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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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2nd time with a Great Dive Center

I have over 300 dives and spend my bottom time looking and exploring for the unusual. I like to dive very slowly, my own profile as I do photography. I have my advance open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2016
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I have over 300 dives and spend my bottom time looking and exploring for the unusual. I like to dive very slowly, my own profile as I do photography. I have my advance open water and consider myself an advance beginner as I am a very conservative diver. I used OE in June of 2015 and the experience was fantastic.... More 

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Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazing dives with Ocean Explorers. We love to dive with them due to their friendly, patient and knowledgable dive instructors. We feel very safe and confident when we dive with them. The group sizings are always small allowing for a more peaceful dive. We've dived with them over 20 times. Can't wait to go again soon!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Booked two dives with Ocean Explorers and stayed quite happy with our experience as these people take you to the sites which are really worth seeing. The first one (Horse Shoe) virtually offers you a shark dive. Besides numerous reef sharks, we also met a big ray, some fish and enjoyed very interesting underwater landscape. The second site (Carib Cargo)... More 

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Summerfield, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

During my recent dive trip (June 24-25), I chose Ocean Explorers after hours on the internet looking at dive shops and reviews. Even though they are highly rated, you really never quite know what you are going to get. I had never been diving from a small boat and was just a little concerned about its size. Well, I fell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My family and I decided to get open water certified while on vacation in St Maarten. We signed up for the 3 day course with Ocean Explorers based on other reviews. From the reservation to the dives, everything was simple and seamless. We were in the water from day one and enjoyed every minute. Astrid and Leslie were incredible instructors... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Great experience with Jeff, amazing Captain and Dive Instructor, he and The Dive Masters showed us a wreck that had tons of sea life, I mean lots of sharks and turtles, barracudas, huge lobsters and he also takes beautiful pictures that you can buy for $25. He has a tablet to write interesting information and communicate with you during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Jef and Lu run a fantastic dive operation in every aspect. This is the third time diving with them and it always a joy. Once you check in, the staff will offer to put your gear together on the first day, there after your gear will be on the boat and ready to go. I spent the week diving with... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The water was rough but the dive was awesome. The best thing about this group is the personal attention to literally everything from check in to check out. I had a little issue getting in with huge swells and a rocking boat. Leslie stayed right by me and coaxed me into the water after a wave knocked my mask off.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent dive company. They are very attentive and only take out small groups. We will definitely dive with them again on our next trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I completed my Open Water Referral Course with Ocean Explorers during the dates May 30 thru Jun 02, 2016. It was one of the best experiences of my life. Not just the fact of scuba diving in the awesome waters of the Caribbean, but also the professionalism, competence and friendliness of the dive team created a very memorable experience. I... More 

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