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Underwater Safaris

Address: 9007 Havensite Mall Suite C, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-774-3737
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Operating since 1985, Underwater Safaris is a PADI Gold Palm Instructor development Center Resort...
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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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Nashville, North Carolina, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Capy. Ryan and Dive Leader Juan were fantastic. We did Buck Island and the weather, water and fish cooperated. We were met at the pier and escorted to the dock where we boarded for our journey. I inspected the gear they provided and found it to be very well maintained and in excellent condition. A well done safety briefing and... More 

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Big Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Came to St Thomas for. Vacation and to finish my scuba certification. Rob and Kim are very accommodating, fun and delivered excellent customer service. These were my first open water dives. Rob really turned my training into a lot of fun. Thanks again

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Wisconsin
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166 reviews 166 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We dove at Buck Island, the reef & the wreck. There were 2 groups of 10 experienced divers and, because another boat had engine issues, another 20 try-it divers. We didn't see a lot of fish at either site. Highlight was a large black tip shark. Dive crew was very friendly & equipment was great...but I would not pay $125... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

We went to Buck Island with this company through a tour set up by Royal Caribbean. My husband and I have been on countless dives and this was one of the least impressive. The customer service was great, but he diving itself was subpar, at best. Also there were way too many divers who were kicking up sand, flailing without... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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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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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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21 helpful votes 21 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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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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