ABOUT US

13 years ago we "Johan & Monique" came to Curaçao and immediately fell in love with the island and of course the underwater life.

This led to the establishment of Duikcentrum van de Ven on 20 July 2010.

For several years now we can call ourselves a real Brabants Family company because of our daughter "Angelique" and our son-in-law "Gerard" work as diving instructors at our diving center.

We offer all types of SSI diving courses & specialties and guided dives in various places on Curaçao.

With us, YOU are central and you are not part of mass production.

The individual attention to each customer is important and our role is 'We simply want to be your buddy who is not in a rush or has to watch his clock because the next group is coming.
We do not work with a fixed schedule but are happy to look at your schedule (provided it also fits into our schedule).


This year we also received the Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice. Tripadvisor

presents a Travelers' Choice Award to accommodations, attractions, and restaurants that consistently receive great traveler reviews and rank in the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.

Read all the reviews on Tripadvisor here.

Since February 2020, Duikcentrum van de Ven is the only dive center in Curaçao to receive the status of SSI DIAMOND CENTER.

The status SSI Diamond Dive Resort is recognition for SSI Dive Resorts that strive for excellence and leadership in business operations.
The status SSI Diamond Dive Resort is a privilege.
Dive Centers and Dive Resorts with this status are regularly audited to ensure they continue to meet or exceed standards.

In addition, it is mandatory for an SSI Dive Center to be located at a business location, meet all requirements as stated in the zoning plan and have the required permits.
Also, the SSI Dive Center must provide liability insurance and comply with all additional required government and data protection regulations, insurance requirements, licensing, and labor and tax laws.

Because as a diving center we make our dives exclusively with Mares diving equipment, Duikcentrum van de Ven is the only Mares Dive Center on the Island,

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In addition to diving, we also offer additional services:
- Renting Mares diving equipment
- Maintenance of Mares diving equipment
-  Mares Snorkel & Dive Accessories


We look forward to seeing you at our dive center


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Greetings,

Johan, Monique, Angelique & Gerard.