Tours and Tickets
Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas
5

Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas

By Aqua Marine Dive Center
Recommended by 100% of travellers
This number is based on the percentage of all Tripadvisor reviews for this product that have a bubble rating of 4 or higher
Discover the magic of scuba diving in St. Thomas. No previous experience is necessary as a PADI certified instructor is with you at all times. Once you feel comfortable with the equipment, join your small group beneath the waves and see tropical fish, vibrant coral, and other marine life. You can expand the tour to include a second dive (additional cost) and have the option to only snorkel at both sites.
from
RM 844.03
per adult (price varies by group size)
from
RM 844.03
per adult (price varies by group size)

Lowest price guarantee

Ages 10-99, max of 12 per group
Duration: 4h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
English
Features animals

Highlights
  • Try scuba diving in the warm waters of St. Thomas
  • Feel secure with an instructor on hand at all times
  • Get the personalized experience of a small group
  • Enjoy snacks and soft drinks during the tour

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Optional second dive, $50 per person


Departure details
  • Saga Haven Marina, 00802, St Thomas 00802, USVI We will meet you at the Aqua Marine Dive Boat at Saga Haven Marina about 30 minutes prior to your excursion. We can provide a contact for a reliable and friendly taxi service if you'd like. Taxis pick up anywhere on the island, including all hotels, villas and Cruise ship docks.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 33976P1

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • All guests must be able to swim comfortably and capably in an open water environment without assistance.
  • Divers are advised to allow a minimum of 18 hours between diving and flying.
  • Non-certified divers (students & Discover Scuba Diving participants) will be required to complete a standard Diver Medical Questionnaire on arrival and are also advised to review ahead of time for any health conditions that may require a doctor's written pre-approval.
  • Minimum age 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please message us to let us know if you are coming from a cruise ship. We will make every attempt to work with you, however we do not work directly with the cruise companies and are not responsible for cruise scheduling, changes, and other logistics.
  • If on a cruise, please consider pre-arranging a private taxi to meet you at the port and take you directly to Saga Haven Marina if your arrival time on the island is close to the excursion meeting time. If you would like a taxi recommendation, we'll be happy to provide our favorite friendly taxi contact.
  • Please note that as per the questionnaire, if you are over 45 and are a smoker, or if you take prescription medications, you will need a signed form from your doctor.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers

  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

A note from Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas
  • Our current boat capacity is limited to 50% of our USCG rating. This is to allow our guests space. Please spread out on the boat, space your groups (remembering the 6 foot rule) and don’t crowd to one area. If you have any questions, please speak with any of our crew or staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

How much is Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas?
Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas price starts from RM 828.87. Discover and book Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas on Tripadvisor
What is the Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas cancellation policy?
Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas cancellation policy: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Discover and book Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas?
Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas is hosted by Aqua Marine Dive Center. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Aqua Marine Dive Center on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas on Tripadvisor
How much time do I need for Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas?
On average, this experience will take approximately 4h. Discover and book Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 33976P1

Reserve your spot
from RM 844.03
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

F1804VTmichaelh
F1804VTmichaelh
00
Amazing snorkelling experience with ultra-knowledgeable guides.
Had a fantastic afternoon family snorkelling trip with Erika and Steph and Captain Teddy. Erika was incredibly know
Picklebob2
Picklebob2
00
Outstanding Scuba & Snorkel Trip!
This was our first time snorkeling and will not be the last. Thanks to Stef, Erika, David, and Spencer for making t
hollycJ7192SD
hollycJ7192SD
00
Great snorkeling excursion
We very much enjoyed this tour. Everyone was friendly and professional. They took us to two diving spots which we
piglet52
piglet52
00
Great dive
Awesome night dive, great dive lights, great dive master leading the dive. It was really interesting with the cany
slewis15
slewis15
00
Great experience for nervous first timers
I was a nervous diver, and while I ultimately decided SCUBA is not necessarily for me, I had such a wonderful, safe
Michelle037
Michelle037
00
Fun and saw Lots of fish!
Erica was our snorkel guide. She was helpful and knowledgeable. We saw sea turtles, squid, huge sting rays and star
X8200XDgeneb
X8200XDgeneb
00
An Incredible Night Dive Expereince!
I had the extreme pleasure of diving with the professionals of Aquamarine. They are a 5 out of 5 Star rating! As s
402tiahb
402tiahb
00
Don’t miss this one
Spencer and Captain Teddy were great. Easy to get to. They had so much knowledge and allowed us to explore so much
stuartf936
stuartf936
00
A good dive
With Steph as my dive buddy, this was a relaxing and very nice dive. Although the water was a bit murky, we saw ple
Bruce L
Bruce L
00
Awesome St Thomas 2-tank dive
I had an awesome 2-tank dove today with Aqua Marine Dive Center out of St Thomas, USVI. Excellent service, beautif
JoeG94506
JoeG94506
00
Great Staff but Very Disappointing Night Dive
I really wanted to give 3 and a half stars but since that is not possible, I felt 3 was more appropriate than 4. Th
Jet755434
Jet755434
00
Totally enjoyable
My wife and I enjoyed a perfect afternoon with the crew from Aqua Marine last week. Tommy and his staff treated us
Quest50738360115
Quest50738360115
00
Fun and interesting with an expert and kind crew!
The crew was amazing. Erica, Steph and Capt Tommy were professional, and made it a fun and safe experience. They we
Norcaltransplant2
Norcaltransplant2
00
Snorkeling St Thomas
The aqua marine out of Limetree in st Thomas was a delight. We dove 2 sites, little St. John aka Epstein island and
piglet52
piglet52
00
Great dive
Wonderful dive with Stephanie and Tommy to Navy Barges and Packet Rock. We saw lots of marine life, lobsters, turt
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.
Popular mentions

