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Underwater Safaris

9007 Havensite Mall Suite C, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-3737
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Operating since 1985, Underwater Safaris is a PADI Gold Palm Instructor development Center Resort...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: 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.
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Plantation, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We booked the dive trip through our cruise ship "The Getaway" with NCL. The dive master met us at the appointed time with the paperwork we needed to fill out. After a short walk to board the dive boat we proceeded to another cruise ship to pick up additional divers. The dive master had a plan for dive sites and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was about my 10th trip to St. Thomas. I have been diving with other shops on the Island and this was by far the best. With all things considered - ease of booking, friendly, knowledgeable, allowed us a choice of site rather than just going to the closest. We chartered Rob and his crew for a three tank day... More 

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West Milford, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I get to dive once, maybe twice a year and this dive operation was a bad choice. I've heard of "cattle boats" but had not experienced one until now. I guess I can cross it off my bucket list. I had a feeling it would be a bad day when I learned that there were about 15 discover scuba divers... More 

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Longview, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

the people on this crew were great even though we were not prepared to dive. a helpful hint* snorkel a few times before attempting to dive. we did not and could do the dive with the other and didn't want to burden them with being first timers. although the dive master took his time with us we couldn't complete the... More 

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Vancouver
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Booked this dive from the cruise ship last minute and we're sure glad we did. The boat picked us up just a short walk down the pier from the ship so there was no time wasted in a taxi. Crew was really friendly and had everything on board for us ready and waiting. We did two dives and had a... More 

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Carol Stream, Ill.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was a great dive company. Owner's were very friendly. I did two dives one reef and one wreck dive. My two daughter's did Discover Scuba they took their time with them and they were able to do two dive's also with an instructor beside them. I would use this company again.

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Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We booked this excursion through the Norwegian Getaway. There was nothing wrong with Underwater Safaris - they were very organized, the boat was extremely clean, the crew was very polite and friendly. However, the dive was extremely rushed - each dive was only around 30 minutes, and we didn't do a full safety stop. It was rush in the water,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great Guys, Great diving! I booked a dive excursion for my teenage son and I through my cruise and they used Underwater Safaris. They were a very short walk from the port. I suspect that is not their normal shop, more of a satellite office but I may be wrong. It was nice either way. They had a great attitude... More 

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Shelly Beach, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

These guys are very organized and super friendly, Nice shop (take bucks with plenty of cool stuff to buy) Boat and gear is in good condition ,The pre dive briefing was Thorough but entertaining at the same time so you wont fall asleep like some briefings . The boat is 100m walk from the shop and easy to board. The... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I just want to thank our dive masters Claudia and Jim, and our boat captain John for an Amazing experience. It was my first time ever participating in a dive. The instructions from Claudia helped to make me comfortable for my dive. We saw lots of interesting wild life, coral, and a ship wreck. After this experience I'm ready to... More 

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