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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

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Address: 113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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599-544-5252
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At Ocean Explorers we believe that who you dive with is as important as the...

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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Two Tank Scuba Dive Adventure from St Maarten

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Amazing Ocean Explorers!

As soon as I arrived, I was greeted warmly and the dive shop was very well organized. I was given my dive gear and all was checked for correct sizing. There were four divers on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2017
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Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

As soon as I arrived, I was greeted warmly and the dive shop was very well organized. I was given my dive gear and all was checked for correct sizing. There were four divers on the small dive boat with two very skilled divemasters. Our first dive (in very choppy water) was to see the Caribe Cargo wreck. We were... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I came back to Ocean Explorers so that a friend who is newly certified would have a great first experience. These folks are always great. We were not disappointed. Along with picking the right dive sites (even on choppy days) we all get personal attention and some useful dive tips as well.

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Antibes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Hands down best experience I will take away from SXM... Luciana, Jef, Rachel and Leslie are all fantastic aswell as the other instructors.. great spots, amazing teachers.. I'm there once a week and look forward to many more dives.

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

As a local, its difficult to want to do a "non tourist" tourist activity but Jeff and his team sure did make us happy. We as a group of local divers wanted to go to non commercial tourist dive sites and Jeff and his team were very accommodating. They asked us where we already went to, where we didnt want... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely crew, nice, informative, professional and fair prices. Did my open water diver certificate and loved it. not a bad word in mind. Highly recommended

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Sometimes living in a tourist destination, we forget that it's important to let visitors know the places we love on the island. I always use Tripadvisor for advice and recommendations when we travel and always appreciate the comments to help make our choices. So after a recent amazing dive over the Christmas Break with my teenage daughter and students from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been diving with Ocean Explorer's for about four years now and every time is absolutely amazing! They have a very friendly staff and take the needs of everyone into account. They can answer any questions you have or help with any problems you may have. The diving is absolutely amazing, they do wreck dives and reef dives and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I was in St Maarten in December 2016, and during my stay I did two double dives with Ocean Explorers. I strongly recommend they service! The reception by Luciana, Jeff and all the staff was very warm and professional. I had the chance to dive with their two boats: although not big, they were both prepared and fast. We went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

With these guys everything works like a clock. Highly professional crew and good atmosphere. Very friendly service.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I dove with Ocean Explorers a few years back and had two fantastic dives, which were, at the time, the best set of dives ever. This time was even better! Let me assure you, it isn't just the location that makes it special, it is the people of Ocean Explorers that make the difference. They love what they do as... More 

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