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Latitude 17 Scuba

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Scuba Diving Certification

Greg is a wonderful scuba instructor and very knowledgeable. I would recommend going on a discovery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kimmynstx
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Frederiksted, St. Croix
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FINALLY DID IT!

I have lived on St Croix for a number of years and have always had an interest in becoming SCUBA... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago via mobile

Greg is a wonderful scuba instructor and very knowledgeable. I would recommend going on a discovery dive with Greg if you are just visiting the island and aren’t certified. Of course after our discovery dive with Greg my husband and I knew we had to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived on St Croix for a number of years and have always had an interest in becoming SCUBA certified but for some reason kept putting it off....then I was introduced to Greg. His passion for the sport is contagious and he encouraged my...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Greg’s the best instructor, safety conscience and extremely professional. Enjoyed doing the open water certificate and decided to carry on to advanced.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I was on St Croix visiting friends and I always wanted to try scuba--however was a little reluctant. Greg at Latitude 17 was a GREAT instructor He took me through the necessary training for a DISCOVERY dive. Took his time to make sure everything was...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We appreciate this excellent review,it means a lot to us! We so enjoy taking new diver on the Discover Scuba dive! Looking at your smiling face underwater said it all!! Yes, It can be a life changing experience for you! We wanted to make sure...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Took visiting friends to try out a Discover SCUBA dive. I've known the owner, Greg, for a little while now and wanted to see how he managed and ran his course. He was the consummate professional. My friends were very impressed with him and his...More

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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review!!! We take pride making sure that the student is always safe and has fun at the same time. We may have hooked them into getting certified!! We appreciate your confidence in our style of teaching and hope to be...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 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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Greg G, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review! It was so cool to have you and your Grandson in the Discover Scuba class! The look on both your faces underwater was priceless! we hope you return here to St Croix and get Scuba certified!

Reviewed 20 July 2018 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 24 July 2018

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 11 July 2018

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 24 July 2018

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 11 July 2018

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 18 July 2018

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 28 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 18 July 2018

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

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