Latest News from the Fleet

Secrets of St. Maarten: What Crew Do on Days Off 

Sint Maarten or St. Martin, depending if you’re on the Dutch or French half of the island, is a friendly bit of paradise nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Caribbean Explorer (I & II) have called this island home for well over 31 years. Although we do not often scuba dive around St. Maarten, our liveaboard charters either…
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5 Impressive Liveaboard Destinations Perfect for your Next Holiday

The Explorer Ventures Fleet provides access to some of the world’s best diving, on liveaboards everywhere you want to be. Explore five impressive destinations, all perfect for your next diving holiday; Galapagos, Indonesia, Saba/St. Kitts (Northeastern Caribbean), Turks & Caicos Islands and the Silver Bank. The beauty of liveaboard diving with Explorer Ventures is not…
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Dive Unspoiled Slices of the Caribbean Sea

Scuba Diving Magazine recognizes the Caribbean as "the birthplace of recreational scuba diving, dishing up an impressive dive slate." An exotic destination for some, for others it's their turquoise fun-filled backyard. The Caribbean Sea boasts fantastic diving year-round and is easy to access, making it a go-to for many avid dive travelers. Each culturally diverse island…
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Plastics, Edible Straws, and Greener Policies: Learn How The Explorer Ventures Fleet is Making Waves

This World Oceans Day, Celebrate With Us! Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving Fleet understands the importance of a healthy ocean, and divers are at the forefront of ocean stewardship. To celebrate World Oceans Day 2018, Explorer Ventures along with our partners Carpe Diem Maldives, White Manta Diving, and Galasam, are reaffirming our current green initiatives and taking steps to make our fleets' vessels even more environmentally sustainable in…
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Contest: Win A Liveaboard Trip and Support Our Reefs!

Explorer Ventures and the Green Fins community have come together to celebrate coral reef protection in 2018! Focusing on diver education, #RedefinetheDive is part 1 of a 4 part campaign lead by Green Fins for International Year of the Reef (See GreenFinsIYOR2018 campaign). We as campaign partners hope to lead by example, inspiring divers to follow only…
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We’ve got savings for you at Easter. Hop to it!

Happy Easter from Explorer Ventures! Don’t Miss Out On These Eggs-traordinary Offers… Instead of thinking "Someday I'll go..", make that day today! There are no eggs-cuses with these 2 massively discounted specials. Hop onboard in April on a last minute offer, or snag a Year of Savings special in one of our exotic diving destinations!…
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A Step Towards Sustainability

Announcing International Year of the Reef Initiatives This year we’re celebrating International Year of the Reef (IYOR) by offering an exciting new reef conservation program designed to encourage positive and lasting change. As a dive operator we are the eyes and ears of what's happening under the surface, therefore we hope to lead as ambassadors, taking action ourselves. Did you know that coral reefs are one the most biologically diverse…
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A Look Back at 2017

Season's greetings from Explorer Ventures! It's hard to believe it's the end of a busy and exciting year! In 2017, we celebrated our 30th anniversary, added beautiful Indonesia as a destination, and took diving in the Galapagos to the next level. We know the business of liveaboard diving, but you are the reason we exist,…
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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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