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Address: Great Exuma
Phone Number: 18003223577
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Welcome to the Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving Fleet!

The beauty of...

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

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Turks and Caicos Explorer II

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
gonefishing55
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Modesto, California
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Modesto, California
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 their dive. You can follow them as a guide or you can take off on... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first liveaboard experience and it was great. We ended up with a great group of divers and crew who became our friends. Each one of the crew were there to ensure our trip was a great one. While it may be an older vessel, the crew made up for it in every way. The food was absolutely... More 

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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My husband and I along with 4 of our friends boarded the CEII in St. Kitt's where we dived for several days before making our way to Saba where we dived for several more days, and completed the trip in St. Martin. I simply cannot say enough good things about our crew - Captain Ian, Purser Rob, dive staff J.T.,... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We got on the boat in St. Maarten , dove in Saba and St. Kitts. We were also able to do a land tour of both Saba and St. Kitts. The liveaboard experience was amazing, the food on the boat was great and the dive staff made everything very easy - they were there to anticipate all of our needs.... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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225 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

This was the first live aboard experience I've had, and it was a fantastic introduction to the concept. I met the Caribbean Explorer II at Port Zante in St. Kitts, and we were off for six days of world-class diving. We bounced around St. Kitts, Nevis, and Saba before landing in St. Marten for the last day of on-shore activities.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

I've been on the Humboldt Explorer in January and had an amazing time. Not only was the diving at Galapagos wonderful (that was to be expected since it is one of the best dive sites in the world), but the crew on the boat made it an unforgettable trip as well. Everybody was very nice and helpful. Experienced (local) dive... More 

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Highland Beach, Florida
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This was my fourth trip with Explorer Ventures -- I love the Turks and Caicos CB II. The cabins on the main deck offer two lower beds rather than the bunk bed style of some of the other boats. CB II has a wonderful sun deck and upper lounge bar area with the coldest beverages on the boat. The nice... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I have been on several liveaboards over the last couple of years and was extremely pleased with my experience on the Caribbean Explorer II on its Saba/St Kitts/St Maarten itinerary. While this boat has a few hours on the clock, it is comfortable and very seaworthy. The captain and crew are attentive and safety comes first 24/7. The diving was... More 

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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I've done the Saba/St Kitts cruise aboard the Caribbean Explorer II in Dec'13, Maldives aboard the Carpe Vita in March'14 and the Galapagos Islands aboard the Humboldt Explorer in Dec'14. All of my experiences have been beyond my expectations. What they have in common, is a great parent company with great staff. All three boats had impeccable staffs that were... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This live aboard dive trip is for divers with experience. The seas/currents are changing all the time. The staff is helpful but not as knowledgeable as I have encountered in the past. Or maybe they just didn't want to go the extra mile.

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