Explorer Ventures Fleet Adds the PADI Eco Center designation to their Green Fins Certifications for Galapagos Vessels 

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Explorer Ventures Fleet Adds the PADI Eco Center designation to their Green Fins Certifications for Galapagos Vessels 

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Explorer Ventures Fleet, renowned for its commitment to sustainable liveaboard diving, is delighted to announce a significant milestone in partnership with its Ecuadorian counterparts. 


About Explorer Ventures Fleet: Established in 1987 and under consistent ownership ever since, Explorer Ventures Fleet is recognized as a premier liveaboard dive fleet renowned for offering exceptional diving experiences in some of the world's most captivating destinations. With a steadfast commitment to safety, sustainability, and the creation of unforgettable adventures, Explorer Ventures Fleet continues to be a leader in the liveaboard diving industry. 

The addition of the PADI Eco Center designation to its Green Fins certification for its fleet vessels, the M/V Humboldt Explorer and the M/V Tiburon Explorer, operating in the iconic Galapagos Islands, marks a proud achievement. 

These vessels now stand as the pioneering Eco Centers and Liveaboards in Galapagos, showcasing a dedication to environmental stewardship. 

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Galapagos National Park is a sanctuary of protected islands bursting with unique marine life found nowhere else on earth. Each itinerary aboard these vessels offers immersive diving experiences and land explorations at the remote Wolf and Darwin Islands. 

Guests of Explorer Ventures Fleet are treated to a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with opportunities to encounter aggregations of hammerhead sharks, manta rays, whale sharks, as well as penguins, marine iguanas, and more. 

By earning the prestigious PADI Eco Center designation Explorer Ventures Fleet reaffirms its commitment to protecting the marine environment while offering unparalleled diving experiences. 

Chloe Harvey, Director of Green Fins, commended Explorer Ventures Fleet's innovative approach, stating, "The addition of the PADI Eco Center designation to Explorer Ventures Fleet's Green Fins certification sets a new standard for environmental stewardship in the dive liveaboard industry. Their commitment to conservation and sustainability is commendable and serves as an inspiration to others in the industry." 

As the first liveaboard company to be awarded the Green Fins certification, Explorer Ventures Fleet has been pivotal in shaping the implementation of environmental guidelines for liveaboards. Working closely with Green Fins, they have tailored practices to suit the unique challenges of liveaboard operations. 

Through their collaborative efforts and innovative approaches, both organizations continue to push the boundaries of sustainable tourism within the diving industry. 

With an eye toward the future, Explorer Ventures Fleet aims to extend its sustainable initiatives across the fleet, setting a precedent within an industry deeply interconnected with the health of the ocean. 

Through steadfast adoption of best environmental practices, Explorer Ventures Fleet, as noted by Manager of Operations, Sarah Dauphinee, aspires to lead by example in the liveaboard and dive industry, encouraging others to prioritize ocean conservation and sustainability. 

Our continued growth since joining the Green Fins community underscores the benefits of positive change, both environmentally and economically. Join us in our quest for a healthier ocean and a sustainable tomorrow. 

For more information about Explorer Ventures Fleet and their sustainable initiatives, visit https://www.explorerventures.com

Contact: Explorer Ventures Fleet 

Email: info@explorerventures.com  

Phone: 1-800-322-3577 / +1 307-235-0683