El Duque, Mexico

  • from US$ 245 / day

The El Duque liveaboard, Mexico is a 53ft converted trawler offering fantastic dive cruises in the Sea of Cortez. She has 2 cabins, each with single bunk beds for 4 guests, air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. There is a comfortable living area and fully-stocked galley where a variety of home-cooked meals and snacks will be served throughout the day. Meals are healthy and hearty and plenty to sustain the appetite. Special dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice. The indoor salon offers a great place to relax out of the sun to watch a movie or play a game of cards. The sun deck is a great place to relax with a book or enjoy a cocktail in the evening. There are also kayaks available for use to go exploring.

The Sea of Cortez has been referred to as the aquarium of the world, and for good reason. Nearly 3000 marine species are found in this biologically diverse region. Los Islotes is one of the highlights of the trip, where a colony of over 400 sea lions and many inquisitive juveniles live. The varying seasons determine what marine life can be spotted, but whales, dolphins, sharks mobula rays and turtles are regular sightings. Diving takes place from the easily accessible swim platform at the back of the boat, or the support tender - La Duquesa.

For a fantastic dive and adventure cruise in Baja California, join the experienced and professional crew of the El Duque liveaboard. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided, Snorkel Gear, Kayaks

Excluded: Transfers to/ from the boat, Alcohol, Dive equipment rental, Marine park fees - US$6 per person per day, PADI Courses - available at an extra cost: AOW - US$250, Open Water checkout dives - US$200, PADI Discover Scuba Dive - US$75

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Onboard kayaks
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Charging stations

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Vegan Options

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Rinse hosts
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English and Spanish.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices.

Boat Specifications

  • Length 53 ft
  • Max guests 8
  • Number of cabins 2
  • Number of bathrooms 2

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light