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Address: 9715 Estate Thomas Pmb 143, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-774-3737
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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.
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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
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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!

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East Islip, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 

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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.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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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 

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Marietta, Georgia
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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.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 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 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Dive staff "A" dives "C+". Our dives with Underwater Safaris were good, but nothing to write home about. I love diving, so I might do them again if given the chance. The geology of one of the dives was very interesting, by Buck Island where the rocky shore drops into the ocean. This was probably the highlight of the excursion.... More 

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Coral
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I took this tour while cruising on the Sunshine and was very pleased with all aspects of the excursion. We were picked up on the pier by a very friendly young lady who escorted us to the boat which was tied up at the end of the cruise pier. It was about a five minute walk from the ship. Very... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Booked a scuba trip through the cruise ship (Celebrity) since they had it as one of their excursions. Wished I could give a higher rating as the crew were friendly and took care of us but the dive sites were not impressive at all and not too many fish. Maybe this is all St. Thomas has to offer... While the... More 

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