Socorro Islands Open Boat Trip 2019

$4,105.00
 

Socorro Islands Open Boat Trip 2019

Experience the best place in the world for mantas, sharks, dolphins, and humpbacks, on the Rocio del Mar, for 9 nights instead of the usual 8 nights! Fly into San José Del Cabo, Mexico for amazing liveaboard diving in the beautiful Socorro Islands.

 

February 5 - 14, 2019

Rare 9-night trip, giving you a whole extra day of diving

$4,105 per person

 

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Trip Extensions - How to Get There - Booking & Payment - Underwater Photos

 

Why Join This Trip?

 ✓ Rare 9-night trip, instead of their usual 8-night trip, giving you a whole extra day of diving!

 ✓ 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

 

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Why Travel with Bluewater?

 ✓ We book resorts/ liveaboards that offer the best overall value

 ✓ Gear discounts and other benefits

 ✓ Great support if flight/weather issues occur

 ✓ "Bluewater helped me out when I needed it most, the airline wouldn't let me board because of a Visa issue. They saved my butt" - Ray Tsusuki

 

Trip Information

What is an Open Boat Trip?

There will be no trip leader from Bluewater Travel onboard. But the great crew of the Rocio del Mar 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!

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.

Read the great reviews of the Rocio del Mar! Read 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

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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Package Details

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

 

 

Trip Schedule

 > 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 at 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.

About the 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.

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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). 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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Payment & Booking

Payment Schedule

 > Deposit upon booking: $900

 > 2nd Payment: $1,400 due Aug 1, 2018

 > Final Payment: $1,805 due Nov 1, 2018 

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 Trip

 

 
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