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Address: Airport Road 16, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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011-721-545-2401
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We, Henry en Helmie together with our staff, offer you the best diving...

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

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best place to learn to dive

Incredible company and staff including the owners. I had been diving for a few years with a "Ymca" certification, years old and decided to get my padi open water as a review. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stephen A

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible company and staff including the owners. I had been diving for a few years with a "Ymca" certification, years old and decided to get my padi open water as a review. The team at Dive Safaris was helpful and quick as i was able to complete everything under a week at an incredible price which included equipment, and four... More 

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Thank Stephen A
Province of Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I always wanted ever since I was a child to approach the world of diving, Henry with professionalism and patience succeeded in a few days to turn a dream into reality! Dive Safaris is a diving center with a central location in Simpson Bay, well organized, all the dive instructors are very professional, friendly and cordial, and there is also... More 

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Thank esseelle2015
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing dive sites, safe instructors and lots of fun! I wouldn't have achieved my PADI open water without feeling safe and relaxed. Henry is brilliant. Bethany

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Thank blmilner
England, UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I first did explore scuba before heading straight in with my open water certification, every single time my experience has been delightful! Thank you to Karl, Balli, Helmer and of course Henry and Helmie for their expertise and professional but fun demenours! I had a blast learning with and from them and can't wait for my next journey out with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

My daughter and I got certified with Carl who was extremely professional, kind and patient with us throughout the process. Highly recommendable in every sense, I have absolutely no suggestions for improvement or any criticism. The owners Helmie and Henry are nice and showed flexibility in every turn. Worldclass operation in every sense.

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Thank Sakari M
divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review, we really appreciate it! Congratulations again you both, with the Open water certification, you really did a good job! Hope you will have a lot of fun with diving and hopefully you will be back again to do some more diving here. Thank you again! More 

St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

After not diving for a long time, I did my refresher course and now Advanced Diving Course with Dive Safaris. Henry and Karl are EXCELLENT teachers and make all the dives educational and also fun. There are dive sites abundant and depending on what kind of dive you are looking and qualified for, they will take you to the best... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Dive Safaris’ expertise in creating memorable and exceptional underwater experiences for novices and experienced divers is unlike any other. The dive shop and crew worked hard to get me certified. They were incredibly knowledgeable and personable. I came to their shop along with an experienced diver and all of our needs were met by Helmie, Henry and Carl with patience,... More 

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review, we really appreciate it! You did a really good job to get certified, congratulations again! Enjoy your diving, we hope you will do a lot of beautiful diving in the future and maybe you will come back again to do some more diving here. Thank you so much again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

From start to finish, it was a great easy experience. Simple to book, and honestly not as pricey as we thought it would be. Worth every penny. Henry was our (me and my boyfriends) dive instructor the first time, he really took care of us. I was a bit nervous because it was my first time but he somehow managed... More 

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you so much Alexa for your great review, we really appreciate it! Yes you both came back for a second dive, really great, and good for you that you did it and did overcome your fear! And now that you experienced and enjoyed the underwater world so much maybe you have to start thinking to do the Open water... More 

Dixon, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have been diving with Dive Safaris for over 60 dives over 12 years. I have had many memorable dives with a great crew. They have a nice boat, easy to dive from and a very friendly and knowledgeable staff. I am a PADI divemaster, but they do a great job making sure that everyone from newly certified to very... More 

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and compliments and I will surely let the guys know! And that is really great to hear to, that you, so faithfully continued diving with us for all these years and that you had a good time and enjoyed the dives with us. Thank you for all these years and hopefully for... More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I ended up doing one 2 tank dive with Dive Safaris. The diving itself was OK, nothing spectacular, to wreck sites with little activity. The guides were great, knowledgeable and friendly and there were only 4 of us, so it was comfortable. I just don't think that Sint Maarten has great dive sites. Its fun, but not world-class. I did... More 

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Thank MEB1974
divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Michael and my apologies again for this miscommunication, like I explained I was confused in the dates. Normally we always have some more divers booked, or at least we try to book some more, if you are alone. But with the stormy weather forecast nobody did and we always try to let somebody know if... More 

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