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Ocean Encounters Diving

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Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
+599 9 461 8131
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Welcome to Your One Stop Shop to SCUBA dive and SNORKEL Curaçao. Boat dive trips, snorkel boat trips, East and West side diving, we have it all. Ocean Encounters Diving is Curaçao's Premier SSI & PADI 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 SSI/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. Come and Dive with us at OCEAN ENCOUNTERS DIVING CURACAO!
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  • Average5%
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“mushroom forest” (51 reviews)
“sunscape resort” (53 reviews)
“dive shop” (107 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
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+599 9 461 8131
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"mushroom forest"
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"sunscape resort"
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"dive shop"
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"lion's dive"
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"lion fish"
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"dive operator"
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"animal encounters"
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"klein curacao"
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"underwater photographer"
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"afternoon dive"
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"experienced divers"
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"surface interval"
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"great operation"
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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of students on the island to conduct citizen science research projects and Ocean Encounters helped them tremendously! We were able to complete the Coral Restoration Foundation, Curacao course, where the students learned all about coral and how to make it grow!...More

Thank Ali M
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well Ali, thanks for your review and for your visit. We are looking forward to see Denver Divers and Generation Ocean again here. We will keep an eye on your corals, treat them well and hopefully next time we can restore another bunch of them....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out snorkeling at 2pm and enjoyed our experience. Our snorkeling tour guide Shane was very informative, and the entire crew made for a great experience. Even the entire booking of the experience, the prep of materials, and the front office was commendable. I’d...More

Thank Blake H
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Blake, thanks very much for your review. And for your visit. We hope to see you again, soon. We appreciate a lot your review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I arrived on a cruise ship but booked our diving on our own. Ocean Encounters exceeded our expectations. The crew was very attentive and the ship had a very nice layout. Curaçao offered spectacular dive sites and was our favorite island we...More

Thank Chris D
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And we will be here for you! Thanks very much for you words, they mean a lot for us. We will keep working hard and we will exceed them again when you come back. Thanks for your time, and visit; we look forward to dive...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DIve master to diver ratio is 10:1, but sometimes it can even be bigger than that. Imagine that you are two groups, meaning that you are 20 25 divers under the water. It can spoil your diving experience based on the experience level of the...More

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much Faith for your review. We are very sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations, but we are always working hard to improve. And we will keep working hard for it. Thanks again for your review and for your visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did ten dives and was very impressed with the operation. I was with a small group and I think everyone was impressed. The boat crews, dive masters, and shop people were highly professional and friendly.

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks tacitusone, for your visit and for your review. We are very happy to hear that your experience was so positive with us. Thanks a lot and see you soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful dive operation. The people were uniformly nice and helpful. The dive guides helped find the critters and took care of any needs. Dives were 50 minutes and we routinely ignored that for longer dives without any complaints. My son finished his...More

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

And we will be happy to see you again, Dave! Our goal at Ocean Encounters it to exceed your expectations and provide a customer service for everyone needs. We really appreciate your review here, and we are already looking forward to have you again with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed across the water at the Royal Sea Aquarium and stumbled upon this diving company. Everyone was very nice and bonus points for most of them having a sense a humor as well. This company has three big diving boats that I saw and...More

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Elana, thanks very much for your review. It means a lot for us. We will keep working hard to make sure that the list of pros i longer and the list of cons is shorter. Thanks again for your visit and your awesome review!

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I had an awesome dive with the dolphins. It was unlike anything I have ever done and exceeded all of my expectations! I also did the dive trip to Mushroom Forest which was awesome. Ocean Encounters was so professional and friendly. Jeremiah is awesome!!! Would...More

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Hi Liz, and thanks very much for sharing your experience here. Your review means a lot to us. We enjoyed a lot diving with you, and we look forward to dive with you again soon. And Jeremiah says hi! Thanks again for your visit and...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

For the last three years, I have been leading group dive trips throughout the Caribbean. I can’t say it enough how great the team at Ocean Encounters was for our group May 26-June 2, 2018. The resort we stayed at, was less than pleasurable, but...More

Thank Rick T
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Dear Rick, Thanks very much for your visit and your review. We are delighted to hear that your experience with did not deceive you. Our staff had a real good time with your group you and your friends. It will be our pleasure to take...More

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Keith F
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Zyta d | Property representative |
Hi Keith, The free shore dive is not part of the Sunscape package anymore. Unlimited free shore diving is available on package days with boat diving packages for 4 days or more. Tank and weights are available to rent of... More
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lovemyboys3434
March 14, 2017|
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With a package for 4 days of boat diving and up unlimited shore diving is indeed included on package days. We offer a night dive by boat on Wednesday for an additional $73
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Dan O
February 22, 2016|
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Response from Patrick H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure who experienced a problem with their air, but I can share that in my whole week there, diving 2-3x per day, I never experienced or saw anyone experience any problems with their air in the water. I found the staff... More
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