Latest News from the Fleet

Hurricane Irma/Maria Updates

Update: 28SEP17 It's been a challenge over the past few weeks getting concrete information about the status of Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Maarten (SXM), along with the various airlines' planned service there, for obvious reasons. Cleanup and relief efforts are ongoing in St. Maarten. Although we have learned that several airlines are planning…
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Have you met Percy?

This weekend, the Caribbean Explorer II will set sail from St. Maarten on its 30th Anniversary cruise.  To celebrate, we are reminiscing about our first voyage!  You can learn about the history of the vessel and more details about the itinerary in this previous blog post, but today, we want to highlight one of our…
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EXPLORER VENTURES LIVEABOARD FLEET ANNOUNCES TWO NEW INDONESIA VESSELS

From pygmy seahorses to Komodo dragons, experience all that the Indonesia Archipelago has to offer! Explorer Ventures is proud to announce its new partnership with White Manta Diving, Indonesia. The addition of the M/V Blue Manta Explorer & the M/V Raja Manta Explorer expands the Explorer Ventures Fleet's offerings to include the beautiful waters of…
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Coral Status Maldives 2017

Based on our recent surveys this year, here is a short summary on our findings of the status of the corals in the Maldives. – First, all shallow snorkel depths from water surface to about 3 m was hardest hit by bleaching with a near total loss of table corals. We have found a few…
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How to make your Galapagos dream a reality!

You may have heard of this exotic and far-reaching locale called The Galapagos Islands.  Located on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, The Galapagos Islands have been an integral part of history and science since Charles Darwin ventured there in 1835.  Darwin was on a special voyage to study the unique and…
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Coral Bleaching Maldives 2016

Andy Bruckner, Coral Reef CPR Director Globally, 2016 is the warmest year on record, exceeding 2015- the second warmest. These steamy temperatures can be attributed in part to climate change and to the longest El Niño in history. The Maldives were no exception. During April/May 2016 the sea water temperatures heated up to 31-33 C; simultaneously…
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Top 5 Reasons to do a Scuba Liveaboard over the Holidays!

Who says that going on vacation during the holidays is a bad idea?   Here are the top 5 reasons why you SHOULD do a scuba liveaboard over the holidays!   1.  It's more affordable than you think!   Booked in advance, you will discover that the cost of international flights to all of the…
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New and Improved TCEXII

Explorer Ventures welcomes back a new and improved Turks & Caicos Explorer II to scuba charters. PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS - April 9, 2016 - The Turks & Caicos Explorer II returns to Providenciales, TCI after a series of travels, adventures, and a major upgrade!  On December 1, 2015, Turks & Caicos Explorer II…
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Special & Unique Trips

Halloween in the Magical Maldives What a Bewitching idea and a Monster deal… not to mention Screamin’ fun! Here are the details: Vessel: Carpe Vita Explorer Charter Dates: October 29-November 5, 2017 Itinerary: North Male-Ari-Vaavu-South Male (MLE-MLE) Monster Deal: $600 off per person plus Free Nitrox! – Up to 31% savings in honor of October 31!!! Special Rates: VIP – Upper Deck (1 cabin remaining) - only $2120 per person! Main…
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