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

Explorer Ventures -- T&C Explorer II: "Excellent trip on the T&C Explorer", Aug, 2018,

by Douglas Garrou, VA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports). Report 10522.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Belize, Florida, Bahamas, Cozumel, Little Cayman, Akumal, Santorini, Turks & Caicos
Closest Airport Providenciales Getting There Delta, usually reliable, failed to deliver our luggage with our flight. We had arrived a day early so we were able to retrieve in time for the boat's departure.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Back on the boat with 500 pounds, any computer lockout requires 24 hours of no diving. Divers are free to go off on their own or follow the leader.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots 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 These guys, from the captain on down, take underwater photography very seriously and are al ... 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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Terrific week diving with my 16-year-old son, a relatively new diver. Excellent conditions and visibility, with essentially zero current, made this a great first liveaboard trip for him, as I had hoped. He got his AOW while on board. Sea life was abundant and reefs were healthy. Numerous reef sha ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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