Turks & Caicos Explorer II is a professional dive yacht running by Explorer Ventures Fleet, it offers dive liveaboard trips in the Turks & Caicos Islands, during the Humpbacks mating and breeding season, it also offers Humpback Whale Snorkel Adventures in the Silver Bank, in Dominican Republic. It can sleeps max. 20 guests.
Turks & Caicos Explorer II was designed from the ground up and built as a corporate charter and liveaboard dive vessel in 1995, the last time recommissioned was in 2005. It is a strong aluminum vessel, with 115ft long, 22ft wide. it can reach a maximum cruise speed at 14 knots.
The air-conditioned main salon on the main deck includes dining tables, where breakfasts and dinners are served. There are also TV, CD/DVD, video library, lounge area, as well as a boutique display inside the salon.
Turks & Caicos Explorer II features a large sunning area with comfortable lounge chairs and chairs on the upper deck. the buffet meals area is located aft of the upstairs deckhouse,
The top flybridge features settee seating for 12 to 15, a barbecue, wet bar and helm station.
The dive deck locate at the aft half of the main deck, and it is equipped with a bathroom, individual gear bins, camera table, recharging station, air and nitrox filling stations, tank racks, freshwater showers, and a separate fresh water rinse for both scuba and underwater camera equipment.
There are two large stairways accessing the dive platform, where two in-water ladders hang for easy access to and from the water.
Turks & Caicos Explorer II has 10 comfortable staterooms, can comfortably accommodates 20 passengers.
All staterooms have private bathroom, individual aircon, hanging closet and wardrobe.
VIP Stateroom (no 1, 2):
Located on the upper deck, with a queen bed, desk/chair, hanging closet, wardrobe, large window, TV, private ensuite bathroom and shower.
Stateroom (no 3, 4):
Located on the main deck, with two single twin beds, desk/chair, hanging closet, wardrobe, large window, private ensuite bathroom and shower.
Stateroom (no 5, 6, 7):
Located on the main deck, with two single twin beds or one queen bed, desk/chair, hanging closet, wardrobe, large window, private ensuite bathroom and shower.
Stateroom (no 8, 9, 10):
Located on the lower deck, with twin lower and upper beds, dresser, hanging closet, port lights, private ensuite bathroom and shower.
Up to 5 dives per day (2 dives on the last day), include night dives.
No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.
All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.