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First Scuba Dive

My grandson and my first scuba dive, EXCELLENT‼️👍😎 Greg was a great teacher and guide👍 We may... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Connie P
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Dive Time

After nearly 40 years of Discover and resort dives got my certification. Guess it's true that when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Latitude 17 Scuba provides professional, private PADI dive instruction and guided shore dives on St. Croix. Mel and Greg Gapen are PADI IDC Staff Instructors with years of diving experience here on the island. We have a passion for diving and want...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My grandson and my first scuba dive, EXCELLENT‼️👍😎 Greg was a great teacher and guide👍 We may get our certifications😄

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After nearly 40 years of Discover and resort dives got my certification. Guess it's true that when the student is ready the teacher will appear. Could not have had a finer instructor than Greg. Not just the technical instruction but also the joyous experience and...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you fr the review! We are so happy you decided to get certified. You did an exceptional job with your skills throughout the class! The underwater world is fantastic here on St Croix . Thank you for choosing Latitude 17 Scuba as your dive...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hadn't been diving in almost 5 years and decided to take a refresher of my skills and get back underwater, and after speaking with Greg and emailing him felt he & Latitude 17 were the perfect operation to dive with. I was the only...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! We enjoyed getting you back in the water after 5 years! You did a great job with your skills and looked very comfortable underwater. The night dive was really fun with also. we hope you can come down soon...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My 13 year old granddaughter was finally able to get certified for scuba. I have been an avid diver since 2003 and have yet to come across an instructor I felt as comfortable with my granddaughter's life in their hands as Greg Gapen. He made...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a kind review! We had so much fun certifying your Granddaughter! She did an excellent job with her skills and is a natural underwater! Now Grandpa has his new dive buddy! Cant wait for your grandson to get certified with Latitude 17 Scuba! Keep...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Although an experienced St. Croix scuba diver, I had not visited STX for 4 long years and I actually hadn’t been scuba diving at all in the past 10 months. Greg put me right at ease with his calm demeanor, expert knowledge of the island’s...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! Its always a pleasure to dive with excellent divers as yourself. Latitude 17 Scuba takes pride in our work, especially when it comes to safety and fun! We look forward to seeing you down here on St Croix again...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Being a complete non swimmer and avoider of the sea less than 12mths ago, after learning to swim and getting some confidence in the water I booked in with Greg and did his Discovery dive lesson. He is incredibly calming and patient and from the...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for winderful review! It was a pleasure to have you get certified with us here at Latitude 17 Scuba! We are here for you fun, safety and enjoyment of the underwater world here on St Croix! We have also enjoyed having...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

What a great dive. Mel was awesome she showed us lots of really cool things and lots of colorful fish.

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for the review! It is pretty amazing here. St. Croix is still a hidden gem when it comes to Caribbean diving. Thank you diving with Latitude 17 Scuba!

Reviewed 31 May 2018

This was a first time dive for my 2 daughters, ages 20 & 15. My husband went along as well, but he has gone diving several times in St Croix with other instructors. He said this experience with Greg and Mel was the best dive...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you so much for the review! It was great fun taking them on a Discover Scuba! We always love to see people experience new incredible moments under water and see their eyes light up, as theirs did! I hope they continue diving because they...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Mel from Latitude 17 helped my wife overcome her previous discover scuba issues. She took her snorkeling for a bit, went over the techniques she needs to know (e.g. clear your mask, find your regulator) and was patient and took her time. My wife really...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We knew she had difficulties in the past with Discover Scuba, so I listened to her concerns and we overcame them with snorkeling around first to get comfortable with gear and then she was ready for an underwater...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We did a Discover Scuba course with our son at the Pier and it was awesome! We saw so many fish and Greg did a great job with our son, who was so excited to try Scuba Diving!

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We love to do Discover Scuba and open up a whole new world.

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