Current Onboard Charges

Current Onboard Charges

Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Fleet

Last updated: February 2018

Every destination country has its own rules and regulations on fees and taxes that must be charged. Explorer Ventures wants you to have all the facts before you leave on your dream diving vacation. Here is a list of current onboard charges by country and boat.

current onboard charges by boat and destination for Explorer VenturesM/V Caribbean Explorer II, Saba/St. Kitts/St. Maarten

  • Port, Immigration and Marine Park Fees - US$115 per person
  • Fuel Surcharge: US$70 per person
  • Crew gratuities, dive instruction, optional island tours, dive gear rental (other than tanks, weights and weight belts), and retail sales

M/V Turks & Caicos Explorer II, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

  • Hotel Tax: US$95 per person
  • Fuel Surcharge: US$70 per person
  • Crew gratuities, dive instruction, dive gear rental (other than tanks, weights and weight belts), and retail sales

M/V Humboldt Explorer & M/V Majestic Explorer, Galapagos Islands

  • Chamber Support Fee: US$35 per person
  • Fuel Surcharge: US$150 per person
  • Crew gratuities, dive instruction, dive gear rental (other than tanks, weights and weight belts), and retail sales
  • Note: entry to the Galapagos Islands also requires cash payment of US$100 entry fee, as well as the purchase of Tourist Card for US$20 in cash

M/V Carpe Vita Explorer & M/V Carpe Novo Explorer, Maldives

  • Government Green Tax: US$6 per person per night
  • Fuel Surcharge: dependent on itinerary, please inquire for current applicability
  • Crew gratuities, dive instruction, dive gear rental (other than standard tanks, weights and weight belts), and retail sales
  • Hanifaru Snorkeling Permit (if applicable): US$20 per person
  • Additional charge for Government Services Tax may apply; please inquire for current applicability

M/V Blue Manta Explorer & M/V Raja Manta Explorer, Indonesia

  • Crew gratuities, dive instruction, dive gear rental (other than standard tanks, weights and weight belts), and retail sales & services
  • Fuel Surcharge, if applicable

 

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