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Diving Reviews of Explorer Ventures in Turks and Caicos

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Average Overall Ratings
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(52 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  4 stars
Underwater Photography:  4 stars Accommodations:  4 stars
 
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Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   West Caicos & French Cay   "My one week on the Tiurks and Caicos Explorer II was totally enjoyable"
My one week on the Tiurks and Caicos Explorer II was totally enjoyable Very well maintained ship. Rooms were big enough for two, with very comfortable beds and very good lighting. The three rooms ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2016   Diana E Banks
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Great Caribbean Diving"
Great Caribbean DivingThis was our third trip on this boat and we liked it just as much as the previous visits. The itinerary takes you to dive sites th... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2016   Ann Donahue
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Hot Water"
Hot WaterThis was a special trip for ScubaPro dealers with on-board training in regulator repair and servicing. I had already been certifie... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2016   John Miller
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Good diving, but not great diving."
Good diving, but not great diving.Outstanding crew. Excellent boat. Food was very good. Diving was about as expected, good but not great. Fish densities were fa... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
12/2015   David Gere
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   West Caicos&French Cay   "Turks&Caicos Venture Explorer II"
Turks&Caicos Venture Explorer II[None]... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2016   Phil Hampton
1000+ Dives
 
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Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Great as always"
Great as alwaysA repeat visit for us (6th?) and we had another great week of easy diving. There were only 9 divers (space for 20) so the boat ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2016   Ken Giffen
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Great crew, great boat, very good diving"
Great crew, great boat, very good divingA crew can make or break a trip. Captain Bob, Brandt, Andy, Pippa and Mia were one of the most professional, helpful and fun of an... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2015   joel sill
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Caribbean Explorer II Liveaboard"
Caribbean Explorer II LiveaboardI was disappointed with the visibility as I had always been told this was one the best places in the Caribbean for vis. There hav... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2015   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "A Swingin' Boat"
A Swingin' BoatMy dive shop, DJ's Scuba Locker (djscuba.com) chartered the boat for the week following Thanksgiving. Despite some rocky weather ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2014   Eric A Frick
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II/ Sibonne Hotel Y   [N/A]   "Classy Liveaboard and Great Diving"
Classy Liveaboard and Great DivingA week on the T&C Explorer II and then a week on land at the Sibonne hotel. Both were excellent. My wife (Advanced, 70 dives) a... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2015   Gareth Richards
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "Venture Explorers Turks & Caicos Explorer II"
Venture Explorers Turks & Caicos Explorer IIBOOKING: The booking process for the Turks and Caicos Explorer II was easy and straight forward and they charge in US funds. T... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2015   Steve Dussault
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   Provo, West Caicos, French Key   "Turks and Caicos diving with a great crew"
Turks and Caicos diving with a great crewOur flight to Provo from Ottawa, Canada was rocky, United Airlines failed to load luggage for about half the passengers out of New... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2015   Jocelyn Gill
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   "as expected"
as expected[None]very good to excellent diving. weather was very co-operative. the coral has shown the impact of diving compare with 10 year... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Jack Tse
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]Inaguas, Bahamas   "Great trip, terrible food"
Great trip, terrible food[None]This was a a special trip organized by REEF to collect and record lionfish, particularly off two Bahamaian islands, Little a... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   Mary McCombie
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   Explorer Ventures provided very helpful info on destination, directions fro airport to boat location, what to bring, emergency con... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2014   William
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   Turks and Caicos   I really wanted to like the boat, at lot, and I like it...but...there are drawbacks to this trip. The walls in Turks and Caicos ar... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
1/2014   Dean K Knudson
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   Great boat and crew. This was my first trip back to the Caribbean in about 5 years. After diving most places in the Pacific, this ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2013   Harry ONeil
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   Very good caribbean diving, Coral in good shape. Seas were calm and flat. Good sealife including sharks (almost every dive), turtl... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2013   Deborah Gregory
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   [N/A]   What a great trip! This was not our first time diving with Explorer Ventures and we have never been disappointed on any trip. You ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2013   Diane Nash
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Y   T&C, Mayaguana   Eighteen divers headed to Providenciales looking for adventure in new places. After arriving in Provo and boarding the Turks & Cai... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2013   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   [None]This year there were no hurricane the week before departure. So visibility was good. Saw a shark most dives. Diving was deep... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2012   Ronald Bailey
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   I had read reports here describing the boat's swing, and it was much more than I expected (probably an arc of 100 yards or more). ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2012   Ms Lynda Durfee
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Unfortunately, trip was the week after the hurricane came over the islands. The visibility averaged about 40 feet due to the "junk... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2011   Ronald Bailey
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Full report Y   French Caye, West Caicos, Prov   The EVII arranged for pick-up at Providenciales airport, and from the moment we arrived at the dock, the crew of the EVII were wel... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2010   Tammy Hauk
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Our flight arrived about 1:00pm (no boarding before 3:00pm).We were met at the airport by a crew member. The boat had arranged for... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2010   Frank Hall
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II Full report Y   Turks & Caicos Explorer II   Last summer, July 11, 2009 we decided to go for a week on the Turks & Caicos Explorer II. I had no idea that we would see so many ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2009   Ledean Paden
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures/ Turks & Caicos Explorer Ventures Full report N   [N/A]   Nineteen divers and one vacationer traveled to Provodenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands where we were met by a representative ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2009   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Our fifth trip on the boat. Great as usual. Only the second time we made it out to french cay. We had 18 out of a possible 20 div... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2009   ken
500+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   Provo, W. Caicos, French Cay   We have previously done Grand Turk, but wanted to try a different area of Turks & Caicos, so a liveaboard seemed like the best opt... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   Greg White
250+ Dives
 
