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Guadalupe Island Itinerary  

Guadalupe Dive Sites

Cage Diving Details:

  • Great White Sharks

  • All dives in the shark cages use a surface supplied air source or hookah.

  • Water temperature: 67-73F, 19-22C
  • Equipment needed is a mask, booties, gloves, hood and a 5-7 mm wetsuit.
  • All dives are from cages attached to the yacht. A dive tender is available for shore excursions. The three tenders are 18 feet long.
  • 4-night charters: Guests rotate in and out of the shark cages.

    2 surface cages: each take 4 guests and guests rotate in and out every 45 minutes.

    1 submersible cage that takes 4 guests and rotates in and out very 30 minutes.

    The above is weather permitting and based on the Captains discretion.


Guadalupe Island: Cage Diving with Great White Sharks (August - October)

"We are very happy to welcome the SOCORRO AGGRESSOR™. Guadalupe Island will offer our diving and non diving adventurers a chance to go cage diving with Great White Sharks. We are excited to share this mesmerizing and adrenaline pumping experience with our guests, says CEO Wayne Brown."

What's Special About the Itinerary
• The Socorro Aggressor travels here during the best time of the year.
• Guadalupe Island has clear water and reliable great white shark sightings.
• Experiencing the world's best encounters from the safety of a cage.
• Observing the sharks naturally from a depth where they normally congregate from the submersible cages.

The best great white encounters and cage diving in the world happen at Guadalupe Island. The 4-night Guadalupe itinerary provides an adventure to shark seekers who enter surface or submersible cages to experience seeing great whites up close and personal. The Socorro Aggressors anchorage is in a sheltered bay near Guadalupe Island where the cage diving shark encounter action will take place in clear blue water. The yacht stays here for 3 dive days where guests will rotate entering the cages every hour while seeing several sharks during each dive.

Guadalupe Island is located 200 miles southwest of Ensenada, Mexico on the Pacific coast of the Baja Peninsula. It is a rugged volcanic island, 25 miles long and the highest point is 4200 ft. The island is a Biosphere Reserve that is home to hundreds of migratory Great White Sharks from August to October, making Guadalupe an amazing way to encounter sharks while cage diving.

Getting There, Passports & Visa Documentation:
Visitors must have a current passport, adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket. US citizens require a passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.

If you are not a Mexican citizen you are required to have a valid passport. A copy will need to be emailed to the Aggressor Adventures office prior to the charter start date so we can forward to the Socorro Aggressor office to complete the ships manifest.  Upon your arrival at the Tijuana border, you will need to complete a visa form which will be stamped by immigration officials and a copy has to be filed for each guest boarding the yacht.

Guadalupe Itinerary:
Day 1 - 8 am - Pick up from the host hotel, Holiday Inn Express San Diego, California - Old Town.
At 8.30 - 8.45 am, pick up from the 2nd host hotel in Tijuana. Guests will arrive in Ensenada, Mexico at approximate 11:30 am, then board at 12 pm.
Day 2 - 8 am - 5 pm cage diving
Day 3 - 8 am - 5 pm cage diving
Day 4 - 8 am - 1:30 pm cage diving, departure to follow
Day 5 - 12 noon (weather permitting) Check out. Departure to Tijuana and San Diego host hotels then the San Diego International Airport. It is highly recommended to book a late return flight that evening due to possible delays at the Mexican border.

Guests will arrive the day before the charter start date and its recommended to overnight at either one of the host hotels listed below. The following morning, the charter start date, guests will be met and transferred to the Socorro Aggressor in Ensenada, Mexico. For guests who are wanting the transfer but staying at another hotel, you will need to make your own way to meet in the lobby for the transfer. All guests who are taking the transfer must make a reservation with your agent or Aggressor Adventures for the transfer.

Host Hotel:  Holiday Inn Express, San Diego, California - Old Town
Guests are to meet in lobby for 8 am transfer

1955 San Diego Ave., San Diego, California 92110 +1-609-543-1130

Host Hotel:  Hotel Palacio Azteca, Tijuana
Guests are to meet in the lobby at 8.30 - 8:45 am transfer

Blvd. Cuauhtemoc Sur #213, Davila, 22044 Tijuana, B.C. Mexico +526646818100

Upon arrival in Ensenada, Mexico at 11:30 am, guests will board at 12 pm. Once everyone is settled, the yacht will depart to Guadalupe Island. If you are making your own way to the Socorro Aggressor, the yacht is dockedat: Cruise Port Marina in Ensenada, Blvd.Tte. José Azueta No. 224, Int Recinto Portuario, C.P. 22800, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexicorn

Taxes & Fees:
At the time of boarding guests will have to pay USD $78 Natural Park Fee also cash only. The Mexican sales tax of 16% is already included in the charter rate. 

Transfers from the airport to the host hotels is not included in your charter price.  Transportation from the host hotels to the yacht, and return back to the host hotels and the San Diego International Airport is included in the price of your trip on the charter start/end days.