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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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We went to Lions Dive Resort to go scuba diving. We tried to use Ocean Encounters in 2013, and were not properly scheduled for dives to the Mushroom Forest. It happened again... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We went to Lions Dive Resort to go scuba diving. We tried to use Ocean Encounters in 2013, and were not properly scheduled for dives to the Mushroom Forest. It happened again! We did 5 days of diving and missed out on the trip there (again!). The staff is nice - the amenities are quite nice. Boats are good. The... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I have been all over the Caribbean. Actually, I have only missed diving on two islands, and one country in the entire area. This was by far one of the best dive operations I have seen. Great staff, great equipment, and great diving.

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Randolph, NJ
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My initial impression of this dive operator was very good. The set up is very good: everyone gets a locker to stow ones gear for the duration of the stay, plenty of room to hang wet BCD and a wetsuit. The dive shop was very efficient in setting up the divers - checking credentials, lockers etc. But the first dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Ocean Encounters has a top-notch operation with super, friendly & helpful staff members. Our most recent trip was our third with them, and I have absolutely nothing but positive praise for them. The staff and the leadership are committed to seeing their guests have a superior dive experience. Their boats, gear, and facilities are all clean and in excellent order.... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This dive is one I'll remember for a long time. From the preparation of the group through the dives and finally to the sharing of the experience at the end - I really appreciated the way the group was managed by the dive master and team. The sea life was spectacular, and I opted for the HD video that captured... More 

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Wilrijk, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We made a trip to a sunken tugboat and had a great experience. Our daughter is 9 years old and she also loved it We also did a snorkling event in the Sea Aquarium which was also amazing Very friendly people, expensive, but value for the money.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Of all the various island dive sites we have visited, this is the absolute best. Bryan Horne and the other dive masters were truely awesome with divers of all experience levels. The Lion Fish experience was the highlight of the week, the hunt, a tee shirt, some on board sashimi and a Lionfish dinner at Iguana cafe in Willemstead ...... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There are a couple of dive companies in the area of Sunscape and this one is far from the least expensive. However, the old adage you get what you pay for really applies here. The equipment is number one as is the dive boats and the dive masters.

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Spending a week in Curacao with Ocean Encounters is nothing short of spectacular. We decided to do 4 days of diving and were able to get in 9 dives very easily. Allowing for a combination of shore and boat diving, we had a fantastic variety, never seeing the same dive site twice. The facilities are top notch and the main... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Ocean Encounters had everything! Amazing staff that were so kind, knowledgeable, willing to assist, and made every trip fun! I signed up for the dolphin dive encounter and was lucky enough to swim with a mommy dolphin and her son. My girlfriend was able to join on the boat for a combined snorkel trip on the buddy dive and again... More 

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