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UD Rating – 5 Star

Socorro Vortex


A small, elegant 14-passenger diving liveaboard in Mexico, Socorro Vortex caters to sophisticated divers offering a high quality, first-class dive experience in deluxe accommodation. Visiting the Socorro Islands all-year long.

At 140 feet, this former Canadian Coast Guard vessel was built for adventure and hardcore worldwide expeditions.

The Socorro Vortex will cater to the most sophisticated & demanding divers by offering the finest in luxury liveaboard scuba diving. With only 14 guests onboard, you will receive the highest quality dive experience for the lucky few! Luxury diving is followed by topside elegance plus unmatched and personalized service. Gourmet dining with a complimentary selection of the best Baja California beer and wine, expansive common areas, plus top-of-the-line beds, linens, towels and bath robes will ensure your comfort onboard.

Dining will be either in the air conditioned Dining Room or the Sky Bridge Bar & Grill Area. Chef will use his many talents to provide tasty food all day long with a mix of creative cuisine with International Cuisine. Meals will be a mixture of buffet style and table service with lots of fruit, snacks, appetizers and even an on-deck barbeque. There is also gourmet dining with a complimentary selection of the best Baja California beer and wine. Water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks, local beer & wine are all included.

The spacious Sundeck will be a place to chill out before and after everything you do onboard, whether comtemplating the next dive, the last dive... or what you might have for Dinner. This is a good congregation area of the vessel.

Things get even better, the Vortex offers a complimentary Bar whilst you use the complimentary High Speed Internet and WiFi.

There is also a Helipad and there will be a Submarine Capability for getting an even deeper aquatic experience.

Master Suite

The master suite features California king size bed, air conditioning with individual controls, a private bathroom, sink and shower. Cabins will have high quality linen, towels and bathrobes for your added comfort.

  • King size bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite
  • Big windows
  • Corner desk
  • Sofa
  • Walk in Closet
  • 70" Screen TV

Standard Cabin

Air conditioned standard room with an en-suite bathroom. This cabin can be a double or twin bedroom.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Double or twin
  • En-suite
  • 22” flat screen TV
  • Closet

Junior Suite

Air Conditioned Junior Suite with an en-suite bathroom. This cabin can be a double or twin cabin.

  • Ensuite
  • Air conditioning
  • Double bed
  • Twin bed
  • 40” flat screen TV

Route Options

Vessel Details

Year Built / Refurbished 2017
Speed 21 knots
Speed 16 knots
Engines 2 x MTu 12V4000 2750 hp @2100 rpm
Guest Numbers 14
Number of Cabins 7
Dive Tenders & Zodiacs 2 x 22 ft Zodiacs
Cylinders 15L Tank: $135 / per 9 day trip
Wetsuits $75 per 9 day trip
Regulator $75 per 9 day trip
Mask, Fins & Snorkel $35 (full foot) / per 9 day trip
BCD $75 / per 9 day trip
Dive Computer $145 per 9 day trip

Available Experiences



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