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Dive Review of Nautilus Undersea in
Mexico (Western)

Nautilus Undersea: "An Excellent Week to Socorro and Surrounding Islands", Mar, 2022,

by Bradley W. Jacks, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11950.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments 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 Cabo and then got on the boat the next night for the 24-hour trip out. Siesta is a modest but clean and comfortable place a few blocks in from the harbor, with a very good restaurant on premises. Covid protocols involved testing the week before the trip, the day we got on the boat and the day we returned to port. The diving was mostly all great, primarily for larger animals: 7-8 species of sharks, Mantas, a Whale Shark, Humpback Whales. We went to San Benedicto, Socorro and Roca Partida; which were fabulous, very good, and good but a little disappointing (good but not quite as much life as expected) in that order. The boat was comfortable, with a fine crew and very tasty food and a decently stocked bar. Great weather, good vis, 77-degree water. I would do it again. Not for the inexperienced diver. Very exposed, very sharky (including night snorkeling with Silkies), some currents. Ready to go back!

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Throughout Mexico Pacific and Caribbean, Hawaii, Cook Islands, New Zealand, Caymans, Turks & Caicos, Philippines, Costa Rica
Closest Airport Los Cabos Getting There Direct from LAX

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 75-77°F / 24-25°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100-foot Max Depth Recommended
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles None Whales > 2
Corals N/A Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Looked fine, but I am not a photog. I heard no complaints
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By report author: Bradley W. Jacks in CA, US at Jun 21, 2022 17:20 EST  
Correction: "Liveaboard" should have been checked "Yes."
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