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SOCORRO ISLANDS December 2017

Socorro Islands on Board the Nautilus Under Sea

AMONG THE BEST LIVE ABOARD AROUND THE ISLANDS!

Nautilus Under Sea Live Abouard

Welcome Aboard Nautilus Under Sea

The Nautilus Under Sea is a 95’ luxury live-aboard dive vessel based in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

At 95 feet in length, Nautilus Under Sea may not be the largest vessel in this region but don't let that fool you.  In terms of comfort, she offers equal space to the rest & is a true diver's dream boat. Our journey will take us 250 miles south of Los Cabos into the eastern Pacific Ocean to the Revillagigedos Islands - more commonly known as the Socorro Islands – we will dance with giant pacific manta rays, play with bottlenose dolphins, swim with as many as seven different species of sharks, drop into floating bait balls, encounter huge whale sharks. This is wilderness BIG animal diving at its finest.

Dates:

We board December 2nd 2017 and disembark December 10th 2017.

Trip Cost

Quad State Room: 3300 pp cash/check disc. price•$3380 pp credit card price

Standard Shared State Room: $3700 pp cash/check disc. price•$3780 pp credit card price

Premium Shared State Room: $4700 pp cash/check disc. price•$4780 pp credit card price

Airfare: 650 round trip from SMF (subject to change if the airlines changes their fare rate)

To book online please go here: Nautilus Under Sea Reservations

Included

  • Trip Escorted by Scuba World Sacramento
  • Unique SWS trip souvenir
  • Pre and Post trip parties
  • 8 nights’ accommodations onboard Nautilus Under Sea Live Aboard
  • 3 gourmet meals per day
  • Snacks between meals
  • beverages including all non-alcoholic drinks (Alcoholic drinks are available at around $3.50 each)
  • Tanks & Weights, and weight belts
  • Trip Photographer
  • All port fees, fuel surcharges and national park fees
  • Tax

NOT Included

  • Dive Guide Gratuity
  • Ship crew gratuity
  • Baggage Handling Gratuities
  • Personal Scuba Equipment
  • Flights unless you choose to use our group airfare program
  • Travel & Divers Insurance (highly recommended)

Entry Requirements

A valid passport that will not expire within 6 months of return date. ** Special documentation requirements for children under 18.

Notes

For Information & faqs, please visit  Nautilus Under Sea Information

Nitrox is available at $20 per day.

Each room features air conditioning with individual controls, a private bathroom, sink and shower plus top-of-the-line "Pillow-Top" mattresses and non-allergenic down alternative pillows and comforters.  

Deposits and payments:

* NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT TO HOLD YOUR SPACE: $400.00 

*Are you a solo dive traveler? We will find a roommate for you and a dive buddy to boot!

SWS TRIP PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS: $400 initial deposit holds your spot until the next incremental payment is due.  1/3rd of your SWS trip package cost is due in to SWS no later than May 03, 2017 and 2/3rds is due August 03, 2017. Final Balance due must be paid to SWS no later than October 03, 2017.  No refunds! Stateroom selection is on a first come first serve basis. Other than the what is listed above no other costs are included. SWS will not be collecting payment for any other part of your trip.  There are out-of-pocket fees, charges and tips.  

FLIGHTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS SWS PACKAGE. THE COST IS $650.00 PER PERSON OR YOU ARE FREE TO BOOK YOUR OWN FLIGHT ITINERARY AND USE AIRLINE MILES IF YOU HAVE THEM.  Flight estimate costs dependent on your choice of trip itinerary.  Be sure to allow for international time change when making your flight reservations.

YOU MUST HAVE A PASSPORT VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS FROM OUR RETURN DATE. 

U.S. Passport applications and information can be found on line at PASSPORT HOME

TRIP CANCELATION POLICY:

If you must cancel, all deposit money is non-refundable unless we are able to fill your vacated space.  If we are able to fill your vacated spot at the full purchase price, SWS will credit your refund to an in-store account minus a per person $400 cancelation fee.  If we are unable to fill your spot on the trip, all money paid toward the trip will be forfeited.

