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La Paz Divers/ Pueblo Bonito Rose   La Paz   "Diving with sea lions La Paz"
[Rented a car in Cabo at the air port. Expensive with insurance 500$ for the week. But we were staying at Cabo and doing some of o... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2024   Thomas huggins
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard [N/A]Socorro   "15th Trip to Socorro"
On May 16, I headed down to Los Cabos Airport (SJD) to board the Nautilus Explorer for my 15th trip aboard a Nautilus vessel bound... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2024   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "One of the Best-run Live-aboard Operations We've Been On"
Probably one of the best run- live aboard operations we've been on in terms of service, accommodations, crew experience, safety and... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2023   Kent O. Bonde
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Baja California   "Magdalena Bay Sardine Run: Beyond My Wildest Dream "
Diving with bait balls have always been on my bucket list, and as soon as I see "Magdalena Bay Sardine Run" on the liveaboard the ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2023   Judy Orange
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Nice trip to Socorro"
Enjoyed this trip to Socorro. Had easy passage over and back. Had large Mantas on virtually every dive. Dolphins on multiple dives... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2023   howard blitz
1000+ Dives
 
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Cabo Pulmo Beach Resort/ SAA   Cabo Pulmo   "Cabo Pulmo: Visit Sooner Than Later"
Cabo Pulmo, a marine park on the eastern shore of Baja California MX is a fantastic destination if you like schooling fish. Its fa... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2023   Jeffery Lynn Reeb
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ MV Belle Ami LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Whale Shark Season! & August weather is hot and dry"
The crew, the food, the dive operations could not have been better. There were 27 divers & a few snorklers (from US, MX, Peru, Sp... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2023   Teresa McCanlies
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Baja Fun   Sea of Cortez, La Paz   "A quick escape to the Sea of Cortez diving in La Paz"
This is a quick getaway if you live in Southern California from temperate waters in the 50's in San Diego to the mid 80's in the S... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2023   Peter Neubauer
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez Magic"
The crew of the Nautilus Belle Amie were absolutely amazing right from the get go. We had a safety briefing as first order of bus... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2023   Glen Madsen
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard San Ignacio Lagoon   "A Whale of a Time on a Non-Diving Trip"
FULL TRIP REPORT - [. . . ] SMUGMU... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2023   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Manta Scuba Diving   Cabo San Lucas   "Better than expected, cooler than expected"
I was in Cabo San Lucas after a 7- day off- road trip and looking for something to do during my 3 full days in town. I had not brou... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Donald Banas
500+ Dives
 
Baja Expeditiions   San Ignacio Lagoon   "San Ignacio Whale Watching – Non-diving adventure for divers!"
San Ignacio Whale Watching – Non- diving adventure for divers! Divers have a strong attachment to the oceans and their inhabitan... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2023   NEAL LANGERMAN
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie - liveaboard LiveAboard Islas Revillagigedo   "Islas Revillagigedo ROCKS!"
In January of 2022 at my wife's insistence, I changed our dive plans to the Nautilus Belle Amie for a March 2023 sailing to Las Is... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2023   Bobby Munno
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor-> Cassiopeia   Socorro   "Exceptional wildlife. Substandard live aboard."
Comments Waited a bit to give Aggressor fleet management a chance to respond before submitting. It was my first trip with them. ... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
12/2022   David Ross
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Mantas, sharks, and dolphins...oh my!"
Great trip—people, critters, and accommodations! We arrived two days before the boat left and did two boat dives near the arch. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2022   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Mantas, sharks, and dolphins...oh my!"
Great trip—people, critters, and accommodations! We arrived two days before the boat left and did two boat dives near the arch. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2022   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Gurus/ La Pasada   La Paz   "Not a Dive Destination, but a Destination you can dive"
First of all, La Paz was a really neat city. The Malecon along the main street and beach was very nice and both locals and tourist... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Kevin Darnell
1000+ Dives
 
Sorocco aggressor   Sorocco   "Good, bad and ugly on sorocco aggressor"
Just got back from the sorocco aggressor 1st trip of the year. The good: Mantas, on nearly every dive. We also had three dives ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Jeff moore
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Carlo Scuba/ Club Med, Ixtapa   Zihuatanejo, Mexico   "Great small operator "
We stayed at ClubMed but dove independently from the club and it was about 1/ 2 price. Thierry (a 3rd generation owner) was very ea... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Tracy E. Johnson
1000+ Dives
 
Valentina Liveaboard (Fun Azul Fleet) LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Underwhelmed by dive product"
First and foremost, the crew were amazing. They did their best under the circumstances. The food was also delicious, and there was... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Jessica Prenger
500+ Dives
 
