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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
599-544-5252
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Ranked #3 of 34 Activities in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the diving itself… Small groups, personalized attention and a relaxed... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Such a great crew, lovely people, passionate about what they do.made our first shark dive so easy for my "jaw" victim husband. It was just amazing under there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We took my third discover scuba course last week as my wife and I had not completed open water in the last couple of years. I can honestly say Jefferson and the team were really professional, not patronising to us learners yet their level of care left us feeling in good hands. We then went on the shark dive as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I began diving with Ocean Explorers 3 weeks ago. My partner and I wanted to receive our PADI open water certifications. From the first day of our instruction, the team at Ocean Explorers were friendly, patient, thorough, and professional. All of the team took the time to make all divers comfortable in learning their new skills. I have since finished... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I took a discover scuba course with a different organization in St. Maarten back in 2004 and then took another discover scuba course with Ocean Explorers in 2014 for our ten year anniversary. My experience between the two organizations could not have been more different. In 2004, with a DIFFERENT organization for a discover scuba dive my wife and I... More

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I were introduced to this operation by friends the first time we visited the Island 2 years ago; we have never even looked to dive with anyone else since the first dive with them. My wife balances out my dive addiction with beaches so we only got in 5 dives the week of August 10 but they... More

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband and I have had the pleasure of diving with the folks at Ocean Explorers since 2008 when we showed up in their shop as newly certified divers excited to jump in, try out our new skills, and see fish. Jef watched over us as we attempted to apply all we had just learned in our training. He patiently... More

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a fabulous experience with Ocean Explorers while on vacation in St. Maarten. Our family is new to diving, and the dive masters took extra special care of us. I was completely comfortable with their advice and guidance. They helped us with our weights during the dives, adding and removing weight as needed. They assembled all of our gear... More

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Jeff and his crew are the best, he is very knowledgeable about diving and a lot of fun. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone. The cost of the dive was very reasonable and my son and 2 nephews that I went with have a great memory that will last us a lifetime.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have been diving for 25+ years and an instructor for 18 of those years. The staff on the boat were nice enough, however the shop staff were condescending, uninformed did not follow PADI dive procedures and had poor follow thru. Why should someone have to wait at least a week to receive their pictures of the dive because they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

I had I great time! They are really professional. I did the exploring scuba diving and they really help me to get into the water. Then I did the shark diving and it was one of the best experiences in my life! It was beautifull and I trully recommend doing it. I didn't had any problem at all, they were... More

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