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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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One of the best dives ever

Made dive appt with Ocean Explorers because of Trip Advisor reviews. My 13yo son completed his... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2015
Smyrna, Georgia
via mobile
Very nice dive shop!

Had two nice dives with this group. Very well staffed and nothing but top-notch, professional... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2015
David U
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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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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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten

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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Made dive appt with Ocean Explorers because of Trip Advisor reviews. My 13yo son completed his certification dives with them. They were very knowledgable and were extremely attentive. We will be planning a vacation to St Maarten again and will definitely dive with Ocean Explorers...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2015

Had two nice dives with this group. Very well staffed and nothing but top-notch, professional employees. The staff were literally all over me to help me prepare for and return from the dives. Nice! Dive conditions weren't the best resulting from high wind but we...More

1  Thank David U
Reviewed 13 March 2015

I had a great dive experience and finalized my padi open water with ocean explorers. Great crew and dive instructers.

Thank Simone J
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Went for a morning trip in rough-ish weather: these guys were still up and diving. One and only downside of this shop - a really small boat (6 divers + 3 crew honestly felt like its capacity). Other than that they are excellent: nice, well...More

1  Thank Max M
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Finished my open water with these folks on my cruise stop in St. Maarten. Great communication with Lu prior to arrival; everything was arranged; they even arranged transportation to and from the port, which was very convenient. Leslie and (another female dive instructor with a...More

Thank scubapie
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Never SCUBA dived before but they have this program called "Discover Diving". After reading other positive reviews about Ocean Explorers I signed up on-line. My expectations were substantially exceeded when we reached the dive site. I thought we'd dabble around at some shallow area and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This was our first trip to St Maarten. This was also our first experience diving. Our daughter highly recommended Ocean Explorers as she has been diving with them in the past. She stated "they are the best"...and she is correct! Luciana, Jeferson and team were...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I have been on dives throughout the Caribbean and after a while they all start seeming to be the same. We dive swim around in a large group and see the tropical fish and different types of coral. Every once in while you will see...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

I booked two referral dives with the Ocean Explorers Dive Centre to complete my PADI Open water diver certification. All my communication with Luciana was professional and prompt. After my guest and I arrived we were quickly outfitted and ready to go! My only complaint...More

Thank Esther T
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Let me say first that getting to know Jeff and Luciana has really been wonderful! You couldn't ask for two more professional people to trust your dive experience with. I know because after my husband and I spent time diving with them and getting more...More

Thank Theladyalexandra
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Cindy A
23 June 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Cindy! We would be happy to take you diving. May be best to e-mail with your enquire so I can send more detailed information.
6 May 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Ashley! Thank you for sending your enquire! We are happy to hear that you want to get to know more about these amazing creatures! As it turns out, in order to participate on the shark dive; You need to be a certified... More
19 April 2016|
Response from Amy B | Reviewed this property |
It is right there in Simpson Bay. You will have to contact the shop. Most places require that if you haven't been diving within a year that you do a refresher dive with them first, but you will need to call/write them... More