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Nautilus Explorer.

An impressive yacht serving Socorro, Sea of Cortez, and Guadalupe

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dives per day

up to 4





ocean safaris: sea of cortez

7 nights, 8 days


If you are arriving by airline, you will be landing at SJD international airport which is a 20-minute drive from our SeeCreatures base in San Jose del Cabo, and a 45-minute drive from our SeeCreatures base in Cabo San Lucas.

On the morning of embarkation day, please make your way to SeeCreatures Cabo (not San Jose del Cabo) so you can check-in, drop off your luggage, and arrange for your antigen test. You can then enjoy the rest of your day and please be back at SeeCreatures by 4:45 pm latest and ready for boarding.


Every day is different. Every trip is different. Mother ocean is always full of surprises and your Captain and crew will do their very best to maximize your onboard experience taking into account our 5 decades of experience in the Sea of Cortez, recent animal sightings, weather, and our spotter plane!

Your first day at sea typically starts anchored off a quiet beach across from Cerralvo Island which is one of our secret mobula ray sites. Large schools of mobulas usually gather here overnight and if we time it right, you will be able to get in the water surrounded by large numbers of these rays. It’s magnificent. People travel from all over the world to see these mobulas.

Where we go next will vary. We might have reports of a huge pod of dolphins or even orcas in which case we’ll make full steam ahead to get you close or even in the water maintaining full respect for these animals. Interactions are always on their terms.

During your days at sea we will almost certainly visit Isla Las Animas which boasts a large population of sea lions. This can be a great shark destination for divers and a great snorkelling opportunity, and a chance for everyone else to go ashore. We are also certain to visit Isla La Reyna which is home to the vast schools of fish pictured on the cover of this booklet. It’s also your single best opportunity to see manta rays in the entire Sea of Cortez.

We’ll likely spend time around the National Park of Espiritu Santo to check out some wreck diving, go ashore for beach time, or hike into the hills guided by our naturalist guides.

Whale watching and encounters are always on the agenda including a resident pod of giant finback whales. Divers will always have the option of 4 dives a day.


We will arrive back in Cabo around 7:30 am on the last day of your trip for breakfast and disembarking at 8:30 am. We will have shuttles on standby for those who want to drop off their bags and spend one last day in town before an afternoon flight home. Or for those who prefer, your transfer van can pick you up directly at the boat and take you to the airport.





upper deck premium suite.

This spacious suite comes with a queen sized bed, two flat-screen televisions, a lounge, and ocean view windows. The en-suite bathroom comes with a shower and a bathtub.

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lower deck single stateroom.

This cabin comes with a large full bed and a storage area, as well as private bathroom and air-conditioning.

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upper deck superior suite.

These cabins have large exterior windows with beautiful views. One of them has a queen bed that cannot be converted, and the others have double beds that can be converted to a king bed. They also come with private bathrooms, air-conditioning, and either a small desk or a wardrobe.

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lower deck double

Six of the staterooms have side-by-side beds and the other two have large double beds. All come with private bathroom and air-conditioning.

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lower deck triple

Two single beds and one bunk with private bathroom and air-conditioning.

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deck plan

trip inclusions

✔ Accommodation

✔ All meals (continental breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert)

✔ Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks

✔ Weights, weight belts, aluminum 80’s, and air fills

✔ Daily room service

✔ Towels

✔ In-water divemastering

✔ End of trip slideshow DVD

trip exclusions

payment terms

cancellation policies

Socorro and Sea of Cortez:

Fly to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD). The airport serves San José del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, and the Los Cabos area.


Fly to San Diego (SAN) or Tijuana (TIJ) to get transferred to the vessel.

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