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Address: #16 Airport Blvd., Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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+1 721-545-3213
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Snorkel your way around St Maarten/ St Martin with our free Snorkel Guide...

Snorkel your way around St Maarten/ St Martin with our free Snorkel Guide with great details on all the best snorkeling spots. It is available at both our Airport Blvd, Simpson Bay and Captain Oliver's Marina, Oyster Pond locations. Don't own any snorkel or dive gear? Not a problem - at The Scuba Shop you can Rent by the day or the week. Or browse the selection in our stores - we are Authorized Dealers for many major brands and carry international warranties. Our stores are stocked with everything you need for fun under the sun - from snorkel and dive gear to watertoys and suntan lotions. Can't figure out which snorkel or dive trip to make - contact us to book the perfect day for you. Bareboat Charter Guests - we specialize in renting scuba equipment so you can "Dive when and where you want"! Whether you visit The Scuba Shop from a Charter or Private Yacht, Hotel, Timeshare Resort or Cruise Ship, you will find invaluable information on Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Sailing, Water Sports and land based activities on and around St. Maarten / St. Martin.

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First time Scuba Experience

If you always wanted to try scuba, but were a little nervous, The Scuba Shop is the place to go. Henry and Carl (and Helmy) were great! Very professional, and they take the time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mamusia
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Rockford, Illinois

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you always wanted to try scuba, but were a little nervous, The Scuba Shop is the place to go. Henry and Carl (and Helmy) were great! Very professional, and they take the time to prepare you for your first dive. Very safety conscious and thorough. Saw amazing things on Frenchman's Reef- school of barracuda, lion fish, trunk fish, trumpet... More 

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Thank mamusia
Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review - Dive Safaris is the dive school running out of our shop in Simpson Bay. I am very glad to hear that they made your first dive a very positive experience to remember. Next time PADI Open Water certification...... the oceans await you:) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My family went scuba diving for the first time and had a blast. Our instructor, Karl, was patient, friendly and upbeat. We had one person who could not swim and was a little afraid. Karl was patient, didn't push too much and made the non swimmer comfortable enough to go down in the water. We had great training and felf... More 

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Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review - Dive Safaris is the dive school running out of our shop in Simpson Bay. I am very glad to hear that they made your first dive a very positive experience to remember. Next time PADI Open Water certification...... the oceans await you:) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped by for some snorkle gear and mask gear. Met Kim and she had great products, answers and advice. Lots of great clothes, suits, scuba and snokle gear and island stuff. Highly recommend a stop to stock up for island adventure and tips on where to go to find it.

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Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and taking the time to write it - I am so glad that you enjoyed the shop and had some wonderful adventures on our lovely island. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had a problem with my regulator and I was able to rent one from The SCUBA Shop. They provided me with great service and assistance. I only wish that I had booked my dives with them instead of the other dive shop that does not have nitrox. Thanks to Kim , Marissa and Peter.

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Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you John for taking the time to write us a great review - it was our pleasure getting you under the water. Hopefully you will get to visit us again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We we referred to this shop by the resort we are staying at and it was fantastic! Their equipment was in great shape...pretty much brand new! Their prices were very reasonable...only wish we would have found them at the beginning of our trip. They also had a map of the best places to snorkel on the island which included skill... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We just moved to the island and needed some gear for my kids (7 and 9 yrs) and found a snorkel and some very helpful people here. They didnt have the right size fins but they ordered them for us and emailed when they arrived (we found them on the French side first--sorry!). Thought that was pretty cool. They also... More 

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Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - I am very excited that you got the kids out snorkeling and that they loved it! Baie Rouge is the site with the arch that you can swim through. Wishing you and the family many more snorkel days. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The dives are fun. The workers are funny and nice. They are well experianced and well trained. They will put people's safety over everything else. I've dive twice and it has been some of the best dives I've ever have.

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Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Hi Great people - very friendly. Great selection of clothes and beach wear. The choice for all my clothing needs!

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

We rented dive equipment from Peter at the Oyster Pond location to use while on our chartered sailboat. Peter was very helpful and gave us a great pamphlet on dives we could do on our own in the area. Found the guide to be very helpful and mostly accurate. This information made our trip better for sure. He also had... More 

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Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. Peter (and the rest of us), really like to share the sail/dive experience and make is as easy and fun as possible. Could you please contact us directly with regards to the in-accurate information - the guide is a "work in progress" which needs constant updates as things change and we really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

After getting the diving bug completing my open water course I decided to treat myself to my own diving kit. The selection at Scuba shop is great, as a smaller female there was some great kit that was slightly smaller (eg. BCD and Regulator) that will really improve my diving experience. I told Kim my budget and requirements and she... More 

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Kim F, Owner at The Scuba Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review - we wish you many, many dives with your new equipment. Best regards, Kim More 

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