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Splash Dive Shop

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Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 610-0235
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Professional Dive shop ! Belize /Placencia - Diving the best in world!

Our older son got his advanced open water, younger one finished his open water and we both did a... read more

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traveller1439
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New York City, New York
Dive with the BEST!

Splash is a PADI certified woman-owned dive shop that provides a first-class diving experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelingGirlnGuy
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Baltimore, Maryland
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Our older son got his advanced open water, younger one finished his open water and we both did a few dives, mostly in the outer reef Silk Cayes. The dive masters were very professional and safe and the diving was exquisite. we saw many nurse...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Splash is a PADI certified woman-owned dive shop that provides a first-class diving experience. Owner Patty is great at helping ensure guests have a terrific experience. The dive masters that took us out were patient with our two boys (ages 12 & 15) who did...More

Thank TravelingGirlnGuy
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SplashRalph, Co-Owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a tremendous review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with Splash on Trip Advisor. We have lots of experience with kids as we have a kids program and a junior program where we teach local kids to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a charter to the Blue Hole and other areas and had a great time. George, Doren and Brian (a.k.a. Chow) were great dive masters, and guides! They are very knowledgeable and fun to hang with as well! We also rented tanks and other...More

Thank Shannon S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading many reviews to find the perfect snorkel tour we decided to go with Go-Sea Tours on a snorkeling trip with us and our wedding party. Unfortunately that all fell though when Go-Sea misinformed us by telling us we didn’t need to book in...More

Thank TheStarDamien
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SplashRalph, Co-Owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We thank TheStarDamien for his feedback on Splash and are sorry that he had such a bad day with us. We have reviewed his report with our crews and re-emphasized our commitment to providing the highest level of service that we normally provide (as you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids and I dive two days with Splash and had a great time. The first day was a three tank dive and they were short a dive master and the boat has some engine issues which caused a 1.75 hour ride each way to...More

Thank Jeff S
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SplashRalph, Co-Owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jeff, thank you for a great review and for sharing your experience with Splash on Trip Advisor. Our normal ratio of of divers to guests is 4 to 1. On this day one dive master failed to show up for work without notice and we...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Originally, I reached out to Splash Dive a few weeks out before our trip. Ralph Capeling (co-owner of Splash), responded within minutes. I asked if we could wait to book until we were on the island and he said no problem. The day before the...More

Thank adventurerslsj
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SplashRalph, Co-Owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a great review and for sharing it on Trip Advisor. Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) is a great way to try it out before deciding whether to become a certified diver. Most guests who try DSD go on to become certified divers. If...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

There were 7 of us, six divers 1 snorkeler. We dive with Splash on two days and used them to get us to monkey river. Their shop was spotless. Rental storage area very well organized. Boats all set up and ready to go. Assisted with...More

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SplashRalph, Co-Owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you for a great review and for hitting the points that we focus on - spotless and well organized dive center, well equipped custom design dive boats, and our low ratio of guests per dive master or snorkel guide. We hope we will see...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Discovering the underwater world is high priority of mine. That’s why I’d like to give a colossal thanks to Splash Dive Center for the impressive professionalism. It is ran by two amazing individuals, Ralph & Patty, as they handled each excursion with unbelievable care. I...More

Thank Saad K
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SplashRalph, Co-Owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Saad, thank you for a great review! A great review by someone who has dived all over the world is especially meaningful. We are looking forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We were already scuba certified, but we upgraded our Certification to PADI open water. Correspondence between Ralph via email before was quick but not all that informative. He said we would be in touch a few days before, but I didn’t hear from him. I...More

Thank Courtney T
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SplashRalph, Co-owner at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Hi Josiah Thank you for sharing your experience with Splash on Trip Advisor and for your very positive comments about Eric. I think you missed the mark on your comments about my responses. I had 22 emails with your wife clarifying what was required to...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

My wife and I completed 12 dives, including a WELL organized whale shark dive and several very interesting snorkeling spots. Patricia and Frank along with their staff and boat captains surpassed my expectations. Check in was a breeze. We did not dive the first day...More

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SplashRalph, Co-Owner Splash Dive Center at Splash Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Brad, thank you for a great review, especially from an experienced dive professional! You covered all the bases - service, crews, boats, lunches, briefings, operations, check in, and the condition of our reefs! Patty is well known for being sensitive to the needs our our...More

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hkavr75
10 June 2018|
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Response from SplashRalph | Property representative |
At Splash we require a minimum of 6 guests to go to LIghthouse Atoll (Blue Hole) and Glover's Reef due the long distance to get there. We take conditional bookings for these trips until we have the minimum numbers for the... More
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Debra C
10 April 2017|
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Response from Brad H | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any of the crew smoking on board a boat or anywhere near the dive shop. I dont think it happened quite the way it was explained.
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William S
16 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.
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