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Duikcentrum Van De Ven

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Willemstad, Curacao
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About Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Always wanted to discover the underwater world of Curacao? Weightless want to float through the clear blue water? And of course, always want to completely relax while enjoying all the new impressions? Then you are at the right place at our dive center! We consist of a small team of SSI professionals with years of experience that takes all the time for our customers. With us, coziness and safety are at the top. Everything is possible, from a Try Scuba Diving to an all-inclusive SSI Open Water Course or an SSI Full Face Mask Specialty Course. Do you want a lot of personal attention? Do you not like big groups? Do you want to schedule your own time and select the location? Do not wait any longer and dive with us in the adventure! Take a look at the photos and videos. Of course, you can also view the reactions of other people on TripAdvisor and you will see that cozy also really means fun!
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Robert M wrote a review Sep 2020
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What a great experience! I can wholeheartedly recommend Duikcentrum Van de Ven for any diving experience. My wife and I started of 1 dive with Gerard and my wife wasn’t totally at ease, but thanks to Gerard she eventually loved it. And..... We even completed the entire SSI Open Water Diver course with Gerard. Thanks Gerard for being such a great instructor en Angelique for being such a wonderful hostess!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from DuikcentrumvandeVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Responded Sep 7, 2020
Dear Robert & Beaudine, Congratulations on your SSI Open Water Diving Certificate! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the SSI Open Water Course with our Dive Instructor Gerard. Personal attention is very important to us and what is it nice that you have experienced it this way. Hopefully we will see each other again soon so that we can make even more fun dives On behalf of the team of the Duikcentrum van de Ven we wish you very nice and safe dives for the future. Best regards, Team Duikcentrum van de Ven
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Gerrit wrote a review Jul 2020
Curaçao1 contribution
Thank you very much Gerard for these 2 dives. Very very helpfull for hopefully many nice dives in Curacao.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from DuikcentrumvandeVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Responded Jul 24, 2020
Dear Gerrit, We appreciate that you have to take your time to place a 5* Review on TripAdvisor! We find it very pleasant to read that you had a nice experience during the SSI Perfect Buoyancy course with our Scuba Dive Instructor Monique. On behalf of Team Duikcentrum van de Ven, we hope to see you again soon at our diving center, so that we can show you even more beautiful things about the underwater life of Curaçao. Best regards, Duikcentrum van de Ven
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murphyathouse wrote a review Mar 2020
Burlington, Massachusetts22 contributions5 helpful votes
My daughter (17) and I (53) both LOVED this. I have always wanted to scuba dive and just never did. I signed us up for this and we have a great memory for the rest of our lives. We had Monique as our instructor and she was perfect. She was patient and knowledgeable and really took her time showing us everything we needed to know. We learned about the gear needed, how to assemble it all and how it functions. Then we were in the water in no time. We spent some time at the beach in shallow water getting used to the breathing, and before you know it we were exploring a sunken ship. Neither of us had ever done Scuba before. I would recommend this to everyone (if you can swim). And definitely go to this place- there are many. They really make it fun, and only go out in small groups. It was just my daughter and I and the instructor. I could go on and on, but do yourself a favor and book with Duikcentrum- you will be so happy you did. And then cross this off the bucket list. Thanks again Monique, you have a life long customer when we get back to Curacao!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from DuikcentrumvandeVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Responded Mar 5, 2020
Dear Sean & Heather, We appreciate that you have to take your time to place a 5* Review on Tripadvisor! We find it very pleasant to read that you had a nice experience during the Discover Scuba Dive with our Scuba Dive Instructor Monique. Personal attention is very important to us, and how wonderful it is that you both have experienced it this way. On behalf of Team Duikcentrum van de Ven, we hope to see you again soon at our diving center, so that we can show you even more beautiful things about the underwater life of Curaçao. Best regards, Duikcentrum van de Ven
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Peter R wrote a review Feb 2020
Voorburg, The Netherlands48 contributions32 helpful votes
I booked a Try Scuba with Duikcentrum Van de Ven and Angelique ‘did’ my tour. She took all the time of the world to explain the equipment and technique , as well as the destination , the tug boat near Caracasbaai. She really made me feel confident , as it was my first time again since 15 years. The dive went on very well and I enjoyed every minute of it. Afterwards Angelique again took plenty time to explain the fish, spunges and corals we had seen. All in all a very good memory; thanks to Angelique !
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DuikcentrumvandeVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Responded Feb 12, 2020
Dear Peter, Thank You so much for writing this 5* review on Tripadvisor. We like to read that you enjoyed the Try Scuba Dive that You make with us under supervision of our instructor Angelique. On behalf of the Team of Duikcentrum van de Ven, we hope to see You soon, so that we Can show You even more about the underwater life of curaçao. Best regards, Team Duikcentrum van de Ven
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Ronald L. wrote a review Jan 2020
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona, United States8 contributions2 helpful votes
I went for two dives with this center this week after obtaining my open water certificate here earlier. Both were amazing experiences, where I’ve seen a wide variety of brilliant marine life. It honestly felt like you were swimming in the midst of a Planet Earth episode. These guys are really passionate about their craft, and this reflects in them knowing the best diving spots and guiding you in the safest way possible. They are also really friendly and accommodating. Go here if you value a personal approach with a high regard for safety. A+ will definitely return.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DuikcentrumvandeVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Responded Jan 12, 2020
Dear Ronald, Thank you so much for writing this 5* review on TripAdvisor. We like to read that you enjoyed the dives that you have made with us. There is so much to see underwater that it indeed seems as if you have ended up in an episode of Planet Earth. Hopefully, we will see each other again soon so that we can make even more fun dives. Best regards, Team Duikcentrum van de Ven
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