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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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Address: 113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 599-544-5252
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At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the...

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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Great Diving Experience

Ocean Explorers was the best place to visit for Scuba Diving!! Very friendly Staff. I had to rent all the equipment, they were very helpful getting ready. Since I haven't been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Rogers, Minnesota
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Rogers, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ocean Explorers was the best place to visit for Scuba Diving!! Very friendly Staff. I had to rent all the equipment, they were very helpful getting ready. Since I haven't been diving for over a year, I was able to enjoy a quick video, while waiting for the others to get fitted and set to go. Waded out to boat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always had a great experience with Ocean Explorers, the equipment, the dive staff all first rate. The singular focus of OE is to give you a dive experience to remember. Safety always first priority, especially when my children were 12 and 13 years old. I would NEVER dive in St Maarten with anyone else.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did four dives with Ocean Explorer's last February. Truly enjoyed the whole experience, service was excellent, equipment in good shape and the dive sites were good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been diving with Ocean Explorers since 2001. Our last 2 dives on July 26th were the best we have ever had. Not only is this dive outfit just incredible, it seems like they keep improving the experience every single year. Highly Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first dive experience ever. Loved it so much I took the PADI open water course to get certified. Amazing staff, experienced and helpfull divemasters. I'll be back for sure and can only recommand it to everybody who visits St-Maarten and would like to go diving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is the best dive outfit I have ever dove with. The bucket list dives, a wreck and shark dive but what really impressed me was the crew's focus on making us better divers, not just getting through the next couple hours so they could get paid. Thank you so much.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Ocean Explorers is without a question the best dive shop on the island. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable about diving. They know every part of the amazing dive locations on the island. This shop gets to know you since they take out small groups of about 8 on the boat as opposed to the 12-18 that some shops... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was my first dive experience after getting certified and everyone made the trip so wonderful for me! Everyone at the dive shop was a joy to be around and they accommodated any need/problem that came up. If you're looking for a dive shop to go to, choose them! The spots they chose were great, we saw everything from wrecks... More 

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Issaquah, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I've been diving for 20+ years (NAUI Advanced with 600 or so dives) so I've seen my share of operators in both cold and warm water locations. I'll keep my review as straight forward as possible. Online presence/reservations – Ocean Explorers are quick to respond to emails and usually respond within an hour or so during business hours. Be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I was diving with them from 28.04.-07.05.2016., and had 14 wonderful dives, from wrecks to shark dives. They have excellent hardware, friendly personnel, and excellent diving technology. All is in function to spare your stress, your air, and energy until you are on the bottom. Beginning from, putting your gear on, entering the water, downing down the rope with node... More 

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