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Lieu Dit grand Cul de Sac, 97133, St. Barthelemy
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Excellent introductory dive!

I was fortunate to experience an intro dive with this great diving company. We arrived on St Bart’s... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Snorkeling? Go with Ouanalao Dive

Turenne Laplace is a very capable captain and diver. Beth couldn't have been nicer and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katherine F
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Albany, New York
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Lieu Dit grand Cul de Sac, 97133, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was fortunate to experience an intro dive with this great diving company. We arrived on St Bart’s for the day off a cruise ship and we walked around the quay to find the dive boat exactly where Turenne had described. Because I was new...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Turenne Laplace is a very capable captain and diver. Beth couldn't have been nicer and accommodating. She took care of us snorkelers while Turenne stayed with the scuba divers. Being out in the ocean, currents were stronger than a protective cove. But, the staff was...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Who doesn't dream of scuba diving the beautiful waters surrounding the beautiful Caribbean island of St Barth? Well then go with Ouanalado Dive. The owner Mr Turenne Laplace is a very knowledgable local who operates from either Gustavia Harbour (Caribbean Side) as well as from...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Awesome and very well set up dive boat, very good quality Scubapro rental gear (with weight integrated jackets), plus a fun and super cool crew (Lea and Daphnee are both awesome). Owner Turenne has set up in a great location and put together a great...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Ana and Lea were absolutely fabulous while we dove 2 days consecutively. They took us on interesting and technical dives and it was safe, comfortable and fun!!! If you are looking for a professional dive shop that has a family feel, go dive with Ana...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

The reef were they took us was gorgeous. Saw things I had never seen before: huge spiny lobsters, got very close to a barracuda, a small shark in the distance, amazing underwater caves, a pair of big champagne angel fish...you see a lot of wildlife....More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

First I want to make clear that this review is only of the rental shack. There is a Kite Surfing school that operates next to the shack, the man is fantastic and helpful. I went to rent two pairs of fins for the day from...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Last year, we dove with Turenne for a few recreational dives. This year we came back and got our advanced open water testing done. Turenne is a wonderful dive master. His communication is excellent and his directions are clear and easy to follow. We had...More

1  Thank cas560
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Turenne operates a VERY awesome dive shop! This man is a class act dive master and he earned my respect as one of the top DM's. We dove during the off-peak season and he reserved space on his boat for not one but TWO of...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

I dive 50 to 100 times a year, so I know a great dive operator when I meet one. Turenne is a great dive companion. His boat and equipment are new, well maintained, and he is very customer service oriented. He knows all the dive...More

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