5.0
121 reviews
Excellent
119
Very good
2
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0

Kimberly S
5 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
Jared, Billy, Nen, Steve & Audrey were great & made the trip a lot of fun. I would highly recommend doing the second optional dive on the trip because that was next level diving. We went down to 40 feet and were swimming through & under Coral ledges. Jared was really good working with my daughters and getting them comfortable with their first scuba experience. They also had tons of good information about the island. No matter where your staying in St. Thomas it’s worth the short drive to get to the East End to dive with them
Written 2 July 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Sounds like you guys had a blast! We are so happy you decided to do a second dive we love getting to show people more of the great diving we have here on St Thomas. Hope to see you and the girls back again soon!
Written 14 July 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Padgie K
6 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
This was my first discovery dive ever.my boyfriend decided to sign up with me even though he was already certified. This was a top notch outfit. From TOM the captain to wonderful Spencer, it was an absolutely wonderful experience. I was very nervous to try scuba and all the folks were wonderful, helpful, and put me at ease. I felt safe and could feel their experience and attention during my dives. These guys have experience and patience to help a non scuba person have a wonderful experience. I would recommend this dive experience to everyone.
Written 1 May 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Michelle R
There's nothing better than introducing a new diver to our world and having them love what we love! Thank you for your compliments. We are so glad you enjoyed it and felt at ease with our crew. Maybe we can take you again or perhaps get you certified with Spencer as your instructor!
Written 26 May 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Alex
Costa Mesa, CA2 contributions
These guys were amazing. From accommodating a last minute request for cupcakes for my partner’s birthday, to cracking jokes the entirety of the trip and making everyone feel comfortable, these guys were amazing. Jess, Ana and Wolfgang were our crew members for the day and they were nothing short of awesome.

Ana took my both my and my girlfriend for two dives on the trip. The first dive was a great lesson in scuba theory and execution, and the second dive was an INCREDIBLE tour of some underwater ship wrecks. She was so nice and knowledgeable, we felt comfortable at every stage of the process.

Jess was so kind and hospitable on the boat, constantly asking if anyone needed anything, and super excited to chat about anything we wanted to talk about. So great!

Wolfgang was one of a kind....you gotta meet him to understand. The whole experience would be worth every penny if we just hung out with Wolfgang on the boat for 4 hours.

