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“Simply outstanding.”
Review of Div'Ocean

Div'Ocean
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Owner description: Div'Ocean is like the name says a dive center with devotion, devoted to help you experience a perfect diving vacation in these incredible waters. We are a PADI Dive Center offering air packages, gear rental, shore diving, boat diving, courses and spectacular shore diving tours. With us you can meet up with anything from rare seahorses and frogfish to giant moray eels, sea turtles, rays and even sharks.We offer you the personal service and attention divers expect and deserve.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

My daughter and I have wanted to do a discovery dive for years and Div'Ocean delivered a fantastic experience. Experienced divers at our hotel told us of their favourite spot to dive and as it turned out, our introduction happened to be at the same spot. Imagine our excitement! The whole experience was perfect in every way. I can only imagine what it must be like to have an emergency underwater and Mirjam (our instructor) made us feel at ease and in complete comfort and safe. We felt well prepared for our introduction. We would absolutely dive again with Div'Ocean and recommend them to anyone interested in the Discovery Dive. I'm equally confident their services for experienced divers is just as professional. The only advice I can give to anyone who wants to do the Discovery Dive is to have your doctor provide a letter that states you have no medical issues that will prevent you from diving - best to be prepared. The service is available in town, but having it with you will help ensure a smooth experience. Thank you Div'Ocean for exposing us to a whole new world. Next time we are in Bonaire, we'll be certified and will be back!

Thank Darryl R
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DivOceanBonaire, Staff at Div'Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Darryl R, thanks for the 5* review. I'm sorry it didn't work our for your partner, but I'm also glad that you and your daughter had a great time. But it is smart better to be safe than sorry. Everyone participating in PADI scuba diving programs need to fill out a medical questionnaire. In case there is a 'YES' on of the medical questions on the forms it does not mean you can't dive, but you do have to be examined by a physician. Either on island or your home doctor. Thanks for pointing it out though, diving is an exciting adventure and we don't want to put anyone at risk. Good luck and have fun with your open water course! Kind regards, Mirjam

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Peter and his shop saved the vacation. We took a family reunion dive vacation in which half our party required their open water dives to finish their certification. The dive shop attached to our hotel could not support so we walked in to Peter's shop and within 24 hours our group of 7 all had gear, our 3 new divers had one-on-one instruction for their open water referral, and we had a boat chartered for half of the week.

His instructor did a fantastic job with our new divers. When they had issues they extended the certification process from 2 to 3 days with no issue. The shop accommodated this without hesitation. Peter had no issue doing the final certification dive on the boat which allowed us to maintain our original plans.

Each dive was amazing. Through the knowledge and experience of the staff every dive of the 6 we did through the shop will be memorable for years to come. They easily accomodated divers of all experience, from newly certified to divers with 75+ dives.

Finally, it is worth mentioning that Peter's shop displayed a friendly personal touch which you don't see in a lot of businesses any more. Ranging from hassle free payment, easy equipment rental, agreeing to send photos he took of our dives to us, supporting us with equipment for a single night dive, and simply going out of their way to ensure we had a good time made this dive shop stand out from any others I have worked with.

Thank CPTTimmy
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DivOceanBonaire, Staff at Div'Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear CPTTimmy, thank you for this detailed and awesome review! We always try to be flexible and cater to the needs of our divers, I'm glad it all worked out. We sure had a lot of fun with your group on the boat. Take care and keep going on new adventures with the newbies! (I'm sure you will) Warm regards, Mirjam

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Awesome dive service - I dove here for a week in January and I couldn't have been happier. The service was excellent. I was in Bonaire on my own to dive and they provided beautiful guided dives. I was able to go to 10 different dive sites. It was a fantastic experience - highly recommend Div'Ocean. I will definitely be back.

Thank carm1412
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DivOceanBonaire, Staff at Div'Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hello carm1412, we appreciate your review, thanks! Good to hear that you enjoyed it so much. We have also enjoyed our dives with you. Easy and relaxed diving that's how we like it! See you next time. Warmest regards, Mirjam

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I contacted Div'Ocean via their website for an 8 person dive and Mirjam responded immediately and was very helpful throughout our months of correspondence.

Div'Ocean's service was impeccable! We were on a cruise ship and they worked around the ship's arrival time, picked us up and drove us back... they were just wonderful!

The 2 dives were amazing. We were outfitted with great equipment and were definitely in the hands of professionals from start to finish!!

I highly recommend Div'Ocean.

Thank Annie W
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DivOceanBonaire, Staff at Div'Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Annie W, thank you for the wonderful review. I'm glad we could arrange this trip for you and it all worked out according to plan. It was for us too a memorable day! Peter and Gualterio say hi! Kindest regards, Mirjam

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did two weeks of diving with Div'ocean, which were amazing, the team offer help and advice on what is at dive sites and are there to help with any kit issues, fixed quickly. We also tried out the new DPV's on an East coast dive... The most amazing dive of my life, too many turtles to count, four eagle rays and a sting ray... Thank you so much for the awesome time and service!!!

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