[Mexico] Trip Report : DEC.29,2021- JAN.07, 2022, SOCORRO CRUISE

Valentina Socorro !!

【Dec29, 2021 Trip Report #1】



Day1 29/12/21

17:00 Guest arrival, emabrking, check in to each cabin.

18:00 General oridntation, introducing crew.

19:30 Dinner

20:30 Departure to Revillagigedo.


Day2 30/12/21

Navigation day

08:00 Breakfast

11:00 Safety and Diving orientation

13:00 Lunch

15:30 Revillagigedo national park presentation

19:00 Dinner


Day3 31/12/21

Isla San Benedicto ( El Boiler)

08:30 Dive #1

Trip started from the first dive at El Cañón. Condition was

perfect, visibility 60ft, water temperture 82F.

Sharks were very active, very good start of diving.

Mantas and dolphins came to see us from the first dive ♪

09:30 Breakfast

10:30 Dive #2

The second was at Boiler. Condition still great.

Lots mantas were relaxed, swimming around the divers


12:30 Lunch

14:00 Dive #3

Lots manta came close to us, also hammerhead showed up.

16:30 Dive #4

The last one was with some current.

Condition was not good as before, couldn’t stay

very close to mantas.

19:00 Dinner

New year’s eve dinner onboard. Cheers!!!!





Day4 01/01/2022

Happy new year 2022 !!

06:30 Activyty start

07:00 Dive #1, Our first dive of 2022 started with great incredible visibility 90ft, water temperture 78F.

From the beginning, dolphins show up to celebrate new year, followed by sharks and mantas,

08:30 Breakfast

10:00 Dive #2 , this was beginning of fire! Not only hammerhead shareks, but also whitetip, silvertip, galapagos, blacktip silky, so gourgeous.

12:00 Dive #3, the third dive was lit !!!!!! countless hammerhead sharks coming and coming, water was overflowing with full of sharks

13:30 Lunch

16:00 Dive #4, still big school of hammerhead in the area, what a cool day!!!!



Day5 02/01/2022

Our first plan was to dive at Cabo Pierce but found four

dive boats coming to same area, we changed our

schedule and dove at Punta Tosca.

Visibility 60ft, water temperture 78F.

Very peaceful nice day, finished navy inspection without

any problem.



Day6 03/01/2022

Isla Socorro ( Cabo Pierce)

There were still several dive boat on the site,

Valentina got the third turn which means

total 3 dives this day.

07:00 activity start

07:00 Breakfast

09:00 Dive #1

12:00 Dive #2

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Dive #3

19:00 Dinner

Visibility 60ft, water temperture 78F, current was

pretty much strong.

We could tell there are big school of hammerhead

with mantas but the strong current didn’t let us

get very close to the pelagics all three dives.



Day7 04/01/2022

Roca Partida

07:00 activity start

08:00 Dive #1

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Dive #2

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Dive #3

19:00 Dinner

Visitility 90ft, water temperture 77F, no current.

Unfortunately, fish was not very active despite the excellent ocean conditions.

Huge sharks did not appear a lot, mainly horse mackerel herds and tuna diving.




Day8 05/01/2022

Isla San Benedicto ( El Cañón )

07:00 Activity start

08:00 Dive #1, Excellent condition with 60ft visibility, absolutely El Caeñon is the best now rather than other famous point such as Roca Partida etc.

Dolphins swimming freely, between school of hammer head sharks.

Various sharks and manta rays wandering around.

It was just like swimming in an aquarium with full of marine life.

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Dive #2 , Great encounter with hammer heads all three dives today. Whenwe finished our 2nd dive and heading back to the boat, on of our group met a hammerhead shark !!!!! yeeeeeeeah !!

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Dive #3, We were expecting to find the whale shark again but what we found waaaaas TIGER SHARK ! The party reached its climax and our first trip on 2022 ended with great success.

19:00 Dinner


Day9 06/01/2022

Navigating the way back to north.

08:30 Breakfast

10:30 Photo contest

13:00 Lunch

15:30 Onboard souvenir shopping

19:00 Dinner


Day10 07/01/2022

08:00 Breakfast

10:00 Airport transportation

12:00 Finish all desembarking, end of the trip.