Turks and Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   A couple of dive sites had very strong currents which were unexpected by all. Most sites had little or no current. We were a s... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2009   Susan Foster
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures/ Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Excellent communication is provided from the main office in Texas before, during, and after the booking process. Boat is in good ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   Don and Marilee Hughes
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures/ Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Well run operation. All divers checked in and out of water, time and final air readings noted. Nitrox available for a fee. We s... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2008   Marlene Dowell
250+ Dives
 
Turks and Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   Provo/ West Caicos   The boat was comfortable, the food good, the crew above average, but not great. Most of the 15 divers were experienced so the d... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2007   Jack Howison
250+ Dives
 
Turcs & Caicos Explorer Full report Y   [N/A]   We arrived at Provo a day early, hoping to get a chance to explore the town, only to discover there really isn't a town to explore... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2007   T Griffin
250+ Dives
 
T&C Explorer II Full report N   [N/A]   The T&C Explorer II was retro-fitted in Feb. 2007. Although not at the very top of our list of live-aboard experiences the diving... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2007   Donna Teach
250+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Our group of eleven, mostly from the Chicago area, spent an enjoyable week aboard the Turks and Caicos Explorer II. The boat, whi... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2007   Eric Ault
500+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Turks & Caicos Explorer II is one of the best boats we have been on so far, and this was our sixth live-aboard trip. The cabins ar... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2007   Irina Zeylikman
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Full report Y   [N/A]   Good was the boat itself and rooms, and food. Bad was getting to the boat (had to wade to dinghy, then dinghy to boat -- if the b... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
7/2006   Juli Tracy and Dick Gamble
1000+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   The boat is a first class operation. The captain and crew go out of there way to make the trip a memorable one and to accommodate... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2006   Jeremy Ellis
250+ Dives
 
MV Turks and Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Great liveaboard trip. Very good crew/service. Excellent food. Nice room though my a/c was not as cool as I would have liked. Shar... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2006   Tom Rain
250+ Dives
 
Turks & Cacos Explorer II Full report Y   Cacos   Much of the diving was on pristine walls. The top of the walls were generally at 40-50' with the walls extending down several tho... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2006   Gerald Canning
250+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   A bit of a delay getting on board. Had to find a taxi to take me to the pier, then a 15 minute wait on tender for delivery to boat... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2005   Clem Clapp
250+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures Full report Y   [N/A]   The T&C Explorer II is a well-equipped and comfortable home away from home. The cabins are on 3 decks. Most passengers are on the... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2006   Barry Zigas
100+ Dives
 
Turks and Caicos Adventures/ The Sands Full report N   [N/A]   Dove with Fifi in May for one day and had to come back for more. What I had liked during my May visit was the "no cattle boat" pro... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2006   Frank Thompson
100+ Dives
 
Caribbean Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Good Caribbean diving off Providenciales, West Caicos, French Caye, and West Sand Spit, all completed from moorings except for one... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2006   Don & Marilee Hughes
250+ Dives
 
Caribbean Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Good Caribbean diving off Providenciales, West Caicos, French Caye, and West Sand Spit, all completed from moorings except for one... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2006   Don & Marilee Hughes
250+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer Full report Y   [N/A]   Second time with Explorer Fleet (Carribean Explorer in 2004). As alwais a great operation. Diving at West Caicos was pretty good w... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2006   Dmitry Pasikhov
<100 Dives
 
Turks and Caicos Adventures/ The Seagate Full report N   Providentiales   We have been to Provo for five years in a row during the first week of March and this was the first where we experienced really ro... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2005   Cathy Mack
250+ Dives
 
Turks and Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   We had room number 2 on the upper deck. The room was adequate but I felt it was over priced compared with the standard rooms. I wo... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2005   MIchael Stanfield
500+ Dives
 
Turks @ Caicos Explorer ll Full report Y   [N/A]   This was my second trip on a Caicos live-aboard, also did Grand Turk when there was a boat there. The Caribbean Explorer ll is ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2005   Donald Hoft
500+ Dives
 
Turks & Caicos Explorer II Full report Y   [N/A]   We just spent an enjoyable week as part of the second group of paying passengers on the new Caribbean Explorer II. We had trouble... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2005   Bob and Carolyn Smith
100+ Dives
 
Turks/Caicos Explorer Full report Y   Provo   Everything was great. The crew is like family inviting you to their place for the week. Diving was great, accomdations and food ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Jack Gullo Jr
100+ Dives
 
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