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Dive Review of Caribbean Explorer II in
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Caribbean Explorer II: "Returning to an old favorite after 20+ years", Aug, 2023,

by Mike Szathmary, TN, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 12751.

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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
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Comments After a prolonged absence (2001) from the boat and the area my daughter/dive buddy and I chose this trip because of the atypical Caribbean diving. As you would imagine, a lot has changed in the ensuing years.

The travel: Travel to and from the Caribbean Explorer involves flying into St. Martin or St. Kitts and flying out of the other airport from your arrival. We flew into St. Martin and coming from the SE USA the travel time is relatively short, arriving in early afternoon. The St. Martin airport is under intense renovation to repair damage from Hurricane Irma and as a result I would recommend flying into St. Kitts. With all the construction going on they only had one luggage carousel opera ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Caribbean Explorer II   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Caribbean, North America
Closest Airport St. Martin Getting There Flew American through Miami.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 83-86°F / 28-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-70 Ft/ 15-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 ft. max depth, 60 minute dive time
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Large camera table easily accommodated all the cameras on a full boat. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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