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Cabins

12

Length / Width

35 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

1980  / 2006

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • Solmar V offers world-class large pelagic diving around Socorro and Guadalupe, with the largest dive deck and camera table of all boats operating in the area
  • Gorgeous, rich mahogany and brass interior with granite table tops, with free-flowing, ice-cold margaritas, beer and wine after diving and three-course lunches starting with home-made soup
  • Experience the thrill of Great White shark cage diving in Guadalupe, followed by more relaxing dives with friendly mantas, dolphins, schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, tiger sharks and perhaps a snorkel with humpback whales in Socorro
  • Discover the advantages of the new Self Propelled Ocean Cage Ideal for filming every single angle of the shark 
  • The boat actively supports ocean conservation through its relationship with the Pelagic Life organisation, which aims to protect marine eco-systems through both conservation and education
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Dates & Prices

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 38%
  • 120 days before trip start: 93%
  • 90 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

You can cancel or change dates (subject to availability) without penalty until 9 months prior to the departure date. Cancellation penalties start to accrue within 9 months prior to the departure date as follows: 

• No penalty if cancelled 9 months before departure.

 • 10% of charter rate if cancelled later than 180 days before departure.

 • 30% of charter rate if cancelled later than 90 days before departure. 

• 50% of charter rate if cancelled later than 60 days before departure.

• No refunds within 60 days of departure. 


In other words, between 9 months and 6 months a 10% penalty is applied. Between 6 months and 90 days prior a 30% penalty is applied. Between 90 days prior and 60 days prior a 50% penalty is applied. No refunds within 60 days prior to the departure date. Penalty fee is calculated based on the rate + tax of the space(s) cancelled.

Cabins

Description

The Solmar V combines a true expedition and seaworthy vessel with the most experienced and knowledgeable crew in the area to provide you with the absolute best large animal diving on the planet.

Size and accommodation

Fully renovated and coming in at 37m (121 feet), Solmar V whisks you away in luxury to the experience the best large animal diving on the planet.

Maximum occupancy is 22 divers. Each of the 12 mahogany-detailed, individually-controlled air-conditioned rooms includes a private head, sink and showers. Relax and sleep in true comfort on the top quality “Pillow-Top” mattresses and down pillows.

Solmar V knows it’s all about the diving experience and it shows on the super spacious dive deck, large camera table, and powerful 22ft inflatable tenders.

What will I see?

Cage dive in Guadalupe with the Great White Shark, mingle with the magnificent manta rays, and be mesmerized by the ethereal song of the Humpback Whale. You may also encounter galapagos sharks, dolphins and schooling hammerheads.

Your all-encompassing experience with large schools of spectacular sea life will stay with you forever.

What about food and drink?

When it comes to meals, you are in for a treat from the moment you arrive until you depart. 

Chef Tony greets guests with tasty treats and Solmar V Margaritas. Before each dive, guests may choose a continental or full breakfast. Between lunch and the three-course dinner (served with red or white wine), snacks are provided including homemade pizza, sushi and fresh fruit. Vegetarian and special diets are happily accommodated.  

Complimentary drinks are included on the Solmar V, including Mexican beer and Chilean wine.  Tequila is also provided as well as the secret recipe for the world-class Solmar V Margaritas. 

How to get to the Solmar V

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

 

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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other Languages On Request

Diving gear

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Discover
  • Cash

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

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