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About White Sands Dive Shop
We are a PADI 5 star Dive shop in San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye in Belize. We teach scuba diving and certify divers as well as take divers to the reef for daily Diving and Snorkeling adventures.
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 9, ranging in ages from age 7 to 73 for a family snorkel trip....we had a great time doing the Hol Chan snorkel and Shark Ray Alley. They picked us up at our dock, and were especially great with our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CanadaBudgetgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Fiancé and I got our open water certification here this month and we had a blast. Raul was our instructor and he was extremely professional but also relaxed, as we were the only two in the class. We completed our certification and went on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pezzer01
Reviewed December 16, 2018

We have been doing our tours at White Sands for several years now. THey picked us up by boat at our resort and took us to the dive shop The staff is very friendly and professional. They also work with other day tour outfits to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oregon1993
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We brought our son and his fiancée to get their Open Water Cert, and my wife and I were finishing up our Master Scuba Diver requirements by completing our Rescue Diver Certification. We had highly qualified instructors for each group as we simultaneously completed our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I got scuba certified here and the instructors at White Sands Dive Shop were AMAZING!!! They made me feel so comfortable since it was my first time scuba diving. They know all of the great dive spots and are able to find all of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank katherineHey
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Just a stone's throw from Las Terrazas resort this shop provides excellent dive masters and equipment. They also provide poolside training for novice divers. They even have prescription goggles for the seeing impaired / glasses wearing divers who don't want to dive wearing contact lenses....More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Albert D
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We loved everything about our dives with white sands! Our dive master Raul was fantastic, the dive sites he chose were beautiful and perfect for our skill level and the service provided by the rest of the staff was unmatched. We will definitely be back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cristin B
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We had 2 snorkel and 2 divers in our group. However in hind sight our divers were taken to an area with strong current and saw nothing while the snorkelers in the party saw so much. The dive master seemed to have a chip on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Larry R
Elbert G, Owner at White Sands Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Larry, Thank You for your review. It’s truly appreciated and helpful. The Hol Chan Cut Is notorious for unpredictable currents and it changes by the hour. Sorry you had difficulty with it. It’s one of the two sites we have on the island that is...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018

My husband and boys did their elearning via the PADI website but we chose to do the pool work and check dives in Belize due to the barrier reef there (2nd largest in the world). Since White Sands is a 5-star rated dive shop by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MegMR
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Which there should be. It was great to dive with larger fish and barracuda of all size. The sharks are nurse sharks and I really only saw them in Hol Chan where other boats intentionally feed them and the rays. The dive crew makes sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from chillbroswaggins | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do rent snorkel and diving gear-whichever you choose to do.
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Craig A | Reviewed this property |
Yes we dove every day and no more than 6!
September 18, 2017|
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Response from tburnsy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are very respectful of the marine life. The reefs along the Island are all part of a protected area and contact with the coral and marine life should always be avoided. The staff instructs all divers of this... More