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Address: Billy Folly Rd 28 | Simpson Bay Resort, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: +1 721-544-2640
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Dive Adventures, located on the marina of the Simpson Bay resort, formerly...

Dive Adventures, located on the marina of the Simpson Bay resort, formerly known as the Pelican resort, is a full service PADI resort facility offering daily dives, night dives and enriched air (Nitrox). We also offer all PADI courses. Our custom built dive boats offer plenty of sun protection and cold beverages. Our professional staff takes great pride in safety and customer care.

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Great attitude and awesome teachers!

Decided to do the introduction diving experience with my wife and kids. The first step towards our diving certification. Marco and Damian where outstanding with our kids; showing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Froderman
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Pasadena, Maryland
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Pasadena, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to do the introduction diving experience with my wife and kids. The first step towards our diving certification. Marco and Damian where outstanding with our kids; showing great teaching skills and patience! SO glad we decided to give it a go!!! Fantastic experience.

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Breukelen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been diving on st. Maarten with Dive Adventures for over 25 years. The original enthusiasm is still there and they maintain very high professional standards. Vinnie runs a tight operation and captain Soinet knows the reefs like no other. I've seen the devastation after Hurricane Luis in 1995. Interestingly the reefs have improved greatly, especially over the last 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very professional dive school. Offering courses and day trips. The equipment is in excellent condition and the boats. You get your gear when you check I and have signed all your forms and then onto the boat. It all runs so smoothly and the instructors are always doing great dive briefings, they are professional and keep it... More 

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Divejb, Thank you so much for diving with us and sharing your experience. Thank you for the nice words and the recommendation. Where safety is our number one priority, customer satisfaction definitely is second. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed your dives with us and we hope to welcome you back on your next vacation to... More 

Beacon, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 10yr old and I dove with Marco and I could not have asked for a better experience for both of us. We are heading back this weekend to get certified. Marco made me feel very comfortable with his approach to diving his attention to details and his patients with my son. I would recommend him as an instructor for... More 

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi justinlynch19, Thank you so much for your review and we will make sure to pass on your kind words to Marco. We are glad to read that your experience on the Discover Scuba dive has now led to you getting certified. We hope to welcome you back on board of the dive boat for a double tank dive on... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough about my experience with Dive Adventures. I was nervous about diving because it's been a year, and Vinnie spoke to me on the phone and was very reassuring. He helped me decide on the appropriate dive trip. I did a shallow dive with Demian. He was extremely patient, supportive, and encouraging. I loved it so much... More 

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Allison M, Thank you so much for your great review! We are glad to read that you have enjoyed your dive experience. Our number one priority is for you to feel safe while diving because being comfortable in the water will enhance your dive experience. We are glad to read that you have encounters abundant marine life on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dives were perfect and the staff is one of best I've had the pleasure of using. They were very helpful, and concerned about our entire groups safety and happiness. Very friendly & I would certainly recommend to all.

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Linda R, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us with such a great review. We will surely make sure to pass on the compliments to the entire team! We are glad to read that you have enjoyed your dive experience with us and we hope to welcome you back aboard the dive boat on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The team at Dive Adventures at Simpson Bay is top rated. First Mellanie, Nena, and Captain Swanee or very professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. They are very safety conscious and I always like that on a dive trip. I would highly recommend this dive group for a fun filled and relaxing experience.

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Rick, Thank you for this wonderful review. We will pass along the compliments to our dive team, they will be thrilled! They make a huge effort to provide every guest with an unforgettable experience and safety is key. Hopefully we can welcome you back to dive with us on a future visit! Best regards, Team Dive Adventures More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been diving in St Maarten for nearly 20 years. My "go to" dive shop is ALWAYS Dive Adventures. The crew (Captain Soinet, Damien, Marco, Ivo) are all very knowledgeable and very customer-focused. The reefs around the island are in great shape and always have interesting sea life to observe. This year was no exception! Can't wait to go... More 

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi ardietz, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us with such a great review and thank you for diving with us again! We hope to see you again next year! Kind regards, Team Dive Adventures More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One could not ask for more. Marco was a very skilled instructor and helped me get my advanced open water and enriched air scuba certifications while showing me exotic dive sites and providing me with an overall pleasant experience. On one of the diving expeditions, I was the only student on the boat, but Marco and the crew still took... More 

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Sanny O, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review, it is greatly appreciated. Congratulations on obtaining both of your certifications! We take customer service very seriously and we make sure to ensure that you are having a good time diving with us. We hope to welcome you back on a next... More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 3rd trip to St. Maarten I took an introductory dive with Dive Adventures in 2009.I have since acquired my open water certification in 2010. I decided to dive with Dive Adventures on my most recent trip to St. Maarten in June 2016. It's been almost 1 year since my last dive so I did a refresher dive... More 

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aquamaniaadventures, Marketing at Dive Adventures, responded to this review

Hi pauldev20152016, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us with such an awesome review! We will make sure to pass on your kind words to Demian and Soinet. Safety is always our number one priority and our second one is to make sure that our divers enjoy their dives. We are glad to read that you... More 

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