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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Best service

These guys and gals are terrific. You will love these dives. Full service. If you haven't dove... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Cuba, Missouri
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Family of five divers

I have three kids 15 and under, so I'm always looking for good companies that take care of their... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
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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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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

These guys and gals are terrific. You will love these dives. Full service. If you haven't dove in awhile especially. Truly awesome

Thank Danny35456
Reviewed July 27, 2017

I have three kids 15 and under, so I'm always looking for good companies that take care of their divers and place an emphasis on safety. Ocean Explorers exceeds my expectations on both accounts. The staff practically does everything for you from helping you in...More

Thank CT W
Reviewed July 25, 2017

My husband (dive instructor) and I (advanced diver) just finished a month of diving with Ocean Explorer’s Dive Center! They treat us like family and always want the best experience for their customers. We never repeated a dive and even explored some new sites with...More

Thank Rachelle G
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I had been wanting to get my open water certification for years. I contacted the center with almost no notice, that scheduled me for the complete package. My experience was nothing short of amazing. My dive masters were thorough an encouraging. The staff were fun...More

Thank Christopher A
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

After a five year absence, this was my first two tank dive. Jefferson was a particularly good instructor and helped me acclimatise once more as well as encouraging me along. Great support crew and managed to see a few barracudas and many reef sharks, which...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

This place prides themselves on quality over quantity and it shows. Very friendly, attentive staff with small groups of divers. Absolutely wonderful experience over some of the others around here. You will not be disappointed!!!

Thank Handersen79
Reviewed July 16, 2017

My husband and I were on a cruise and wanted to take the opportunity to dive in some of the ports of call. We read many tripadvisor reviews and chose Ocean Explorers based on them. We were both certified in Curacao in 2013, but have...More

Thank lcsmith63
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

I am writing my review early because I was very surprised by the review June 28. I wanted to mark that review unhelpful but on clicking on the button found I did not have that choice and had inadvertantly marked it helpful. We are in...More

Thank Krissy J
Reviewed July 4, 2017

After booking our trip to St. Maarten, the next big decision was to decide which dive shop to go with. I looked at and reviewed a half dozen shops before going with Ocean Explorers, and I couldn't be any happier with the decision. From the...More

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed July 1, 2017

The best dive we have ever done- A MUST DO IN SM! Having years of dives under our belts the shark dive was our favorite! Very professional group.

Thank Rachel F
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Cindy A
June 22, 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Cindy! We would be happy to take you diving. May be best to e-mail with your enquire so I can send more detailed information.
May 5, 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Ashley! Thank you for sending your enquire! We are happy to hear that you want to get to know more about these amazing creatures! As it turns out, in order to participate on the shark dive; You need to be a certified... More
April 18, 2016|
Response from Amy B | Reviewed this property |
It is right there in Simpson Bay. You will have to contact the shop. Most places require that if you haven't been diving within a year that you do a refresher dive with them first, but you will need to call/write them... More