Latest News from the Fleet

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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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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The Northeastern Caribbean – a love affair for the past 30 years!

It’s hard to believe it was 30 years ago when the original M/V Caribbean Explorer set sail from Bobby’s Marina in St. Maarten on her first ever scuba liveaboard charter! On that day In June 1987, there were no moorings; dive sites were located by triangulating landmarks ashore; all pertinent information was sent to boat captains…
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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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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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