Socorro Islands November 2024. After an overnight voyage we arrive at these Jurassic Park-like islands and with a little luck from mother ocean will experience interactions with giant mantas unlike anywhere else. The mantas of the Socorro Islands love divers and love to feel our bubbles hitting their bellies. They quiver with excitement. Socorro is all about amazing interaction with our favorite giant mantas. No other mantas in the world behave like this. We don’t know why but we LOVE IT!! And the mantas clearly love us back. November and December boast the warmest water temps of the year in the low 80’s. Aside from the usual interaction with mantas, dolphins and 10 kinds of sharks, this is the best time of year to see whale sharks in blue blue water and often excellent visibility.
You can see mantas in many places around the world. But nowhere else boasts a population of giant mantas that literally seek out interaction with divers and snorkellers. The behaviour these giant mantas exhibit is almost inexplicable. These gentle giants with a wingspan up to 20 feet consistently approach divers for intimate eye-to-eye encounters.