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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Resort in
Curaçao/National Underwater Park

October, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Randy Kettering, IL, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports)
Report Number 7123
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Grand Cayman, St Vincent, Bequia, Mayreau, Roatan, Utila, Bahamas, Cozumel,
Mahajual MX, Dominica, Oahu, Maui, Key West, Sea of Cortez, Bonaire 
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 85    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
70   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No restrictions!   
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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There was a small rinse bucket on board that would not accommodate a rig wi
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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The hotel was under renovation and owner transfer but that was known and
not really problematic. The resort had numerous free water sport
activities, a climbing wall and even a trapeeze! for those so inclined. The
food was served both buffet style in the main dining area and sit down
style at the 3 specialty restaurants. Seating and reservations were not a
problem. Beverage service was unlimited and free (top tier liquors and beer
included). Rooms were spacious but dated and like regular hotel rooms (no
frig or microwave) but undergoing renovati ...
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