SOCORRO AGGRESSOR I GROUP OFFER 5 PAY + 1 FREE I 2021 I SOCORRO I MEXICO

SOCORRO AGGRESSOR I GROUP OFFER 5 PAY + 1 FREE I 2021 I SOCORRO I MEXICO
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Elegant En-suite Accommodation. Spend time between dives in the comfortable lounge with a TV, DVD etc. Spacious Sun Deck and Dive Deck. Good Mexican & Italian Food. Complimentary Beer and Wine. Nitrox and Rental Equipment. Dedicated and Professional Crew.



HIGHLIGHTS

  • Languages spoken - English Spanish
  • Fully restored for 2018 safaris in Mexico
  • Join a trip to Socorro for world-class large pelagic diving
  • Mantas, humpbacks, dolphins, hammerheads, silkies, whalesharks, white tip reef, silvertip and Galapagos sharks
  • In summer, encounter the great white shark while cage diving in Guadalupe island
  • Cage diving is suitable for non-certified divers who want to see great whites close-up
  • Complimentary beer & wine
  • Good value for money
  • Relaxing, spacious dining room, salon and enormous sun deck with comfortable seating
  • Large dive deck & platform

SERVICES ON BOARD

  • Dives from zodiac and cage diving 
  • Battery Charging Station Warm-Water Showers Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck Tanks With Din Valves Din/Int Adapters 15L Tanks Available Nitrox ($) Rental Equipment ($)
  • Air-Conditioning Lounge/TV Area US Power Sockets Power Socket Adapters Movies
  • Snorkelling
  • Buffet- Vegetarian Food available- including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks, local beer & wine
  • Bring Your Own Alcohol – Local beer & wine is included in your package
  • Payments on board - Cash
  • Fire Alarm Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio Nautilus Lifeline Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon
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OUR BOAT

Socorro Aggressor is been fully restored in 2018, the boat was built based on a unique design, meeting the needs of every Diver and Guest.The steel hull Socorro Aggressor is almost 40 metres long with a sleek, stable design and high-quality interior. Accommodating up to 26 guests, on fabulous Socorro and Guadalupe Dive Safari Adventures. Spacious, tastefully decorated cabins with en-suite bathrooms, a spacious Dining Room, Salon and Sun Deck make the 1 week Dive Safari Adventure comfortable for everyone.

OUR CABINS

The comfortable accommodations include 13 spacious master and deluxe staterooms each independently air conditioned, private head and shower, porthole view window, mirrored cabinet, hair dryer, fresh towels and volume controls. Each stateroom has a 32-inch flat screen TV offering a selection of movies, TV shows and documentaries. Guests will also be able to plug their computers into the TV screen to edit underwater pictures and video. Linens are changed as requested and fresh towels are placed in each stateroom as needed.

AMENITIES

The heart of the boat is the where divers congregate at all times of day and night to reminisce about the day’s events review photos and plan for the next day. A well-travelled, cohesive crew, speaking various languages, awaits all the guests who wish to dive and relax. See you onboard!

The European Salon is an air conditioned spacious lounge, well equipped with an LCD TV, VCR, DVD and CD player and furnished in a European style. We also have a satellite telephone, a library of movies, magazines, fish books, novels and games. The comfortable 100-square-metre Sun Deck provides plenty of space for sun seekers, as well as a shaded area. Comfortable deck chairs and cushioned seats make time more pleasant. There is a smaller Sun Deck in front of the Captain’s Bridge. In front of the Salon is a comfortable open but covered area for resting and chatting between dives and in the evening.

FOOD ON BOARD

Hungry liveaboard Divers will be well looked after on Socorro Aggressor as meals consist of pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch and an elegant meal at dinner with tableside service (salads, vegetables, seafood, beef or chicken with a fresh homemade dessert), plus plenty of snacks in between. Beginning with lunch on check-in day, you can expect a range of cuisine consisting of International dishes with influences of Mexican and Italian cooking. Certain special dietary and beverage requests may not be available due to the remote nature of this location so we highly recommend you bring these items with you. Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are complimentary while onboard. The vessel is fully air conditioned with private double staterooms, a galley and a huge living room.

DIVING WITH US

The Socorro Aggressor is a 5 star diving liveaboard aimed at all levels of dive enthusiasts serving two of the hottest dive spots in the world, Socorro Islands and Guadalupe Island with its Great White Sharks. The Socorro Aggressor is operating diving tours around the best of Mexico's Pacific waters. This means unforgettable week-long cruises around Socorro and shorter trips to experience the wonder of the Great White Sharks of Guadalupe Island

The large Dive Deck and Dive Platform area ensures more than adequate space for Divers preparing for their next plunge into the ocean. 2 hand-held showers on the platform allow for a rinse after diving or snorkelling. A bathroom with shower and marine head leads directly off the dive deck. Rental of diving equipment can be arranged but should be booked well in advance.