Carlo Scuba/ Club Med, Ixtapa   Zihuatanejo, Mexico   "Great small operator "
We stayed at ClubMed but dove independently from the club and it was about 1/ 2 price. Thierry (a 3rd generation owner) was very ea... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Tracy E. Johnson
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands - Early November had low visibility but generally good"
This was my 5th trip to Socorro on the Belle Amie since 2015 with previous trips in May, June, July, and December. Obviously I lo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Jim Harris
500+ Dives
 
Valentina Liveaboard   Sea of Cortez   "Valentina Liveaboard - Sea of Cortez from La Paz - November, 2022"
I spent six days on the Valentina diving the Sea of Cortez in mid- November. We departed and disembarked from La Paz. Although ther... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   David Insley
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Dive Tech/ Chileno Bay   Cabo San Lucas   "Great dive master, nice little shop"
The dive guide Niko was very attentive and hospitable. He was safety oriented and gave a good briefing before we dove. Nautilus Di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Lara K Aho
250+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez- Midriff Islands"
Trip Report: Sea of Cortez on Rocio del Mar, September 2022 Our private dive group, primarily based out of Portland, OR booked ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Gregory S Bruce
1000+ Dives
 
Valentina Liveaboard   Sea of Cortez   "Fantastic trip with playful sea lions and ..."
The Valentina liveaboard had a great crew that provided a fantastic diving adventure. I will provide the highlights below. If you ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Jorge J. More
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Explore Baja   "Amazing trip in Baja"
First of all, the Sea of Cortez has different terrain than what most think of when they envision tropical diving. There is very li... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Alice Ribbens
1000+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar LiveAboard Midriff Islands, Sea of Cortez   The middle Sea of Cortez is fantastic for diving with sea lions, especially around Isla San Pedro Martir, where we were scheduled ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   gregory moore
100+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Beach Resort   Cabo Pulmo   "Great diving in Authentic Mexico"
Our fifth trip to Pulmo, we know what to expect. Love the fact that this is authentic old Mexico, no frills. Beautiful location!... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Karen Card
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro Islands - bait balls, pilot whales and manta madness!"
For the full overview of this trip, check out the full DIVE HARD trip report on our YouTube channel: [. . . ] ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2022   Kabir Teja (Dive Hard)
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Disappointing Sea of Cortez diving"
Positives: The crew provided a safe dive experience and were very helpful with the gear. The chef was outstanding. He made delicio... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Jana Johnson
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Manta Scuba Diving   Sea of Cortez   "Surprisingly good diving in Cabo"
This was my second trip here diving with Manta and both experiences were excellent. They are very professional, great dive maste... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Karen Woods
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Another fabulous Socorro trip"
Short version: Overall fabulous trip with Nautilus (we were on the Under Sea), good attitude and precautions about COVID, we found... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2022   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Undersea       "An Excellent Week to Socorro and Surrounding Islands "
14 experienced divers flew down on a Reef Seekers group trip to Los Cabos where we stayed one night at the Siesta Suites Hotel in ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2022   Bradley W. Jacks
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Liveaboards LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro May 2022 - Nautilus Explorer "
I recently returned from a nine day dive expedition to the Socorro Islands aboard the Nautilus Explorer. The islands are 250 miles... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2022   David Insley
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Liveaboards LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez aboard the Nautilus Gallant Lady"
I went on a 10 day Sea of Cortez trip aboard the Nautilus Gallant Lady in Oct. 2021. This was my 4th trip on a Nautilus Liveaboa... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Adli Waziri
250+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta Palooza!"
The trip down to Cabo San Lucas from LAX is an easy 2. 5 hour flight. A word of caution, however, when traveling with camera gear. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Killer big animal action"
We’ve all read about Socorro (Revillagigedo Islands), and this week (my third) on the Nautilus Explorer was the epitome of that re... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2021   Thomas Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Valentina Full report   Revillagigedo Islands/Socorro   "Great Boat/Customer Service"
The Valentina was easily one of the best liveaboards that I have ever taken. The level of service was second to none. The boat l... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2021   ROBERT PECORARO
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Fun Baja/ [same]Hyatt Full report   la paz   "great fun with sea lions"
The diving with sea lions is worth the trip. There were large schools of fish. There was some macro but this in not a macro ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2021   Michael Braunstein
1000+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Beach Resort Full report   Cabo Pulmo   "Lots of Fish but Lots of Rules"
Cabo Pulmo is a conservation success story. It went from being virtually fished out in 1995 to a having about a 400% gain in biom... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2021   ROBERT PECORARO
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "An Unfortunate Sea of Cortez trip"
First to the negative. Having us fly into Cabo, and then take a 2+20- hour bus ride at night (we left at 7pm) to the boat in L... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   Paul gillespie
250+ Dives
Photos available
4Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island mexico[N/A]   "Finally off my bucket list , Great Trip "
first class operations. You needed a negative PCR test before leaving home. Evening before boarding the Boat you will be give ano... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Robert Levine
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Gallant Lady Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Ocean Safari Charter to the Sea of Cortez on Nautilus Gallant Lady"
This was my first international live- aboard trip, and was initially planned during the middle of the Covid outbreak in the United ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2021   Jeffery Lynn Reeb
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Valentina Full report LiveAboard Soccoro   "Soccoro Valentina liveaboard"
Electric diving- not for beginners. Lots of sharks, 7 different species. Huge pacific mantas, Hammerheads, Tuna, huge schools of f... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2020   David A Brom
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands /Socorro   "An excellent trip for pelagic"
This trip to the Revillagigedo Islands, more commonly known as Socorro was in early January (January 7- 15). Despite of the high co... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2021   Bela Asztalos
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Undersea Full report   Guadalupe Island   "Amazing Great White Shark Cage Diving"
First, let me just say, this is the cleanest liveaboard I have ever been on! I’m a little bit of a germaphobe but I never once saw... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Linda Briggs
500+ Dives
 
