Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao provided by Duikcentrum Van De Ven

Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao

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Departure Point
Duikcentrum van de Ven, Caracasbaaiweg 360, Jan Thiel, Curaçao
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Dive Equipment (BCD, regulator, wetsuit, fins, mask, tank and weights)
  • Local taxes
  • One- or two-tank Dive
  • Professional guide/instructor
  • Transportation Dive center to Dive Location
  • Transportation Hotel/resort Jan Thiel to Dive Center
  • Personal Attention & Small Groups
  • No Pick-up from the Cruise Terminal.
  • No Pick-up from Willemstad
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (ex. asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Minimum age is 10 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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murphyathouse wrote a review Mar. 2020
Burlington, Massachusetts22 contributions5 helpful votes
My daughter (17) and I (53) both LOVED this. I have always wanted to scuba dive and just never did. I signed us up for this and we have a great memory for the rest of our lives. We had Monique as our instructor and she was perfect. She was patient and knowledgeable and really
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Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from DuikcentrumvandeVen, Eigenaar at Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao
Responded 5 Mar. 2020
Dear Sean & Heather, We appreciate that you have to take your time to place a 5* Review on Tripadvisor! We find it very pleasant to read that you had a nice experience during the Discover Scuba Dive with our Scuba Dive Instructor Monique. Personal attention is very important to us, and how wonderful it is that you both have experienced it this way. On behalf of Team Duikcentrum van de Ven, we hope to see you again soon at our diving center, so that we can show you even more beautiful things about the underwater life of Curaçao. Best regards, Duikcentrum van de Ven
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Jada wrote a review Aug. 2019
1 contribution
It was all arranged very well and everything was clearly explained! The instructors took good account of what you could and could not do well.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao
Responded 31 Aug. 2019
Dear Jada & Edwin, Thank you for writing this review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to read that you had a great time during the Discover Scuba Dive. On behalf of the Team of Duikcentrum van de Ven we hope to see you again soon at our dive center. Sincerely, Team Duikcentrum van de Ven
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Ivan G wrote a review Mar. 2018
7 contributions2 helpful votes
I came from Bulgaria with my family and was diving for the first time but the professional and very detailed instructions from the diving school instructor made it very easy. In the same time the pre briefing was done in very relaxed and friendly manner which made your fears to
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Date of experience: March 2018
Response from JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao
Responded 2 Apr. 2018
Dear Ivan, Thank you so much that you take the time to write this great review. It is good to read that you have a really nice experience during the Discover Scuba Dive with Angelique. We hope to see you and your family back soon on our beautiful island. Best regards, Team Divecenter van de Ven
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mkms2316 wrote a review Dec. 2017
Zwickau, Germany3 contributions2 helpful votes
We spent 3 weeks diving on Curaçao in September and rented only tanks and weights at the "Divecenter van de Ven", this was absolutely individual and hassle-free. Angelique has inspired us with her nice manner and always gave us valuable tips to the respective dive sites.
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Response from JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao
Responded 30 Dec. 2017
Hello Mario & Mary, We appreciate that you have to take your time to place a Review on Tripadvisor! We hope to see you next time back on our Dive Center on the Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort in Curacao. Best Regards, Team Dive Center van de Ven.
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Tyler F wrote a review Oct. 2017
1 contribution
We had an amazing time! Neither my husband or myself are scuba certified or had ever dived in open water before, but we both felt super comfortable after the detailed instructions. This was the highlight of our trip! Would definitely recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2017
Response from JohanvdVen, Eigenaar at Discover Scuba Diving in Curacao
Responded 16 Nov. 2017
Dear Tyler, Thank you very much for writing a nice review, we appreciated that. Best regards, Team Duikcentrum van de Ven
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About the operator

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By: Duikcentrum Van De Ven
Great experience! Should be 6 stars!
What a great experience! I can wholeheartedly recommend Duikcentrum Van de Ven for any diving experience. My wife a
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Cursus Perfect Bouyancy
Thank you very much Gerard for these 2 dives. Very very helpfull for hopefully many nice dives in Curacao.
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Try Scuba much appreciated
I booked a Try Scuba with Duikcentrum Van de Ven and Angelique ‘did’ my tour. She took all the time of the world to
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The best diving in Curaçao, amazing experience
I went for two dives with this center this week after obtaining my open water certificate here earlier. Both were a
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Again great dive experience!!
I lost count of the number of times we came back to this dive school! Reason we come back is simple: it is very saf
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Felt like family!
Me and my brother went to Curacao with the main purpose of getting our Diving certificate. Vd Ven gave us a fast an
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Good quality equipment and friendly people
We took two dives with vd Ven and really enjoyed it. They have excellent gear and the staff is really friendly.
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Highly recommended!
This is a family operated dive center. Everyone was very welcoming and accommodating. We did 8 days of shore diving
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Karla C
Good Service and very Professional
We finished our Referral Open Water Diver course here and it was an amazing experience. Gerard (our instructor) mad
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Richard K
Great Scuba Rental Shop!
We rented Scuba Gear from this shop for over a week and loved it. You can't beat their prices on the island, and th
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Best diving of Curacao! Small groups or private guided dives, great diving spots
We have done great guided dives & a course with Van de Ven. If you are at Curacao and want to do a course of guided
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Outstanding dive experience in Jan Thiel
The Dive Center provided us with a customized and flexible dive plan across four dives. Our party included two adul
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Absolutely wonderful!
We booked a dive for my husband and I decided to snorkel. They were wonderful and set us both up with all the equi
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Amazing dive in Curaçao!
The Dive Center supplied us with all of our diving gear and also taught us how to use all of the equipment, as we r
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Excellent dive centre near Jan Thiel
I completed the SSI open water diver course with Angelique. The four dives were in the different locations so I got
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  • Duration: 3h
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