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Dive Review of Caribbean Explorer in
St. Kitts and Nevis

Caribbean Explorer: "Caribbean Explorer", Nov, 2014,

by D.Demming, OH, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 36 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8053.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Extensively in Pacific(Palau, Fiji, Australia, Philippines etc.) and Caribbean( Belize, Bonaire Caymans etc.)
Closest Airport St. Kitts/St Maarten Getting There none

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 81 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 10 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 minutes/110 feet nitox
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
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 Standard dive table and rinse tank with very cramped charging station ... 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments First trip with the Explorer Fleet on an old well run boat. Got lucky with only 6 divers, so got our own rooms and accommodating crew. Very poor visibility in SABA with ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By lyndad2in , at Nov 29, 2014 20:05 EST  
Wow,looks like you hit a bad week. I've done the trip 5 times (Jan 2009, Jan 2010, Jan 2013 and Aug 2014), and got to most of the Saba sites on each trip. Last trip (Aug 2014), did Monkey Shoals at south end of St. Kitts (shallow, but lots of small stuff, sponges, etc.) and some newer sites (sharks and lobsters) not reachable from day boats. Wreck sites (River Taw)& Corinthian are usually dependable for critters, schooling fish, and loners who've taken up residence (eels, turtles, puffers, etc.)
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