Socorro Islands

Immerse yourself in the world-renowned Socorro Islands and witness giant manta rays, whale sharks, and other magnificent marine creatures



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USD 1,895 per trip

Big pelagics
Unique underwater landscapes
Strong currents and depths

Socorro Islands, also known as the Revillagigedo Islands, is a premier liveaboard diving destination off the coast of Mexico. These volcanic islands offer incredible underwater topography with swim-throughs, walls, pinnacles, and steep drop-offs. Divers can expect to encounter a wide variety of marine life, including giant Pacific manta rays, humpback whales, dolphins, whale sharks, and a host of reef fish species. Socorro liveaboard diving trips typically involve multiple dives per day, with opportunities for both open water and advanced dives. The water temperature is generally warm, ranging from 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit, making it comfortable to dive with a 3mm or 5mm wetsuit.
One of the most popular dive sites at Socorro is Roca Partida, a small rock formation that is home to large schools of hammerhead sharks, tuna, and other pelagic species. The Boiler is another popular site that offers a unique experience to dive with giant manta rays. Socorro liveaboard diving offers an opportunity to experience some of the most exciting and unique marine life encounters in the world. From the friendly giant manta rays to the elusive hammerhead sharks, this destination offers a truly unforgettable diving experience. So if you're looking for an adventure that will leave you in awe of the underwater world, Socorro Islands should definitely be on your bucket list

Must see dive sites of Socorro Islands

Socorro Island, Roca Partida, and San Benedicto are must-see dive sites during a Socorro liveaboard diving trip. Socorro Island offers diverse dive sites with volcanic formations and steep drop-offs, where divers can spot hammerhead sharks, dolphins, and large schools of fish. Roca Partida is a small rock formation surrounded by deep blue water where divers can encounter mantas, schools of hammerheads, and silky sharks. San Benedicto is famous for its large populations of giant mantas, as well as other species like humpback whales, whale sharks, and even tiger sharks. The underwater topography in all three sites is unique and fascinating, with a mix of rugged rock formations and sandy bottoms

When To Go Dive at Socorro Islands

The best time for Socorro liveaboard diving is from November to May when the water temperature ranges from 22°C to 26°C (72°F to 79°). Currents can vary depending on the dive site but are generally mild to moderate. The best time to see big animals such as giant manta rays and whale sharks is from January to April when they migrate to the area in search of food
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