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Ocean Encounters Diving

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Welcome to Your One Stop Shop to SCUBA dive and SNORKEL Curaçao. Boat dive trips, snorkel boat trips, East and West side diving, we have it all. Ocean Encounters Diving is Curaçao's Premier SSI & PADI Dive Center. ONE LIFE...DIVE IT! Let us take you...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dove with Ocean Encounter while staying at Sunscape Curacao at the end of November, satellite dive shop on premise and has all your needs. Dive staff very friendly and helpful. Boats are large and well equipped, it is windy and can get rough but boats...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KDDiver1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about this Dive Op. My husband and I just returned from a Week at Lion's Dive and did three dives a day with Ocean Encounters. These people go above and beyond to make sure you are having a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sgj99
PolB114, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello sgj99, thanks very much for your review and for visiting us. You are totally right, the LSD dive is a blast. We will keep working to make sure your next time is even more epic and memorable!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location was an outstanding trip excursion from our Equinox Celebrity Cruise. Short 15 to 20 minutes drive by van to dive shop/center where we were able to go diving straight from the shore of this center. Excellent diving and beautiful views of the aquatic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ejay91
PolB114, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ejay91, Awesome! We cannot thank you enough your review and for diving with us. We hope to see you again some time soon!

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

First I would like to say I am a recently certified diver. I had an excellent experience with this dive shop nov 2nd. My trip began by getting fast service on my bcd and reg rentals the morning of my dive. Ocean encounters picked us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank toddbcanada
PolB114, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Toddbcanada, Thanks very much for you visit and for your great review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 30 October 2018

was on a cruise and did the scuba excursion. have about 150 dives complete and appreciate a professional and well organized dive shop - which this is. they have a great facility right on the shore, a helpful an knowledgable staff. really enjoyed the time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Grant M
KarenMaikev, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Grant, thank you so much for this wonderful review about our facilities and staff. We feel lucky to have such an awesome shore dive just off our front door to take you diving! And of course we work hard to deliver the same great...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Our group went on this trip to learn more about how to regrow corals and become certified to do so. We knew this was going to be a working and learning trip and we were not disappointed. We came away from this wanting to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PolB114, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Hello Coral Restoration Project! thanks for this awesome review! This is awesome. Thanks for your visit, and for your enthusiasm. It was great meeting you guys, and diving together. I hope to see you down in Curaçao again in the future! Big hugs to Susan,...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very professional and accommodating stuff. Comfortable boats. Clean and comfortable rooms to store your equipment. Did a lot of boat dives with these guys, all of them great. Highly recommend beautiful diving trip to Klein Curacao and this dive shop. Hopefully we'll be back soon....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PolB114, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hello Tatyana and Aleksey, Thank you for your review and for coming again year after year! It's always a pleasure to have you back, and specially when we have the opportunity to take you in some very private trips to some of our very unique...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

I got my PADI in a three day course with Sander van Es! I loved the professionality of the employees from Ocean Encounters, they were super easy to communicate with and a lot of fun to spend a happy hour with!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Connector722361
PolB114, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hello Connector 722361, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the course and the happy hours! We would love to see you again some time! Thanks very much for you visit and your review.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

I am a certified diver and wanted to introduce my children to the wonderful world of diving. We were going on a cruise so I contacted Karen via email to inquire if Ocean Encounters offered the Padi BubbleMaker and Discover Scuba Diving experiences for children....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Felicia L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did a fluorescent night dive from the shore at Lions Dive Hotel. We were supplied with special torches and filters for a mask to reveal the fluorescence form the corals. It was a great dive, clear water, fluorescence very pretty indeed....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Keith F
9 June 2017|
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Response from Zyta d | Property representative |
Hi Keith, The free shore dive is not part of the Sunscape package anymore. Unlimited free shore diving is available on package days with boat diving packages for 4 days or more. Tank and weights are available to rent of... More
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lovemyboys3434
14 March 2017|
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Response from Zyta d | Property representative |
With a package for 4 days of boat diving and up unlimited shore diving is indeed included on package days. We offer a night dive by boat on Wednesday for an additional $73
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Dan O
23 February 2016|
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Response from Patrick H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure who experienced a problem with their air, but I can share that in my whole week there, diving 2-3x per day, I never experienced or saw anyone experience any problems with their air in the water. I found the staff... More
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