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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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Address: 113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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599-544-5252
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At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the...

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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USD 92.00*
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Discover Scuba Diving in Simpson Bay
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USD 106.00*
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Two Tank Scuba Dive Adventure from St Maarten

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MUST SEE DIVES!

Spent three weeks over the last two years diving with Jef & crew! Will keep returning! Best guided tours around by knowledgable divers. They helped me improve my skills and lose... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Spent three weeks over the last two years diving with Jef & crew! Will keep returning! Best guided tours around by knowledgable divers. They helped me improve my skills and lose my fears. They are also the friendliest, most accommodating crew I've ever dived with.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

From our first email of enquiry to finally picking up our dive gear before we left at the end of our vacation, our experience with Ocean Explorers was OUTSTANDING and we'll use them whenever we go to St. Maarten. On our first day - we were met by Kerry with a smiling face, who checked us in, and while we... More 

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

I am still giving 5 stars simply because of the fantastic dive itself. We were coming on a cruise and I live in St. Thomas working for a scuba and snorkel tour company. I am an UW photographer and an avid shark enthusiast. In between emails I mentioned that I did work for a scuba/snorkel/tour company but that I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

My 11 year-old daughter and I were on a cruise October 2014 and completed a 2 tank dive with Jeferson and crew. The customer service experience was excellent, and started months prior via prompt email communication with Luciana (I had many questions and we booked directly). The crew was very attentive during the entire process...gear fitting, gear set-up, dives, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

Such a great crew, lovely people, passionate about what they do.made our first shark dive so easy for my "jaw" victim husband. It was just amazing under there.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We took my third discover scuba course last week as my wife and I had not completed open water in the last couple of years. I can honestly say Jefferson and the team were really professional, not patronising to us learners yet their level of care left us feeling in good hands. We then went on the shark dive as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

I began diving with Ocean Explorers 3 weeks ago. My partner and I wanted to receive our PADI open water certifications. From the first day of our instruction, the team at Ocean Explorers were friendly, patient, thorough, and professional. All of the team took the time to make all divers comfortable in learning their new skills. I have since finished... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

I took a discover scuba course with a different organization in St. Maarten back in 2004 and then took another discover scuba course with Ocean Explorers in 2014 for our ten year anniversary. My experience between the two organizations could not have been more different. In 2004, with a DIFFERENT organization for a discover scuba dive my wife and I... More 

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

My wife and I were introduced to this operation by friends the first time we visited the Island 2 years ago; we have never even looked to dive with anyone else since the first dive with them. My wife balances out my dive addiction with beaches so we only got in 5 dives the week of August 10 but they... More 

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

My husband and I have had the pleasure of diving with the folks at Ocean Explorers since 2008 when we showed up in their shop as newly certified divers excited to jump in, try out our new skills, and see fish. Jef watched over us as we attempted to apply all we had just learned in our training. He patiently... More 

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