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The Dive Bus

Opposite Pierbaai Beach | Marie Pampoen, Willemstad, Curacao
+ 5999 693 8305
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Ranked #2 of 59 activities in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: If you're looking for a fun, relaxed scuba diving experience in one of the TOP Caribbean shore-diving destinations, in small dive groups led by... more » Owner description: If you're looking for a fun, relaxed scuba diving experience in one of the TOP Caribbean shore-diving destinations, in small dive groups led by friendly, experienced PADI dive professionals, you're in the right place. The Dive Bus specialises in shore diving - guided or independent - at the best of Curacao's shore dive sites. As a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, we offer PADI dive courses from Discover Scuba Dives (Intro Dives) through to professional level PADI Divemaster, in small, friendly groups to guarantee personal attention and quality service. There's also have a fully stocked dive retail shop on-site and a fridge full of cold beers and sodas to help keep you hydrated! « less
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I just went scuba diving for the first time and had a fantastic experience. Gareth was the instructor and did an excellent job. He patiently (and humorously) made sure I learned all I needed and practiced it on land and in shallow water before going for my dive. It was so beautiful and other-wordly. Thank you Dive Bus!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful Open Water Certification experience with The Dive Bus this past week; very safe, very thorough, and really fun. My two daughters and I are brand new to SCUBA diving and did our theory and confined water (pool) work near home and then went to Curacao to complete the Open Water certification. I was an anxious new... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I chose The Dive Bus for my wife and two teenage sons to receive their open water certification. I had each of them do eLearning on PADI's website and The Dive Bus was the perfect combination to manage their controlled water and open water training. We had an awesome experience working with our instructor. Very professional and they really took... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

It's about time...this is my first Dive Bus review, however we have been there several times starting back in 2006. Mark and Suzy are the best, and we always have a great time and great dives. We would choose no other dive shop around. Eco friendly, fun loving, just all around a great time every time. I don't know what... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We became open water PADI certified July 2012. Since then, we completed only 13 dives. We live in the US, not near a beach, and dive once or twice a few (usually three) times a year while on vacation. I easily get motion sick so when we do dive, we most often do a 1-tank dive. I was interested in... More

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Lemesos
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was impressed by the dive bus from dive no.1...and i did three that day!...they run an excellent operation, excellent, friendly, knowledgeable and very safe dive masters, able to adapt to the groups and -very important- the groups are small and not a platoon going everywhere!!!!.... What i liked most was the just across the street reef full of life... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I dove 4 days (8 dives) with the Dive Bus on our recent trip to Curacao, and we loved every minute! All staff were friendly, funny, and fully prepared for our dives. Mark was great; we thoroughly enjoyed his British humor. Gareth was a rockstar; as our dive master, he gave us thorough briefings, taught us signs... More

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have never seen a place with zero/none/zip bad reviews and figured it was a hoax! But come to find out it was all true!!!!!this place rocks. The dive bus is a small business and mark and susie,the owners, are on site all the time,lending their enthusiasm ,humor,and helpfulness to daily activities. Their creew is just as nice too! I... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Today I did 2 dives with Mark. Everything was perfect. Very good visibility, dive spot (car pile) with good sea life, water temperature was warm, and the dive master is very kind and give all the attention I needed. The most important thing is Mark takes care of this spot and surrounding the way it seems like it was his... More

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our recent 2 tank dive experience with The Dive Bus was wonderful! We,(my husband and myself), dove the house reef with Gareth as our guide. We were on a cruise and looking for a small group experience for our first ocean dive as fairly new divers. We needed to rent some of our equipment and they were extremely reasonable. The... More

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