Nautilus Explorer is a luxurious liveaboard conceived for outstanding scuba diving cruise along Mexican coast and in middle of Pacific Ocean. The boat navigates from Guadalupe island with the big great white sharks to the archipelago of Revillagigedo (Socorro) with the huge mantas and dolphins. Trips to Socorro can be combined with Sea of Cortez (in May and June) or Clipperton Atoll and trips to Guadalupe are combined with San Benitos Island or Channel Islands in California.
This magnificent 35 meter ship was thought and built for diver and the navigation in open sea. The anti-roll device guarantees quiet and stable crossings. Nautilus Explorer is a comfortable, sophisticated ship, endowed with a professional crew caring for you.
Nautilus Explorer welcomes up to 24 divers in 3 kind of cabins:
– 9 standard cabins situated on lower deck
– 3 Superior suites situated on upper deck
– 1 Premium suite situated on upper deck.
They are air-conditioned, provided with bathroom with shower, fan and flat-screen TV in suites cabins.
The dining room, situated in bow of the boat, consists of three big tables for friendly dinners served, either at table, or buffet. Tasty Mexican, North American and international dishes are cooked by 2 chefs and drinks are at your disposal permanently.
The large air-conditioned lounge situated on the main bridge is perfect for relaxation: library with English, Spanish, French and German books, flat big screen, HD, audio system, DVD player. A computer area with a LAPTOP PC is at your disposal, as well as of numerous plugs to reload your APN or camera, and a bar offering more than 40 kind of different beers !
A Jacuzzi , situated on upper deck, close to Suite cabins, will warm you up between dives.
Nautilus Explorer is equipped with three generators, three compressors, Nitrox and one 02 booster for mixtures in 100 % of oxygen. Steel 15L tanks can be to rent on board. Rebreathers divers are welcome, zorb, diluent and oxygen are available on request. For technical divers, argon and custom-made gas mixtures are also at arrangement. Compressors and generators are situated in the stern of the ship, in special compartments, and are inaudible night or day at anchor.
Dives are always supervised by two local guides, speaking English and Spanish. A diving experience is required (AOWD or CMAS **, 50 registered dives minimum) for islands Revillagigedo. Dives are done, according to sites, either from the vast diving platform situated on the stern or from dinghies or aluminium tender. For photographers and videographers, a big table for cameras is at your disposal as well as a bucket with fresh water for rinsing and a pluggin station taken 120V / 60Hz US. Back from your dive, the deck boys will welcome you with hot towels, hot drinks, fruits, drinks and snacks.
To increase the safety dives, you will have the possibility to rent Nautilus Life Line, radio / GPS device of safety, allowing you to communicate by radio with the boat or on the on-surface emergency channel. In case of extreme danger, you have only to press on the red button and your GPS position will be sent to all the boats and the bodies of the closest help. Nautilus Life Line is waterproof guaranteed until 130m.
Nautilus Explorer responds the standards SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea), international safety standards applicable to the ships of a tonnage upper to 500 tons. In every departure, passengers will be trained to safety exercices as well as crew to guarantee the security of all in open sea.