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Patagon Dive Center

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St Thomas and St John USVI | The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, Caneel Bay, St John, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-3333
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Slipshod bordering on dangerous

Caneel Bay is a swanky resort and by all outward appearances is top notch. The Patagon Dive Shop... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
JimChampaign
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Champaign
Quality Dives with Awesome dive master

Patagon Dive Center located in the Caneel Bay Resort is without question a high quality shop. This... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
ggtrix
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Fun and Safe Diving. To assure a superior experience, we cater to very small groups of: - SCUBA First Timers - Certified Divers looking for their "comfort zone" - Advanced Divers looking for a new challenge. We have Patagon Dive Center dive shops in two locations;In St Thomas, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in St John, at Caneel Bay Resort.
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St Thomas and St John USVI | The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, Caneel Bay, St John, 00802, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Caneel Bay is a swanky resort and by all outward appearances is top notch. The Patagon Dive Shop is about as sketchy an operation as I've seen - very little in the way of equipment and very little service. The dive operation seems like an...More

6  Thank JimChampaign
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Patagon Dive Center located in the Caneel Bay Resort is without question a high quality shop. This is the 8th year we have ventured from the Westin to dive with this Center. The boat captains are competent and remain focused on the divers when anchored....More

Thank ggtrix
Patagon D, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

We're glad to hear you had a good time and we look forward to diving with you guys again next year!! ~ Patagon Staff

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excellent experience. My son got certified while my family was on vacation recently, and Dave at the St. Thomas Ritz Carlton was an excellent instructor. He was patient, professional and careful, and my son loved every minute. My daughter also got to do a PADI...More

Thank NGD2017A
Patagon D, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Congrats again to Nicky on completing his cert and if you guys make it back down we look forward to certifying Joey (or diving with all three of you down the road if she gets her cert elsewhere) ~ always great to see a family...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience! This was spur of the moment decision to get scuba certified while in vacation. Crammed the online portion and the instructor luckily had space to fit me in a full day open water class and dive the day after. Dave was very patient...More

Thank Grace C
Patagon D, Manager at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Congrats again on completing your certification, you did a great job in the water! Now you have to convince your husband and son to get their full certifications so you guys can all dive together! We look forward to hopefully diving with you again in...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

My 16yo daughter and myself dove with Patagon (Igor and Dave) one day while staying at the Ritz, very conveniently located on the Ritz beach and they zodiac you right out to the dive boat moored just off the beach. We had a nice small...More

2  Thank eagleybeagley
Patagon D, Owner at Patagon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

First off I would like to thank you for choosing diving with us and also we are very pleased that you enjoyed and praised the two dive sites we took you with your daughter. We regret your opinion of what you considered an unsafe experience....More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience with Patagon on my first full day at the Ritz Carlton St. Thomas. Dave was really great at preparing and guding our small group on the 2-tank morning dive. It was a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. The owner, Arnoldo was...More

Thank mjmerritt
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had an incredible dive experience at Patagon Dive Center. Went out on a morning, two-tank dive with Cap't Arnoldo and Dive Master Gregg. They both have an incredible knowledge of the local area and know the dive spots well. We saw lots of sea life...More

Thank billmcbarron1
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Had an awesome experience scuba diving here and getting certified. My dive master Gregg made me feel very comfortable as he brought me through the skills, and was very knowledgable about scuba in general as well as the marine life we saw. Had so much...More

Thank chstorch
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time diving! Very interactive we saw many creatures some new some the same! Great dive sites and Gregg was really awesome! Very nice and very informative

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Gregg our lead diver was fantastic ! He has fantastic knowledge of USVI, made our diving experience exceptional

Thank avaynstein
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