Select Page

Nautilus Under Sea

The Nautilus Under Sea was built way back in 1968 and renovated in 2016. The liveaboard has a length of 32 meters/105 feet long and accommodates up to 19 guests. The guest will have their choice of 9 en-suite, air-conditioned cabins. The liveaboard will take you on trips to Socorro Island and Guadalupe where they can go cage diving among great white sharks. This is an exceptional liveaboard tailored for the adventurous spirit.

A proper review of
Nautilus Under Sea Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 7.3 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Nautilus Under Sea Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

The Nautilus Under Sea
Nautilus Under Sea liveaboard
Good liveaboard

5 reasons to dive

  • Many divers said the dive guides were informative and knowledgeable
  • Some people said the dive crew adhere to strict safety protocols and always willing to give a helping hand
  • Divers said they were pleased to see dolphins, mantas and sharks
  • Divers claimed that the sites were uncrowded and no other boats around
  • The cabins were spacious and had ample storage space

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • Many people felt the liveaboard catered to more experienced divers
  • A couple of divers noted that the water is cool and you should bring the thickest wetsuit you have

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2016
Max divers 19
Internet Yes ($)
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
To find the actual price you should look at these booking sites:

The right Liveaboard for you! is run by passionate divers with a love for great diving. Liveaboard diving is one of our favorite ways of diving.

We have done the research for you and found everything you need to know about Nautilus Under Sea - we found the best prices and we've collected reviews from other divers.

If you choose to dive with this liveaboard, then please come back and leave a commet 🙂

Read the reviews

The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 


  • Launched in 1968 and renovated in 2016
  • Cage diving and normal scuba diving activities are presented
  • The boat can accommodate up to 19 divers
  • Cabins are spacious and fitted with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms
  • Top speed of the liveaboard is 9.5 knots and cruising speed of 9 knots
  • Itineraries take you to Socorro Island and Guadalupe in Mexico
  • You will get to see up to 10 shark species
  • There is a partially shaded sun deck that has a Jacuzzi for relaxation
  • Buffet style meals are served on a daily basis

Pictures of Nautilus Under Sea

Description and details

Diving on the Nautilus Under Sea in Mexico 

Nautilus Under Sea liveaboard

The Nautilus Under Sea is one of the new members of the Nautilus fleet. With the amazing Nautilus Under Sea, you can expect grand tours around Socorro island and Guadalupe in Mexico. The semi-famous liveaboard had a stint as a support boat in the James Bond movie ‘A license to kill.’ The boat can handle up to 19 guests and the staff and crew are uber-friendly. The liveaboard offers cage diving and normal scuba diving operations.

Interior and boat layout

The interior of the Nautilus Under Sea is well constructed to offer the most spacious design possible. You will find 8 cabins that can accommodate 19 guests on the liveaboard. All the cabins have air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms that have ample storage space. There is also a lot of space for relaxing like the sun deck which has loungers and a Jacuzzi for a long day of diving. The Salon/lounge is where most of your leisure time will be spent. The lounge is equipped with a big-screen TV and comfortable seating. There are also various books to read as well as great movie titles for you to enjoy. Moreover, you will find board games that will offer relief in the evenings to prevent boredom.

Dive Deck of the Nautilus Under Sea

The dive deck on the Nautilus Under Sea is huge and is conveniently built. It allocates ample space for your camera and personal gear. The layout is well thought out so that there are individual stations and room to move freely with your gear on. Getting in and out of the water is easy with the dive crew always on standby to give a helping hand.

Food on the liveaboard

The foods are always restocked after every trip so you always have the freshest produce on offer. Meals are served three times a day as well as great snacks to keep your energy levels up between dives. The food is presented in a buffet-style manner and you can put as much or as little as you want on your plate. The chef also caters to special dietary requirements.


The luxurious liveaboard will take you to the best diving locations in Mexico. With the Nautilus Under Sea, you will get to explore Socorro Island and Guadalupe in Mexico. On your itineraries, you will get to see Giant Pacific Mantas, 10 different kinds of sharks, dolphins and whale sharks amongst others. Mexico is one of the best diving spots to unwind and see some amazing marine life.

Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Stand Up Paddleboard

Comments and feedback from other divers

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *