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Dive Fair Helen

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Address: Castries, St. Lucia
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+1 758-451-7716
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Dive Fair Helen is a friendly independent dive company which is owned and...

Dive Fair Helen is a friendly independent dive company which is owned and managed by a marine ecologist from St Lucia who has been involved with scuba and marine management on the island since 1986. Started in 1992, Dive Fair Helen is a PADI Resort Dive Centre which offers a wide range of services, for certified divers to beginner resort courses and children's bubble-maker programmes to Advanced Open Water Certification and courses such as underwater naturalist and deep diver.

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US$ 70.00*
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St Lucia Snorkeling Tour with Lunch
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US$ 96.00*
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St Lucia Certified Scuba Diving Tour
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US$ 97.50*
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St Lucia Beginner Scuba Diving Tour

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Decent dive operation

This dive operator is on site at Marigot Beach Club hotel which was very convenient to us. They had a decent boat and good dive masters. Unfortunately, they are not open on... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Canaan, New Hampshire
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Andre runs a phenomenal operation every single person on his staff is most friendly, accommodating, and adept. I became certified on this trip and my instructor/dive-master, Ponte France's methods not only dovetailed perfectly w/ the PADI course, but he couldn't have made it more fun. I stuck around for 8 dives and noted how there's nothing rushed about this operation;... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little disappointed with the sites that were chosen for our dives. I have heard how amazing diving in St lucia is from other divers, and this was our first time on the island. We had snorkelers on our boat as well, so I feel like they chose the location to cater to their needs. The first dive... More 

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Thank Cassie M
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Andre and his staff are awesome. Local Dive Operators who know the Island, the reefs and enjoy hosting divers! The homemade lunches by Andre's wife are amazing, most times just fruit and water on the dive boats I have been on. We hunted Lion Fish, we dove walls, reefs and had a great time. I highly recommend this awesome Operator... More 

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Thank Don S
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here’s the quick background; the vacation included 5 couples. I decided to take in 2 double tank boat dives during the vacation (you can’t go to a Caribbean island without diving!). I’ve been diving for many decades. I also convinced 2 of my buddies on the trip to join me for the dives. Although they were both PADI certified, they... More 

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Thank robperrins1
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Arranged a kayak tour and some kayak rentals directly with the owner, Andre, for a group. I tried to arrange payment in advance, but Andre insisted to do it afterwards. Once the service was provided, I tried more than once to connect with Andre to pay, and he reassured me someone from the staff would come over to the hotel... More 

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divefairhelen, Owner at Dive Fair Helen, responded to this review

It is surprising that you do not remember the events of your interaction with us. First off you were uncertain of the package you wanted to book, we were very patient and worked with you to finalize your plans, this took 4 to 6 times going back and forth with you till all was finally arrange. You decided to only... More 

Winston Salem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This dive operator is on site at Marigot Beach Club hotel which was very convenient to us. They had a decent boat and good dive masters. Unfortunately, they are not open on Sundays, so we had to find another operator to dive with on Sunday.

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Thank DMS1994
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

We did the sea/land tour. They picked us up from the cruise ship port with no problems. The dive and dive master was excellent. Only concern was the land tour portion. The staff seemed confused as to what the land tour consisted of even after we had picked prior to arrival. Turned out ok but a little frustrating - land... More 

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Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Set up trip with them before we arrived on the island. They picked us up at the hotel and took us to their place. My girlfriend had never been diving before and our instructor took the time to ease her fears and was extremely patient with her. I don't know if we would have gotten through the first dive much... More 

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Thank 6scott1
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Started off a little iffy waiting for the transportation to arrive, but there were 4 cruise ships in port. Once we got to their boat, everything went smoothly. This company is family-owned & run. I thought they did a good job of accommodating both scuba & snorkel guests. We went to 2 locations in the same bay & the reef... More 

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Thank Carla B
Wichita, KS
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I organized diving for a cruise stop - the response and customer service to get it organized was excellent. They have a cruise ship dive package where they will pick you up and return. You do stop at the other pier, then go to their dive shop then to the boat - so you do lose a bit of time... More 

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