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Ocean Encounters Diving

#8 of 71 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Willemstad Features Animals
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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  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
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Reviewed April 15, 2016

They are a great dive shop with 2 locations close to each other. They are expanding into a new shop at the Sunscape location and they hope to have it completed by early May. The staff was awesome, the boats were well maintained and the...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. Your comments are much appreciated. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed April 11, 2016

My wife and I did a few shore dives while our 15 year old did her open water certification. Staff were great and our daughter was very happy with the dive master George. The staff that helped us at the Sun Scape resort answered all...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Thank for diving with us and posting your review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcome you back at one of our facilities. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed April 11, 2016

They are the only dive shop who offer the Dolphin dive! So cool! I did 6 days of diving including the Dolphin dive, the Lionfish hunting dive (LSD), Mushroom Forest and East Point/Klein dive. The dives are usually 50-60 minutes long...that was the best! They...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Thanks for the great comments and taking the time to post. We offer many special dives indeed and the Dolphin dive is a highlight for all scuba divers! Let us know when you're planning your next trip and we will assist you with the booking...More

Reviewed April 8, 2016

If you enjoy Scuba diving, Ocean Encounters is the place. The staff were phenomenal. I especially appreciated Yvonne who handled setting us up, very helpful, friendly. Steve the boat captain was so much fun and I enjoyed Karen Maike. What I especially appreciated was all...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. Your comments about our operation, service and staff are much appreciated. We look forward to welcome you back on board. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

We did three snorkel trips with Ocean Encounters: Animal Encounters, Directors Bay and Tugboat. All of the trips were excellent. The staff and crew are very friendly and helpful; we bugged them almost daily and they were always welcoming. A shout out to Steven, David,...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

It was a pleasure to have you at our operation. Thank you for sharing your comments about our team and your snorkel experience. It's much appreciated. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed April 1, 2016

We enjoyed every minute of our five days with Ocean Encounters! Don't miss out on a fluorescent night dive with Pol!

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

We hope to see you back soon. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed March 29, 2016

Boat crew and dive masters were very knowledgeable and skilled. Very fun to get along with as well. I took 1 star off due to lack of available space on a dive I wanted to do early in the week as they said they were...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Thank you for diving with us and posting about your experience with our operation. In regards to the space on the boat, this has to do with different factors such as Dive Master-Diver ratio and sea conditions. Using one of the larger boats doesn't automatically...More

Reviewed March 26, 2016

I just completed my PAD1 certification with Ocean Encounters and I had a very enjoyable experience! My instructor was Ingrid Van Oijen and she was very knowledgable, supportive and intuitive. I couldn't have asked for a better scuba instructor. The first day I was very...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Thank you for choosing our operation to get certified with. Your comments about our staff and service are much appreciated. We're happy to help you make your next reservation with us. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed March 25, 2016

My 16-year old son & 14-year-old son and I were with Ocean Encounters for a week. This was our first time on a scuba diving trip & it was awesome! The Divemasters were very helpful (Maneco, Karen, Jorge) and made the trip fun. The Captains...More

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Thank you for your comments about our operation and team. This is where we all work hard for every day. Let us know when you're planning your next trip so we can assist with making your reservation. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

Reviewed March 25, 2016

I enjoyed my time diving with Ocean Encounters. The staff was very accommodating, knowledgeable and friendly. The dive masters and boat captains worked well with group and assisted greatly in the enjoyment of the dives.

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Zyta d, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Thank you for diving with us and sharing these great comments! Hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Zyta de Koeijer

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Keith F
Hi Lou, I stayed at the Sunscape in Curaco when it was a Breezes Resort (2012). Anyway, my question for you is this. I am contemplating going back there for a vacation and want to do some diving. Does Ocean Encounters give people free tanks everyday or is it just on the days you are scheduled to dive through them? Back when it was a Breezes Resort it was listed as free shore diving everyday. The Sunscape information does not mention anything about this. Any feedback you could provide would be very helpful. Thanks in advance. Keith
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
If we purchase a 10 tank boat dive package, can we add nite dives and are shore dives extra or are they included.
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Zyta d | Property representative |
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
So when you say the tank expired... How much time do you get? Like you, I've never scuba'd before. I a pm heading to Curacao this weekend for 10 days an I am considering trying to scuba, but am a bit fearful of the whole idea of being deep under water an not getting back up to the surface!
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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