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    Welcome to the little Galapagos

    Why Mexico? Every year we look for unique and amazing places to dive, all needing to be family-friendly and Kids Sea Camp safe. Along the way, we often run into surprising adventures and find hidden jewels of the sea. Dora Sandoval, the owner of two liveaboards, Quino El Guardian and Rocio Del Mar out of Cabo and Phoenix, operates a pair of boats that chart a path to the discovery of some of those hidden gems. Book with Family Divers and save $200 per person

    Both boats travel to the Sea of Cortez, Baja, and the Socorro “Mexico’s Galapagos” Islands in the Pacific ocean. Here’s a breakdown of the diving with these wonderful and excellent family-friendly liveaboards.

    Mexico, Sea of Cortez, Kids Sea Camp, family vacationsSea of Cortez: With clear, deep waters, abundant sea life, golden sandy beaches, and inspiring vistas, the Sea of Cortez – known as the Gulf of California – is a breathtaking destination for scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, boating, and exploring diverse marine creatures. Legendary diver Jacques Cousteau described the Sea of Cortez as the “world’s aquarium” and the “Galapagos of North America.” Dive on untouched walls and reefs abounding in marine life. 

    Days on the Rocio Del Mar: 9 to 14 days
    Days diving: 7 to 12 days depending on the length of trip
    2020 rates: $2,894
    Months for the trips: July to September

    Encounter great and small whale species, whale sharks, manta and jumping Mobula rays, and sea lion colonies. Hike and explore remote uninhabited islets. Dine under the stars in a calm anchorage, socialize with your shipmates and make new friends. Then melt into a luxurious bunk in your own finely appointed cabin with private bathrooms and hot showers. All in a day aboard Rocio, combined with personalized service to enhance your liveaboard safety and fun. Dive into your dreams and see what Sea of Cortez diving is all about.


    Revillagigedo – Socorro Islands: Dive and interact with the friendliest giant mantas in the world. At Socorro, these giants choose to interact with divers. They come in very close, sometimes less than 1 meter, make eye contact, and then swim along beside you, totally on their terms. It is very likely that bottle-nose dolphins will also move in close to divers during your trip. Shark sightings are also very good at Socorro Island with common sightings of silky, Galapagos, hammerhead, white tip, and silvertip sharks. Humpback whale sightings and whale sharks are possible in the season.

    Days on the Rocio Del Mar: 9 to 14 days
    Days diving: 7 to 12 days depending on the length of trip
    2021 rates: $3,995
    Months for the trips: Jan to April then Nov and December

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    Baja: Observe gray whales pilot whales, sperm whales, humpback whales, and dolphins. No telling what you will find in Baja, California also known as the Sea of Cortez. Scuba with sea lions and explore the sea’s depths. Jacques’ Cousteau calls the Sea of Cortez the aquarium of the world with over 600 species. Join us where the desert meets the sea.  Expect to spend your time doing 3 to 4 dives daily and hiking remote islands, as well as spending an evening in La Paz. Kayaks are also on board for your enjoyment.

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    The Citizens Science Program
    As stated at the top of the page, Kids Sea Camp and Family Dive Adventures are always looking for ways to offer more unique adventures and higher quality diving vacations. The Citizens Science program is just the week of diving and education that takes a vacation to a whole new level.

    Imagine you and your family spending a week or even two diving and exploring the Pacific Ocean with experts in the field of Marine Biology. Learn how to photo-ID, tag, and skin samples from sharks and mantas, learn about their biology and ecology, assist the scientists in the censusing and behavioral studies.

    Contact Family Dive Adventures directly for current information and pricing. Pricing is not guaranteed until paid in full. Package prices may not include some or all of the following: departure tax, round-trip airline reservations, luggage fees, gov’t taxes, port taxes, fuel surcharges, and marine park fees. These are beyond our control and generally payable to the vendor directly. Family Dive Adventures and its agents act solely as a reservation service for selected suppliers and operators. It is your responsibility to provide proper documentation for international travel. We highly recommend DAN Trip Insurance and DAN Dive Insurance.
    Terms & Conditions No refund policy applies to all payments made to Kids Sea Camp inc. This includes disruptions due to weather, illness, pandemic, epidemic, acts of God, war,  government mandates, canceled/delayed flights, and all unforeseen circumstances outside of Kid Sea Camp inc control.
    Travel insurance is highly recommended for all trips. Kids Sea Camp is not an insurance company and does not collect payment for any insurance purchased with DAN, MASA, or USI. We  provide links  to sources that may assist you on our website 



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