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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 461 8131
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Description: Welcome to Your One Stop Shop to SCUBA dive, boat dive trips, snorkel boat...
Welcome to Your One Stop Shop to SCUBA dive, boat dive trips, snorkel boat trips, and sail all of Curacao. Ocean Encounters Diving Curacao - a Five Star PADI IDC Dive Center. ONE LIFE...DIVE IT!!!! Let us take you on a wonderful ADVENTURE on one of our beautiful and well maintained CUSTOM DIVE BOATS. Snorkel, SCUBA dive, swim, sail, with Ocean Encounters. Ocean Encounters has all the quality equipment and supplies you need to help you get the most out of your CURACAO vacation. Visit our WELL-STOCKED Shops. Take a PADI SCUBA diving course at one of our Dive Schools. We are one of the few dive schools who teach you to use DIVE COMPUTERS during your SCUBA course. Our RENTAL EQUIPMENT is high quality, replaced every 18 months. All our regulators have integrated computers!! Come and Dive with us at OCEAN ENCOUNTERS DIVING CURACAO!!!
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Mixed reviews. Some divemasters unhelpful and clueless, others did their job to the fullest. Diving itself: not too special. Variable visibility in January. Reefs in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Upland, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Mixed reviews. Some divemasters unhelpful and clueless, others did their job to the fullest. Diving itself: not too special. Variable visibility in January. Reefs in relatively good condition but not much big wildlife. Saw one ray the whole week, a few good morays of different types, many umbrella tube worms of different colors. One of the reasons we chose this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

this was a very good expirience for diving wiht an incredibel staff i recomend it and go diving with the dolphins

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My partner and I decided to take a snorkeling trip to Tugboat on our last day on the island in early January 2015. We stayed at Sunscape Curaçao, which has an Ocean Encounters office onsite. The staff are very friendly and explain everything clearly, which helps set realistic expectations. We booked our trip for 14:00 on a Friday. We left... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My wife and I had a great one tank afternoon dive in the first week of January. Bryan Horne picked us up from the Santa Barbara. The boat was fantastic, the dive master (Marc) was great and Bryan couldn't have been more accommodating. Visibility and marine life is the best I've seen. I would highly recommend them. You should consider... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I stayed at the Santa Barbara Resort. Ocean Encounters had a facility there which was very convenient. We had a relatively short stay in Curacao, so nice to have them right there. I booked the 2 tank dive in advance, but my wife and I booked a 2 dive snorkel catamaran through OE as well. Booking the scuba dive in... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Visited Sunscape resort last week and made 9 dives with Ocean Encounters. The boats are big and the operation is well organized. 2tank Boat dives are done every morning and leaves from our resort dock. Going to Santa Barbara to pick up divers takes about 15-20 minutes, which some people did not like, but I enjoyed the boat ride and... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The staff was friendly and accommodating. Great dive site selections and availability. All the staff was great but special kudos to Melanie, Stephan, Rebecca, Angelise and Paul

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Ocean Encounters was an excellent dive operator. We stayed at Santa Barbara which had an Ocean Encounters on site. I have to say this was the most expensive diving I have done but a great experience nonetheless. Our dive mater was David and he was great! The rest of the crew were very professional & organized and they ran a... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We used OE for a week of two tank dives in late December 2014. They handled the logistics of group bookings, kit rentals and dives expertly. Each unique dive with their DMs was well planned, superbly executed and safe. The DMs made sure each participant was comfortable throughout the dives and showed us all the hidden gems that Curacao dives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We did 5 days of diving with Ocean Encounters. Very professional, experienced, friendly, helpful , excellent boats, lockers to leave your gear to dry overnight. Excellent dive masters, David and Ruth!

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