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Patagon Dive Center

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Address: St Thomas and St John USVI | The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, Caneel Bay, St John, 00802, St. Thomas
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Fun and Safe Diving. To assure a superior experience, we cater to very...

Fun and Safe Diving. To assure a superior experience, we cater to very small groups of: - SCUBA First Timers - Certified Divers looking for their "comfort zone" - Advanced Divers looking for a new challenge. We have Patagon Dive Center dive shops in two locations;In St Thomas, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in St John, at Caneel Bay Resort.

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Great Diving - Great Crew

My family and I went snorkeling and scuba diving off of the Ritz Carlton property. The weather was great. Arno the captain was wonderful, he made us feel very comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I went snorkeling and scuba diving off of the Ritz Carlton property. The weather was great. Arno the captain was wonderful, he made us feel very comfortable and was very knowledgeable and pointed out sites of interest during our trip. My husband went scuba diving with Dave. Dave was also very knowledgeable and knew all the good... More 

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PatagonDiveCenter, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time; hope you guys are able to make it back down and go out with us again! ~ Dave More 

gulfport
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a week at Caneel Bay on St John, US Virgin Islands. Had a wonderful dive with Andre and the crew at Patagon Dive Center. They went above and beyond to insure a truly great dive experience. I truly can't say enough concerning the welcome I received.

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Thank DAVID666473
St. Thomas
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a stormy day BUT a great diving day! The captain (Juan) and the dive guide (Kelsey) did a great job taking us to a safe and secure dive spot. They made sure we were quick to get suited up and in the water due to the storms passing through. If you are a diver you know that once... More 

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Thank klg5883
Delray Beach
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I have been diving for 40 years and Patagon never disappoints! Arnoldo Falcoff is a great owner, instructor, captain and guide. The dive center is fantastic in every way. Friendly, professional, knowledgeable and safe. This is #1 for diving around St. Thomas and St.John.

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Thank Robert F
Leland, Michigan
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We did a "resort" dive from Caneel Bay Beach. The dive master was very calming and easy to work with. We did all of our required training in the calm ocean water a few feet from the beach. My wife and I had dove before, but this was the first time for our 14 year old. After the dive our... More 

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Thank dbuchanan3148
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I had the joy of spending three days with Patagon Dive Center. Juan was my dive guide and he proved himself to be not only knowledgeable and safe but a super fun guy! We did The Ritz Home reef the first day, some nearby sites the next day off a dinghy and then Calf and Cow off their dive boat... More 

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Champaign
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Caneel Bay is a swanky resort and by all outward appearances is top notch. The Patagon Dive Shop is about as sketchy an operation as I've seen - very little in the way of equipment and very little service. The dive operation seems like an afterthought in the context of Caneel Bay resort. The boat we used was nothing like... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Patagon Dive Center located in the Caneel Bay Resort is without question a high quality shop. This is the 8th year we have ventured from the Westin to dive with this Center. The boat captains are competent and remain focused on the divers when anchored. This is our first time with Chris as a dive master. Being avid divers, completing... More 

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Thank ggtrix
Patagon D, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you had a good time and we look forward to diving with you guys again next year!! ~ Patagon Staff More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excellent experience. My son got certified while my family was on vacation recently, and Dave at the St. Thomas Ritz Carlton was an excellent instructor. He was patient, professional and careful, and my son loved every minute. My daughter also got to do a PADI "bubble dive" with Dave and now can't wait to go back and get certified. Highly... More 

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Thank NGD2017A
Patagon D, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this review

Congrats again to Nicky on completing his cert and if you guys make it back down we look forward to certifying Joey (or diving with all three of you down the road if she gets her cert elsewhere) ~ always great to see a family full of divers, such a fun activity to do together! ~ Patagon Staff More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience! This was spur of the moment decision to get scuba certified while in vacation. Crammed the online portion and the instructor luckily had space to fit me in a full day open water class and dive the day after. Dave was very patient and thorough. I let him know I was when I was nervous or cold and... More 

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Patagon D, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this review

Congrats again on completing your certification, you did a great job in the water! Now you have to convince your husband and son to get their full certifications so you guys can all dive together! We look forward to hopefully diving with you again in the future! ~ Patagon Staff More 

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