Revillagigedo Islands

Socorro Vortex is the most exclusive option available for your Socorro Island diving adventure with 140 ft and only 14 guests on board.

Diving in Socorro has become a popular diving experience on live aboard format, divers form all around the world visit Socorro Island every year for a unique diving experience.

Located approximately 250 nautical miles south of Cabo San lucas in the Pacific Ocean Socorro is part of the Revillagigedo Archipelago and has been compared to Galapagos Island in Ecuador and Cocos Island in Costa Rica.

Socorro diving offers big animal encounters, such as Giant mantas, humpback whales, playful dolphins, tuna, over 7 shark species plus, occasional orcas encounter giving you the best animal diving on earth!

The Revillagigedo Archipelago consist of 4 islands –Socorro, Roca Partida, Clarion and San Benedicto. They are wild, remote and unpredictable.

Seasons & Conditions

The Revillagigedo Islands trips are only available November through June due to weather conditions. During all these months, giant mantas, playful bottlenose dolphins and sharks are plentiful.

The water temps are 75F – 80F in November, December, and sometimes into January and also in late April, May and June.

In mid-January, February, March and the beginning of April the water varies between around 70F – 74F. The humpback whales visit Socorro during these cooler water months. You can hear these gentle giants singing on almost every dive and as previously mentioned, underwater encounters with these whales are increasing every year.

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