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The Solmar V, proud member of the Pelagic Fleet, is also pioneer in both Guadalupe Island and the Socorro Islands. Traditional strong steel hull with wood interiors, the Solmar V is a classic. A 112 ft diving and exploration liveabaord with the best...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Marina Cabo San Lucas | Cabo Marina, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a top quality liveaboard which gives you excellent service and excellent diving! Although the trip requires a long travel time (~24 hours) it is very much worth the time. The quality, variety, and quantity of things to see is epic. Sharks of all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DavidRobinson22
Jorge D, Manager at Solmar V, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you! It was a pleasure having you on board! see you soon!

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Nice boat for diving with fantastic crew, excelente food but the rooms are to small. I did many liveabords and this was the smallest room I ever had.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Thirty years of diving, and this was one of my favorite experiences. We were on an 8-night cruise to Socorro Islands. The highlights were the amazing encounters with giant Pacific manta rays. We also saw many sharks and a couple of groups of dolphins. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Any scuba diver with good experience needs to do this trip. If you ever wanted to swim with friendly dolphins and mantas in the wild this is the place to do it. Recommend you have some sturdy sea legs at time as it is a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Jorge D, Manager at Solmar V, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 6 December 2017

This review is for the Socorro Islands trip in December 2016. Pros: -- Excellent and close-up encounters with large animals that are truly amazing. -- Lots of space on the dive deck for suiting up, storing equipment, cameras, etc. -- Plenty of food that is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank Nichole B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stayed on the SOLMAR V for a trip to Socorro. The SOLMAR appears to be an older boat that is well maintained. The interior is wood and there is carved glass in the dining area. Common areas include a upper desk that is partially shaded...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank CairoE13
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is a well maintained older boat with a whiff of East Coast elegance transplanted to the Pacific, seaworthy, comfortable, but the key to the excellent rating is the crew, very competent, very helpful and friendly. Id you consider liveaboard diving vacation - you cannot...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank filutek
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This was a trip that our friends and I where planning for over 2 years, finally we where able to travel to the remote islands of the Revillagigedo Archipelago and we where lucky enough to do it on board of the Solmar V. The live...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Rocio G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

13 days on the SolmarV with Undersea Productions and their group. The diving and marine life were all that was promised. Mantas everyday, Galapagos and hammerhead sharks, lots of whitetips. The DM guides were great and seemed to work non stop, in and out of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I though Solmar V was a serious company, Until I was ripped off . I paid my full diving experince and because my ex partner decided to change my name, they just did it. Even when I have all the payments. I can not understand...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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