Whaleshark! Conditions at Roca Partida were ideal for a perfect dive day at the Nautilus Explorer today. There was a very nice breeze coming from north, sunny day, 32C on the surface “Nice”, underwater the conditions where even better, visibility was extremely good 80ft, temp of the water 24C. Starting the dive with some […]Read More
A diver is screaming at us –>> giant whale shark is making a pass looking like the space shuttle – Roca Partida, Socorro Island – 09 MAY 2011
We are dropping down at Roca Partida and started to watch at some silvertips and Galapagos shark , a hammerhead shark is making a nice pass we are occupied watching these beautiful animals and dont notice that Jim one of our diver have been screaming at us cause he has seen something a bit bigger. […]Read More
We were lying on the bottom sneaking up to a cleaning station like a group of ninja's. 50 hammerhead sharks showed up! Socorro Island. 08 MAY 2011
Today was just a beautiful morning dive. We were a quite big group all laying close to the. bottom sneaking up to the cleaning stations like a group of ninjas. The group were doing it perfect keeping down it gave fruit to a group of around a 50 hammerhead sharks came up over and over […]Read More
Giant manta swooped over us and I looked up to see a whale shark swim past and then … another manta showed up. San Benedicto. Socorro Island.
Perfecto! First dive of the trip and we were greeted by 2 Giant Mantas..gracefully swimming above, around and with us for the dive. Water temp 74, viz great and the dive crew had us all well prepared and we had a great time. There was a Hammerhead sighting and one man saw what he said […]Read More
Roca Partida is for me a temple in the heart of mother ocean that I hope will bring joy and excitement to many more ocean lovers. 18 April 2011. Roca Partida. Socorro Island. Pacific Ocean.
We had the most calmest crossing leaving Clipperton for Socorro Island, Yesterday the sea was like glass. When the sun set blood red in the horizon in the west the full moon raised in silver at the same time in the south east. I think we all where there out side taking fotos. The flying […]Read More
Non stop mantas at the closest cleaning station full with Clarion Angelfish at 5m depth and no current! Sten / Sweden , Offerdal Photo by Volker Matthes Again Mantas, silver tip sharks and while waiting for bigger things to come even nudibranches! On the first dive during the safety stop coming up the unbelievable happened […]Read More
We had some nice dives with mantas today 4 different individuals and curious ones as well. The visibility was a bit low and the current picked up so after two dives we moved Nautilus Explorer in to an other area that is full of whales. Viz was much better. During the diving we did not […]Read More