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

Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II: "Venture Explorers Turks & Caicos Explorer II", Oct, 2015,

by Steve Dussault, NH, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports). Report 8543.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving US, Canada, Alaska, Caribbean, South America, South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, Indian Ocean
Closest Airport Provo Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 82 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 60 mins 130' air 111 NITROX
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None] ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments BOOKING:

The booking process for the Turks and Caicos Explorer II was easy and straight forward and they charge in US funds. The staff at Venture Explorers is very helpful and prompt to respond to email inquires and questions.


TRAVEL and ARRIVAL:

There are US carriers that fly to Providenciales so it makes it easy to get there. We were greeted at the airport by a representative of TCEII. We had arrived before the boarding time of 3:00 PM so we had to wait at the airport for awhile. This gave us a chance to have some lunch while waiting for the other guests. After awhile enough guests had arrived so we were taken to another outdoor restaurant to wait for the remaining guests. At 3:00 PM all the guests had arrived and we transported to the boat.

The check in process on the boat went smoothly and easily. Staterooms were assigned, paper work ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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