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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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Address: 113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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599-544-5252
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At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the...

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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Two Tank Scuba Dive Adventure from St Maarten
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Very professional, great organization

I took a discover scuba course with a different organization in St. Maarten back in 2004 and then took another discover scuba course with Ocean Explorers in 2014 for our ten year... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

I took a discover scuba course with a different organization in St. Maarten back in 2004 and then took another discover scuba course with Ocean Explorers in 2014 for our ten year anniversary. My experience between the two organizations could not have been more different. In 2004, with a DIFFERENT organization for a discover scuba dive my wife and I... More 

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

My wife and I were introduced to this operation by friends the first time we visited the Island 2 years ago; we have never even looked to dive with anyone else since the first dive with them. My wife balances out my dive addiction with beaches so we only got in 5 dives the week of August 10 but they... More 

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

My husband and I have had the pleasure of diving with the folks at Ocean Explorers since 2008 when we showed up in their shop as newly certified divers excited to jump in, try out our new skills, and see fish. Jef watched over us as we attempted to apply all we had just learned in our training. He patiently... More 

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Thank Anne Q
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

We had a fabulous experience with Ocean Explorers while on vacation in St. Maarten. Our family is new to diving, and the dive masters took extra special care of us. I was completely comfortable with their advice and guidance. They helped us with our weights during the dives, adding and removing weight as needed. They assembled all of our gear... More 

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Thank Tiffany B
North Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Jeff and his crew are the best, he is very knowledgeable about diving and a lot of fun. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone. The cost of the dive was very reasonable and my son and 2 nephews that I went with have a great memory that will last us a lifetime.

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

I have been diving for 25+ years and an instructor for 18 of those years. The staff on the boat were nice enough, however the shop staff were condescending, uninformed did not follow PADI dive procedures and had poor follow thru. Why should someone have to wait at least a week to receive their pictures of the dive because they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

I had I great time! They are really professional. I did the exploring scuba diving and they really help me to get into the water. Then I did the shark diving and it was one of the best experiences in my life! It was beautifull and I trully recommend doing it. I didn't had any problem at all, they were... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

OMG!! Where do I begin? It has always been an ambition of mine to scuba dive and whilst holidaying in St Maarten, I could not believe that there was a dive centre right next door. What an opportunity and one that I wanted to seize was to learn to scuba dive. The team of staff at Ocean Explorers were extremely... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Scuba instructors were very friendly. They were patient and really good instructors. They had waters on the boat to help keep everyone hydrated. Felt very comfortable under the water with these instructors. They took pictures underwater of everyone. Great place!

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Thank Erin K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Would not hesitate to recommend this company to anyone who wants to get great service, safe dives and enjoy what the Caribbean dive has to offer. I fulfilled one of my diving ambitions, which was to dive with sharks - great to see a company who cares about the environment and who wants to protect these magnificent creatures, not to... More 

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