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Golden Rock Dive Center

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Gallows Bay, St. Eustatius
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Excellent Diving

Great dive experience. Friendly and helpful dive crew, The reefs here are healthy. Lots of fish... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Enigmatic_Prawn
Absolute Great Diving Vacation

We having been diving in Statia for the past 20 years. This trip was exceptional!! Our group was a... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Copdiver31
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Quaker Hill, Connecticut
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Owner operated since 1994 Golden Rock Divers has a small dive shop feel with all the amenities you would expect from a world class dive destination without all the frills. Flexibility is our motto and adjusting to our customers needs and desires is how we can best ensure their satisfaction. Your safety and enjoyment are at the core of our operation and helping our guests to experience all Statia has to offer is our goal!
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“great diving” (9 reviews)
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“lobster” (8 reviews)
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Gallows Bay, St. Eustatius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dive experience. Friendly and helpful dive crew, The reefs here are healthy. Lots of fish, especially barracuda, coral gardens, turtles and the occasional shark. Will definitely be coming back again to dive with Golden Rock.

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your dive trip with us! Thank you for choosing to dive with us. Look forward to diving with you again!

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We having been diving in Statia for the past 20 years. This trip was exceptional!! Our group was a mix of experienced and less experienced divers. Sometimes difficult to meet everyone's expectations.the service and attention to detail from Sarah and Dave made the dive vacation...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you! We had an absolute blast with your group! Thank you so much for coming back! Look forward to 2019! Cheers, Sarah and David

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Everyone at Golden Rock was great. Attentive to our every need, diligent in choosing sites we would enjoy and willing to do anything to make our time on the island more enjoyable. Thank you to everyone! -Melissa

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you Melissa! We had SOOO much fun with your group! You were all an awesome bunch of people.... come back ANY time!

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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Sarah and David were absolutely wonderful in making my Statia diving great. I was forced to cancel my trip in December because of flight cancellations and there were nice enough to keep my reservation until March. They are friendly, courteous, and, being divers, knowledgeable about...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Thank you, Andrew! It was a pleasure to dive with you and we are glad you got more experience diving with side mount! And thank you for all of your efforts to get your trip rearranged to dive with us in Statia! Look forward to...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

The owners and operators of Golden Rock Dive are a wonderful group. They are warm and welcoming as "hosts" of your experience on Sint Eustatius. Sarah made our visit very easy by making our hotel and transport arrangements in addition to providing our dive package....More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Thank you guys! We are so happy you had an enjoyable experience diving with us. You are both wonderful divers and fun people... it was our pleasure! Thank you for diving with us and we look forward to seeing you again! Cheers! Sarah

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

My partner and I spent 9 days on Statia and with the Golden Rock Dive Center. We - both experIenced divers who have explored already so many countries and dive sites, were truly impressed about the friendlyness and the positiv spirit this team is emanating....More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Thank you dear Sandra and Timo! Diving with you both was our pleasure! We appreciate your feedback and all the efforts you took to come dive with us. We hope to see you again in the future! Kind Regards, Sarah

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

In 2001 my husband and I sailed into St. Eustatius for the first time. From that moment on it became "our" island. We visited on our way down island (January) as well as on our return trip (April) for many years. Anchored in Gallows Bay...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your story, Mary! Working with you, Danya, and James was an absolute pleasure! We strive to be that small little dive shop that can provide everyone with the attention they need. So glad you came back and enjoyed your...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

My husband and I could have not picked a more friendly and accommodating dive center! Golden Rock Dive center staff were very helpful and very knowledgeable!! I would highly recommend using Golden Rock and we do plan on visiting again soon

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you! We love working with small groups so we can tailor the experience to our customers! It was wonderful diving with you and we look forward to your next visit! Cheers!

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Friendly and professional dive operation in the harbour, with a large and very comfortable boat. The surface interval is back at the dive shop, which works great. Golden Rock also helped us with accommodation reservations when we had to rebook last-minute. And diving in Statia...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you! Having you dive with us was our pleasure! We are very happy that we were able to re-accommodate you to come to Statia! Safe travels and Happy Bubbles!

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Golden Rock Dive Center is just the BEST! Sarah, David, MC and German were the most accommodating, knowledgeable and passionate people when it comes to diving in Statia and was a pleasure to meet them all. Hurricane Irma and the post-effects did not stop these...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017

You were amazing to have with us at GRDC! Thank you! Great job getting your PADI Advanced Open Water certification complete. Happy and safe travels and we look forward to having you back on Statia soon!

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