Explorer Ventures Fleet

The Explorer Ventures fleet offers great standards of comfort and excellent facilities for anyone who wishes to explore the waters in a variety of global destinations. Enjoy diving adventures aplenty from the terrific liveaboard fleet, with your accommodation, dining, and dive facilities right at the heart of some of the world’s most stunning dive sites.


With diving at the heart of each trip, you can take part in up to five fabulous dives each day of your trip (weather and conditions permitting). Diverse excursions are included in many of the itineraries and you can meet new friends with similar interests on your friendly expedition.

High standards of safety and excellent dive facilities and amenities make Explorer Ventures a top choice for keen divers.

Explorer Ventures was founded in 1987 and the company has its headquarters in the USA’s state of Wyoming. The company offers diving experiences suitable for divers of all experience levels. Whether you’re looking for a luxury boat or something a little more homely, the diverse fleet offers it all.

Onboard services are excellent, and you’ll feel instantly at ease and at home whichever trip you take. Dine on tasty cuisine each day, and enjoy snacks in between meals. Most vessels offer a selection of both Western and local fare. If you have any dietary requirements, such as being vegetarian, having a food allergy, or needing food prepared in-line with particular religious principles, let the team know when booking your trip.

Explorer Ventures Fleet Liveaboards & Locations

Explorer Ventures offers liveaboard diving cruises in top spot around the world. Experience the rich biodiversity of the magical Galapagos. Discover the aquatic life around varied Caribbean islands, such as St, Kitts and St, Maarten, go whale watching at Silver Bank, close to the Dominican Republic, and dive into the warm waters around Turks and Caicos.

CARIBBEAN EXPLORER II

Discover the splendours of the Northeast Caribbean on the Caribbean Explorer II. You may spot rare aquatic life at the varied dive sites, and you’ll have the option to visit the islands too. Enjoy rainforests and beaches, with activities like hiking and horse riding. St. Kitts boasts fairly recent wrecks and finger reefs, while Saba is a small volcanic peak with a spectacular underwater pinnacle.

All dives are done from the boat. The vessel has a dive deck for easy access to the water. All guests have their own dive bin, and rinse tank, drying racks, charging areas, lockers, nitrox filling stations, and a camera table are available. Dive gear is available to rent as well as computers, and courses are offered by the experienced dive crew.

There are nine comfortable en suite cabins that can accommodate 18 guests. The boat has a sun terrace, a reference library, a lounge, and a boutique.

TURKS & CAICOS EXPLORER II

Explore the fascinating waters around Turks and Caicos with the Turks and Caicos Explorer II. The turquoise waters feature extensive coral reefs that are teeming with marine life. Lookout for Caribbean reef sharks, tiger sharks, hammerhead sharks, manta rays, turtles, and more. Local dive operators support conservation in the area. Areas visited include Providenciales, West Caicos, French Cay, and Northwest Point.

The Turks and Caicos Explorer II has ten cabins, with 20 passengers for each sailing. Designed as a luxury yacht, she offers high standards of comfort. All en suite rooms have windows or portholes, letting you see the outside world from the comfort of your cabin. Other onboard features include a lounge, bar, entertainment area, and sun terrace.

Five dives are planned per day, encompassing diverse sites in the area. Nitrox refilling stations, camera charging points, a large camera table, personal gear bins, and rinse tanks can be found on the dive deck. The swim platform provides convenient access to the warm waters.

Non-diving trips are also offered by the Turks and Caicos Explorer II. Head to Silver Bank, close to the Dominican Republic, for exceptional whale-watching opportunities.

MAJESTIC EXPLORER | HUMBOLDT EXPLORER

Discover the treasures of the Galapagos on a small ship cruise with Explorer Ventures onboard either the Majestic Explorer or the Humboldt Explorer. The Galapagos is famous for its incredible biodiversity and excellent underwater photography. Galapagos sharks, sea turtles, hammerhead sharks, tuna, sea lions, eagle rays, seahorses, and a multitude of colourful fish are just a few of the creatures you are likely to see. Land excursions can also be arranged. Sites visited include Wolf Island, Darwin Island, Cousins Rock, Punta Carrion, and Cabo Douglas.

Each vessel is geared up for offering incredible diving experiences. The Majestic Explorer has eight en suite cabins, accommodating 16 guests per expedition. Each cabin has a window and ample storage. There’s a lounge-cum-dining area, with a TV, video library, and CD/DVD player. You can also enjoy the observation area, sun terrace, and hot tub.

The Humboldt Explorer also has eight en suite rooms, accommodating up to 16 passengers. Each cabin has a window and TV. There’s a lounge / dining room, complete with a TV, CD/DVD players, and a video library. The sundeck features a Jacuzzi.

The dive deck on each vessel has personal gear bins, charging stations, a camera table, nitrox refilling points, tank racks, and rinse bins. Dives are undertaken from two large pangas, boarded from the dive deck.

Choose an Explorer Ventures fleet liveaboard for your next diving vacation for high standards of comfort, great diving facilities, high standards of safety, a well-trained and professional crew, and access to some of the world’s most amazing dive sites.