We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 9715 Estate Thomas Pmb 143, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-774-3737
Website
Description: Operating since 1985, Underwater Safaris is a PADI Gold Palm Instructor...
Operating since 1985, Underwater Safaris is a PADI Gold Palm Instructor development Center Resort Facility with a record for safety unequaled by any other organization. The dive boats are U.S. Coast Guard inspected driven by a licensed captain, and all instructors are PADI-trained with years of experience leading both certified and non-certified divers.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 93 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Cruise line booked us here

Just off RCCL cruise and they booked us with this group. We did a two tank dive one at a reef and one at a reck. equipment well kept and dive master informative . Nice day all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
phnett1
,
Atlanta, Georgia
Add Photo Write a Review

93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you are a beginner and have zero experience this is for you. Certified divers wishing for a more adavanced should go elsewhere. If we had known they put DSDs on the boat with certified divers we would have booked with someone else instead of wasting our money and valuable vacation time. When on a cruise ship be certain to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
501 reviews
203 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

These guys have been doing this for a long time and I did my first dive with them ten years ago and if I recall at the time they had their office set up in Havensight Mall, but I guess that got expensive competing with jewelry stores for space.. oh well. They were great then and they still are. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Absolutely loved loved loved the experience. The whole crew was amazing. Will our DM was amazing. Super professional, always counting heads underwater. Super friendly and helpful. Everybody was just amazing to me and my daughter. I would love to go back and dive with them again, or just chill and have a beer. Thank you so much for an amazing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
81 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Just off RCCL cruise and they booked us with this group. We did a two tank dive one at a reef and one at a reck. equipment well kept and dive master informative . Nice day all around and would dive with this group again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I chose to do our very first dive here. We did the 'test dive' to see is we should become SCUBA certified. We could not have been treated any better. The crew was knowledgeable, safe, and fun all at the same time. Highly recommended for any skill level!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
East Islip, New York
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great diving on the reefs in St. Thomas! Underwater Safaris USVI gave us a wonderful week of diving. Rob, Kim, Chris, Juan, and Ryan worked hard to make our trip memorable. We saw black tip sharks, sting rays, a lion fish, barracuda, conch, moray eels, and sea turtles. When we return to St. Thomas in the future, we'll be sure... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Dive to dive... anyone who complains about being underwater belongs elsewhere. Appreciate what the instructors do for you and think about it, morning and day trips. Do you want to miss the boat? ...you're on a cruise with thousands.... Do the math.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

They take non certified divers on the same boat and to the same dive sites. I do not enjoy challenging dives with currents but I like something more than a training site. Right in front of my eyes as we met the tour operator at the cruise ship pier, the company was served with a very thick lawsuit by a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I recently cruised on board the Oasis of The Seas to get my scuba certification. The certification dives were guided by Rob and his crew. The crew was fantastic and made the experience terrific. The dives were exciting as we got to see a ship wreck and many different fish. Looking forward to seeing them again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Short story: Had a great day – 2 tank dive, plenty to see (and with the exception of..ummm..let’s say some plumbing issues near the end of the last dive) and overall a perfect time. Would dive with them again anytime! Long story: Me: Advanced open water certified, 45+ dives logged so I would put myself in the intermediate category. Normally... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Underwater Safaris also viewed

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
 
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
 

Been to Underwater Safaris? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Underwater Safaris

Address: 9715 Estate Thomas Pmb 143, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-774-3737
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Underwater Safaris staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?