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Address: Great Exuma
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+1 800-322-3577
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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: Totally Dope Diving

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... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 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 the boat, etc. - of it was awesome!). What the website doesn't tell you is... More 

1 Thank kelly-l-hayes
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 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 the moment we arrived. Even the taxi driver (Par / Elwood) that Explorer Ventures arranged... More 

1 Thank Dan N
Modesto, California
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 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 their dive. You can follow them as a guide or you can take off on... More 

Thank gonefishing55
Raleigh, North Carolina
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104 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

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 

1 Thank Rob B
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 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 

3 Thank Celia B
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 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 

1 Thank HappyDiver2408
New York, New York, United States
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266 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 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 

Thank BillScurry
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Reviewed 19 January 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 

Thank Debby B
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 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 

Thank Carrie L
Ottawa, Canada
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93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 November 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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