In April 2005, Explorer Ventures began offering weekly liveaboard diving excursions from the southern Bahamas. Aboard the Caribbean Explorer II guests will experience big-animal action, pristine walls and reefs found in the remote Southern Bahamas. Guests will dive sites around San Salvador, Rum Cay, Conception Island, Cat Island, and Long Island.
Great Exuma is a beautiful, untouched Out Island. The tiny capital, George Town, is located next to picturesque Elizabeth Harbour. The local straw market, where one can view Bahamian women and their traditional straw craftwork is worth a visit to see an aspect of the unique local culture. If it is relaxation that one is seeking, this island is well worth staying on for a few days. Nightlife is limited in George Town, or one can find total relaxation just a few minutes outside the capital.