[Mexico] Trip Report : DEC.- DEC.23, 2021, SOCORRO CRUISE

Valentina Socorro !!

【Dec14, 2021 Trip Report #1】




Feliz año nuevo 2022 from MEXICO !!!

May the new year bring you peace, joy, and happiness End of 2021 was hectic for Fun Azul Fleet, it has been longsince our last trip report….. we have started Socorro season,already finished 3 trip.

Here is the report from our last trip


Dec14, 2021 Day1

Guest arrival.

All the guest arrived on time, every program went

smoothly as it was sheduled.

After finishing orientation, introducing crew, dive equipment check,

dinner, the boat left the marina at 21:00.


Dec15, 2021 Day2

Navigation day toward Socorro area. Nice and calm way.

08:30 Breakfast

10:30 Orientation of safty and diving on Valentina.

13:00 Lunch

15:30 Presentation of Revillagigedo national park

19:00 Dinner


Dec16, 2021 Day3

Isla San Benedicto (El Cañón)

Our first day of diving.

Some north wind, visibility 60ft, water temperture 77~78F。

There was several other dive cruise staying on the same site,

we did 3 dives this day.

Giant mantas and sharks were so activie from beginning,

more than 5 different types of sharks from one to the next,

also met a big school of hammerhead sharks.

Considering the ocean conditions, we have decided to

dive on San Benedicto island again on next day with

active marine life.

photo by Chabelo



17/12/21 Day4

Our second day at San Benedicto island was awsome!

Of the many dive cruise boats Valentina was able to start first,

was able to cpmplete 4 dives during the day.

The ocean conditions were almost the same as the day before

with little wind.

Not only lots mantas and hammerhead sharks was still there to

swim with us again, we met tiger shark, too!!!!



18/12/21 Day5

Isla Socorro ( Cabo Pierce)

Navy inspection day, we did 3 dives total this day.

First two dives was full of contact with mantas.

Countless mantas appeared one after another,

all divers were more than happy!!!

Also two dolphins came across but were not very

playful, just passed by.



December 14-23, 2021

19/12/21 Day6

We stayed another day at Socorro island(Punta Tosca)during waiting for the ocean condition get better.

Visibility 50ft, water temperture 82F, total 4 dives.

Visibility was great at first two dives, sorrounded by lots of giant

mantas and hammerhead sharks.

It was windy in the afternoon, oue boat took shelter in the lee of an island and enjoyed shore dive.

photo by Chabelo



20/12/21 Day7

We had been expecting the wind to calm down but

untortunately condition didn’t get better and gave up to

visit Roca Partida on this trip.

Came back to San Benedicto island, here it was very nice

again, and guess who was expecting there to surprise us…

whle shark !!!!

We found him near our boat, snorkeled with him for

a while. So exciting !!!

Counting whale shark, we have completed all kind

of sharkes we can find at Socorro Area.

Total 4 dives, it ended as a great day!

photo by Chabelo



21/12/21 Isla San Benedicto (El Boiler) Day8

Visibility looked extremly good and we were so excited from

the morning.

Countless giant mantas(we counted 12 mantas at one time

and there were more coming!!!) and dolphins were very very

playful. Hammerhead, tiger sharks, everything come together,

it couldn’t be better as the last day of dive.

22/12/21 Navigation Day9

The way back was calm and nice.

We finished with total 21 dives this trip. Guest enjoyed

showing dive pics, videos each other during the way.

23/12/21 Puerto los cabos  Day10

07:00 Covid19 test for people who needs.

08:00 Breakfast and group pictures

10:00 Airport transfer group1

11:30 Airport transfer group2

13:00 All the guest finished desembarking, Valentine left the

marina toward La Paz.