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

Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II: "Good Trip on the Turks & Caicos Explorer II", Dec, 2017,

by Terence Taylor, ME, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10094 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Cozmel, Riviera Maya, Curacao, Bonaire, Bahamas, Cayman Brac, Key Largo, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, Pulau, Galapagos, Belize, St. Kitt, Saba
Closest Airport Provo Getting There Flight out of Atlanta. Flights were cancelled coming home because of the power outage in Atlanta, so it took a little over two days to get home. Not the airlines fault.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Time Limits strictly enforced, depths were not. Note that were were all experienced divers.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments A nice wide platform for cameras with a shelf below, compressed air, dedicated large camera basin. When entering, the dive team would ge ... 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 3 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 It was a good week, with fairly calm waters. Only six divers were aboard, which made the trip very comfortable.

We have been on this trip in the past. The boat is in good condition and the crew was very helpful and accommodating. Food was very well prepared, but typically only one ent ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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