Buying Tickets: Each diver must purchase their own ticket online or call 1-888-728-2252 when buying for multipule tickets.
Boarding: Arrive 45 minutes before departure, check-in with divemaster, show certification card and come fully prepared with all equipment.
Cancellation Policy: Zero refund within the 7 days of departure date.
Dive Sites: Sites are to be determined by the Captain's "BEST CONDITIONS CHOICE". Based on water visibility, tide, current, surge, swell and wind.
Hunting: Spear-guns are not allowed. Responsible lobster grabbers ok.
Gratuity: If you like'd the service you received, enjoyed the food and hard work, please tip them.
Equipment: You are responsible for all your own equipment & personal items. Rental gear is not available on-board ships.
Rental: Come fully prepared with all your gear for a fun-filled day of diving. If your need to rent equipment, go to your local dive center the day before.
Waivers: The host divemaster will have documents to complete.
Minors: Parent or legal guardian need to board ship and complete documents.
Meals: Sorry but it's boat food, so don't expect anything gourmet. If you have a specialized meal plan, please bring your own.
Seasick? Please purchase motion sickness meds from your local drugstore if needed.
Directions: Directions to local dive boats
The Dive Center and boat charter company's are adhering to USCG, CDC & LA County guidelines.
-Stay home if you are experiencing any signs of illness.
-No spitting in your mask to prevent mask fogging. Please use commercial mask defogger.
-Limit your time in the galley & showers.
Go diving on the Explorer and experience the best boat diving California has to offer! The Explorer is one of Southern California's leading dive charters, with great food, free air fills and an eco conscious staff.
Length Over All: 65ft
Bunks: Sleeps 20
Gases Available: Air Only
All open boat trips (single and multi) day include food and beverage in the price of the fair. The Explorer has a fully stocked galley providing the breakfast, snacks, lunch and all types of drinks...including coffee, soda, juice, water, etc. Breakfast will be served as we make the channel crossing to the islands on a single day boat, the lunch order will be announced before the second dive and snacks will be served in between. We do not allow alcohol to be brought onto the boat, and it can only be purchased on board after the last dive.
All of our trips (unless otherwise specified) include air fills. At this time, Nitrox is NOT available aboard the Explorer.
Trips your personal items are your own responsibility to bring aboard the boat, this includes all divers and passengers. Some of these items can include: dry bag, dry towels, change of clothes, comb or brush, sunscreen and so on. Make sure to also not forget any seasick medication. All dry gear bags can be stowed on the forward area of the stern where the shelves are located against the cabin area, this is for dry-gear only. Other dry bags can be stowed in the bunk area for single and multi-day trips. Bunks are available on a first come first serve basis (please try to save the dual-bunks for couples). If you are with a charter make sure to get your bunk assignment from your charter group before taking a bunk.
Parking: Please be prepared to pay $3 for parking. Boat Address is 200 Aquarium Way Long Beach Ca 90802