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Ocean Explorers Dive Center

#1 of 39 Tours in Simpson Bay Features Animals
113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Great times!!

Can't say much more than what's been said by others . Very professional and don't forget your... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2015
A Second Fabulous Review

This was the second time we booked an excursion with this company. We did a family discovery scuba... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2015
Carol B
Westminster, United States
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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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113 Welfare Rd | Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin

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Reviewed 30 January 2015

Can't say much more than what's been said by others . Very professional and don't forget your pictures! Thank you Luciana ,Jeff and all the crew.

Thank BruceJean
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This was the second time we booked an excursion with this company. We did a family discovery scuba back in 2012. Because of this great experience we decided as a family of 7 to get certified and come back again. So we certified in August...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

We dove 5 dives with this group. They were safe, experienced, competent, friendly, and timely. Everyone that we worked with there were very service oriented. Jeff was great to dive with. He has great knowledge of diving and the ocean. The shark dive is a...More

Thank Sherrie W
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Fantastic team! We arrived and were properly instructed on how to use the equipment, what to do and how to behave under the water! They took their time and were very patient with us! It took me a long time to get use to being...More

Thank RiatGray
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I completed my PADI certification with Ocean Explorers and highly recommend them to anyone looking to explore SXM. Great dive locations, patient and knowledgable instructors, and flexible owners (Luciana and Jeferson) that allowed me to go at my own pace and master each step.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Second time visiting Ocean Explorers, there will be many more! Discovery dive with my wife and daughters, couldn't have been better...Jef and Kaz were so reassuring to the girls and their comfort and confidence helped them enjoy the experience more than I ever imagined they...More

Thank TerryL1969
Reviewed 20 January 2015

I had the pleasure to dive for 5 days with Ocean Explorers in St Marteen, from january 12 to january 16th 2015. Two dives every morning including their great shark dive on Friday, as the second dive of the day. I am an advanced diver...More

Thank P_world_explorer
Reviewed 9 January 2015

It was an amazing experience, the team is very helpful, patient and professional. 100% recommend it. Also the price compared to others islands is cheap. Definitely worth it.

Thank ClaraLeer
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Wow! Eighteen of the best dives we have ever had! Great shipwrecks, colorful reefs, turtles, lots of fish and sharks. Fantastic shark awareness dives...very educational. Exceptional personal service given to everyone...Jefferson and Luciana are wonderful hosts. Jefferson and crew made every effort to make each...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We visited Jefferson and Luciana during Christmas week. We had six divers, we dove everyday. This is my second visit with Jefferson. Again, he offered great dives, plus the exceptional service that makes the trip a success. His staff is top notch, with very little...More

Thank Scott R
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Cindy A
We are coming to St Maarten on 10/10/17 12 pm- 10 pm. (Caribbean Princess cruise) We are looking to see if you have any dive trips planned for that day. There are 2 PADI advanced certified divers
22 June 2017|
Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
You will have to asked them direct. I know they are closed on Sunday's. Other than that I know they go out at 8 am. And around noon
I have not gotten my proper PADI certificate/completed enough dives to get the proper qualification yet, but I have been diving before. Is it necessary to have this certificate to dive with the sharks? Thanks
5 May 2017|
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Response from OceanExplorers | Property representative |
Hello Ashley! Thank you for sending your enquire! We are happy to hear that you want to get to know more about these amazing creatures! As it turns out, in order to participate on the shark dive; You need to be a certified... More
Hi, were are coming to St Martin in August. My husband and I are both Padi Certified, however we haven't been diving since we became certified 5 years ago. My fear is I wont remember....are you guys patient with people like us who might not remember quite as much. We really want to go diving again because we loved it! How much is the rate for you all, and how far are you located from Simpson Bay (that is where we are staying)...we have only been there on a cruise so this is our first time being there for a whole week.
18 April 2016|
Response from Amy B | Reviewed this property |
It is right there in Simpson Bay. You will have to contact the shop. Most places require that if you haven't been diving within a year that you do a refresher dive with them first, but you will need to call/write them... More