MASTER STATEROOM DOUBLE CABIN

3 Cosy Master Stateroom Cabin #9, 12 and 13 queen bed (1.50 X 2.00 mt) with a private head and shower, individual climate control, monitor with media player USB/110V outlet, bathrobes, fresh towels and picture window

  • Size: 7 m²
  • Beds: 1 Queen
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: No
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

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DELUXE STATEROOM TWIN CABIN

2 Deluxe Stateroom Cabin #10 and 11 with twin beds (85cm X 2mt), with a private head and shower, individual climate control, monitor with media player USB/110V outlet, bathrobes, fresh towels and picture window

  • Size: 8 m²
  • Beds: 2 Twin
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

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MASTER STATEROOM DOUBLE CABIN

2 Cosy Master Stateroom Cabin #1 and 2 with queen bed (1.50 X2.20 mt) with a private head and shower, individual climate control, monitor with media player USB/110V outlet, bathrobes, fresh towels and port hole

  • Size: 8 m²
  • Beds: 1 Queen
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: No
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

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DELUXE STATEROOM TWIN CABIN

6 Cosy Deluxe Stateroom Cabin #3 to 8 with twin beds (85cm X 2mt), with a private head and shower, individual climate control, monitor with media player USB/110V outlet, bathrobes, fresh towels and port hole

  • Size: 7 m²
  • Beds: 2 Twin
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in Cabo San Lucas and ends in Cabo San Lucas
  • The closest airport is Los Cabos Intl (SJD)
  • Airport transfer is not included.
  • You'll need to make your own way to one of the host hotels or your local hotel where you have chosen to stay
  • Guests will be met at the host hotels and transferred to the Socorro Aggressor
  • Hotel pickup time is around 07:45 Only from Host Hotels
  • If you are making your own way to the Socorro Aggressor, the yacht is docked at: Marina Puerto Los Cabos in San Jose del Cabo.
  • The yacht docks next to Hotel el Ganzo.

EMBARKATION AND DEPARTURE

  • You can check in on the boat as of 08:00
  • The boat departs Cabo San Lucas at around 08:30 on the same day
  • The vessel is equipped with US power sockets, Power socket adapters
  • Accepted payment methods on board: Cash
  • DIN/INT adaptors are available on board
  • Towels and soap are included

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKATION

  • Your last dives will be on the second to last day in the morning
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!
  • The boat docks back in Cabo San Lucas around 20:00 on the 2nd last day
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 08:00 on the last day.
  • Transfer to the airport is offered (see what's included/not included section for potential charges)
  • Transfer to local hotels is offered (see what's included/not included section for potential charges)
  • Hotel drop-off time is in the morning at only host hotels
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 08:00 on the last day followed by a transfer back to the airport

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • Guests will fly into San Jose del Cabo Airport (SJD) the day before the charter start date.
  • It is highly recommended you stay at one of our host hotels close to the marina.
  • Should you decide to not stay at a host hotel, be sure to book your hotel in Cabo San Lucas, not San Jose del Cabo.
  • Host Hotels:Hotel Casa Natalia (1.5 mile from marina) or Tropicana Inn Cabo (1.5 mile from marina)
  • Please be sure to notify if you are making your own way to the yacht.
  • Night diving is not allowed by the Marine Park regulations.
  • The park also requires that dive lights are attached to the cameras.
  • It is mandatory to bring with you a safety device such as an inflatable sausage.

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Approx. 22 – 23 dives
  • Open Water level required
  • Socorro is best known for the wonderful encounters with giant pacific manta rays, where the mantas come to the divers and are happy to stay throughout entire dives.
  • Ten species of sharks including whale sharks, silkies, silver tips, white tips and sometimes tiger sharks. Dolphin encounters are always thrilling and from January through March these islands are home to a migratory population of humpback whales that come to breed and have calves.
  • Whale sharks are seen mainly in November/December and April/May. Divers may also observe many different behaviours of manta cleaning stations, Bottlenose dolphin, wahoo, tuna, marlin and smaller creatures like eels, nudibranchs and octopi. This is wild and unpredictable diving at its best!
  • Night diving in Socorro is not allowed by the Marine Park regulations
  • Diving the Socorro Islands is an adventure filled with giant manta and shark encounters, schooling fish, and other large pelagic marine life. Giant pacific manta rays, up to 10 species of sharks including schooling hammerheads, bottlenose dolphin, whale sharks, humpback whales, schools of fish and much more.
  • All dives from from the dive tenders (3 tenders)
  • The Socorro Islands are a group of 4 remote and wild islands in the Pacific known as the Revillagigedo Archipelago. Socorro and Roca Partida are the most popular for diving, accompanied by San Benedicto and Clarión. With a unique ecosystem and attract large pelagic animals. Known for its manta cleaning stations, where underwater photographers can often spend many dives with the gentle flying giants. Galapagos, silky, oceanic whitetip and hammerhead sharks are common at Socorro, as well as dolphins, whale sharks (best in November) and schools of pelagic fish like jacks and barracuda.
  • Divers often see large gamefish like tuna, wahoo and marlin, something few other destinations can offer. Another special experience at Socorro is swimming with a group of bottlenose dolphins that often visit divers and typically make several close passes. When the water cools during winter months (December - March), divers are treated to humpback whale sightings.
  • Socorro is not an area for coral, or for critters, so try to focus on the big stuff! The underwater topography consists of rocky outcroppings, boulders and some walls. The first diving diving will be at San Benedicto or Socorro Island. It is here where you will see giant mantas that have the most congregations.
  • This is an excellent dive destination for large pelagics due to the open ocean nature of the islands, which sometimes include currents and choppy conditions. The underwater topography consists of rocky outcroppings, boulders and some walls. Socorro diving area is not a coral reef, so do not expect bright colours everywhere, but once you spot the spectacular marine wildlife you won't be able to focus on much else anyway!

