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Turks and Caicos Explorer II

 

Cabins

10

Length / Width

38 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

1995  / 2005

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • The Turks and Caicos Explorer II is a modern, luxury yacht offering superb itineraries across Providenciales, West Caicos and French Cay and Turks & Caicos 
  • Enjoy five dives a day from the mothership, supported by tenders where necessary, to ensure you don't miss out on the best experiences
  • Diverse dive experiences for even the most demanding divers, with humpback whale watching and snorkelling in Silver Bank, Dominican Republic, through to sheer walls plunging into a deep blue abyss, ledges and crevasses
  • Huge variety of sea lie on offer, from gigantic orange elephant ear sponges, crimson rope sponges and gigantic gorgonians through to eagle rays, reef sharks, nurse sharks, sea turtles and hammerheads
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Dates & Prices

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 37.5% (downpayment)
  • 90 days before trip start: 62.5% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 365 days prior to arrival
  • 10% will be charged if you cancel between 365 and 240 days prior to arrival
  • 20% will be charged if you cancel between 240 and 180 days prior to arrival
  • 30% will be charged if you cancel between 180 and 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

Cabins

Description

The Turks and Caicos Explorer II is a luxury yacht, transporting dive adventurers to fascinating and pelagic filled dive sites between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea

The modern and luxurious Turks and Caicos Explorer II provides guests with thrilling diving along the coasts of Providenciales, West Caicos and French Caye. Experience Sheer Walls plunging into a deep blue abyss and explore ledges and crevasses adorned with gigantic orange Elephant Ear sponges, Crimson Ropes, Gorgonians, and a plethora of Macro life. With over 40 mostly uninhabited islands, amazing biodiversity and large Pelagics, the Turks & Caicos is the ultimate Dive Safari Location.

In January of each year, the Turks & Caicos Explorer II follows the migrating Humpback Whales to the south, and spends the following 11 weeks on the Silver Bank, 80 miles to the north of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.  These special itineraries, run by world-renowned Tom Conlin of Aquatic Adventures,  offer up to 18 lucky guests the opportunity to spend a week both topside and in the water (snorkel only), experiencing the majesty of these incredible creatures up close and personal.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The luxurious Turks and Caicos Explorer II is a 125 foot (38m) liveaboard with an experienced crew of 8 English and Spanish speaking professionals. The yacht can accommodate up 20 guests in the 10 air conditioned cabins. The choices of cabins include: Staterooms 8-10 on the Lower Deck with Twin beds in a bunk style, desk with chair, and hanging closet; Staterooms 3 & 4 on the Main Deck with Twin beds, desk with chair, hanging closet; Staterooms 5-7 also on the Main Deck with Twin/Queen beds, desk with chair and hanging closet. VIP Staterooms 1 & 2 on the Boat Deck featuring a Queen-sized bed, desk and chair. All cabins come equipped with individual climate controls and private bathrooms with hot showers, all towels and linens, wardrobe and storage, sea view ports or windows.

Between dives on the Turks and Caicos Explorer II, loads of amenities are offered for your leisure time. Hang out in the air conditioned Main Salon in the comfy seating and watch a movie. Find your favorite outdoor setting where you can enjoy the ocean views and the sea breeze. The awning-covered Flybridge is accessed from semicircular stairs on the Boat Deck.

The Turks & Caicos Explorer II's comfortable accommodation features settee seating for 12 to 15, a Barbeque, Wet Bar and Helm Station. For those working on a tan, the Boat Deck features a large sunning area with comfortable lounge chairs and provides access via an outside walkway to the two VIP Staterooms. Perhaps more activity is what you desire; take an exciting Land Excursion or go Snorkeling.

The Turks and Caicos Explorer II takes its outstanding menu seriously as it knows that good food makes for great diving.

Breakfast begins with eggs, bacon, pancakes, French toast, muffins, Danish and fresh fruits. Afternoon lunches are plentiful and varied and include soup, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, assorted salads, and quiche. Also included is mouth watering homemade baked breads, cookies and brownies which are also offered between dives. The Chef prepared dinners will include lots of fresh vegetables, rice, pasta, chicken, beef, turkey, pork, and fish. Drinks are included and if there are special dietary needs, they can be requested in advance and the crew will do their best to accommodate those needs.

HOW TO GET THERE

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

If you are staying overnight on Providenciales prior to boarding, please be sure that your application form has included your hotel information in Providenciales, and call the vessel prior to checking out of your hotel to determine where and when to board.

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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other

Diving gear

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Equipment For Kids

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