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Dive Review of Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II in
Turks and Caicos/T&C, Mayaguana

July, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Jeanne & Bill Downey, PA, US
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Report Number 7052
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Bahamas, Caribbean, Indonesia, Cocos, Guadalupe, Micronesia, Tahiti, BC,
Malaysia, Fiji, Socorro, Philippines, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, dry  
choppy, no currents  
Water Temp
83   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
110' on Nitrox, 60 minutes  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
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One shelf camera table, but out in open on back of boat. Charging station
in t ...
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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5 stars   
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Eighteen divers headed to Providenciales looking for adventure in new
places. After arriving in Provo and boarding the Turks & Caicos
Explorer II, we headed toward Mayaguana in the southern Bahamas, after
being warned that winds were rising and we would have to endure a bumpy
ride coming back to Provo in a few days. It was a bit lumpy during the
overnight ride to Mayaguana, but other than the lack of sleep and a couple
seasick passengers, we arrived safe and sound. The diving there was lush,
with 6 foot and more coral heads and healthy soft corals. We saw lionfish,
even though over 600 were taken during a scientific study trip a couple
weeks earlier.  There were a couple of sharks, including a hammerhead, and
some turtles and rays. The swim-throughs leading from the sand
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