giant pacific mantas

REVILLAGIGEDO ARCHIPELAGO (SOCORRO ISLANDS)

Known worldwide as the “Mexican Galapagos” the Socorro Islands or Revillagigedo Archipelago are the kind of place where anything can happen at any time.

This group of volcanic islands attract large schools of fish, sharks, giant pacific mantas, dolphins, humpback whales and much more.

The Socorro Islands are located approximately 240 miles south of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Making it a remote location where only a few long range boats. This fact, along with the preservation efforts of the Mexican authorities, make it a destination worth visiting for divers from all over the globe

  • Season: July - November

  • Type: Liveaboard

  • Location: Revillagigedo (Socorro Islands), Mexico

GUADALUPE ISLAND

Guadalupe Island is a volcanic island located about 200+ miles off the west coast of Mexico in the Northern Baja California peninsula.

With clear visibility in average of 18-35+ mts (60-90+ ft) make it the hot spot for diving with this magnificent predators. We will be interacting with them from topside and submersible cages, so divers an non-divers alike are welcome to join the trip to Guadalupe Island.

Great Whites are the largest predatory fish and can grow up to lengths of more than 5 mts and weight up to 2,000+ kgs.

Divers from all over the globe have visited Guadalupe Island for the last few years and we know as a fact that the chance of seeing this animals is very high.

  • Season: July - December

  • Type: Liveaboard

  • Location: Guadalupe Island, Mexico

 photo by: christian vizl

photo by: christian vizl

 photo by: christian vizl

photo by: christian vizl

CABO SAN LUCAS

Cabo San Lucas is slowly becoming a shark diving hot spot. A variety of sharks visit these waters during different times of the year.

Given the right conditions, we will also have the opportunity to search for other pelagic species.

 Every day is different at sea and we will have plenty of photographic opportunities.

  • Season: December - April

  • Type: Land based

  • Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

BAJA PENINSULA

Off the coast of the Southern Baja Peninsula in Mexico, a rare event takes place. Thousands of Striped Marlins aggregate in search of their next meal.

This is a rich pelagic area, where you can find different species throughout the year. Rarely visited by divers until a few years ago, this is a good place to see bait balls, bill fish and other species. Anything can happen in this pelagic playground.

  • Season: October - November

  • Type: Land based

  • Location: Baja California Sur, Mexico

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 photo by: christian vizl

photo by: christian vizl

ISLA MUJERES

From June to September each year the largest known aggregation of whale sharks occurs in the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula off the coast of Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy.

Whale sharks come to feed mainly on plankton and fish eggs, which brings them really close to the surface, therefore the best way to interact with these animals is with snorkeling gear.

Along with these gentle giants other pelagic species appear in the area as well . Join us if you want to get up-close and personal with this magnificent creatures. This is a snorkeling encounter in blue water, so no scuba certification is required.

  • Season: June - September

  • Type: Land based

  • Location: Isla Mujeres, Mexico

ISLA MUJERES

Every winter Atlantic sailfish hunt down the schools of sardines off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

Since a long time ago, sport fishermen have been traveling to Isla Mujeres to catch sailfish. In recent years divers, photographers and videographers from all over the world visit this area to witness this magnificent creatures underwater instead of hunting them.

Aside from snorkeling with sailfish, there are restaurants and shops to visit or you can rent a Golf Cart and get the whole tour of the Island.

This is a very laid back and friendly Island with the Mexican Caribbean atmosphere.

  • Season: January - March

  • Type: Land based

  • Location: Isla Mujeres, Mexico

 photo by: christian vizl

photo by: christian vizl

 PHOTO BY: CHRISTIAN VIZL

PHOTO BY: CHRISTIAN VIZL

CHINCHORRO BANKS & XCALAK

Located 42 nautical miles off the coast of Xcalak in Mexico, the Chinchorro Banks are the western hemisphere’s largest coral atoll.

To get here, first we will travel 5 hours south from Cancun to Xcalak, this 400 people town is the last frontier of the Costa Maya. From there, we will reach the Chinchorro Banks by boat and stay over for 2 nights at one of the fisherman ́s huts right on top of the water.

We will get the chance to snorkel with American Crocodiles as well as dive or snorkel in Chinchorro and Xcalak reefs.

  • Season: June - September

  • Type: Land based

  • Location: Chinchorro Banks & Xcalak, Mexico