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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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St. Maarten

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... read more

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

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 NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My partner and I both have our diving certificates, but since our last dive was about two years ago, we were adviced to take the rusty diver package. When we entered to dive center we got lots of information on request and felt at ease immediately, unlike at other dive facilities that we visited for information. The dive itself was... More 

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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Found this little gem using TA and set up a two-tank dive during visit to St. Maarten on a cruise ship. Staff was great both in the initial booking as well as my dives. Arranged for taxi to dive shop and did both a wreck dive and their shark dive….both outstanding dives. Dive shop is small and arranges small group... More 

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My wife and I dove with Ocean Explorers on June 18th, 2015 and had an excellent experience. Long before we got down to St. Maarten, Luciana (one of the owners) was very helpful in answering questions and working the schedule to allow us to get the two dives we wanted to do on the same day, rather than split across... More 

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Stuart, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Did two dives with Ocean Explorers, a morning AM dive and the afternoon shark dive. The crew went out with 3 dive masters on the boat. They put forth a very relaxed but professional enviroment. I always let the dive master know that I sometimes have issues with my ears clearing and he told me just to relax and take... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great Beginners Dive tour.. These guys are the best!!! They are very professional and competent.. Great for those some or evan NO experience at all like myself.. Highly recommended!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've dove all over the Caribbean and Florida Keys and have never dove with a more full service shop. From the moment you walk through the door, the staff is very attentive and helpful with all your needs. They hook up your equipment, load on cart, take to boat, assist with gear put on on boat, swap out tanks, off... More 

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My sister and I had the pleasure of diving with Ocean Explorers last week. The service provided by the shop was terrific - they helped us organize everything to maximize our diving time during our short time in port during our cruise. The Shark Awareness dive was amazing!! We loved the entire experience and highly recommend Ocean Explorers!

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Address: 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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