Welcome to Rocio del Mar & Quino el Guardian Liveaboards:
Two great liveaboards under one great name

SOCORRO ISLANDS

The Archipielago de Revillagigedo is a spectacular magnet for the largest ocean pelagic animals in the world such as giant manta rays, schooling hammerhead sharks, tiger sharks, white tip, black tip and silver tip sharks, silky sharks, galapagos and tiger sharks, clouds of jacks and barracuda, tuna, wahoo, and whale sharks.

SEA OF CORTEZ - MIDRIFF ISLAND

Dive with the worlds most playful sea lions, rays, turtles, eels, octopus and millions of fish and snorkel with whale sharks! The Sea of Cortez is unbelievably remote yet so easy to get there. Come with us and enjoy the majesty of this incredible area of the world.

SEA OF CORTEZ - EXPLORE BAJA

Three times a year, we offer this very special expedition that starts at one end of Baja and ends in another. Come with us as we search for dolphins, sperm and pilot whales, sea lions, mobula rays, orcas, whale sharks and more. You never know what you will find in this amazing and remote area of the world. It truly is an exploration!

ROCIO DEL MAR & QUINO EL GUARDIAN

Experience the majesty of diving Mexico with us! We are world renown for our breath-taking destinations, our world-class service, and our delicious cuisine. We are privileged to welcome many of our guests back year after year. Come diving with us!

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SOCORRO ISLANDS

November - May
Socorro Islands
Socorro Islands
Socorro Islands
Socorro Islands

The Revillagigedo Islands (also Revillagigedo Archipelago) are a group of four volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean, known for their unique ecosystem. These islands are a spectacular magnet for the largest ocean pelagic animals in the world including seven species of sharks, manta rays, whale sharks and humpback whales.

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SEA OF CORTEZ / MIDRIFF ISLANDS

July - September
Sea of Cortez - Midriff Islands
Sea of Cortez - Midriff Islands
Sea of Cortez - Midriff Islands
Sea of Cortez - Midriff Islands

Called the "world’s aquarium" by legendary diver Jacques Cousteau, the Sea of Cortez is a breathtaking destination for scuba diving, snorkeling and exploration. Encounter large and small whale species, snorkel with whale sharks, dive with playful sea lion colonies, and see countless eels, octopus, fish, and jumping mobula rays. It's a macro photographer's dream with nudibranchs, colorful blennies, dancing jawfish, and sea horses.

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SEA OF CORTEZ / EXPLORE BAJA

September - October
Sea of Cortez - Explore Baja
Sea of Cortez - Explore Baja
Sea of Cortez - Explore Baja
Sea of Cortez - Explore Baja
Sea of Cortez - Explore Baja

Explore over 700 miles of the Sea of Cortez, starting at one end of Baja and ending at the other. Experience the magic of the Midriff Islands combined with the clear, warm waters of the south. We never know what will come our way on this adventure!

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SEA OF CORTEZ / SOUTHERN SAFARI

Aboard Quino el Guardian
Southern Safari
Southern Safari
Southern Safari
Southern Safari

Be at the right place at the right time of year to explore the southern Sea of Cortez with our Southern Safari aboard Quino el Guardian. We will dive with some of the world's friendliest sea lions and search for blue whales, bull sharks, flying mobula rays and schools of hammerhead sharks.

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THEME TRIPS

Aboard Quino el Guardian
Family Trips
Ladies Trips
Wander Women 2019

Have a family and want to dive with other families? Or how about an all-ladies trip? Enjoy the wonders of diving on a liveaboard in Mexico with people just like you.

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CITIZEN SCIENCE EXPEDITIONS

Aboard Quino el Guardian
Citizen Science
Citizen Science
Citizen Science
Citizen Science
Citizen Science

Dive with a purpose! Dive side-by-side with scientists doing actual research in Socorro and the Sea of Cortez. Participate in subjects such as shark tagging, performing ultrasounds on pregnant whale sharks and manta rays, dolphin studies, and more.

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