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White Sands Dive Shop

North Island Road | Ambergris Caye, Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2405
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Ranked #19 of 75 Activities in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: We are a PADI 5 star Dive shop in San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye in Belize. We teach scuba diving...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: We are a PADI 5 star Dive shop in San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye in Belize. We teach scuba diving and certify divers as well as take divers to the reef for daily Diving and Snorkeling adventures.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Conyers, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Highest recommendations. The staff was excellent, courteous and helpful and went out of their way to take care of us. The dive masters were very experienced and accommodating and took great care of us. They even went out of their way to organize a relaxing fishing trip for us. My dive master Raul was the best and the rest of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I visited Belize and had never ever thought about diving. My companions had become PADI certified prior to our trip, and I was like, "What's the big deal about diving?". After my discovery lesson and subsequent first dive with my awesome Dive Master Raul, I was hooked. Raul taught me buoyancy skills on my first dive that I now know... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We had an opportunity to go with this shop when planning our trip to Belize and The Great Blue Hole. Turns out my buddy wouldn't complete his check out dives in time to dive the blue hole with me. However, the White Sands team was able to work their magic and get us a dive trip to the Blue Hole... More 

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La Jolla, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Thank goodness for this dive shop as The place I stayed at Las Terazza which is next to them was terrible but they help make it a better experience!

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Baker, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were staying at the Belizean Shores Resort and could see the dive flag from the hotel and decided to take a walk to see what they had to offer. My boyfriend is a diver and usually requires visits to numerous dive shops before he decides who to dive with. This is the only dive shop we visited!!! My boyfriend... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I initially found White Sands Dive Shop through the PADI website-the dive shop at my resort was not 5 star PADI certified and White Sands was...so I decided to go with them instead of the resort dive shop-and it was a great decision. Firstly, the dive shop picked me up and dropped me off from my hotel dock for no... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Booked over the web, picked me up on our docks. Dove with Sam, whom is awesome! Rates were perfect, again greatest dive shop! Thanks again Sam!

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Those travelers who have visited San Pedro on Ambergris Caye know that there are literally dive shops every 40 feet along the beach. My wife and I found White Sands through Trip Advisor recommendations. I am certified and my wife and a young friend of ours were getting certified. The crew at White Sands are great. Some dive shops make... More 

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elbertgreer, Owner at White Sands Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank You for the review. We like our little dive shop also. Being North on the island gives us access to the less visited, more pristine dive sites. If I had a choice I would slide my little shop even more away from the town's hustle and bustle. Thanks again for the review. More 

Krum, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was my first official dive after getting NAUI certified and I couldn't have asked for a better dive. Ask for Chino to be your dive master and you won't be disappointed. He is incredibly knowledgable and made sure that I had an exceptional diving experience. The entire morning at Holchan and shark/ray reserve will be difficult to top!

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We dove with White Sands in June and had a good experience overall. We took the Hol Chan dive/snorkel trip and while the snorkel part was interesting with all the fish that are attracted to the site, the Hol Chan dive part was not very memorable. Later dives at Sandy Point, Charlie's Reef, and one other were much better. Our... More 

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