Socorro Aggressor is a 135ft long scuba diving liveaboard that visits Guadalupe and the Socorro islands in Mexico. There are 13 guest rooms and accommodates a maximum of 26 guests. The Deluxe Staterooms have 2 single beds and the Master Stateroom has a queen bed. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, bath robes, hair dryer, and fresh towels. Each stateroom also has air conditioning and a TV monitor and media player. Lower deck rooms have portholes for viewing, main deck rooms have picture windows. Enjoy our blog article on Cage Diving with Great White Sharks
Socorro Aggressor Diving
They usually do a 7 or 8- night scuba diving trips out to the volcanic formed Socorro islands. So, these trips take place out of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Moreover, on the 8-day trip you can get in up to 23 dives. They run the trips here from November to May. The major attractions for those on the Socorro Aggressor are the giant mantas, and some 10 species of sharks. The sharks include whale sharks, small white tips hiding together under rocks, and larger pelagics white tips hanging out at the edge of the blue. Silver tips, silkies, schooling hammerheads, dusky, thresher, and an occasional tiger shark round out the scenic picture. January to April humpback whales come to make waves.
From August to October, Socorro Aggressor shifts its on shore address to Ensenada, Mexico and they dive out at Guadalupe Island. This is where you'll find great white sharks and their favorite foods, the elephant seal, sea lion, and Guadalupe fur seal. The ship has three cages and one submersible cage and they each hold 4 divers. You rotate cages every 30 minutes to maximize your chance of viewing several different great whites in various poses with wide smiles.
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Like other ships in the Aggressor fleet, Socorro Aggressor serves outstanding local western and International cuisine. So, free wine is served at dinner, and free soft drinks are served anytime. More importantly, limited spirits and beer are available for purchase. In addition, snacks are available between dives/meals. So, the dining area is indoors and is air conditioned. The dive deck is spacious and has special rinse tanks for cameras. They even have an area of tables dedicated to cameras and complete with charging stations. You can rent dive gear, but you need to do it as soon as you book. So, a 5-7ml wetsuit is perfect out here.
There is a Jacuzzi/hot tub for warming up or relaxing on occasion. They also have a sun deck for relaxing in a lounger. So, Nitrox is available and they have 3 tenders for use on non-cage dives. Finally, Socorro or the Revillagigedos Archipelago are 250 nautical miles from Cabo San Lucas, and it takes 24 hours to get out here and away from the WiFi world.