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Length / Width

30 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

1980  / 2006

Rental equip.

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  • Solmar V offers world-class large pelagic diving around Socorro 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
  • 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
  • From November 2023 onwards, Solmar V will be a NITROX ONLY boat and will be mandatory to have the PADI Enriched Air Diver licence in order to be able to dive.
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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%
  • 210 days before trip start: 50%
  • 90 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 25.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 372 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 372 days prior to arrival



great white sharks, humpback whales and galapagos sharks - it's all in store when you dive with solmar v

Fully renovated and coming in at 30m, 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 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


For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Dive Center Facilities

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

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

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

Great for families

  • Movies


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex

Food & drink

  • Buffet


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets


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