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“Went back for the Shark Awareness Dive” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dive Safaris

Dive Safaris
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Owner description: We, Henry en Helmie together with our staff, offer you the best diving experience of Sint Maarten.You may be experiencing diving for the first time or you may want start a professional diving carreer.We offer:PADI Dive CoursesDive Courses, from start in our swimming pool to finish in the ocean!Shark Awareness DiveShark Diving, meet the masters of the sea in a friendly way.Boat DivingBoat Diving, we'll take you places you've never dreamed of!and many more
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Went back for the Shark Awareness Dive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014

After being certified here 14 months prior, I came back to see Balley feed the sharks! Well worth it at least once. They are like puppies with more teeth :-)

Visited February 2014
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Thank Chris F
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Yess, you are wright....they act like puppies!

But thank you for your review,and that you took the time to write one, we really appreciate it.

Well hopefully you will come back again for another Shark Dive.
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English first
St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Dive!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2014

Me and wife wanted to do a dive on our honeymoon. We found dive safari and from the first meeting with them we felt comfortable and I think that's very important bc we are new divers. Henry was great! We did a deep dive for the first time (90ft) and loved it! My wife was a little nervous and Henry helped her all the way down. We saw plenty of fish and marnie life. The second dive was a 50ft dive at the bridge and it was a great dive. The vessel they use is a cat. and its wide and roomy. So if your in St Marteen and looking to dive call them, I will use them for my dives on St Marteen.

Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Jonathan T
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it!

It's really great to hear that you enjoyed the diving and our boat. But you really both did great as new divers.

Thanks again and hopefully we will see you soon back again!
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Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Local no Nonense Dive pros”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

Went to St -Martin for XMas Dec 2013 with our teens .. Stayed at Sonesta Maho Beach especially to be close to the planes landing ( unique to that Island ) .. We are Advanced Divers and found a local shop very close and well positionned close to Philisburg .. Dutch , friendly , no nonsense, on time , safe , clean dive shop ..Our divemaster Jonathan great guy , smooth smily and knows his sites . Dock and boat right at the shop in a calm bay .. Ready to role .. On time , great staff recommended for sure plus you can leave equipement in their stockroom overnight no problems .
A sure bet if you want to enjoy a few dives while your there ..

Visited December 2013
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review, March 3, 2014
Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it!

We loved it to take you all diving, and it's great to hear you all enjoyed it.

Hopefully you will come back again to do some more awesome diving with us, you know were we are...

Thanks again!
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San Jose, California
1 review
“Awesome experince”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

Wanted to thank Henry and Helmie for giving my husband and son an awesome experience. For anyone wanting to get certified for diving and having the life time experience of swimming with sharks, Dive Safaris is the place to get it!

Hina Ali
San Jose, CA

Visited December 2013
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review, March 3, 2014
Thank you so much too!

It was a pleasure having you all around! And your husband and son did such a good job, they managed it to get certified, really great!

Henry really loved it to train them both.
Well hopefully we will see you all back again, looking forward to that already...
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San Jose, California
1 review
“Dive with Family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

Diving is a passion for this crew. From Henry and Helmie to Jonathan and Bally, my father and I, whom cerification was always elusive until our visit to Dive Safari in Simpson Bay, you'll leave with life long friends, not just dive masters. I recommend this outfits use for any type of dive you can imagine. Get cheeky with Henry, and he'll take you out for private tours with the owner's. I got such a tour on a night excursion dive. Amazing.

Diving with Sharks is also great, but the night dive is memorably different.

Love to all at Dive Safaris. You made life long memories for my father and I. I will always hold you in my heart.

Ali

Visited December 2013
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Thank Ali A
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review, March 3, 2014
Thank you so much Ali!

Henry really loved it to train you and your father. We are still talking about you both, from the day you came in the shop, till the day you both left with your Certification!

It was really memorable for us to.
Hopefully we will see you both back again to do some more diving with us, we are really looking forward to that!
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