TRAVEL PROGRAM

DAY 1

  • Safety Briefing, Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation and ship orientation will take place before departing the Harbour.
  • During the journey to our first dive site for a check dive, please take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.
  • The travel time to Socorro is 22-24 hours

Please Note: This is a sample itinerary and nº of dives, dive sites, etc. may be subject to change due to weather conditions and other unforseeable factors

DAY 2

  • Arrival to Revillagigedo archipelago. Usually San Benedicto Island.
  • First day diving will be either San Benedicto or Socorro island, where there are many chances to see giant manta-rays cause these spots host large populations of this gentle giants.
  • Potential dive sites: Oneal Rock, Punta Tosca, The Aquarium, Cabo Pearce, The Boiler, The Canyon

DAY 3

  • Diving all day at San Benedicto or Socorro Island. Mantas are the claim to fame for Socorro Islands; the island on which they seem to congregate the most is San Benedicto!
  • The magical dive site called "The Boiler" is a submerged sea mount and cleaning station. More than a half dozen Mantas frequent this pinnacle regularly. They seem to enjoy the presence of humans. Humpback whales visit during the winter months of January through April.

DAY 4

  • Diving is at Roca Partida, weather permitting.
  • Roca Partida is the smallest of the islands and has a pinnacle that attracts large schools of jacks and tuna.

DAY 5

  • Diving will be at Roca Partida or back to Socorro Island.

DAY 6

  • Diving all day at Roca Partida or back to Socorro Island.

DAY 7

  • Diving all day at Socorro

DAY 8

  • Diving all day and depart to Cabo San Lucas at 16:00.

DAY 9

  • Breakfast
  • Disembarkation

INCLUDED

  • Full board, including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks, local beer & wine
  • Weight belt.
  • Host hotel transfer to/from the boat
  • Transfer to the international airport the last day.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Harbour fees (78 USD per trip)
  • Visa fees (25 per trip)
  • Transfer from the airport.
  • Nitrox (150 USD per trip)
  • Tips for the crew (recommended)
  • Rental equipment full set 260 USD per trip
  • Alcohol

CANCELLATION POLICY

What if I need to cancel my booking?

Your reservation request is obligation free and you can cancel anytime within the first 72 hours. During this time you can easily find matching flights and get answers from our reservations team to any further questions you may have.

After you have confirmed and paid for your reservation, the following cancellation policy applies:

  • 30 % is non-refundable
  • Between 120 days and 90 days before the trip = 70 % is refundable
  • 90 days before the trip = no refund

In case of cancellation the refund will be transferred to your bank account, credit card or paypal account within 10 business days

BEFORE TRAVELLING

  • Make sure you meet the requirements for your nationality and entry into the country you are visiting,
  • Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months after the date you plan to leave the country
  • Dive insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all our trips: bring your certificate as proof
  • It is strongly recommended to take out a travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of dive vacation booked
  • Check the electrical standards (such as what plugs are used) in your destination country before you travel and bring the appropriate adapter if necessary.
  • Itinerary and number of dives are indicative and subject to weather and conditions: safety always comes first
  • The operator of the vessel is not responsible for civil unrest, terrorism, strikes, illness, epidemics, accidents, injuries, damage, loss and theft, quarantine, customs regulations, changes to flight schedules, delays, deportation or refusal of entry by immigration authorities and other circumstances beyond our control.
  • In the event of a change in the cruise itinerary due to a major cause there is no refund, if there would be a refund if the duration of a cruise were to change, the affected passengers will be offered a credit or refund of the cruise fare pro-rated for the number of days of reduction of the cruise itinerary that was scheduled.
  • In the event that a cruise is cancelled, the ship will make every effort to provide a suitable alternative including, the option to participate in another available ship.
  • If no alternative offered is accepted by the affected cruise passengers, the ship reserves the right to provide a refund of the amount of the cruise fare paid or not.
  • All divers must provide their dive certification card
  • Dive computers are mandatory
  • Local rates, fuel surcharges, distance rates, port fees, etc. may change without notice due to changes in government policy, changes in oil prices, etc. Changes are beyond our control and increases must be paid upon request. We will endeavor to inform you of any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not give you the right to cancel the trip.

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