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Splash Dive Shop

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Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3080
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Ernesto was a great guide on our Laughing Bird snorkeling adventure.

We took a Splash boat out of Placencia for a day trip to Laughing Bird Caye. The snorkeling there... read more

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We had the worst weather during our stay but we were wanting to snorkel. It was too rough to go to... read more

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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.
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Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3080

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Reviewed yesterday

We took a Splash boat out of Placencia for a day trip to Laughing Bird Caye. The snorkeling there was better than what we had in Puerto Rico and in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. There were four of us on the boat - my wife and...More

Thank D_Dawg99
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the worst weather during our stay but we were wanting to snorkel. It was too rough to go to Silke Or Laughing Bird Caye...but we were able to go to a small private island for lunch and a close snorkel. Captain William, Brian,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 5 days diving with Splash May 2017. My son is an experienced diver and I was newly certified. We both had a great time. Marvin was an attentive and fun dive master. Lovely dives with turtles, dolphins, eels, and wonderful coral and fish. Varied...More

1  Thank Jill24Boston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had t. two very good guides, Brian and Miguel, who made sure we were all safe. We took half an hour trip by boat from Placencia to Laughing Bird Caye. The island is quite small but water is crystal clear. This was my first...More

Thank WonderfulWorld68
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for 1 month. Diving every day and learning to become divemaster. Friendly owners Great dive instructors and boat captain's. Beautiful dive destinations. And I got to see all during this month. Diver and guest ratio is great, ( 1 to 4 guest's)...More

1  Thank ThijsvanderLee
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Best Scuba in Belize by far. Reasonable fees. Great gear and boats. Experienced and playful dive masters Great boat captains No need to schlep your own equipment Plan and reserve ahead. They get busy. Better yet go off season and get a private Good location...More

1  Thank IceHawks
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We took two deep dive trips with Splash. Our family had a wonderful time despite the weather wasn’t so nice. My son caught lots of lion fish and my daughter was swimming with nurse shark and sea turtles!! We highly recommend this dive shop!

1  Thank Tinker_MC
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Thanks to Splash Dive Shop in Placencia for a perfect day of snorkeling. A special shout out to Ilario for his guiding and expertise. Highly recommended.

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My husband convinced me to overcome my anxiety and get scuba certified, I am so happy I did! I completed my open water PADI scuba certification with Splash dive shop over 2 days in Placencia. Julio, my instructor, was incredibly patient, friendly, and helpful. I...More

1  Thank Parimal D
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Took the family for our first visit to Belize. We actually brought our one year old granddaughter! We did most of our booking through Via Venture, who specialize in Belize and Guatemala. During our stay at the Naia Resort in Placencia we booked a day...More

Thank Rick H
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Debra C
10 April 2017|
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Response from Rosie C | Reviewed this property |
None of the crew smoked on our trip and were all really friendly and professional, focussing on safety and ensuring we got the most out of our day. In fact the whole dive shop was well run and professional when we used them.
William S
15 December 2016|
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Response from SplashBelizePR | Property representative |
Hi Bill ... It will depends on the weather conditions ... It could be flat calm and be a really easy dive ... If there is a windy day it will be more challenging.
Della L
15 December 2016|
Response from SplashBelizePR | Property representative |
Hi Della ... and thanks for asking ... Yes, Placencia is a great destination to dive from and not only because the diving is great but if for any reason the weather is not that great and you need a plan B for the day... More