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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Still an amazing place to dive after Hurricane Irma

Had an amazing time diving in Sint Maarten ! After Hurricane Irma we were a bit worried about the... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
MessieAdventures
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Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Shark dive

Shark diving with the brother’s Jef and Peter was something out of this world. The guys are real... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
RafaCremonese
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At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the diving itself… Small groups, personalized attention and a relaxed atmosphere are what we offer on a daily basis. From outstanding reefs to fantastic wrecks, our waters are warm and inviting and the marine life abundant and friendly. Our Caribbean dive shop is located under the waving palms by this tranquil Kim Sha beach on the beautiful Caribbean island St. Maarten.
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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time diving in Sint Maarten ! After Hurricane Irma we were a bit worried about the dive sites in Sint Maarten. Our worries were put to rest after our dive with Ocean Explorers. The dive sites were still beautiful and our favorite...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Shark diving with the brother’s Jef and Peter was something out of this world. The guys are real pros. Jef can pet a shark as if it was a puddle. Seriously, I think the sharks know him. Incrível mesmo. Se for brasileiro então, obrigação mergulhar...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Ten more dives with this fantastic company. Jef, Lu and the crew are top notch as a dive company and the nicest people. That's what keeps us coming back all these years. This year our 14 year old granddaughter wanted to try the discover scuba...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

I had the opportunity to go for two two-tank dives with Jeff and his crew. Besides the fact that Jeff and Luciana and very, very nice people, they run their dive shop very professionally. It has been a real pleasure to go out diving with...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Dived with Jeff and the crew while visiting on a cruise ship. As a PADI instructor with over 5000 logged dives it takes a lot to impress me.......I'm impressed!!!! The dogged determination of everyone at the dive school to get back on their feet and...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most professional and helpful dive companies we have ever used. We very highly recommend them. We dove with them for 3 days this past week and enjoyed each dive.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Jefferson, Lu and Pete made special arrangements to accommodate our family of six divers when our cruise changed our ports of call about a week before we were to be there. They gave us two great dives (a wreck and a reef) under pretty tough...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We visited St Martin by cruise ship & did a two tank dive with Ocean Explorers. They offered transportation from the cruise ship terminal for $14/pp which made the 20 minute drive very convenient. Although the dive shop had been damaged during the recent hurricane,...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This is a top 5 dive ever. I have over 200 recorded dives and this was incredible. Weather and water visibility was perfect. Got the opportunity to do 2 dives in a day.

Thank Raul D
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Jef, Lu and Peterson have worked enormously hard to bring the shop back into operation after Hurricane Irma. Their shop was completely destroyed (except for an old desk) and the area around it used as a temporary lay apart for debris off the road. Today,...More

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Julie P
21 March 2018|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Julie! Absolutely, we will have plenty of time to do both dives and more, so happy that you want to do the PADI Buoyancy Control certification, we are happy to see it any time a diver wants to improve these skills, as... More
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Cindy A
22 June 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Cindy! We would be happy to take you diving. May be best to e-mail with your enquire so I can send more detailed information.
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ashleyos1506
5 May 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Ashley! Thank you for sending your enquire! We are happy to hear that you want to get to know more about these amazing creatures! As it turns out, in order to participate on the shark dive; You need to be a certified... More
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