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Sea Trek St. Maarten

Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg 90210, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-520-2346
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Great experience

Helmet diving at sea trek was excellent. Staff was knowledgeable, and helpful. We were allowed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matthew M
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Amazing crew

We had such a good time hanging out at the tiki hut and snorkeling after the sea trek. The crew was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Sea Trek St. Maarten is a 2 ½ hour tour excursion that runs several times daily. The tour starts with a 5 minute walk from the gangway to the water taxi pier and a 10 minute boat ride out to our staging area. Once on board the Sea Trek dock your guide will give a safety briefing and will answer any questions that you may have. The underwater trek itself takes approximately 20-30 minutes to complete; based on the number of guests participating in that particular tour, 2 separate tours may be made. Each tour will have no more than 10 guests and will have a minimum of 3 Sea Trek staff members with the tour at all times as a safety precaution. If there are 2 groups participating in the tour, while one group is underwater the other guests are offered the opportunity to go for a snorkel while they wait. Once both groups have completed the Sea Trek tour there will be an opportunity to buy photos taken of you on the trek before boarding the boat and getting shuttled back to the cruise ship pier or the main land.Helmet diving feeds continuous air through low pressure lines on the surface down to the Sea Trekker under water. The air pressure inside the helmet keeps the water level right around shoulder height and the majority of the time you won’t even get your hair wet. You climb down a ladder from the Sea Trek dock that reaches 20 feet down to the ocean floor. The track, a loop approximately 300 feet long, takes you past both natural and artificial reefs such as a helicopter, a plane, a submarine, King Neptune and 2 canons salvaged from Fort Amsterdam. You’ll be also invited to interact with some of the local sea creatures along the way. Once back to the beginning of the track loop you climb the ladder back onto the dock while personally lead both up and down the ladder by a guide or safety diver.Min 8 yrs. and able to walk and climb a ladder. You have to be in good physical condition and sign a waiver. This tour is not recommended for guests with physical disabilities, a pacemaker, severe asthma, claustrophobia or for women over 3 months pregnant. Max depth is 20 feet. There are tee shirts, sodas and bottled water available for purchase after the tour – cash only please. No rest room available at the platform. No secured lockers available.
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Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg 90210, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Helmet diving at sea trek was excellent. Staff was knowledgeable, and helpful. We were allowed extra time for swimming & snorkeling, and were never rushed. Many of these attractions operate like a machine trying to cram as many people through as possible, but not these...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such a good time hanging out at the tiki hut and snorkeling after the sea trek. The crew was so much fun! Shout out to Erica, Avery, Sammy "Sosa", and cool photographer chick.

Thank cvhuesman
Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely a great excursion and adventure. You do not need to know how to swim, and can still enjoy this walk under the sea. Easy to breathe and enjoy the sites. Highly recommend for all ages.

Thank pyeman01
seatrekker2011, General Manager at Sea Trek St. Maarten, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Pyeman01, thank you for the review, and yes it's easy to do for non swimmers.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my husband's first choice in excursions and we both really enjoyed it! Especially the people on the Sea Trek dock - they were SO kind and friendly. I felt nervous right before we went under, but was perfectly fine once we went in....More

Thank crb16
seatrekker2011, General Manager at Sea Trek St. Maarten, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you liked Sea Trek, yes we have a very responsible crew who will give you the time to feel fine and relaxed, and the photo's on the USB card? it's impossible for the crew to make an personal USB card for you every one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excursion while on a cruise. Well organized, friendly staff, well worth the money. We took a short water taxi ride (included) to the site. Thorough safety briefing & explanation. Went down a ladder @ 20ft & walked along a boardwalk on the bottom. Three divers...More

Thank rebob1956
seatrekker2011, General Manager at Sea Trek St. Maarten, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

glad you like Sea Trek and the friendly staff of course. hope to see you next time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff and great concept. Although there were several items to see underwater (small plane, helicopter etc) the real beauty was the fish and underwater life with its vibrant colors.

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A sea trek excursion has been on my bucket list for quite some time and I am so happy I chose to do it in St. Maarten. It was an amazing experience! The staff was great from start to finish including the office personnel, boat...More

Thank SNB905
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this as an excursion while on a cruise. We had a wonderful time. The staff was wonderful and very welcoming, laid-back and friendly. They made sure every aspect of the experience was comfortable and exciting. We are not active people but found this...More

Thank jdax79
seatrekker2011, General Manager at Sea Trek St. Maarten, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

glad you like the rum punch and of-course the under water walk

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were on a 7 day cruise for our wedding anniversary and this one of the excursion he wanted to try. I was very afraid to do this because I don't know how to swim but the staff explains everything and gives...More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked this myself rather than with the cruise ship and got a better deal for the trek and to spend the day at the tiki hut with drinks and lunch. We are really glad we did it, though the photos are pricey considering you...More

Thank JayBeck
seatrekker2011, General Manager at Sea Trek St. Maarten, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your great responce.

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garrickmosko
14 May 2017|
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Response from Maggie16011965 | Property representative |
Hi Garrick, If you do Sea trek you don't need a life vest.we have safety divers in the water and the helmet keeps you submerged, the air you breed is the same air as on the service.
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pazwar
20 April 2017|
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Response from icyvegas | Reviewed this property |
we did the morning tour.. 900 maybe.. sorry we did this from a cruise ship.
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A T
7 March 2017|
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Response from 1919Laura1919 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small cubby for you to put your stuff into when you get to the dive site.
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