Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did.
– Mark Twain
Socorro Mexico Always Delivers!Socorro Mexico not only promises the best encounters with giant mantas, sharks, playful dolphins, and whales, but delivers!.
F.D., 29 February 2024→ Read More
Dolphin Encounter at Socorro and Sea Life’s GreatnessLiving by the sea is a passion that brings you closer to seldom explored emotions. The sensations of discovering a world unfamiliar to what we are accustomed to living around us se…
Pascal., 28 February 2024→ Read More
Manta Encounters at SocorroThree trips with Nautilus in a year! Mobulas and Orcas last June with The Galant Lady, San Ignacio 2 weeks ago and now finally made it to Socorro with Belle Amie! I know Beto and X…
Miao Wang, 23 February 2024→ Read More
Wonderful Trip to SocorroWhat a wonderful trip to Socorro with Nautilus Explorer! This is my second time visiting this amazing place, and it continued to impress me just as much as the first time. What a m…
Heather Helline, 9 February 2024→ Read More
Sharks, Mantas, and Unforgettable Moments at The CanyonToday was the first day of diving and it was incredible. The first dive was a check out dive for the guests and the Nautilus crew to get comfortable.
RG, 2 February 2024→ Read More
Captain’s Noon Reports – Under Sea – 2024-02-28 – 28 February 2024The first dive was amazing one group saw hummer-sharks big school and 2 mantas, Galapagos and silver tips. All guests are happy.→ Read More
Captain’s Noon Reports – Belle Amie – 2024-02-28 – 28 February 2024We have seen some dolphins and a handful of Mantas, some guests say they saw couple of hammerhead sharks, other talk about the Galapagos they saw.→ Read More
Captain’s Noon Reports – Explorer – 2024-02-28 – 28 February 2024Guests reported seeing Octopus, White tips and the last group to be recovered got to see 3 Mantas, benefit of going last, I reckon.→ Read More
Captain’s Noon Reports – Gallant Lady – 2024-02-27 – 27 February 2024We arrived at the sealion colony at San Francisco and did a great snorkel with the sealions who were very playful and guests had lots of fun with them.→ Read More
Captain’s Noon Reports – Under Sea – 2024-02-27 – 27 February 2024In the first dive was amazing one group saw hummer-sharks school and mantas come closer to the divers. Second dive similar at the morning.→ Read More
Your Home at sea
Our liveaboard diving ships were constructed with careful consideration. Relentless and obsessive attention to safety has been a cornerstone of our business from our very early days in the 1980’s.
132 feet long
SOLAS safety certifiedTour Ship
Nautilus Belle Amie
Launched in 2015
147 feet long
105 feet long
Enclosed dive deckTour Ship
Nautilus Gallant Lady
116 feet long
6 large suites
1,700 horsepowerTour Ship
We go above and beyond
Excellence in guest experience is all about you. Our focus is to ensure that you as our guest are safe and able to enjoy your vacation to the highest level.
Manta Encounters at SocorroMiao Wang, 23 February 2024Three trips with Nautilus in a year! Mobulas and Orcas last June with The Galant Lady, San Ignacio 2 weeks ago and now finally made it to Socorro with Belle Amie! I know Beto and Xavier from Cocos Island 9 years ago and Yann from TGL so even before diving it really feels like a […]
Manta Dance, Hammerhead Parade, and Playful Dolphins in Socorro!Quim, Claudia y Victor, 1 February 2024We headed into the water and had the best three dives we can remember. First, the “breaking dance”: a manta ray waltz like we’ve never seen in all these days. Next, the “cruise”: thinking it couldn’t get better on the second dive, a school of hammerheads appeared, making two passes to ensure we got a […]
Exploring the Depths of SocorroGustavo José Vega, 1 February 2024After a beautiful sunrise on Socorro Island, we prepared for our day of diving. As we descended into the depths, a school of hammerhead sharks graced us with their harmony in the sea. Later, two giant mantas joined us, gracefully navigating around the group. We heard sounds, and playful dolphins appeared, lingering with us for […]
Pura Vida! Diving at SocorroCarlos Zamora, 1 February 2024Diving is always beautiful, especially with friends, but in these conditions with dolphins, mantas, various types of sharks, and this incredible backdrop, I believe it could easily be one of the best dives of my life. Thanks to the wonderful team that makes this experience possible, I am truly grateful, and this memory will stay […]
Plenty Marine Life at SocorroDouglas, 1 February 2024The best crew in perfect harmony with the most breathtaking landscapes and the richest marine life. Dive scenes straight out of a movie, each one better than the last – oceanic mantas, schools of hammerhead sharks, dolphins, silky sharks, white tips, and more. Undoubtedly, a dreamlike experience from start to finish! Douglas
Our values and culture
Safety First, Always
Our culture of relentless and obsessive attention to safety has been a cornerstone of our business from our early days operating in the 1980’s.
Our focus is to ensure that you as our guest are safe and able to enjoy your vacation to the highest level. A happy crew makes for a happy ship and the very best in guest experience.
The best of
Our ships are crewed by teams of extremely hard-working men and women from around the world who love the ocean just as much as you do.
Diving in Socorro: Amazing Experiences
This February, diving in Socorro surprised both guests and the crew of Nautilus who were aboard the Nautilus Explorer, and they had the opportunity to experience spectacular marine encounters. As soon as we entered the water, a school of hammerheads showed up from the blue and gently swam to check on us… We stayed still […]
Sailing Sea of Cortez
Sailing Sea of Cortez is a joyful experience. A day on the water leave us fulfilled, and immensely satisfied with a day well spent.
Blue Whales Everywhere!
The trip has been great, all the guest are really happy with the crew. Today they had an amazing experience, they saw at least twelve blue whales and a fin whale, and one of the blue whales was really close to the panga, suddenly it just appear from nowhere, it was something unbelievable. Dive guide […]
Sea Lions and Blue Whales
We made it to Los Isolotes just as the sun was setting and jumped in for a snorkel with the sea lions! A whole bunch of them were curious and came to say hello! We had a swirling mass of playful sea lions with us as the sunset and it was difficult to say goodbye!The […]
School of Whales in Action: Surf’s Up Dude!
A gray school of whales gathering outside the entrance to the lagoon, waiting and taking turns to ride the surf in is crazy.
Sea of Cortez Whale Watching: Orcas
Start your own adventure in the Sea of Cortez with us this 2024, and enjoy a Whale Watching Experience like no other!