Quino El Guardian Full report   Sea of Cortez   "Lots of big stuff to see, and small ones if you're patient"
I wanted a sampler of a bit of everything that the Sea of Cortez offers, and that's exactly what this trip did. We started at the... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   Cary Stegall
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Sea and Land/ Villas DeL Palmar Full report   Loreto [N/A]   "Loreto Keeps on Giving"
This year(was there in 2019 and 2018) was another good diving experience with Land and Sea. They picked us up at the resort and ch... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2021   Frank G Postillion
250+ Dives
Photos available 
MV Valentina Full report   Socorro aka Revillagigedo   "Wanna see some big marine life?"
All in all, it was a great trip and any serious diver should dive these islands at least once in their lifetimes and you will prob... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2021   Peter Neubauer
1000+ Dives
 
Quino el Guardian Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo   "Mantas! Hammerheads! Whalesharks! Dolphins! "
The boat is noisy everywhere. Bring noise- canceling earphones. Quad rooms with bunks. 4 heads on deck, each with a shower. 2 sinks... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2020   Mary Adams
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Blue Nation Full report   Loreto   "Excellent diving and service in Loreto, Mexico"
Monica and Yago run a 1st class operation. They were attentive from the check- in all the way through a week of diving three tanks... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2021   Glen Madsen
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   "Surprise, surprise!"
I wish someone had told me not to go in May. Even though I'm a very "seasoned" diver, I came very close to hanging up my fins. The... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
5/2021   Annette D Keller
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Liveaboards (we dove the Under Sea) Full report LiveAboard Socorro (Revillagigedos)   "Mantas Out the Ying-Yang"
Start off with this short video which gives an overview of some of what we saw: [. . . ] Then continue with... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2021   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Liveaboards/Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands   "Trip of a lifetime on Nautilus Liveaboards"
Trip of a lifetime! Had an encounter with a pod of dolphin who engaged us, vocalized to us (listen to the video) and hung vertical... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2021   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard Midriff Islands, Sea of Cortez   "Photo Workshop in the Sea of Cortez"
This was a photography workshop organized and sponsored by Bluewater Photo. The objective was to have opportunities for macro and ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2021   Kevin Peterson
250+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio Del Mar Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "It was a great trip, wonderful boat and crew"
[This is the third time to be on the Rocio Del Mar. The crew is fabulous and are so very accommodating. The chef is amazing and wi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2021   michael Bahr
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta Heaven! Plus Lots of Sharks and Dolphins"
Socorro Island, San Benidicto and Roca Partita make up this great dive destination. 24 hour cruise from Cabo, this remote island a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2021   David C Kinney
1000+ Dives
 
