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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
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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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Scuba Diving with Ocean Encounters

I just returned from 3 weeks of Diving with Ocean Encounters Diving, my 5th year in a row diving with them. I dive all over the Caribbean, several times a year, and they are one... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Welland, Canada
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Welland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just returned from 3 weeks of Diving with Ocean Encounters Diving, my 5th year in a row diving with them. I dive all over the Caribbean, several times a year, and they are one of the best operations out there. Safety is number one for them, and me, that’s one of the reasons I keep coming back, the other... More 

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this great review. It's a pleasure to see you enjoy our dive team, boats, service and operation every time you are here. Knowing so many of us by name is amazing. It's a great compliment to see guests repeating years in a row. Let us know when you are planning your next... More 

Springfield, Missouri
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful and friendly staff. The 2 dive masters we had were very professional and fun to dive with. Only complaint we had was we paid for a trip to Klein Curacao but the ocean was to rough to get there. The captain told us he could get there if we wanted to go but several on the boat were... More 

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for diving with us and posting about your experience. We're happy to see you enjoyed diving with our crew. As for the rough seas, it can happen that it picks up during the day or it changes along the way which can be hard to predict. Therefore a call to cross or not can be made on the... More 

Lititz, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean encounters offered very good morning boat dives. We also did the Lion Fish Dive Experience (LSD) where they taught us to spear fish for that invasive species. The photographers offered very nice packages. I really like the photos that I purchased.

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for diving with us and posting on this platform. The Lion Fish Scuba Experience is a special one indeed. We hope to welcome you back soon for some more diving. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got our daughter certified here while on vacation and our other daughter did her advanced open water and nitrox certification. Great service and very safety conscious. Definitely recommend using them.

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review and sharing your experience with other travelers. We're happy to see you and your family enjoyed your dives/courses with us. We look forward to see you back soon. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

Boyds, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last month a friend and I signed up for a private night dive at Ocean Encounters when we were in Curacao. (We decided not to go on their standard boat night dive but scheduled a private one off the shore). The thought of a night dive can be intimidating but our instructor, Manny, patiently and thoroughly explained what we could... More 

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and posting these great comments. We're happy to see you enjoyed the dive and the service provided. A night dive and the marine life seen on these dives are special indeed. We look forward to see you back next year. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean Encounters did a great job during my stay in Curacao. I only dove two days, but those two days were AWESOME! George did a great job showing us Mushroom Land (sorry, already forgot the name), and diving with the dolphins was expensive but totally worth it! This is a great outfit, everyone was friendly and helpful and made the... More 

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for diving with us and leaving your comments about our dive team and service. Both the Dolphin dive and the Mushroom Forest trip are must do trips for sure indeed. Let us know when you're planning your next trip so we can reserve your spot. We look forward to see you back. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have boats but we shore dived. At $169.00, the two-tank dive was the most expensive dive i booked on the ship but it did include a very nice bus for round-trip- ground transport to and from the ship. The dive facility was very nice, clean and generally well run. There was lots of room to set up gear, meet... More 

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about your experience with our operation. The rate for the dives booked on the ships is set by the cruise lines which we unfortunately can't control. We offer great boat and shore diving indeed. We look forward to see you back at our place. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went diving with Ocean Encounters for 6 days at the end of January 2017 and had a great time. The dive boats are in good condition and comfortable for divers. We had anywhere from 12 to 16 divers during my trip. Divemasters Willem and Benji were a lot of fun and took good care of the dive groups. Most... More 

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

What a great review about your experience with our dive center. We absolutely appreciate your compliments about our boats, service, dive team and marine life. The lionfish scuba experience should not be missed for sure. Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience with us and other travelers. Let us know when your planning your next trip so we can... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time we boarded and till the time we got off, we were treated great. The staff was excellent and knew what they were doing. The dive spot was fantastic, and right off the coast. I just wish it was longer.

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What a great comments about your dive trip with us. Thank you for sharing your experience and we look forward to see you back. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

Hendersonville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Crew, the boat, the water, the weather and under water photographer made this a trip to remember. Have taken similar trips on other Islands but this was the best! A great value for the dollar. Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for diving with us and posting this great review. Your compliments are very valuable. We look forward to see you back. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

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