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Dive Center Ocean Encounters

Dive Center Ocean Encounters

Ocean Encounters is a renowned SSI and PADI Dive Center, located at the marina of our resort. With a magnificent house reef and the diversity of different tours that are being offered, this is your "One Stop Shop" for snorkeling and diving in Curaçao.

Do you want to get to know the underwater world? Then sign up for a snorkeling trip, dive course or boat dive and enjoy the special world of beautiful corals and colored tropical fish. Ocean Encounters has daily snorkeling and diving trips to the reefs on the eastern side of Curaçao, these riffs are voted the best-preserved coral reefs in the whole of the Caribbean.

Learn to dive

If you want to get to know the underwater world then register for an introduction dive. Or take the next step and get your diving license by following the Open Water Course. Dive with dolphins in a protected natural lagoon, you do not even need a diving certificate for that.

Of course, further courses such as Advanced Open Water, Rescue and Specialties such as nitrox, deep diving, boat diving and drift diving are also offered.

360° Virtual Tour
360° Virtual Tour

Opening Hours

daily08:00 - 17:00


Diving trips

Daily the boats will sale for 1 and 2 tank dives to different dive sites with fascinating names like Smokey's, Barracuda Point and Kathy's Paradise. Book the special trip to Klein Curaçao and the magnificent reef at Oostpunt. Also, the famous diving spot Mushroom Forest is part of the weekly program, just like the special diving with dolphins in the open waters. An experience that brings you the holiday of a lifetime.

Snorkel trips

If you prefer to see the underwater world from above, book a snorkel trip. Every afternoon the boat trips to the famous Tugboat wreck or the Director's Bay. You can snorkel yourself or join the guide who shows you the most beautiful underwater life.

Animal Encounters

Do you wonder what rays, sharks and turtles look like up close? Come and snorkel or dive with these fascinating animals. During this tour in the lagoon at Sea Aquarium Park, you can feed them all. The ray swim around you and eat out of your hand. Sharks and turtles swim in the basin next door and you can feed them through the special windows. A special diving or snorkeling experience that you will recommend to everyone. The entrance to the Sea Aquarium Park is included in the tour.