Manta Scuba Diving Full report   Cabo San Lucas   "Surprisingly good diving "
This was a last minute trip and I decided to bring my dive gear along to check out Cabo diving. Not many of my colleagues have bee... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2021   Karen Woods
250+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Disappointing trip"
The ship had just got out of dry dock, unfortunately it wasn’t ready. Inadequate air conditioning, understaffed crew, no spare sc... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   kathleen lynch
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Disappointing trip"
The ship had just got out of dry dock, unfortunately it wasn’t ready. Inadequate air conditioning, understaffed crew, no spare sc... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   kathleen lynch
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Undersea Hunter Full report   Revillagigidos   "Excellent Post-Covid Adventure"
Nautilus has responded well to increased safety concerns. Covid tests are required prior to boarding, masks are required on- board... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2021   Tim Williams
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Good Liveaboard but 3rd Time Wasn't a Charm for Conditions"
This was our third trip to Socorro, second time on the Belle Amie. It's a really nice boat and the crew has always been very good. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2021   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Undersea Full report   tropical eastern Pacific   "Some of the best diving of my life"
As soon as I was fully vaccinated against Covid, I booked this trip. The boat was familiar to me, as it was the former Undersea Hu... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2021   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Undersea Full report   tropical eastern Pacific   "Some of the best diving of my life"
As soon as I was fully vaccinated against Covid, I booked this trip. The boat was familiar to me, as it was the former Undersea Hu... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2021   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Sharks and Manta Heaven"
Great trip on the Nautilus Undersea. Excellent culture of safety in all operations. 24 hour ride out of Cabo to St. Benedito Isl... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2021   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
 
Vortex Full report   Socorro Islands   "Diving on Vortex was As good as it gets!"
Guys, I’ve been in the diving industry for over 20 years. I can’t say enough about the crew of the vortex. Five stars. Food was... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2020   Tim Norkus
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Cabo Pulmo   "Serious issues, poor organization"
The first issue was the significant delay to getting on board the boat, there was no communication as to the reasons and once we g... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2020   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard [Sea of Cortez   "Disappointing Diving from a Well-Run Livaboard"
My 2nd cruise on the Rocio Del Mar- to the Midriff Islands this time. The crew, the food, & the divestaff were outstanding. The w... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
9/2020   Michael Traylor
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "13th trip to Revillagigedos Archipelago"
In early February, I headed down to SJD airport then about a 40 minute ride over to Cabo San Lucas to the Nautilus Dive Center loc... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2020   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Tesoro Hotel Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos   "Mantas and sharks galore"
From May 24 through June 1, 2019, I traveled on the Nautilus Explorer to the Revillagigedos. RESERVATIONS: I made my reservatio... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available
5Helpful vote(s) received
See Creatures (previously Cabo Dive Center)/ Tesoro Hotel Full report   Cabo San Lucas   "Relaxing dives before Revillagigedos"
I travelled to Cabo San Lucas in May 2019, three days early, before boarding the Nautilus Explorer for a trip to the Revillagigedo... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2019   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Great New Year's week Socorro trip aboard Rocio del Mar!"
First trip to Socorro and first trip on Rocio Del Mar - a big thumbs up to both. Flew Boston- LAX- SJD outbound and SJD- Phoenix- BOS... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2020   Christopher Watt
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report   Socorro Islands   "Pleasant trip with everything expected except a whale shark"
This was my 4th trip to Socorro on the Belle Amie but the first for this time of year. I went for the “warmest waters of the year... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2019   James K Harris
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Cabo Pulmo Diving Full report   Cabo Pulmo   "Easy trip for west coasters."
Dove with Pilu, who is Cabo Pulmo Diving. We made reservations with her and paid her. Good communications via email. Now, she works... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Joel Horie
100+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Liveaboards Full report   Guadalupe Island, Mexico   "High Octane Excitement Every Day"
A great opportunity to see great white sharks, up close and personal. Very safe operation, accomodations very good and the crew w... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   PAUL MILA
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Awesome Trip"
Staff and captain had terrific attitudes. Professional, great standard of care, great sense of humor. Food was average but present... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2019   timothy g warner
500+ Dives
 
Fun Baja / Valwntina live aboard. Full report   M/V Valentine   "The M/V Valentina revisted."
Fist, the bad, because there is not much bad in my opinion. Although the boat itself has very good human accomodations, it a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Quino el Guardian Full report   Sea of Cortez   "Explore Baja, great adventure."
This was Quino el Guardian’s October 10- day re- positioning cruise from northern summer diving to southern winter diving in the Sea... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Mary Adams
250+ Dives
 
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez with the on the M/V Valentina. Great boat, Amazing Crew"
This is my second trip on the The Valentina, the last one was to Socorro. It is a large boat with plenty of room for everyone. Th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Kenneth Weinberg
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Diving the Sea of Cortez"
If you are looking for heart stopping diving, this is not the trip for you. If on the other hand you are looking for a relaxing ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Pierre Hurter
1000+ Dives
 
