MV HORIZON I JULY DEPARTURES I GUADALUPE SHARK DIVING I MEXICO

MV HORIZON I JULY DEPARTURES I GUADALUPE SHARK DIVING I MEXICO
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Guadalupe Islands white shark cage diving in Mexico. Sets sail from San Diego. Offering shark diving since 2000. Cage diving is suitable for everyone. 3 full days of cage diving, approximately 11-18 hours of in-water per trip. Indoor salon with entertainment area and spacious sun deck. All dietary requirements can be catered. Beer and wine are included.



HIGHLIGHTS

  • Languages spoken - English Spanish
  • Guadalupe Islands original shark boat for a once in a lifetime shark cage diving liveaboard in Mexico.
  • Guadalupe shark diving since 2000.
  • Hookah diving with dedicated air, max depth 10 feet
  • With an emphasis on safety, cage diving with America’s Shark Boat is suitable for everyone, regardless of experience.
  • Boat departs from San Diego, which means there is no bus-ride to Mexico.
  • Social areas include an indoor salon with entertainment area and spacious sun deck.
  • Beer and wine – complimentary
  • Rental equipment –complimentary

SERVICES ON BOARD

  • Dives from platform into cage
  • Din/Int Adapters Battery Charging Station Warm-Water Showers Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Air-Conditioning Lounge/TV Area US Power Sockets Movies
  • Snorkelling
  • Food Served At The Table Buffet, Alcohol, Vegetarian Food, Snacks all day – all inclusive
  • Payments on board - Cash
  • Fire Alarm Fire Extinguisher Life Jackets Life Rafts Emergency Oxygen Kit
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OUR BOAT

Topside the M/V Horizon offers comfortable accommodation for 16 divers in 8 air-conditioned cabins which share 2 bathrooms with hot-water showers. Social areas include an indoor salon with entertainment area and spacious sun deck. All dietary requirements can be catered on-board, and the chef will provide 3 varied meals per day, snacks all day and beer and wine are included.

FOOD ON BOARD

Catering to every diet and taste meals to remember. You’ll be enjoying 3 full and varied meals a day, with all the snacks you can eat, beer and wine included. Depending on your diet the Chef is very flexible and will cater for whatever your requirements are, including vegetarian options. Put simply, the food on this trip is as memorable as everything else and you will not go hungry.

DIVING WITH US 

Since 1980, MV Horizon has been pioneering scuba diving adventures in Southern California and Mexico offering a vast array of diving opportunities. Divers know that the vessel you charter can make all the difference in your liveaboard scuba experience. With this important consideration in mind, the MV Horizon is proud to offer to divers the best long range liveaboard boat in San Diego. With years of scuba and operational experience in Baja, Guadalupe island, and the Sea of Cortez

The Horizon team have been pleased to support many research expeditions to these locations and beyond. Experience and professional helpful crews who are on call 24/7 to ensure your research project is fully supported. Choose from 5-20 day expeditions and let Horizon team handle all your vessel needs. The Horizon is well equipped to support all types of marine research, long term tracking and acoustic deployment, benthic towing and sonar sweeps and marine aquatic species studies. The crew has the experience and desire to make your research trip as productive as possible.

A cage diving trip to Guadalupe Island is an experience not to be missed by big animal lovers and underwater photographers while scuba charters to the Sea of Cortez and Baja or the Channel Islands deliver days of underwater exploration and excitement. The MV Horizon is the perfect vessel for all your diving needs. Whether you are joining Horizon for the first time, or chartering the dive boat for the week as a return guest, the Horizon team has the experience, the dive crews, and the equipment to make your next dive vacation a success. MV Horizon is a liveaboard charter for Isla Guadalupe in Mexico. It is ideal for Shark diving, Great white sharks, Cage diving, Liveaboard diving.

 Join the extremely experienced and passionate crew of the M/V Horizon liveaboard for an unforgettable shark cage diving adventure at Guadalupe

TWIN CABIN (BUNK STYLE)

Eight carpeted and air-conditioned cabins Additional open berthing with privacy curtains and reading lights 2 restrooms with a hot water showers 1 hot water deck shower Clothes dryer Entertainment centre in salon E-mail and satellite telephone communications available Soda fountain and ice makers Meals, fountain drinks, coffee, tea and snacks included on all trips Spacious sundeck

  • Size: -
  • Beds: 2 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private bathroom: No
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in San Diego and ends in San Diego
  • The closest airport is San Diego Intl (SAN)
  • The meeting point is at the dive shop (H&M Landing 2803 Emerson St San Diego) close by the vessel
  • Transfers from local hotels are not included.
  • You'll need to make your own way to the meeting point

EMBARKATION AND DEPARTURE

  • Check in on the boat is 21:00.
  • The boat departs San Diego at around 23:00 on the same day
  • The vessel is equipped with US power sockets
  • Accepted payment methods on board: Cash (USD), AMEX
  • DIN/INT adaptors are available on board
  • Please, bring your own towel 

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKATION

  • It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!
  • The boat docks back in San Diego between 15:30 and 17:00 on the second to last day
  • Check out and disembarkation is in the afternoon on the last day.