Thanks to the entire Aquamarine team for the amazing experience, we would love to be back with you for our certification!
Written 17 December 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Hello Alex! It was a real treat having you and Rathaela on the boat with us, and we're so happy you enjoyed the Discover Scuba Diving experience. Now that you've had a taste of the underwater adventures that await, we hope you'll return and get your full certification. We promise to have some new jokes ready for you. ;-)
Written 22 December 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Joel T
Los Angeles, CA252 contributions
Came to Saint Thomas on the Norwegian escape. Tried to book a dive through the cruise ship however, they were sold out. Contacted aquamarine dive center and they were able to accommodate me and my two cousins who are both doing discover scuba. I thought the service they gave, and the education for discover scuba was way above average. They spent time making sure that my cousins were going to be safe when we got into the water. The dive sites were amazing and so much fun. If I had to describe this dive operation, I would say it’s professional, friendly and safe. If I ever return to St. Thomas, I will definitely dive only with them again. Thank you so much to the crew for such a good experience. Also, the rum punch on the way back was great and the fresh baked chocolate chip muffins were such a nice touch.
Written 31 May 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Kyla S
1 contribution
Feb 2022
We are so glad we chose DiveAqua for our diving excursion, we had a large group of 14 and they were more than accomodating. Miss Jess was AMAZING with all our kids and gave them snorkeling lessons and taught them about the island and wild life we saw. Quentin and Bryan were our scuba instructors and went out of their way to ensure everyone was comfortable with gear and skills prior to diving. Bryan even was gracious enough to take video of our dive and photos. They were so patient with our teenage first divers and made their experience so great, they want to get certified and go back! Captain Steve spoiled the kids with treats (and the adults with rum at then end :-) and a great ride to our site. We couldn't have had a greater experience and THANK YOU guys so much for hosting! The only regret we have is that we didn't pay attention to the time change and showed up an hour late, and you guys still accommodated! Thanks again for everything!
Written 10 February 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
We are so happy you and your family had such a fun tour!! The crew said you all were a pleasure to take out on the water, and we really appreciate the kind review! See you all next time!
Written 14 February 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Dave
4 contributions
Mar 2022 • Family
This was my 4th discover scuba diving outing with Aqua Marine Dive and every time has been special in its own way. On this trip, Jared and Nen took great care of my son who was on his first dive and really made it a memorable experience for him. This Dive shop is professional and organized but always creates a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Now that I’m certified I will be contacting Aqua Marine the next time I am in St Thomas.
Written 14 May 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
So happy to hear you and your son had a fun, safe time diving with us! We cant wait to get you in the water again!
Written 17 May 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Joe H
1 contribution
Mar 2023
This is a great company for SCUBA, but below average for snorkeling. I did the beginner SCUBA and Spencer was great. I did the same trip a year ago with Low Key, and I think the areas that Aqua marine take to you were much better than Low Key. However, the areas that we scuba dived in had rough water that were not very good for my wife who was going to snorkel. She would have been better off not going on the trip or going on a dedicated snorkel trip.
Written 12 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Michelle R
We're very sorry that your wife did not have a great time snorkeling while you were enjoying your dive. Unfortunately she was the only snorkeler on the boat and did not have a partner or guide to point out the marine life. Hopefully you can come back and take her on one of our guided snorkeling trips one day so we can point out all the amazing marine animals she missed! We're glad you enjoyed your dive!!
Written 20 March 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sophia M
1 contribution
Jul 2021
What a cool first experience of diving Aquamarine was able to provide for me. A huge thanks to Cora, Quentin, Justin, Jess, and Jerrod! I was terrified to dive for the first time, especially as a solo traveler, so I started out snorkeling and absolutely loved it. They took us to sites with such colorful coral and fish, and the crew told us really interesting histories about the surrounding islands. I was encouraged to try out Discover Scuba Diving and despite my initial fears about bigger fish or breathing completely underwater, Cora did amazing to make sure I was comfortable and ready for the next step. This has gotten me excited to return to Aquamarine, as it was such a great start for more diving to come!
Written 23 July 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

footballfrk
De Tour Village, MI50 contributions
Dec 2020 • Couples
This is not the 1st time doing a discovery dive as we have not had nor taken the time to get certified. From the outset of making our initial call to reserve a spot, to the time that we disembarked...we were very impressed. Captain Floyd, Audry and Abby were absolutely fabulous in both professionalism and hospitality. The instruction that we received was the best that we have experienced. They were very patient with my Sweetie as she was rather nervous and they kept me in check as I was somewhat over-eager. Cost was very reasonable as I was able to do a 2-tank dive. We would suggest that you go early and find the location as it could be difficult to find if you were unfamiliar with the area. Would highly recommend to any and all.

5/5 stars
Written 31 December 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for the wonderful 5-star review! We're glad you had such a seamless, easy experience from start to finish, and that we have set a high bar for our Discover Scuba Diving experience. If you decide to make the jump and get your certification, please keep us in mind!
Written 15 January 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tom
2 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
This was out first time scuba diving and I was admittedly very nervous. From the moment we arrive Jared was very calm and welcoming which instantly made me feel better. Our scuba guides were Quenton and Austin, they were both extremely knowledgeable and patient. I had the best time ever, I went from being incredibly nervous to not wanting to go home, now I can’t wait to get certified! I can’t thank this dive center enough for helping me find a new love. If you’re on the fence about going, go with this company, you won’t regret it!
Written 21 December 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
We are so happy to hear that your first time diving was such a success!! Our staff loves taking new people and showing them the underwater world. They will be thrilled to hear such positive feedback! Please come back soon, we would love to get you certified!
Written 30 December 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Showing results 1-10 of 121

Similar experiences

Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas provided by Aqua Marine Dive Center