trip? - Trip Overview - Inclusions & Exclusions

Accommodations - Trip Extensions - How to Get There

Booking & Payment - Underwater Photos

 

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.

The trip begins in San Jose Del Cabo and ends in San Jose Del Cabo. Here's a sample day-by-day itinerary of this trip: 

 > Day 1 (March 18) - Rocio Rocio Del Mar will be ready for boarding at 5:00pm, dinner at 7:00 pm, and will depart that evening.

 > Day 2 - Rocio del Mar arrives at San Benedicto. Start Diving!

 > 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 - Socorro Island

 > Day 8 – San Benedicto, 4 dives scheduled. At the end of this day, we will start our departure to San Jose del Cabo.

 > Day 9 – Arrive at San Jose del Cabo. Guests may sleep on the boat.

 > Day 10 (March 27) - Disembark after breakfast by 8:30 am.

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.

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

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.

 

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Inclusion & Exclusions

Inclusions 

 ✓ 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

 

Exclusions 

 ✗ National Park Fees: $28

 ✗ Hyperbaric chamber mandatory contribution: $15

 ✗ Nitrox: $120 for the week

 ✗ Fuel surcharge: $100

 ✗ Gratuity

 

 

About the Rocio Del Mar

Rocio Del Mar Rocio Del Mar

Rocio Del Mar offers 10 comfortable guest staterooms on two decks. 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.

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

 

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Want to Extend Your Trip?

We can help with that! See more of Mexico before or after your trip with Bluewater in Socorro. Flying all that way merits a multi-destination vacation! La Paz is an amazing destination nearby that offers a range of additional unique experiences. Here are some examples of packages we can add on to your trip reservation:

 

7 NIGHTS AT THE 5 STAR COSTA BAJA RESORT & SPA 

Price: $2,087 per person based upon double occupancy

The Hotel CostaBaja Resort & Spa is the first and only luxury hotel & spa in the city of La Paz. This boutique hotel offers a selection of ocean, mountain and marina views. North of the hotel is Espiritu Santo Island, where you will find the greatest marine life in the world and the best sport fishing within Baja Sur.

✓ 7 nights in a king or twin room

✓ Full buffet breakfasts

✓ 5 days of 3 tank dives

✓ Lunches & drinks on the boat

✓ National park permit fees

✓ Roundtrip Cabo transfers

✓ Free WiFi: Yes

✓ Swimming Pool: Yes

Costa Baja Resort La Paz Costa Baja Resort La Paz

Costa Baja Resort & Spa

 

7 NIGHTS AT THE 3 STAR LA CONCHA BEACH RESORT

Price: $1,803 per person based upon double occupancy.

A beach resort offering a peaceful and mellow atmosphere on the Sea of Cortez. Over a hundred sea view rooms are featured in La Concha Beach Resort. Located in front of the ocean and with full view to the beach and pool, the accommodations include from essential details to luxury amenities. 

✓ 7 nights in a king or twin room

✓ Full buffet breakfasts

✓ 5 days of 3 tank dives

✓ Lunches & drinks on the boat

✓ National park permit fees 

✓ Roundtrip Cabo transfers

✓ Free WiFi: Yes

✓ Swimming Pool: Yes

La Concha Beach Resort La Paz La Concha Beach Resort La Paz

La Concha Beach Resort

 

7 NIGHTS AT THE 4 STAR HOTEL CATEDRAL 

Price: $1,670 per person based upon double occupancy.

Hotel Catedral La Paz is a new concept of accommodation to suit the needs of today's travelers. It is part of the historic center of the city, surrounded by major attractions next to Our Cathedral Lady of La Paz. With its sophisticated contemporary modernist architecture, Hotel Catedral La Paz it focuses on every detail to offer its guests an excellent service and quality, both in the rooms and its gourmet restaurant.

✓ 7 nights in a king or twin sea view room

✓ Full breakfasts

✓ 5 days of 3 tank dives

✓ Lunches & drinks on the boat

✓ National park permit fees

✓ Roundtrip Cabo transfers

✓ Free WiFi: Yes

✓ Swimming Pool: Yes

Hotel Catedral La Paz Hotel Catedral La Paz

Hotel Catedral La Paz

 

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Flight Information

 > Trip attendees should fly in and out of San José Del Cabo, Mexico (airport code SJD). Guests can arrive on the morning of March 18 before boarding the boat that day.

 > 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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Payment & Booking

Payment Schedule

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Got Questions? Ready to Book?

Call Bluewater Travel at 310-915-6677 or email info@bluewaterdivetravel.com and let them book your dream vacation at the best price!

 

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Underwater Images

Socorro Underwater Photos from Previous Trips

 

 
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