An underwater seamount

Diving Gordo Banks

Open ocean adventure

Gordo Banks – A rush of Adrenaline

dive-charter-map-cabo-area_webCabo Dive Charter specializes in blue water scuba tours to the famous seamounts located a few miles offshore from San Jose del Cabo. This is one of the most exciting dive sites in the Los Cabos region of Mexico. Cabo Dive Charter specializes in private Gordo Banks trips with extensive blue water experience.

Gordo Banks are two oceanic mountains that rise from great depths, one to dive-able depths. The top of Gordo 1 is approximately 120 feet from the surface.

Brave enough?

The main attractions of diving the banks are the opportunity to encounter pelagic species of fish. This includes: Marlin, Sail Fish, Dorado, Wahoo and large schools of Tuna and Jacks.

Shark_gordobanksSpecial visitors to the seamount are sharks; Hammerhead and Silky are the most common species, seasonally Whale Sharks also appear.

Other highlights of diving Gordo include the rays, Manta, Devil and Mobula rays are often encountered passing through the water column over the pinnacle.

This is the type of dive site where you never know what will show up, so you just keep your eyes open, watch your depth and keep your camera on!

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Gordo Banks | Dive Site Statistics

  • Large Marine Life 90% 90%
  • Macro 10% 10%
  • Large Schools of Fish 90% 90%
  • Sealions 30% 30%
  • Difficulty 80% 80%

Diving the Corridor

  • Large Marine Life 70% 70%
  • Macro 80% 80%
  • Large Schools of Fish 70% 70%
  • Sealions 20% 20%
  • Difficulty 50% 50%

Diving Cabo

  • Large Marine Life 60% 60%
  • Macro 80% 80%
  • Large Schools of Fish 60% 60%
  • Sealions 100% 100%
  • Difficulty 40% 40%

Diving Cabo Pulmo

  • Large Marine Life 80% 80%
  • Macro 80% 80%
  • Large Schools of Fish 90% 90%
  • Sealions 50% 50%
  • Difficulty 50% 50%