Gordo Banks Dive Overview

Come and experience Gordo Banks on a two tank dive. Gordo Banks is situated eight miles off the coast from San Jose del Cabo. The uppermost of this seamount lies under 110 to 130 feet of water.

Explore these temperate waters and be captivated by groups of pelagic fish and colorful underwater landscapes. Marine creature sightings include schools of jacks, tuna, snappers, groupers, mackerels, solitary bull sharks, and giant manta rays. Whale sharks and silky sharks may be spotted in these waters during the cooler months from April – June.

Operation: Daily

Departure: 9:00am-12:30pm or 1pm-4pm

Requirements: Scuba diver certification

Trip Details
Gordo Banks is legendary for hammerhead sharks which may gather in large numbers. Diving with these bizarre-looking creatures can be an unforgettable scuba diving experience. Imagine the thrill of coming face to face with these extraordinary marine creatures. Although hammerheads are normally not aggressive in nature and not dangerous to humans, it is strongly recommended to take great caution when diving with these prehistoric giants. Kindly keep in mind that sightings are not guaranteed.

Please be aware that this may be a hit or miss dive due to factors such as depth, heavy seas, strong currents, and visibility. This is an advanced dive with average depths between 110 and 130 feet. It is best-suited for highly experienced divers because of its occasionally challenging diving conditions. Tune-up dive is required for this trip.


Price: US $200

Boat charter
Guides & divemaster
Box lunch

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Dive computer - US $30
Digital camera - US $45
Scuba equipment - US $10 per piece
Air fills - US $5
Nitrox  - US $10 per tank

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