Best of the Caribbean with Island Dreams' Ken Knezick
Turks & Caicos Aggressor II * November 7-14, 2020
Turks and Caicos -- The Turks & Caicos Islands consist of 40 islands and cays, eight of which are inhabited. The native language is English and the official currency is the US dollar. This cruise offers a week of thrilling wall diving along the coasts of Providenciales, West Caicos and French Caye. The sheer walls of Providenciales begin at 40 feet, plunging into the deep blue abyss and include crevasses and ledges that are decorated with huge orange Elephant Ear sponges, Gorgonians, Crimson Rope Sponges and abundant macro life. The itinerary departs from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, which may be accessed via a variety of carriers including United Airlines and American Airlines.
Turks & Caicos Aggressor II Live-Aboard -- The 120 foot long luxury vessel accommodates 18 guests in nine double-occupancy cabins. Guests will be met by a crewmember in uniform at the Providenciales (PLS) International Airport and transferred to the yacht. Guests may board Saturday between 3 pm - 6 pm. At 6 pm the yacht departs for its night anchorage to prepare for diving Sunday morning. After a full week of diving, the yacht returns to Turtle Cove Marina Friday after lunch. Friday evening the yacht hosts a sunset cocktail party. Friday night dinner is not included in the price of the charter, but Turtle Cove Marina has several restaurants where guests can dine. Check-out is Saturday morning at 8 am, with transportation provided back to the airport.
She features a roomy, air conditioned salon and dining area, sun deck complete with a hot tub, lounge and deck chairs, stereo and CD player (has an IPod plug-in), shaded wet bar and grill, a complete photo center with a digital video and still photo editing computer. Diving amenities include Nitrox (unlimited Nitrox is $100 per week), individual dive lockers, camera table with low-pressure air hoses, and two hot, fresh water showers. Custom-designed chase boats with outboard motor are available for shore excursions.
Tour Leader Ken Knezick -- With 40+ years of experience as a tour leader and dive guide, Island Dreams' owner Ken Knezick has conducted dive groups quite literally around the world. Ken's focus is on helping you to maximize the safety and enjoyment of your dive vacation. He is always available to assist with photography tips, equipment questions, and more.
Know Before You Go: Turks & Caicos Aggressor II FAQ
Cabin Selection -- There are three syles of stateroom aboard the Turks & Caicos Aggressor II:
- Master Stateroom (#1) - Queen bed with a private head and shower, closet, port window, central climate control, monitor with media player and hair dryer.
- Deluxe Stateroom (# 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) - Double bed (lower) and twin bed (upper) bunk-style, private head and shower, central climate control, monitor with media player and hair dryer.
- Twin-share Stateroom (#8, 9) - Two single beds (bunk-style) with head and shower (shared between two staterooms), closet, port window, central climate control, monitor with media player and hair dryer.
|Island Dreams Full Boat Charter
Turks & Caicos Aggressor II * November 7-14, 2020
|Itinerary||Cruise Dates||Cabin Selection||Price per person
based on double occupancy
|7-night dive cruise
Departing from Providenciales
|November 7-14, 2020
Saturday to Saturday
|Mandatory Port Taxes||$ 110|
|Optional Unlimited NITROX Fills||$ 100|
All rates are per person on a twin-share basis, in US dollars, and subject to change without prior notice. Same-gender twin-share spots are available.
Package inclusions: Cruise cost includes accommodations, all meals & snacks, and all beverages including local beers and wine. Up to five dives per day are offered, including night dives. The exception is the final day of diving, when only two dives are offered.
Rates do not include: International airfare to Providenciales, any required hotel overnights, Port Tax of $110, gratuities to guides and crew, purchases at the boutique, Nitrox fills, dive gear equipment rentals, underwater photo course or camera equipment, and all other expenses of a personal nature.
The Turks & Caicos Aggressor II hosts a sunset cocktail party Friday evening at 6 p.m., but dinner is not served onboard that night. This is the one meal not provided with the cruise. Turtle Cove has five restaurants within walking distance of the boat's dock. The crew can recommend a restaurant and arrange reservations
Insurance Requirement: Please note that all guests are required to show proof of diving accident insurance coverage, such as DAN insurance or the equivalent.
Crew Gratuities: Gratuities are not included in the cruise price. Guests are encouraged to reward the crew based on their performance. If the crew performs to your expectations, may we suggest that a gratuity of approximately 10% of your cruise rate be considered normal aboard a live aboard dive boat. However, ultimately the amount to tip is entirely at the discretion of the guest. Gratuities are divided up among all crew members.
Getting There: Guests are responsible for their own airfare to Providenciales, airport code PLS. Island Dreams will be glad to assist you with finding the best flight connections and airfares. Once in Providenciales, Aggressor Fleet will provide round-trip transfers between the airport and the vessel.
Guarantee you place in the fun! -- This trip will sell out quickly. Act now to lock in your preferred cabin assignment. 1-800-346-6116, or email Susan@divetrip.com. We are here to serve you.