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Duikcentrum van de Ven

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“monique”(7 reviews)
Have you always imagined the immaculate, undiscovered life under the sea? Discovering the ocean surrounding Curacao will be one of your most memorable experiences. If you would like to experience weightless floating amongest the impeccable waters...more
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Caracasbaaiweg 360 | Jan Thiel, Willemstad 0000AA, Curacao
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Took my 14 y.o. son for our first ever scuba dive, and it was great. Duikcentrum van de Ven is a family owned shop, and Johan was a great teacher and guide. He helped us get very familiar with all of the gear, hand signals...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ganimal2000
JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum van de Ven, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Hello Jamie & Dane, Thank you so much for writing this review. It is good to hear that you and your son had a great first time diving experience under the guidance of Johan. Safety and personal attention are for us at our dive center...More

Reviewed March 28, 2018

I came from Bulgaria with my family and was diving for the first time but the professional and very detailed instructions from the diving school instructor made it very easy. In the same time the pre briefing was done in very relaxed and friendly manner...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum van de Ven, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Dear Ivan, Thank you so much that you take the time to write this great review. It is good to read that you have a really nice experience during the Discover Scuba Dive with Angelique. We hope to see you and your family back soon...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I went diving here with my two brothers. Two of us had dived before and are certified, for my other brother it was his first dive. We made reservations for two dives, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The people running the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum van de Ven, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Dear Rijk , Joke & Hessel. Thank you all for writing this great review! It is nice to read that you have a great time during the Introduction dive and the Guided Dive. We hope to see you all again by our Dive Center located...More

Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 weeks diving on Curaçao in September and rented only tanks and weights at the "Divecenter van de Ven", this was absolutely individual and hassle-free. Angelique has inspired us with her nice manner and always gave us valuable tips to the respective dive...More

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JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum van de Ven, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

Hello Mario & Mary, We appreciate that you have to take your time to place a Review on Tripadvisor! We hope to see you next time back on our Dive Center on the Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort in Curacao. Best Regards, Team Dive Center van...More

Reviewed October 22, 2017

We had an amazing time! Neither my husband or myself are scuba certified or had ever dived in open water before, but we both felt super comfortable after the detailed instructions. This was the highlight of our trip! Would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tyler F
JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum van de Ven, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Dear Tyler, Thank you very much for writing a nice review, we appreciated that. Best regards, Team Duikcentrum van de Ven

Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

After a few years we went diving again and our teenager joined us for a first time. What great guidance was given by Monique and Angelique. After refreshing our knowledge and agreement on signing we went to see a beautiful dive site near a wreck...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

As a dive instructor and active dive traveller I have visited countless of dive centers around the world. It's very easy for me to recommend Divecenter van de Ven for their great customer experience. It was a pleasure to do business with them as everything...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I selected Johan and Moniques dive business for my very first about at scuba diving. I was pretty much petrified but Johan's kindness, patience and expertise made for a wonderful experience. This is a family run business, and the attention to detail,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Duikcentrum van de Ven, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2017

Dear Pam & William, Thank you for taking your time for the review. We love to hear about our great staff and services. We really appreciate it and hope to see you soon, take care! Best Regards, Team Dive Center van de Ven

Reviewed November 21, 2016

When I was on Curacao I've received an introduction dive from my girlfriend as a birthdaygift. We went looking for the best dive center around and found van de Ven divecenter, which was actually located quite near us as well. After a few other talks...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank giallorossi1258
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Very safe and nice people. They are family business who is one of very few dive shops on the island that is insured. Had a nice dive with just us and loved it. Check them out while you are there!

Date of experience: October 2016
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