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SingleDivers.com Caribbean Explorer II

Boarded the boat in Saint Kitts and Nevis with SingleDivers.com New Years Paradise Diving. The... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
chuck890
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Crofton, Maryland
Caribbean Explorer 2 - St. Kitts/Nevis

From trip 10/28-11/4/17 Diving was wonderful (especially LOVED Paradise Reef). The water is warm... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Alicia C
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Welcome to the Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving Fleet! The beauty of liveaboard SCUBA diving lies not only in the ease of accessing the world’s best dive sites, but the simplicity of having your hotel, restaurant and dive facilities on site at all times. From luxury vessels in exotic, far-flung destinations to unique exploratory itineraries closer to home, we offer something for every traveling diver, whatever your interests! Arrive as a guest – leave as a friend! Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving Fleet: Turks & Caicos Explorer II ~ Turks & Caicos Islands Caribbean Explorer II ~ St.Maarten/Saba/St.Kitts Carpe Vita Explorer ~ Maldives Carpe Nov Explorer ~ Maldives Huboldt Explorer ~ Galapagos Islands
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Boarded the boat in Saint Kitts and Nevis with SingleDivers.com New Years Paradise Diving. The crew, Captain Ernie, First Mate Julian, Purser Tim, DM Brett, DM Curtis, and a BIG shout-out to Chef Cathy!! The boarding was orderly and efficient, Tim gathered the information he...More

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EV_Rachel_H, Administration at Explorer Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Dear Chuck, Thank you for your positive review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip with us. I’m sure our entire crew enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your dive vacation! We hope your next visit is...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

From trip 10/28-11/4/17 Diving was wonderful (especially LOVED Paradise Reef). The water is warm and the reefs did not disappoint, despite our concerns over the recent hurricanes and what damage they may have caused. The boat is older for sure, older looking than we were...More

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EV_Rachel_H, Administration at Explorer Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

Greetings Alicia. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your trip aboard Caribbean Explorer II. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is very much valued. We always want guests' expectations to be met. Per your comments, I...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Just came off the Caribbean explorer 2 and our entire group was disappointed. The boat is old, the cabins are tiny and crew was not friendly or helpful. My biggest complaint was one of the divemasters Tim. He was sarcastic, arrogant and would watch you...More

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EV_Rachel_H, Administration at Explorer Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Firstly, thank you for sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain, and where necessary, improve the service we provide to our valued customers. I was very disappointed to hear about...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

They do all the little things right that you expect on a live a board and much more. From the constant service to of the cabins to the hot towels after a dive to the tasty food delights you are made to feel special. They...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

I just returned from my now 4th dive trip with Explorer Ventures Live aboard Diving, This was our second group trip on the St. Kitts to St Martin run. I can not express strongly enough how great this trip is; the diving, the boat and...More

1  Thank gfahringer
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ExplorerMia, Administration at Explorer Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thank-you so much for this wonderful review! We're so happy you enjoyed the beautiful dives around Saba and St.Kitts - it really is a special destination. And spending time with the amazing crew and eating some pretty fabulous food is the icing on the cake...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

This was my first live aboard, and it looks as though I picked the right company, and boat. My son and I were met at the airport and taken to the boat. The crew took care of taking our luggage to our staterooms .. wait...More

2  Thank David C P
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ExplorerMia, Administration at Explorer Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Thank-you so much for such a lovely review and for sharing your experience with others! It was a pleasure to have you and your son on board the Turks & Caicos Explorer II and we hope you join us again soon!

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

I was just on T & C Explorer II last week May 6013th 2017 & can only say one thing about trip-- AMAZING. Great diving all week, I did 25 dives and best bight dives ever.I saw Reef sharks and turtles & lobster on all...More

1  Thank Patrick C
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

We had an all around amazing experience. Anything you want to know about the logistics (size of boat/cabins, amenities available, what to pack, etc.) is all on the ExplorerVentures website and the info is spot on (and ALL - accommodations, food, drink , layout of...More

1  Thank kelly-l-hayes
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Our scuba club charted the whole boat of 20 divers in July 2016 and had an excellent time! We had a great crew: Captain JF, dive leaders Joe and Bungee Jo, purser/hostess Anne, chef Stan, and engineer Mark made us all feel at home from...More

1  Thank Dan N
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

I've done a lot of diving but this was my first live-aboard. What a fantastic crew. I have great respect for the crew and their ability. Very knowledgeable about the dive sites and take great care in helping the diver get the most out of...More

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Janet C
January 31, 2017|
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Response from EV_Rachel_H | Property representative |
Hi Janet C! The Caribbean Explorer II leaves from Port Zante in St.Kitts. If you're looking into flights check arrivals into SKB and departures out of SXM (St.Maarten). Let me know if you have anymore questions! Happy to... More
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travellista1
August 26, 2016|
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Response from EV_Rachel_H | Property representative |
Hello, Are you referring to our Turks & Caicos Explorer II vessel? If so, there is ample storage with drawers underneath beds, a closet and a bedside table with more drawers. We have our guests empty their bags and then... More
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Delskens
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Response from Carrie L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there -- I've done several liveaboards and by far this is my favorite so far. I've done the Peter Hughes Sundancer II in Belize and was fantastic, I revisited the same boat now in the Agressor fleet a few years later and... More
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