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Judith's Fancy, St. Croix
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Executive Summary: Pick Latitude 17 for a personalized diving experience on St Croix

I asked a trusted friend on island who to use and he immediately said “Lat 17”, Greg & Mel... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laurie C
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Started with an inch and we took the mile!

Latitude 17 was an awesome dive experience for myself and my team. What started out as random... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Capt_Caldwell
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Brooklyn, New York
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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 to share it with the world!
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I asked a trusted friend on island who to use and he immediately said “Lat 17”, Greg & Mel. First, St. Croix had just endured two Cat 5 hurricanes in late 2017 and we returned to check on Villa Concordia, our paradise on island. I...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Latitude 17 was an awesome dive experience for myself and my team. What started out as random passer-bys became friendships and unforgettable memories. Greg and Mel showed us an amazing under water world that everyone should experience at Cane Bay, St. Croix. My friends and...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you so very much for the review! Your group was so much fun to train with, and the laughter we all had underwater was infectious! We think you all put the pressure on each other to perform skills flawlessly which made for more dive...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Where does one start when trying to describe the experience of diving with Latitude 17? The normal adjectives, Great!, Awesome!, Amazing!, just seem to ... fail. Mel and Greg have created something unique and special and I am still at a loss of words to...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Wow, thank you so very much for the review! It has made my eyes water with joy from reading this. We truly want everyone to have a fantastic time underwater and see the sealife we feel blessed to see all the time. As new divers...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Mel and Greg are amazing people! They are fantastic instructors and tour guides. Our trip would not have been the same without them. I have been certified but was with someone who wanted to get open water certified. They were able to certify him and...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review! What an amazing time it was with all of your family there! Glad he got certified to join Everyone underwater! Thanks for diving with Latitude 17 Scuba!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for Guides for a Night dive at the Fredriksted Pier. We dove with Greg and Mel years before and they didn't disappoint on this dive either. 84 minutes underwater! Great Couple to dive with highly recomended.I also recommended them to a Buddy...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We really enjoyed diving with you again, after all these years, and we really appreciate that you referred your friend and his daughter to us. I was happy to work with her to get comfortable in the water....More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We did our Discovery Dive with Mel and Greg today. What an awesome experience! I was a little slow at first but they guided me through everything. We saw so much underwater thanks to their extensive knowledge! Was an absolute fantastic day. Cannot wait to...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you very much for the review! It was a blast taking all 3 of you diving! Discover Scuba really is the best way to get comfortable before taking an Open Water class. Thanks for diving with Latitude 17 Scuba!

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter is a new diver and I've been away from the water for years. Mal and Greg reminded me how much fun diving can be! After 4 dives with them, I want to put them in my dive bag for the future. Such a...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review! It was a pleasure taking both of you diving! I don't think we would fit in your dive bag, instead come back to St. Croix for more diving! Thanks for diving with Latitude 17 Scuba!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I completed our Advanced Open Water certification with Mel and Greg. Greg did our training and we had an amazing time learning and practicing skills and the dives were beautiful. The best part about training with Latitude 17 is that you really...More

Thank Meghan B
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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you very much for the review! It was fun training you two and your cousin. It was great to see how excited you were on the night dive since that was a first for all of you. Keep up the diving and we hope...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I went to St. Croix after a refresher dive in Puerto Rico. It had been over ten years since I'd been under water. I was referred to latitude 17 scuba (Mel and Greg Gapen) by some local divers. I couldn't be happier with their professionalism,...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for the review! It was fun to see your excitement and wonderment at all of the sealife at the Frederiksted Pier. It looked like your skills and buoyancy came back to you quickly after all those years. Keep diving and thanks...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Having done a lot of diving years ago, I thought I would never be able to do it again. Greg and Mel from Latitude 17 Scuba were patient and understanding throughout the process of re-familarization of skill I had lost over the years. I was...More

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Lat17Scuba, Owner at Latitude 17 Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so very much for the review! It was an incredible experience to be there and see you three guys get together diving after so many years. It touched us a lot knowing how special these dives were to you and your wife. Thank...More

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