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Ocean Encounters Diving

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Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
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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 good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“mushroom forest” (49 reviews)
“sunscape resort” (52 reviews)
“dive shop” (104 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bapor Kibra z/n | Curacao, Willemstad 99999, Curacao
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"mushroom forest"
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"sunscape resort"
in 52 reviews
"dive shop"
in 104 reviews
"lion's dive"
in 16 reviews
"dive operator"
in 26 reviews
"lion fish"
in 50 reviews
"animal encounters"
in 17 reviews
"boat captain"
in 20 reviews
"klein curacao"
in 37 reviews
"underwater photographer"
in 8 reviews
"afternoon dive"
in 8 reviews
"rental equipment"
in 21 reviews
"experienced divers"
in 25 reviews
"surface interval"
in 15 reviews
"spent a week"
in 13 reviews
"great operation"
in 10 reviews
"two tank"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at the Sunscape resort and decided to check out the dive shop on site to complete our open water certification. This was one of the best decisions we made on our trip. The people here are super friendly and very helpful and patient.....More

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello and thanks very much for your review. We look forward to have you again here. And take you for some good diving, now that you are certified! Thanks again!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I just got back from a dive trip to Curacao. My friends and I stayed at Lions dive resort and Dove with ocean encounters diving. The staff were great! I developed blockage in my left ear due to earwax on my second day. It was...More

Thank Jeffrey E
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Jeffrey, thanks for visiting us in Curaçao. i really hope that, besides helping you with your little ear problem, you had a great week at Lions Dive, and specially a lot of good dives with us. Thanks for your awesome review and we look...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the Sunscape for 7 days, and did 8 dives over 5 days. We were very happy with everything. In particular, the dive masters and boat drivers were all incredibly friendly and super helpful. Do you research before you go - you don't...More

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

Thanks very much, Peter and Diana. we really appreciate your review, and we could not agree more with you, the crew at Turtle&Ray are doing a great job. We will keep working hard to have all the fun you had for all our divers. And...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Sunscape Resort in Curacao in Jan/Feb 2018, where Ocean Encounters host a dive shop. They do a fantastic job there, very organized, the boats are always on time, and the dive masters made sure we dove safely and had a good...More

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

Hello Ward, Thanks a lot for your review and for your visit. We will keep working to make sure our divers feel safe and, of course, that our boats are on time. thanks again for the review and for your visit, and hopefully we will...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dived from the Seascape centre in March and found the experience to be very good.I cannot recommend Lexi, one of the dive instructor, with Ocean Encounters Diving enough, she's a asset to the organisation. She organised the dives well, is friendly, resourceful and knowledgeable.Many...More

Thank GrahamGJCX
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Graham Cura, thanks very much for your awesome review. I just called to read your review. She says hi and also wants to thank you for your kind words. We really hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did six days of boat diving with Ocean Encounters and was generally pleased with my experience. When my booked rental car fell through, they kindly agreed to pick me up in the mornings and drop me off in the afternoons, even though my accommodations...More

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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Janet for your kind review. I'm really sorry that we could not take you diving to Mushroom Forest or Klein Curaçao. Thanks again for your visit and review.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I was staying at the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort and had planned to dive with the onsite group, but found out as I was flying down that they were closed the day I wanted to dive (they were very slow and difficult to...More

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

Hello Skip, thanks very much for taking the time to write us this awesome review. We hope we will be able take you diving again soon. All the best!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, knowledgeable and just an overall well run location. Our dive master Jordi walked us thru the class with a touch of humor while ensuring we understood the importance of the equipment and communication. The dive itself was awesome and an experience I...More

Thank Alex B
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Pol B, Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear Alex, Thanks very much for your review, and for your visit. I hope you enjoyed our House reef, Jordi's humor, and the Nursery. I really hope you had a good time in Curaçao and with us. Say hello to Aspen and Lauren. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My husband and I dove with Ocean Encounters from Feb 16-23, 3 dives daily, and can’t speak any more highly of the operation. Ocean Encounters offers simply excellent service and care. To start off with, I contatced OE through their website, and made reservations before...More

Thank racheldives
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Karen Maike v, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Encounters Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Rachel, thank you for this fantastic review, and all the wonderful comments about our staff! I'll make sure to pass it on to the rest of the team. It's been a real pleasure having you both here and I'm glad we were able to...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

When we made the decision to vacation in Curacao, one of the things the rest of our group wanted to do was swim with the dolphins. While researching that activity, I saw that there was an open water dive with the dolphins, lead by Ocean...More

Thank ontheroadagain65
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Keith F
9 June 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
14 March 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
23 February 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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