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“Great diving in Placencia, Belize”
Review of Splash Dive Shop

Splash Dive Shop
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Owner description: Splash teaches scuba diving from beginner to professional and many great specialities like nitrox, underwater photography, deep, underwater navigation, underwater naturalist, fish ID and more. With five dive boats you chose from multiple dive and snorkel destinations from marine reserves on the barrier reef, the Blue Hole, the atolls, whale sharks (in season) and Laughing Bird National Park and World Heritage Site. Our scuba retail store is well stocked with scuba and snorkel gear and we have lots of new and well maintained rental equipment. The Belize Tourism Board selected Splash as Tour Operator Of The Year in May 2013 saying Splash “excels I customer service, creativity and personalisation, while offering a variety of tours. This tour operator sets the bar for marketing initiatives, meeting the standards of safety and security, equipment quality, cleanliness and reliability. This awardee ensures that visitors have a memorable and lasting impression of Belize”.Splash has done over 150 certifications for kids through its Splash Junior Club (local kids get free scuba lessons) and was recently awarded a certificate of Excellence by PADI for exceeding goals for entry level water, continuing education and professional level certification goals. Our sister company, Quest, specializes in inland adventure tours such as Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary, Maya ruins, Mayan culture and homestays, zip lining and river tubing, horseback riding, Monkey River, fly fishing, deep sea fishing, and more... Splash partners with a hotels, resorts and tour operators all over Belize so can so can arrange the vacation of your dreams.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

We just dived with Splash Dive Center in Placencia, Belize and had the time of our lives. The boats are well maintained, the crew is knowledgeable. They took us go reefs where the flora and fauna were healthy and the water clear. The crew takes care of our gear after we set up the first day, even rinsing and hanging the gear to dry every afternoon.
We cannot say enough good about this dive center. The shop is clean and well maintained.
For a great dive vacation, you will want to go diving with Splash.

1  Thank Barry G
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Amazing time!! Knowledgeable staff. The owners Patty and Ralph are amazing people, always there when you come back from your trip ensuring you had a good time. I've been diving with them 3 times and will return. The most professional dive company I've dove with.
See ya next year!!!

2  Thank Tom S
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Booked a snorkeling trip in July 2013 to Laughingbird Caye. This island is incredible. Has to be the most beautiful place I have ever seen. Splash responded to our last minute scheduling email the night before, which was much appreciated. We did have a problem with pickup in the morning, but it was quickly and calmly resolved. Patty the owner was very helpful and friendly, and the guide we had (Rico) was knowledgeable and attentive. More importantly, he was quick to let us go off and explore on our own when we told him we were happy to just float around and relax. I could envision a US guide sticking rigidly to the itinerary, but Rico said "We are here to do what you want; it is your vacation". Definitely the right attitude. We had a great lunch of salad, coconut rice, Belizian chicken, and watermelon on the island. Plenty of food and water. Splash has a good fleet of boats and seems to schedule them very efficiently. Our group was very small and we never felt rushed. The Splash vans are very nice and roomy. Much better than others we have had. We paid about $80US for the day (6-7 hours total). The snorkeling equipment wasn't quite as nice as other gear we have used in the past, but definitely adequate. Overall, we had a great experience, and it was an excellent value. Thanks, Patty!

1  Thank Scott M
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Splash dive center is an amazing shop! They are very professional and experienced. The trip i took was to silk key and i loved it! They not only took you to 2 dive sites but they also gave us a delicious lunch and gave us tge opportunity to snorkle with sharks, turtles, and rays! I felt very safe while i was amoung the crew and while diving they prepared me well for the dive it was a long training session but it was well worth it! You must go to splash dive center in placencia it was an amazing experience that i wont forget with wonderful friendly people your missing out if you dont try diving with splash

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Reviewed July 18, 2013

I did my DM with Splash a few years ago. Already before my arrival I was met by hospitality and professionalism. Throughout my stay this these guiding principles made time very enjoyable. I can highly recommend Splash and Placencia to anyone considering a DM.

Daniel Nordlund
Stockholm, Sweden

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