Socorro Aggressor Full report   Guadalupe   "Sharks & Staff Great, Boat Needs Upgrading"
The great white sharks didn't disappoint, although days 1 and 3 were much better than day 2. The crew stopped using the submersibl... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2019   Susan
1000+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard     "Good Diving with Big Animals"
My buddy and I meet the group that would be our partners for the week at The Bahia Hotel & Beach House, the official host hotel. T... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2019   Michael Chiado
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Fun Baja/ costa Baja Resort Full report   La Paz   "Another Haas Dive trip"
Very long boat rides to some sites of 1 1/ 2hours. Pretty country with limited sea life. The exception was the interaction with sea... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Rocio del Mar Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez Liveaboard"
This trip was different from the standpoint that to get there and back was interesting. I never thought I'd go to Phoenix to go di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Russ Battisto
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Sun Baja/ Costa Baja Resort Full report   La Paz   "Another Haas dive Trip"
Long boat rides of 1 1/ 2hours limited diving to 2 or 3 dives / day. Sea life more limited but interactions with sea lions made the ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
MS Valentina Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Luxury 5 day liveaboard adventure so close to home"
The Sea of Cortez is such a unique environment that makes it a must on the bucket list. Highlights on this trip were the large sc... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Valentina/Fun Azul Fleet Full report   Southern Sea of Cortez   "As good as 38 years ago!"
Last visit to Sea of Cortez was 38 years ago, on our first live- aboard (M/ V Marisla II). One of our two dive masters on the Valen... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Thomas H Rynalski
1000+ Dives
 
Pelagic Fleet Vortex Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe   "Wonderful Great White Shark Cage Diving."
Great White Shark cage diving at it's best. The Vortex is large, roomy, and has a wonderful crew. You can spend as long as you wan... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Kolb Kenneth
500+ Dives
 
M/V Valentina Full report   Revillagigedo Islands   "Most amazing dive trip ever"
Diving the Socorro Islands was the most amazing dive trip I’ve ever taken. It wasn’t an easy trip, nor inexpensive, but it was abs... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2019   Jay Bitzer
100+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro"
Date was actually June 2018 and we went on the Naitilus Undersea. Open ocean trek from Cabo to Socorro (Revillagigedo). Ju... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2018   David Lamb
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo islands   "Revillagigedo islands Nautilus Belle Amie"
I took a direct flight to Cabo on Delta and landed in terminal 2. I used Terramar transfers to hotel Tesoro Los Cabos. I don’t r... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2019   Jason Propsner
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard [N/A]Socorro   "Rough Seas Made for Tough Diving"
This was my 12th trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago aboard a Nautilus fleet vessel. This trip was a board the Belle Amie (NBA)... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2019   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
PV Ocean Tours Full report   Puerto Vallarta   "Puerto Vallarta - Los Arcos and Mismalyoa Beach"
This was my first dive in Puerto Vallarta and I decided on PV ocean tours based on the recommendations of this site and others. Al... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2019   R Howard
250+ Dives
 
Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands   "Great Manta and Dolphin Encounters"
The crossing was rough but not painfully so. When we arrived at San Benedicto, the water was still rough and the currents were too... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2019   David Marchese
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Cabo/ Hotel Tesoro Full report   Cabo San Lucas   "Surprising amount of things to see, but remember that this is Mexico"
Pleasant surprises: the variety of underwater life to see. There were massive sdhools of fish at several of the sites, along wit... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2018   Janet Westin
100+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Hurricane Divers Full report   Bahias de Huatulco   "Puffers!"
Hurricane Divers has a great location right in Santa Cruz (one of the Huatulco bays) with a two- minute walk from the shop to the m... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2018   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
 
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands - mantas, mantas & more mantas!"
My first visit to the Socorros – my expectations were high based on comments from divers I have met who previously dived the Revil... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sunrider Tours/ Las Gaviotas Full report   La Paz   "Whale Shark Snorkeling"
SunRider - likely one of the best in La Paz. They have a nice, new, fast, small catamaran for the snorkeling tours [& a big one f... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Kevan Urquhart
500+ Dives
 
Cabo Pulmo Sportcenter/ same Full report   East Cape/Cabo Pulmo   "Good Operation in Rural MX in the Marine Reserve"
2 AM dives $110 + $25 for full rental, if needed. Afternoon dives or fishing only available if things are very calm, so can't be ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Kevan Urquhart
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "Shredder, Ropey and so much more!"
First a shameless plus for Ed Stetson and the Historical Diving Society (HDS). Ed runs several dive trips each year including one ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
 
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