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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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Two Tank Scuba Dive Adventure from St Maarten
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World Class Diving

My wife and I went diving with Ocean Explorers and we highly recommend them. We have gone diving all over the world, Central America, Red Sea Middle East, Caribbean, Asia, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Colin R
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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went diving with Ocean Explorers and we highly recommend them. We have gone diving all over the world, Central America, Red Sea Middle East, Caribbean, Asia, and USA. The service at Ocean Explorers is like having the staff from Downton Abbey. The dive sites had some of the best sealife we have witnessed. The location is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dove three times with ocean explorers while on our honeymoon. We did the shark dive and a double tank dive, Jeff and the rest of the dive masters were all very friendly and knowledgeable. Hope to have the opportunity to dive with these guys again!

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1 Thank Nathan L
Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't write reviews too often so when I do, they deserve it. To say we had a great time is an understatement. My wife and I had 6 dives with the Ocean Explorers staff, and would do it again without hesitation. Every member of the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Before each dive, they would explain about the site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did a couple of dives with this centre. They were helpful and knowledgeable about the local diving. I opted for single dives although for an early start it was possible to do 2 dives. The procedures for using the boat were well explained as were the dives. Luciana answered my original questions, and I dived with Lesley, Oliver and... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I dove with Ocean Explorers on our recent trip to St. Maarten. The dive staff was really excellent and provided top rate service to divers. They prepared all of our gear each day and kept us feeling pampered to enjoy diving and NOT dealing with the work that can go along with it. The dive sites visited... More 

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Rogers, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 August 11, 2016

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 August 10, 2016

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 August 2, 2016

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 July 26, 2016

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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