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Dive Fair Helen

Marigot Bay | P.O. Box MF7071, Castries, St. Lucia
758-451-7716
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Ranked #25 of 46 Activities in Castries
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Dive Fair Helen is a friendly independent dive company which is owned and managed by a marine...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: 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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Alberta, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

We stayed in Marigot Bay for two weeks at the end of March and beginning of April, 2011, and dived with Dive Fair Helen for four days during our stay. All the staff - Bennett, Mary, Alvin, Marlin, and all the others - were excellent to deal with and very safe and professional. Highly recommended! Thank you for sharing the... More 

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Wheelersburg, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

Dive Fair Helen's staff and crew were very friendly but I thought the tour lacked value. I enjoyed my time on the boat and the food that was served was delicious. However, we were supposed to go to two different snorkeling spots. We did go to two, but they were the north and south side of Anse Cochon bay. I... More 

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Johnson City, TN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

My husband and I did our check off dives with Dive Fair Helen as part of a referral dive program. From the initial email correspondance with Michael to diving with Andre and Mary, it was a wonderful experience. Andre was an excellent and patient teacher and we felt very safe with him. Mary was very personable and professional and we... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

I booked a day of diving with DFH off of the Carnival Victory cruise ship. The staff, especially Mary who met me at my boat, were very friendly. The dive sites varried - Anse Cochon being a so-so reef but Grand Caille off Soufriere an outstanding drift dive. The amenities were limited compared to other Caribbean operators I've experienced -... More 

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New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

We earned our PADI SCUBA Diver level certification in one day with Mary at DFH. We bought books at home studied 3 chapters then did test, 3 confined water dives and 2 open water dives. We enjoyed Mary and found her to be very professional. We then did a pleasure dive with DFH. About 14 divers and 6 snorkelers. Seemed... More 

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Christina Lake, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

We spent 3 weeks in St Lucia in January 2011, during which time we did 14 dives with Dive Fair Helen. Overall we found them to be a very professional dive operation: Alvin (DM) would give clear, informative briefings before each dive. They made a point of making sure we didn't repeat any dives & accommodated us when we did... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

we have just returned from our two weeks in st lucia. we stayed in marigot bay. all of our dives were done with "dive fair helen". my wife and i both had the 5 day, two tank dive package. we were picked up each morning at the ferry dock where our gear was waiting for us. we had brought our... More 

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

We'd been to St. Lucia before on a cruise and had a great time snorkeling but only got to for about 30. This go around we wanted the bulk of our time to be in the water. Dive Fair Helen was a great choice. After the van ride, scenic boat ride we got right into the water right below the... More 

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upstate NY
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

Fellow divers, Our family just returned from a week of diving in St. Lucia. After reading reviews on all dive ops on the island we decided to book with someone else. What a mistake that was - Just one of the many horrors we had with another operator was running out of fuel while they were cracking open beers !!!... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

Overall, the experience was a good one. I will certainly that the folks on the boat who take you out, Alvin the dive master and the rest of the crew, are great. But there seems to be a bit of a divide between them and the quality of the land-based staff. Pros- the boat was great, a nice ride to... More 

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