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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

Address: 113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: 599-544-5252
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Ranked #1 of 38 Activities in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the diving itself… Small...
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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.

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Portland, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We dove 5 dives with this group. They were safe, experienced, competent, friendly, and timely. Everyone that we worked with there were very service oriented. Jeff was great to dive with. He has great knowledge of diving and the ocean. The shark dive is a must! We loved the experience. You can purchase pictures from your dive afterward for a... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Fantastic team! We arrived and were properly instructed on how to use the equipment, what to do and how to behave under the water! They took their time and were very patient with us! It took me a long time to get use to being under the water, however the girl that was near me did not rush me at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I completed my PADI certification with Ocean Explorers and highly recommend them to anyone looking to explore SXM. Great dive locations, patient and knowledgable instructors, and flexible owners (Luciana and Jeferson) that allowed me to go at my own pace and master each step.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Second time visiting Ocean Explorers, there will be many more! Discovery dive with my wife and daughters, couldn't have been better...Jef and Kaz were so reassuring to the girls and their comfort and confidence helped them enjoy the experience more than I ever imagined they would. Well staffed both above ground and in the water, first class operation. Great photos... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I had the pleasure to dive for 5 days with Ocean Explorers in St Marteen, from january 12 to january 16th 2015. Two dives every morning including their great shark dive on Friday, as the second dive of the day. I am an advanced diver and also took the opportunity to complete my Wreck certification while i was there. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

It was an amazing experience, the team is very helpful, patient and professional. 100% recommend it. Also the price compared to others islands is cheap. Definitely worth it.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Wow! Eighteen of the best dives we have ever had! Great shipwrecks, colorful reefs, turtles, lots of fish and sharks. Fantastic shark awareness dives...very educational. Exceptional personal service given to everyone...Jefferson and Luciana are wonderful hosts. Jefferson and crew made every effort to make each dive unique and personalized to each diver's skills. In our opinion, Ocean Explorers is the... More 

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Nampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited Jefferson and Luciana during Christmas week. We had six divers, we dove everyday. This is my second visit with Jefferson. Again, he offered great dives, plus the exceptional service that makes the trip a success. His staff is top notch, with very little turn over. This attests to the quality experience Ocean Explorers offers it's clients. He has... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Couldn't be happier with Ocean Explorers and the diving experience they provide. My wife and I dove with Jefferson and his crew for 5 days filled with great dives, unique experiences, and world-class care. My wife and I are fairly experienced divers but we had a few firsts on this trip to St. Maarten...we fed a sea turtle, dove with... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great dive company! We took the Discover Scuba Diving course which included instruction and a 30+ minute dive to approximately 30 ft. The instructors and dive masters were very professional and patient. Booking was done easily through their site and communication was very timely. I highly recommend them!

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