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Nautilus Explorer

Cabins
13
Length / Width
35 m / 8 m
Year built / renovated
2000  / 2015
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Join a trip to Socorro for world-class large animal diving
  • Mantas, humpbacks, dolphins, hammerheads, silkies, white tip, silvertip, galapagos and whalesharks,
  • In summer, encounter the great white shark while cage diving in Guadalupe island
  • Beautiful boat with windows or portholes in every room
  • Well stocked bar, evening presentations in lounge
  • 4 styles of cabin available
  • Delicious American & Mexican food, buffet and served family style 
  • Very professional and experienced operator
  • Special features: wrap around windows main deck, newly lengthened to 132 feet giving an even bigger dive deck and water level platform
  • Rebreather friendly
  • All levels of divers welcome
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available

SCHEDULE & PRICING

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CONFIRMATION

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 25% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 25% is due 153 days prior to arrival
  • 50% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

Reservation of 1 - 4 Divers: If a berth is cancelled....

  • More than 12 months, pls read below
  • 12 - 9 months prior to departure, 15% of the trip price is forfeit
  • 9 - 4 months prior to departure, 25% of the trip price is forfeit
  • 4 - 2 months prior to departure, 50% of the trip price is forfeit
  • 60 days or less prior to departure, 100% of the trip price is forfeit

Reservation of 5 or more divers: If berths are cancelled...

  • More than 18 months, pls read below
  • 18 - 9 months prior to departure, 10% of the trip price is forfeit
  • 9 - 6 months prior to departure, 20% of the trip price is forfeit
  • 6 - 2 months prior to departure, 40% of the trip price is forfeit
  • 60 days or less prior to departure, 100% of the trip price is forfeit

Refunds

  • 1 - 4 Divers: Cancellations received more than 12 months prior to departure are fully refundable less an administrative fee of USD 100 per berth or may be transferred to a new booking without any administrative fee. This service can be done once only per booking. Note that transferred deposits may only be applied as a credit towards final payment. Cancellations received less than 12 months prior to departure are non-refundable as per the cancellation policy above.
  • 5 or more Divers: Cancellations received more than 18 months prior to departure are fully refundable less an administrative fee of USD 100 per berth or may be transferred to a new booking without any administrative fee. This service can be done once only per booking. Note that transferred deposits may only be applied as a credit towards final payment. Cancellations received less than 18 months prior to departure are non-refundable as per the cancellation policy above.

 

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Description

Swim with Giant Mantas, go face to face with Great White Sharks. Nautilus Explorer take divers to the amazing sites of Guadalupe and 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 and Humpback Whales. Dive Guadalupe and 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

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The impressive yacht, Nautilus Explorer, was exclusively built to shed light on the hidden secrets of Guadalupe. 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.

HOW TO GET THERE

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

Cabins

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Dofleini, Rosario, Nautilus - Upper Deck Superior Suite

Dofleini, Rosario, Nautilus Superior Suite The superior suites on the hot-tub deck measure 145 sq. ft and have large exterior windows offering stunning views. They each have private facilities, a desk and either bureau or wardrobe. Two of these suites have doors that open directly outside. The third suite (Dofleini) boasts a large flat screen TV and DVD player. All suites except the Dofleini, have convertible quasi-kings or double beds (Dofleini is a queen size and cannot be converted).

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  • Size:  13 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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A, B - Lower Deck Single Stateroom

The lower deck has Two of the staterooms have large full beds and additional storage area.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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C, D, E, F, G, H - Lower Deck Double Stateroom

These spacious eight lower deck staterooms have private bathrooms with separate shower stalls, central air conditioning and measure 90 square feet. Six of the staterooms have side by side beds. Two of the staterooms have large double beds and additional storage area.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck Triple Stateroom

It is 78" (1.9 m) bulkhead to bulkhead on the twin berth and 85" (2 m) bulkhead to bulkhead on both upper and lower single berths. However enough room for a good nights sleep before another day of diving.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  2 Single and 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Emerald - Upper Deck Premium Suite

Emerald Suite The beautiful large suite is located just behind the wheelhouse. It includes a large bedroom with a queen sized bed, a lounge with a convertible futon and large, ocean view windows. It also includes two flat-screen televisions, air-conditioning, and a private washroom with shower and bath. It is an ample room to find a quiet place to read, chat, fill out your dive-log or journal or work on editing the images you shot that day.

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  • Size:  23 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

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

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Karaoke

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Hot Tub/Whirpool/Jacuzzi

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

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