Solmar V – Socorro, Baja

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The Solmar V is a comfortably furnished steel-hulled liveaboard that offers exciting dive trips in the Pacific waters of Mexico. Diving Socorro Islands from November to June and diving the Sea of Cortez from August to October. If you are into big fish, a trip with Solmar V might be the excursion of your dreams.


The Solmar V has a classic feel about it: the liveaboard’s spacious lounge is panelled in mahogany wood with brass touches. It offers guests a small library, a large flat screen TV with DVD, an audio system and a PC for image processing. The food served on board is plentiful and delicious. Fresh fruit and snacks, coffee, tea and mineral water are served throughout the day, and local wines, margaritas and beer are served free of charge with dinner.

The spacious, partially shaded deck invites you to relax on board. Throughout the liveaboard, there are US 110V power outlets. Plus, in the same area as the computer work station, six 220V outlets for European guests. Electronic equipment is state of the art and meets the latest safety standards.

We think…

Solmar V is a comfortable dive vessel with great service. They schedule their excursions according to seasons, so you get the best diving possible.

Solmar V accommodates up to 22 divers in its 11 comfortable double cabins though on most trips no more than 20 divers are on board. All cabins have private bathrooms and are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning and a TV / DVD combination. The 6 superior cabins are slightly larger and are located in the middle of the liveaboard, with the 5 standard cabins forward of these.

Solmar v liveaboard socorro guadalupe mexico cabin


Solmar V offers up to 4 dives daily. Depending on the dive site, the diving is done from the main vessel or the two dinghies. Experienced divers can dive in buddy teams. Nitrox is available for a fee and those who require rental equipment must register in advance.

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The boat visits the Socorro Islands and the Sea of Cortez in their best seasons. Depending on when you can go, or depending on what you want to see, these are two very different trips. You can select a trip from the live availability shown below.

Live Availability and Pricing – NB: PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE MEXICAN IVA TAX

Solmar V Extras Payable Locally

Dive gear rental (8 nights) - Must be pre-orderedAUDUSD
BCD / Reg / Wetsuit75USD|75
Hooded vest45USD|45
Mask / Fins / Booties35USD|35
Dive Computer150USD|150
Transfers at location AUDUSD
Shared shuttle from airport to hotel35USD|35
Private transportation from airport to hotel110USD|110
Shared shuttle from boat to airport (minimum 4 pax)35USD|35
Private transportation from boat to airport85USD|85
Fuel Surcharge200USD|200
This resort's prices are in USD. The AUD prices shown are based on the current exchange rate. The price paid in AUD will be based on the actual exchange rate at the time any payments are made.
Important Information
Special payment and cancellation conditions apply for this cruise.
Mexican IVA Tax 16% of cruise price