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Length / Width

35 m / 8 m

Year built / renovated

2000  / 2015

Rental equip.

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  • Beautiful, rebreather-friendly boat offering windows and portholes in every room, alongside wrap-around windows on the main deck and evening presentations in the comfy lounge
  • Newly-extended main deck - now at 132 feet - offering a more spacious diving experience for all guests diving with this professional and experienced operator
  • Socorro trips offer world-class large animal diving, with mantas, humpbacks, dolphins, hammerheads, silkies, white tip and whale sharks just some of the animals seen by guests
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Booking process


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


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


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: 25%
  • 153 days before trip start: 50%
  • 90 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 15.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 274 days prior to arrival
  • 25.0% will be charged if you cancel between 274 and 124 days prior to arrival
  • 50.0% will be charged if you cancel between 124 and 61 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 61 days prior to arrival



Swim with Giant Mantas, go face to face with Great White Sharks. Nautilus Explorer take divers to the amazing sites of the Socorro Islands. 

Utilizing every square foot of space, the 13 cabin, 35 m (132 ft x 26 ft) Nautilus Explorer liveaboard launched in 2000 was specially designed to suit the custom needs of Divers. The Nautilus transports Divers to exceptional diving adventures including cage diving with Great White Sharks and swimming alongside pelagics like giant Mantas. Dive the Socorro Island and discover their treasures in comfort and style. Nautilus Explorer has been the first SOLAS and ISM certified dive boat in the world in steel construction and is stabilized for comfortable ride. It can comfortably accommodates 25 guests


Chose your dining experience; either an amazing buffet or a sit-down dinner. Nautilus offers creative cuisine mixed with Western and Mexican menus.  Family style as well as buffet is available with lots of fruit, snacks, appetizers and even an on-deck barbeque. 

Retreat to your luxurious state room, the bar, or hot tub in anticipation of the pristine, clear and warm diving aboard this incredible vessel

The Main Salon also serves as the ship's entertainment centre with very "comfy" couches, a great library, a well stocked bar and select evening video showings, presentations and slide shows. The air conditioned Nautilus Explorer has 4 types of cabins: Double Stateroom, Triple Stateroom, Superior Suite and Premium Suite. One large premium suite is available on the Upper Deck and is twice the size of the other suites. It has a separate bedroom and lounge, each with a large flat screen TV, en-suite with full size bathtub and shower. Three Superior Suites on the Upper Deck with large windows, desk and wardrobes. Two of these suites have doors that open directly outside. The third suite boasts a large flat screen TV. The Lower Deck has 8 comfy Staterooms that are approximately 90 square feet with central air conditioning. Six of the Staterooms have side by side beds. Two of the Staterooms have large full beds and additional storage area. An affordable Triple occupancy Stateroom is also available. The Nautilus Explorer’s mission is to make the guest forget that they are on a boat.

Many entertainment and activities apart from great diving

The Nautilus Explorer offers snorkeling and kayaking, audio-video entertainment and a library. They also have an on-board shop where you can buy everything you might need.


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

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Deck Plan


For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other Languages On Request

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Refresher
  • Nitrox Certification

Dive Center Facilities

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

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

Great for families

  • Movies


  • Karaoke

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating
  • Rebreather-Friendly


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