Scuba diving in Socorro

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 30 m
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 30 m

Socorro is a dive site around the island of the same name. Diving in Socorro is an interesting adventure for every diver. The site is presented by rock formations organized into a long stretching line. Underwater explorers receive a great chance to observe giant pacific species. Scuba diving in the area is great for photography.


When to go

The period from November to May is considered to be the best for diving in Socorro. Water and air temperatures reach 21-23C/69-73F. In the period from January to May divers get better chance to watch humpback whales. However, the rest of the year is also possible for diving in the site, as water and air temperatures are of 23-26C/73-78F.

What to see


Marine world strikes with the abundance of species. Divers will definitely spot dolphins, tuna, mackerel, angelfish, manta rays whale sharks, hammerhead sharks and white-tip sharks while diving in Socorro. 

Reachable from

Socorro Islands

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