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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Curacao in
Curaçao

Ocean Encounters Diving/Sunscape Curacao: "Good operator but marginal resort", Mar, 2019,

by Vanessa Clark, NY, US ( 1 report with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10874 has 3 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 1 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Ocean Encounters was good operator and typical for the Caribbean. While you can't dive your profile, the dive leaders don't check anyone's air consumption. This didn't bother me, but for the significant number of beginners, I would have thought it would be a good safety protocol. The only complaint I had is one of their dive leaders never signaled for the group to turn around. No tank banging or checking that everyone had turned. With the low (~25') visibility on some days due to the current and wind, I wasn't pleased. I did my PADI Rescue Diver certification and was very happy with ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Ocean Encounters Diving   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Galapagos, Grand Cayman, Bonaire, Belize, Roatan
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25-50 Ft/ 8-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Yes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No special setup on boats or dive shop for photographers. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Sue Ann in VA, US at Aug 28, 2019 10:01 EST  
This is just what I needed to read. Thank you for the great review.
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