Explorer the World's Aquarium in Sea of Cortez & Socorro Island
Dreamy destinations where love is in the underwater.
Ready to visit the Sea of Cortez and Socorro Island? The Sea of Cortez is a diver’s paradise. With its unique ecosystem and the overall natural beauty, have earned a UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Come see firsthand why this sea is called the “Aquarium of the World” and all of it’s natural wonders.
Socorro is nicknamed Mexico's "Little Galapagos" due to their unique ecosystem and attraction of large pelagic animals.
Enjoy spectacular diving in the Baja California Peninsular aboard the MV Valentina Liveaboard. The MV Valentina Liveaboard visits the abundant dive sites of the Sea Of Cortez from August to November where divers can hope to see sea lions, huge schools of sardines and hammerhead sharks, and the amazing diving of the Socorro Islands to look for the giant manta rays, dolphins, humpback whales, rays, and over 7 shark species including whale sharks from November to May. July to December offers a great chance for whale shark encounters in the Socorro Islands.
If swimming with humpback whales is your dream, they are often spotted between January and April. Meet the playful sea lions of Los Islotes, surround yourself in a tornado of big eye jacks and schools of skipjacks. Lets not forget the huge pods of dolphins, turtles, mobulas, sperm whales, gobies, the hammerhead sharks around El Bajo & Los Animas, whales of all types of descriptions, shipwrecks and night dives. And if you’re lucky, giant mantas swimming around La Reina and orcas.