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • All hookah diving (dedicated air)
  • Max depth ten feet
  • Great White Shark Diving For Everyone
  • We specialise in taking non certified divers, or first time shark divers, into the exciting world of great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias).
  • Dive with us and discover hands on shark research and shark conservation at Guadalupe Island.
  • Shark Diving For Everyone is our commitment to showcase the incredible world of white sharks with a combination of 18 years of cage diving experience, a cage system designed exclusively for non divers, top notch shark staff and cage diving crews with years of hands on shark experience.
  • We have been cage diving and naming many of the white sharks you’ll be diving with this year.
  • From the incredible 19+ foot Deep Blue, most likely the largest great white shark in the Pacific, to many of our regular white sharks like Scarboard, Lucy, and Mau. These amazing animals have become more than just whites sharks to us as we encounter them year after year – we met Scarboard 16 years ago – they have become our sharky friends.

Non certified diver welcome.

Hookah diving at max depth of 10 feet

HIGHLIGHTS

Specialized in taking non-certified divers, or first time shark divers, into the exciting world of great white sharks These amazing animals have become more than just whites sharks to The Horizon staff, they have become sharky friends.

Shark diving research during cage diving expeditions

Between 15-20 hours in the shark cage in three days of diving

Unique boat with all US crew leaving from San Diego to Guadalupe Island

Cage dive with sharks on hookah, dedicated air flows to regulators in your shark cage, all you have to do is breathe.

Max depth 10 feet

Chef-inspired meals, beer and wine included

Great liveaboard experience, friendly, professionally trained scuba staff, terrific service and great savings on dive charters

ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

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 site please take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.

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

After leaving San Diego Bay the boat enters Mexican waters while passing Islas Coronados. Cruise to Guadalupe Island for the best cage diving with Great White Sharks in the world. A day of travel and relaxation while the crew prepares for the next few days of shark diving. This is your chance to get your sea legs and get prepared for tomorrow and your first cage dives with the Great White Sharks of Guadalupe!

DAY 3 - 4

Welcome to the “Island of the Great White Sharks,” Guadalupe Island!

The shark cages will be open at first light each day and put away again at last light. Shark divers are divided in two main groups and each group will dive for one full hour with a total of 6-7 hours per day

The shark cages are deployed by 7:00 am each morning with Great White Shark encounters to follow for the entire day

You may take a break at lunch, depending on the mornings viewing activity, and you will stop sharking at last light from the mountains each day when the sharks start their nightly seal hunt at depth. Plus, dinner is calling in the galley. Oh, and one last thing, when you go to sleep tonight know that just a few feet away from your bunk, white sharks are prowling below you, sleep tight!

DAY 5

Depart Guadalupe island shortly after lunch for San Diego. This is the last chance to say goodbye to your Great White Shark friends, and for your last cage diving moments at the island. Be sure to have your cameras ready as the boat passes the famous Shark Fin Rock on the way back.

Adios Isla Guadalupe!

DAY 6

Travel north to San Diego, California to disembark

INCLUDED

  • Full board, including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks, local beer & wine
  • Dive guides
  • Kayak usage
  • Transfer to/from the airport (round-trip)
  • Rental equipment – full set & ABC (snorkel, fins, mask)
  • Harbour fees
  • Fuel surcharges
  • National park fees
  • Conservation fees

NOT INCLUDED

  • Tips for the crew (recommended)
  • Wifi ($4.00 per minute, email in incoming only per trip)

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:
  • 20% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 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 country's requirements corresponding to your nationality make sure your passport is valid at least six months after the date you plan to visit the country
  • Diving insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all of our trips: bring your certificate as proof
  • It is strongly recommended to have travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of diving holidays you are going to do
  • Check the electrical standards (such as which plugs are used) in your destination country before travelling and bring the appropriate adaptor if necessary.
  • The itinerary and the number of dives are indicative and are subject to weather conditions and conditions: safety is always first
  • All divers must provide their diving certification card
  • Diving computers are compulsory
  • Local rates, fuel surcharges, distance rates, port fees, etc. may change without notice due to changes in government policy, changes in the price of oil, etc.
  • The changes are beyond our control and the increases must be paid if the boat requests them. We will endeavor to inform you of any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not entitle you to cancel the trip.

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