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Golden Rock Dive Center

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Gallows Bay, St. Eustatius
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Awesome Dives Awesome Shop

Everyone at Golden Rock was great. Attentive to our every need, diligent in choosing sites we would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IUHOPEFUL
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Atlanta
Best Dive Shop in Statia!

Sarah and David were absolutely wonderful in making my Statia diving great. I was forced to cancel... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrew B
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Pennsylvania
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Owner operated since 1994 Golden Rock Divers has a small dive shop feel with all the amenities you would expect from a world class dive destination without all the frills. Flexibility is our motto and adjusting to our customers needs and desires is how we can best ensure their satisfaction. Your safety and enjoyment are at the core of our operation and helping our guests to experience all Statia has to offer is our goal!
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“great diving” (8 reviews)
“laid back” (8 reviews)
“lobster” (8 reviews)
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Gallows Bay, St. Eustatius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone at Golden Rock was great. Attentive to our every need, diligent in choosing sites we would enjoy and willing to do anything to make our time on the island more enjoyable. Thank you to everyone! -Melissa

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Melissa! We had SOOO much fun with your group! You were all an awesome bunch of people.... come back ANY time!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sarah and David were absolutely wonderful in making my Statia diving great. I was forced to cancel my trip in December because of flight cancellations and there were nice enough to keep my reservation until March. They are friendly, courteous, and, being divers, knowledgeable about...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Andrew! It was a pleasure to dive with you and we are glad you got more experience diving with side mount! And thank you for all of your efforts to get your trip rearranged to dive with us in Statia! Look forward to...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The owners and operators of Golden Rock Dive are a wonderful group. They are warm and welcoming as "hosts" of your experience on Sint Eustatius. Sarah made our visit very easy by making our hotel and transport arrangements in addition to providing our dive package....More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you guys! We are so happy you had an enjoyable experience diving with us. You are both wonderful divers and fun people... it was our pleasure! Thank you for diving with us and we look forward to seeing you again! Cheers! Sarah

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My partner and I spent 9 days on Statia and with the Golden Rock Dive Center. We - both experIenced divers who have explored already so many countries and dive sites, were truly impressed about the friendlyness and the positiv spirit this team is emanating....More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you dear Sandra and Timo! Diving with you both was our pleasure! We appreciate your feedback and all the efforts you took to come dive with us. We hope to see you again in the future! Kind Regards, Sarah

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

In 2001 my husband and I sailed into St. Eustatius for the first time. From that moment on it became "our" island. We visited on our way down island (January) as well as on our return trip (April) for many years. Anchored in Gallows Bay...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your story, Mary! Working with you, Danya, and James was an absolute pleasure! We strive to be that small little dive shop that can provide everyone with the attention they need. So glad you came back and enjoyed your...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

My husband and I could have not picked a more friendly and accommodating dive center! Golden Rock Dive center staff were very helpful and very knowledgeable!! I would highly recommend using Golden Rock and we do plan on visiting again soon

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you! We love working with small groups so we can tailor the experience to our customers! It was wonderful diving with you and we look forward to your next visit! Cheers!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Friendly and professional dive operation in the harbour, with a large and very comfortable boat. The surface interval is back at the dive shop, which works great. Golden Rock also helped us with accommodation reservations when we had to rebook last-minute. And diving in Statia...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you! Having you dive with us was our pleasure! We are very happy that we were able to re-accommodate you to come to Statia! Safe travels and Happy Bubbles!

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Golden Rock Dive Center is just the BEST! Sarah, David, MC and German were the most accommodating, knowledgeable and passionate people when it comes to diving in Statia and was a pleasure to meet them all. Hurricane Irma and the post-effects did not stop these...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

You were amazing to have with us at GRDC! Thank you! Great job getting your PADI Advanced Open Water certification complete. Happy and safe travels and we look forward to having you back on Statia soon!

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

What a wonderful dive experience. Sarah and David are wonderful and so much fun to dive with. We did 6 great dives with them. Each dive was a wonderful experience. When I told them I really wanted to see turtles up and close, they made...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Yay Turtles! Thank you for your review! So glad you got an up front and personal dive with one! You were all a pleasure to dive with. Hope your hubby is feeling better. Glad you are safe through the storms and look forward to diving...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Sara and David, owners of Golden Rock Dive Center, are a charming, hardworking couple and extremely knowledgable dive masters. They are passionate about running a safe operation and making certain every one onboard has a truly wonderful experience with them. We did 6 dives with...More

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Sarah H, Owner at Golden Rock Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

It was our pleasure to have your group diving with us. You guys are excellent divers! And tons of fun! Thank you for diving with us and for your review. We hope to see you back this way again. Glad you are all safe. Cheers!

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