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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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She did it!

Years ago, my wife said, " I'm never going to learn scuba dive. I am too frightened." She was very scared and was just never interested in diving. That was 3 years ago. That was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Mike H
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Columbia, Missouri
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Columbia, Missouri
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Years ago, my wife said, " I'm never going to learn scuba dive. I am too frightened." She was very scared and was just never interested in diving. That was 3 years ago. That was until she met the people from Ocean Encounters. My wife took the discover scuba diving class. She loved it and change for life. I'm uploading... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ocean Encounters offers first rate service, excellent dive boats and a multitude of great dive sites. The staff was friendly and helpful, and patient with my ear issues resulting from a cold I had the week before. I was only able to dive for two days, but I was very happy with the service and would definitely recommend them to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I dove with Ocean Encounters in Aug 2016 and found them to be a top-rate scuba facility! George and Yvonne and their whole crew were extremely accommodating and conscientious about great customer service as well as safety. Very friendly and professional! I would certainly dive with Ocean Encounters again and recommend them to anyone going to dive in Curaçao.

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

Thank you for posting your review from your visit in August. Great to see you're still thinking about the good times you had here. Your comments about our service and dive team are much appreciated. We look forward to see you back soon. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On a visit to Curacao July 2016 I learned of Ocean Encounters Coral Restoration Foundation. The founding CRF in Key Largo Florida went down and trained them and helped set up there coral nursery. I got my Coral Restoration Certification March of 2015 from the Key Largo CRF and when I returned to Curacao I wanted to do a dive... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and the great comments about the Coral Restoration Foundation. Volunteers, donations and a lot of work from our team helps us to achieve these great results. We looking forward to outplant many new corals this year! Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Phoenix to Ostpunt and Klein Kuracao, and had two wonderful divemaster-guided dives, some beach time and exploration of the ruins. Rental gear was in great condition, boat was organized and safe, staff were friendly and knowledgeable, and we had an excellent experience. I'd use Ocean Encounters again for any charter needs on Curacao.

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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. The East Point / Klein Curaçao trip is a must do indeed. We're happy to see you enjoyed the diving, rental gear, boat and service of our team of course. We look forward to welcome you back on board. Best regards, Zyta de koeijer More 

Theodore, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Diving, Good Visibility, Seaworthy boat with deep stable ladder. Arrived by cruise ship, 20 minute taxi ride. Plenty of time to make two dives, wash gear and return to ship. Being a large extra tall diver, I appreciate the size of the boat and how far the ladder went down in to the water for for easy exit after... More 

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

Thank you for the very nice review about your dives with us. We're happy to see you liked our boats and dive sites. We look forward to see you back for a longer stay on our island and some more diving. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family did a cruise ship excursion through this company which was called "Turtle and Shark Feed and Snorkeling". It was held at a sea wild life park which was interesting and well maintained. The snorkeling was done in a controlled space so was safe for younger children. Excursion was to swim with stingrays as well as feed them as... More 

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

Thank you for visiting and writing this great review! The turtle and shark feeding progam is a must do for any family visiting Curaçao. It was great to have you at our place and we look forward to see you back. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

New Hyde Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The office staff was very friendly and helpful with questions about the specialty dives they offer as well as planning dives. The staff arranged a refresher for me with dive instructor, George, since it had been 3 yrs since my last dive. George was very thorough with a written exam, a verbal review and, of course, skills in the water.... More 

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

Thank you for visiting our dive center and taking the time to write this amazing review. Safety, fun and punctuality are on our priority list indeed. Great to see you had such a good time on the refresher and the boat dives you did with us. Let us know when you're planning your next trip so we can reserve your... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The dive masters are excellent. The boats tend to get crowded with divers. Hiring a personal dive master is much too expensive for the service. I do not recommend that. If I ever return to Curacao, I may use the Ocean Encounters Diving again.

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

Thank you for visiting and posting about your experience with us. As for the number of divers on our boats, we do not fill our boats to maximum capacity to give everyone space to move around. Once in the water the group normally stretches out as some people like to stay close with the Dive Masters but many of our... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

The staff at Ocean's Encounters were in great. They helped us do a refresher dive since it has been 5 years since our last dive. It all made our most recent diving experience safe, fun and exciting again. Thanks guys.

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

Thank you for your comments about our Dive Team and the services we offer, it's much appreciated. Please let us know when you're planning your next visit so we can reserve your spot. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer More 

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