Notes: Mexico is a popular destination with limited liveaboard spaces. We recommend you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Dive experience: Advanced Open Water Divers certification (or equivalent) and 50 logged dives is required for Socorro liveaboard cruises. For Guadalupe Island trips - Open Water certification for submerged cages; no license required for surface cages.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local beer and wine, transfers to/from the boat from recommended host hotel, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemasters (1 guide for 9 divers for Socorro trips), lost diver radio locators (deposit required), standard tanks, weights and weightbelts, Mexican taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Natural park and port fees (Socorro: (US$ 510 per trip, Guadalupe: 4 nights - (US$ 255, 5 nights - (US$ 330), scuba equipment rental (US$ 225 per week), dive insurance, 16% IVA tax to be added to all onboard purchases. With effect from 1 April 2022, a fuel surcharge of US$ 200 per person will apply to all cruises. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card with surcharge).
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks (spirits), nitrox fills for enriched air divers (US$ 100 per week), torch, transfers from the designated international airport to host hotels, 16% IVA tax to be added to all onboard purchases. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card with surcharge).
How to get there: Socorro Islands: these liveaboard diving charters depart in the morning from Cabo San Lucas. Guests fly into Los Cabos International Airport, approximately 45 minutes drive from Cabo San Lucas. You should plan to arrive the day before departure. Free of charge transfers to the boat are available from the host hotel: Tesoro Los Cabos Hotel at 7:45 am on the day of departure. The boat departs at 8 am. It returns to port at 8 pm on the penultimate day. At 8 am the shuttle will transfer all guests to San Jose del Cabo Airport.
The last dive of the trip will be at around 5 pm. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Guadalupe:Island: Socorro Aggressor departs from Ensenada, Mexico at 12 noon. Most guests arrive the night before departure and stay in the Holiday Inn Express in San Diego Old Town, or Hotel Palacio Azteca in Tijuana. On the day of departure a luxury coach will pick guests up at 8 am (San Diego) and 8:30 am (Tijuana) and transport you to Ensenada. Guests not staying at these hotels must make their way there for pick up. The boat leaves Guadalupe at 1:30 pm on the penultimate day and arrives at port on the final morning and the coach will depart at 8 am to Tijuana and San Diego host hotels, then the San Diego International Airport.
For more information see our Mexico tourist information section.
Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travelers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 10 guests, and 1 additional person can join the cruise in a Deluxe Stateroom free of charge (total 11 or more guests). Pay for 16 guests, and 2 additional persons can join the cruise in a Deluxe Stateroom free of charge (total 18 or more guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 23 guests, and 3 additional persons can join the cruise in a Deluxe Stateroom free of charge (total 26 guests).