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Dive Safaris

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Airport Road 16, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Dove yesterday for the first time in years with Divemaster Henry. I’ve never felt more safe and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
BrendanG1992
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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1st Dives after IRMA

Had two very nice dives for the 1st time after IRMA with Dive Safaris. Helmie & Henry welcomed me... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Margaret C
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St. Michaels, Maryland
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We, Henry en Helmie together with our staff, offer you the best diving experience of Sint Maarten.You may be experiencing diving for the first time or you may want start a professional diving carreer.We offer:PADI Dive CoursesDive Courses, from start in our swimming pool to finish in the ocean!Shark Awareness DiveShark Diving, meet the masters of the sea in a friendly way.Boat DivingBoat Diving, we'll take you places you've never dreamed of!and many more
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Airport Road 16, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Dove yesterday for the first time in years with Divemaster Henry. I’ve never felt more safe and guided with anything in my life. The dive instructors are very strict on safety and are a lot of fun. The person that came with me to do...More

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review, we really appreciate it! Great to hear to that you enjoyed the dive and that we made your trip! We really loved it to, to take you diving. Hopefully you will be back again to do some...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Had two very nice dives for the 1st time after IRMA with Dive Safaris. Helmie & Henry welcomed me back. Was happy to see they were up and running despite losing one of their dive boats. Glad to see the corral and marine life are...More

Thank Margaret C
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you so much for writing us a review! We were happy to see you back and that you enjoyed your dives, it is amazing to see that nature is restoring so fast. Hope so see you soon again to do some more diving! Thanks...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I celebrated my 100th PADI dive with Henry and Mary at Dive Safari in St Maarten. Their professional service was a great as ever. They are recovering nicely a Post Irma. The dive company and surviving boat are in great shape and well equipped. The...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

It was a very nice day, henry and marine (not sur about her name, our Irish instructor) was really patient, helpful and nice with us for our diving day. Really happy to did this with them

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your review and compliments, we really appreciate it! Great to hear that you enjoyed diving with us and we hope to see you back soon, to do some more. Thank you so much again!

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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner had never been scuba diving before, and we booked two dives, there was a lot more to it than we thought with the whole equalizing business which we had a struggle with, but our leader I think her name was Maureen,...More

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Good for you that you want to start the Open water course, it is so amazing down there, but you already experienced that a bit. We wish you all the luck with the course and hopefully you will...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly and professional staff. Everything was well organized and maintained, with a good knowledge of the dive sites. Definitely a recommendable dive centre. Thanks guys for the sharks turtles and rays.

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you so much that you took the time to write us a review! Great to hear you enjoyed it and that you had a good time with us. Hopefully you will be back to do some more diving with us. Thank you again!

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Independently booked 2 tank dive as part of a recent cruise. 15 min taxi from cruise port to dive shop ($9/pp). We returned to cruise ship port on the dive boat after the dives, eliminating need for return taxi. Impressed with Dive Safaris large retail...More

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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you so much that you took the time to write a review! Great to hear you enjoyed the dives and it is really amazing to see how fast, already in a few months, nature is restoring itself! You can see this above and under...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

M friend Ed and I did 2 dives with Henry and his team in January. Both dives were phenomenal; we saw reef sharks, nurse sharks, barracuda, lobster and lots of other tropical fish. We also saw the remains of an 1801 shipwreck (HMS Proselyte). Really...More

Thank connerg2018
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! The underwater world is really still amazing, so glad to hear that you both enjoyed the dives. We hope to see you back again to do some more diving. Thank you again!

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

We did a "discover scuba" dive with Dive Safaris about 5 years ago. Was a fantastic experience. Just did our open water certification with them. Nothing short of an amazing time. So knowledgeable and patient. They genuinely care about you and the protection of the...More

Thank Nathan V
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Your welcome Nathan and thank you so much to, that you took the time to write us a great review. We are really looking forward to see you all again soon to do some more diving with us! Thank you again.

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We are a family of 4 looking to dive on are stop in St. Maarten. Crew was great, boat was clean and comfortable. Diving was fun, saw sharks, turtles and spotted eagle ray. Would dive again. Thanks for a great day on the water.

Thank rmbottone
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divesafaris474, Owner at Dive Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! It was our pleasure to take you family out diving, really special we must say, that you all as a family are divers. And it is so wonderful to see that the sea life is still there....

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Joe S
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Hi Joe, I received an email with your questions and hopefully this helps a bit. Transportation is not difficult, there are little shuttle buses running from Phillipsburg to Maho and they pass our shop. Costs are only a few... More
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