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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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Jefferson and his team are phenomenal. With this dive shop you will experience great personalized service on their boat of only 6-8 divers. Your gear will be loaded and unloaded... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Jefferson and his team are phenomenal. With this dive shop you will experience great personalized service on their boat of only 6-8 divers. Your gear will be loaded and unloaded for you and the dive masters take the time to point out anything unique and interesting. If you are contemplating the shark stop now and just book it!! This was... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

My first dive trip was with Ocean Explorers in 2010 and I was a nervous nelly! Jefferson's calming presence put me at ease and made my diving experience wonderful! On that first trip my son and I expanded our skill set and took the Padi Advanced Open Water Diver course thru the dive shop. We returned the following year and... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A truly relaxing and enjoyable experience from the moment that we first found them on the web, through our dives and interaction at the shop, and as our vacation came to an end. Luciana, Jeferson, and the team go out of their way to take care of you and to make sure that you enjoy your time with them, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you came to St. Martin just for the shark dive, it would be well worth the trip! Great dives, great price, great professionals - I'd give them six stars if I could. The team at Ocean Explorers were professional, courteous and helpful with both new and experienced divers. My wife and I dove with Jeff, Leslie, Kristi and Bass.... More 

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Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I got my open water dive certification with Ocean Explorers. The staff was extremely helpful and professional. I felt comfortable that I was in good hands at all times. I have nothing to compare this to since it was my first diving experience but many people we dove with were repeat customers who had dived with many dive shops and... More 

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The shop is in a great location, has competitive prices, good equipment, and wonderful staff. Everyone was friendly and knowledgeable. I had an opportunity to speak with the owner while my wife was doing her intro to scuba orientation (I'm already certified) and have only good things to say! The business has been around for a long time and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Been diving almost 20 years. Australia, Hawaii, Bahamas, SoCal. Have never been treated as nicely as with Ocean Explorers. They are dive artists! They are on a quick and constantly moving schedule, but they make sure to do 90% of the work for you once you're on the schedule. They pay close attention to you as a diver. Help you... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This dive shop is amazing ..... They treat you like royalty...great dives, lots to see, calm,relaxed and laid back! We took 6 dives with them and saw so much.... From wrecks and man made reefs to the most beautiful coral reefs! The shop owners are polite and extremely helpful.... Their workers are equally pleasant .... The next time I'm in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have been diving for 13 years and have about 300 dives. I have my advance open water. I look for the small local owned dive shops when I travel. This is a small operation max 8 to the boat, the care and attention you get is top rate. Once the dive guide dove with me I was allowed to... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Totally Awesome Experience!!~ My Son, his girlfriend and I completed our open water check out dives and our Advanced open water certification with Ocean Explorer's. As novice diver's we were naturally nervous on our initial dives. From beginning to end, the staff at Ocean Explorers put us at ease. They were extremely courteous and professional at all times and we... More 

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Additional Information about Ocean Explorers Dive Center

Address: 113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: 599-544-5252
Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay

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