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Underwater Safaris

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Address: 9715 Estate Thomas, Charlotte Amalie 00802-2623, St. Thomas
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Operating since 1985, Underwater Safaris is a PADI Gold Palm Instructor...

Operating since 1985, Underwater Safaris 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 captain, and all instructors are PADI-trained with years of experience leading both certified and non-certified divers.

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Great Operator but OK dives

Had a great time on the dives. The operator was very accommodating. I arrived by cruise ship and was the only one on my ship booking a certified dive. US met me at the dock... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2017
Mario D
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Severn, Maryland
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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew was awesome, the dives were great! Absolutely loved the barge wreck dive. All in all we loved this excursion, and would highly recommend Underwater Safaris to others!

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Caldwell, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I dove with Underwater Safaris through our Carnival Cruise Line excursion. The dive at Buck Island was ok, we didn't see a lot of wildlife which isn't the dive shop's fault, but I really liked the wreck dive which was our second dive. The decay of the 2 barges are at a great time for divers to... More 

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Severn, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had a great time on the dives. The operator was very accommodating. I arrived by cruise ship and was the only one on my ship booking a certified dive. US met me at the dock, took me to the dive boat and we motored to another cruise ship where we picked up the group composed of discovery divers, divers completing... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Booked through Princess Cruises. Not a bad dive. Wreck was cool to see. You dont get to go very deep. Only about 40-50 feet. Dive guides were awesome. Worst part is its for "certified" divers. But very few divers going are even experienced which makes it not as much fun for the divers that are. Boat and crew are awesome.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Off the cruise ship, met by friendly organizer and delivered to dive boat. Very friendly and experienced crew, equipment was all set and ready for us and the diving was super. Recommended!

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Morrison, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

February 8th dive Short version - Great crew and boat. Book them. Long version - Booked diving excursion thru Holland America as a first time cruiser but experienced diver. Was leary on not being able to check out dive company or reviews prior. Meet with dive co rep/owner just off the ship on the pier. Funny, sarcastic and witty personality... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with this group. They are very safe company and watch out for the whole group from beginners to seasoned people. I used all the equipment and was all top notch and great working condition. Mask and flippers are the standard snorkel gear. That's my fault thou for not having brought my own. The Bc etc almost... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were on a cruise in December with friends and family so we decided to go diving. Some of us were certified while others were doing the discover scuba. We were greeted with a friendly crew and captain. The boat already had our gear set up for us which was wonderful. The equipment looked well taken care of. The captains... More 

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Thank Liz S
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We were a group of 9 family members who dove with Underwater Safaris while on a cruise. The positives: - the dive boat is a five-minute walk from the cruise ship pier - the dive equipment was good and the Underwater Safaris staff set up the equipment for each dive so that we didn't have to do it ourselves -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I was in St Thomas on a cruise and decided to take a dive excursion. The onboard option ended up being Underwater Safaris and it was excellent! The staff was knowledgeable and very friendly. The boat was well laid out and included a covered area which was much appreciated in the Caribbean sun, and during a brief period of "liquid... More 

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