Trip Release of Liability Waiver Requirement:  Every person who reserves a spot on a trip through SWS must have a completed TRIP WAIVER form on file at SWS before being allowed on the trip.  If you do not know the cost of your trip to put in the "amount" space, contact Scuba World Sacramento.  Download, print, fill in the blanks, indicate you have read and understand the waiver by signing and dating the SCUBA WORLD SOCORRO ISLANDS DECEMBER 2017 TRIP LIABILITY RELEASE and fax the completed form to SWS at fax number:  916-338-0277 or scan/attach and e-mail completed form to curtis@scubaworldsacto.com 

Nautilus Under Sea Sample Itinerary

 

This is a sample itinerary. The exact itinerary for your trip may change based on the weather and other ocean related conditions. Our aim is to offer you the very best diving experience in the safest and most comfortable way.

Day 1

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Enjoy sunny Cabo San Lucas before you board at 8PM. We have arranged a hospitality suite at a nearby hotel where you can leave your bags, then tour town and enjoy a nice dinner before boarding the ship. Please see your Pre-Departure Package for more information.

 

Day 2

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

At sea. Evening arrival at San Benedicto Island.

Activities Include:
Safety Briefing
Diver Orientation
Manta 101

 

Day 3

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

First full day of diving. San Benedicto is one of 3 islands in the Revillagegido Archipelago and is home to the friendliest giant mantas in the world! Enjoy our famous Mexico taco fiesta on the upper deck.

Activities Include:
Manta 101

 

Day 4

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Dive at Socorro Island, the biggest island of the three. From January to April, 1200 humpback whales migrate down to Socorro. See whales on the surface, hear them sing and sometimes see them on a dive.

Activities Include:
Manta ID

 

Day 5

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Dive at Socorro Island. End the day with a Night snorkel with Silky Sharks.

Activities Include:
Watching silky sharks under flood lights
Shark Behavior
Manta ID

 

Day 6

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Dive at Roca Partida, which is a lava plug from a massive volcano in water 11,800 feet deep.

Activities Include: Manta ID Bird Sightings

 

Day 7

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Dive at Roca Partida

Activities Include:
Chase the Ace: win the jackpot and help conservation
Manta ID

 

Day 8

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Steam Home and make our way back to Cabo San Lucas.

Activities Include:
Ship shop
Trip Slideshow
Cocktail with Friends

 

Day 9

Socorro island schedule and itinerary for dive trip

Disembarkation at 8:30 AM

Good bye until next time!

 

General Notes:

Note 1. YOU MUST HAVE A PASSPORT VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS BEYOND YOUR RETURN DATE of travel to THE SACORRO ISLANDS. U.S. Passport applications, renewal forms and information can be found on line at PASSPORT HOME

Note 2: Every diver on this trip should to have Diver Accident Insurance coverage. If you wish to join Divers Alert Network and purchase their Diver Accident Insurance Diver's Alert Network Divers Accident Insurance can be purchased on line by clicking this logo link:

DAN Divers Alert Network - Scuba Diving and Dive Safety Association

NOTE 3: For peace of mind, SWS strongly recommends you purchase additional trip cancelation/interruption coverage to help defray costs arising from unforeseen events. No one plans an emergency. But you can prepare for one. Carefully read any insurance policy before purchase to make sure it covers your specific needs. *Scuba World is NOT a seller of insurance. We are giving you information about insurance coverage as a service only. Dive Assure has dive accident, trip interruption, and live-a-board trip interruption insurance packages.

NOTE 4: Complimentary SCUBA WORLD TRIP PACKING LIST

NOTE 5: SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO ACTS ONLY AS AN ORGANIZER AND EXPEDITOR OF DIVE TRAVEL FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF OFFERING A SERVICE TO SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO, INC. CUSTOMERS. SWS DOES NOT SELL DIVER ACCIDENT INSURANCE NOR DO WE SELL TRIP CANCELATION AND INTERRUPTION INSURANCE NOR ARE WE LICENSED TRAVEL AGENTS. WE SOLICIT THE ASSISTANCE OF LICENSED REPUTABLE TRAVEL AND INSURANCE AGENTS TO ASSIST US ON YOUR BEHALF.