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

We dove with another outfit the second day on the Island and then due to scheduling issues dove with Ocean Explorers 2 days later. We booked a 2 dive afternoon. Luciana was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We dove with another outfit the second day on the Island and then due to scheduling issues dove with Ocean Explorers 2 days later. We booked a 2 dive afternoon. Luciana was courteous and efficent in getting all the required paperwork. She even looked up our PADI registration as i had left our cards in the condo. My daughter is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Type of service booked: Private 2 tank dive for two with 1 dive as the "Shark Dive". I really feel like the words I put down here won't be enough to do Ocean Explorers Dive Center justice. First off before we even got there, my girlfriend and I can be a bit picky with certain things like cleanliness, communication, courtesy,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I would recommend Ocean Explorer Dive Center in St. Maarten to everyone! My son and I chose Ocean Explorers to get our dive certification and Luciana and the Dive Crew were so helpful and accommodating! Thank you to everyone for making our first ocean dive a very memorable and excellent experience. We'll be back! Joe & Nate S.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Ocean Explorer review. I can recommend this company with confidence to any diver looking for the best diving of the Saint Marten Island!!! In return I'm sure that all new customers would be happy for my suggestion!!!! My experience: I started to dive with Ocean Explorers on November 2014 and kept diving through March 2015. During that time, I also went diving with two other companies:... More 

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Austin, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

These guys were great! Was a little under the weather from pre-carnival celebrations the night before (I never recommend diving under the weather) but these guys rocked it out! They really went out of their way (But not like an annoying 26.2 bumper sticker soccer mom) to make sure you were hydrated, comfortable in the rented equipt (Which was all... More 

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Beaumont, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I just returned from 2 months in St Maartin, I tried to get in a couple of 2 tank dives every week. Jefferson and Luciana could not have been better to dive with. Jefferson tries to make every dive interesting and safe, the entire dive crew were great for the entire length of my visit. I look forward to diving... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was a complete newbie, having only just finished my PADI classwork and poolwork when I showed up to do my Open Water dives with Ocean Explorers. They were great...knowledgeable, thorough and reassuring as they took me on my first underwater adventures. Now I'm certified and looking forward to my next dive!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We booked two dives with Ocean Explorers prior to leaving on our Caribbean Cruise. Luciana was very responsive over email, answering all of our questions and concerns, and even set up round trip transportation to and from the port. When we arrived at the port and got off the ship we were able to easily find our transportation company and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have been diving as part of a large group of experienced divers for many years. Each time we have gone back to St Martin - we use Ocean Explorers. Jef is one of the best dive masters I have ever dove with. His attention to detail is incredibile. All of the dive staff were courteous, friendly and very professional.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Made dive appt with Ocean Explorers because of Trip Advisor reviews. My 13yo son completed his certification dives with them. They were very knowledgable and were extremely attentive. We will be planning a vacation to St Maarten again and will definitely dive with Ocean Explorers again and again. Ps - weather conditions were terrible above water, but they took us... More 

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