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Underwater Adventure

#15 of 33 Outdoor Activities in Charlotte Amalie Features Animals
9715 Estate Thomas | PMB 143, Charlotte Amalie 00802-2623, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-3737
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Good easy dive

Booked through the cruise. Staff was pleasant and friendly. The Divemaster set up our gear, gave us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RogerH_rn
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Houston, Texas
Good dive operation in St Thomas

I dove with this outfit because it was booked through a cruise I was on and they did a very good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PioneerValley
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Western Massachusetts
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Operating since 1985, Underwater Adventure is a PADI Gold Palm Instructor development Center Resort Facility with a record for safety unequaled by any other organization. The dive boats are U.S. Coast Guard inspected driven by a licensed captains, and all instructors are PADI-trained with years of experience leading both certified and non-certified divers.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“dive boat” (16 reviews)
“dive master” (25 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9715 Estate Thomas | PMB 143, Charlotte Amalie 00802-2623, St. Thomas
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+1 340-774-3737

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through the cruise. Staff was pleasant and friendly. The Divemaster set up our gear, gave us a good briefing and took us on a nice UW tour of Buck Island. Sea life was good had at least one shark that hung out with us....More

Thank RogerH_rn
Sean S, Guest Relations Manager at Underwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your comment. Our Crew enjoys hearing they did a great job. If you ever come stay on our Island, we would enjoy taking you diving to some of our many beautiful dive sites. Kind Regards Kim

Reviewed 1 week ago

I dove with this outfit because it was booked through a cruise I was on and they did a very good job, despite some spotty weather and looming rain showers. The captain, Dwayne, and his crew took us out to Buck Island for the first...More

Thank PioneerValley
Sean S, Guest Relations Manager at Underwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. Our crew enjoys hearing these wonderful comment. You are correct that our dive family truly enjoys what they do and enjoys sharing their love of our underwater world with anyone that would like to join us. If you folks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dove with Underwater Adventures quite a few times. It is always an enjoyable experience and we have the chance to visit some wonderful dive sites. They are a great family run, family oriented business, and I can't say enough good things about them....More

Thank joan78239
Sean S, Front Office Manager at Underwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Joan and Spencer for the wonderful comment. We can not wait to dive with you two again in July. See you soon Best Regards Kim

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went on a cruise to the USVI and booked with this company through Norwegian CL. Will was pur DM and was a good leader for our group of 7. Was able to see a bit of marine life including turtles, sharks, rays, eels and...More

Thank Tony S
Sean S, Front Office Manager at Underwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the up lifting comment, the crew enjoys hearing they did a great job. As for the defogger, if you would like to e-mail us at uwa@godivevi.com, we could assist you for we have small 2.5 oz travel bottles for sale. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a trip for 3 of us, one experienced diver, one doing check out dives for certification and one DSD. By luck was just the three of us on the boat - so we got our own private tour! The captain was friendly, and the...More

Thank akvanschoick
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Booked through Celebrity Equinox and was pleased we got an experienced dive operation who took good care of a fair-sized group of divers. We dived near Buck Island and enjoyed a two tank dive on Wye Reef and a fun wreck. The coral is recovering...More

Thank MGMoss
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My husband and I tend to snorkel anywhere we can. We decided to try out scuba diving since this excursion did not require certification. It was nothing short of amazing! The captain and crew were professional, friendly, knowledgeable and patient. They gave us a brief...More

Thank Karianne K
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Booked this through Princess Cruises. The night (around 8pm) before the excursion I got a letter in the cabin stating that for "Operational reasons, the tour operator has moved your meeting time from 8:15am to 7:45am." The excursion was originally scheduled to return at 1:45pm...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My experience with Underwater Safaris was a little bit of a let down. Coming from a cruise ship and being with a mix of other divers with experience levels from brand new divers to former instructors I knew it would be a little all over...More

Thank Maura N
Reviewed 29 March 2017

As a group of experienced divers we were disappointed by this operation. Our guide Brian was good and knew the site well and did well pointing out marine life and leading. That was not a problem. The problems came with the severe lack of organization...More

Thank pistenkraul
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Matt P
Do you have to be certified?
29 July 2016|
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Response from oldtrout42 | Reviewed this property |
Can I suggest you contact them beforehand Matt P and explain your exact interest? They can then offer their response and you can make your decision based on that. I think its fair to assume you wont be allowed to dive unless... More
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Shari G
Is this for beginners also? Our kids have never gone SCUBA diving in the ocean before; they have in a pool however.
9 June 2016|
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Response from eon345 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were kids on the trip too - but I think for scuba diving there was a minimum age of 12 years old (if I remember right) they don't have to be certified. you can do a quick introduction on the boat with them and... More
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