I have no transport to your diving school?

Are you staying in the Jan Thiel Area and do you not have your own transport?
Then you can use our FREE Pick-up service.

Are you staying outside of Jan Thiel and do you not have your own transport?
Our Dive Center is easily accessible by public transport.
From the bus station in Punda the Bus 6A goes to Jan Thiel.

Do I have to book in advance?

We do not work with a fixed schedule, but are happy to look at your or your schedule, as long as it fits in our agenda.
Because personal attention is very important to us and therefore works in small groups, it is recommended to book all introductory dives, guide dives and the courses.
To reserve the dives visit our Contact page.

I dive alone, can I rent diving equipment from you and start diving independently?

Because we meet the CTB Quality Standard for the Recreational Diving industry in Curacao we only rent diving equipment + tank to certified buddy pairs.

What does it cost to rent diving and snorkeling gear?

Scuba Dive Equipment

Price a day & including 9% OB

Full Dive equipment set including 1 tank

Naf

65,-

$

40,-

Tank ( DIN & INT )

Naf

15,-

$

8,50

BCD with intrigues lead pockets

Naf

18,-

$

10,-

Regulator

Naf

20,-

$

11,-

Wetsuit

Naf

15,-

$

8,50

Weights

Naf

7,50

$

4,25

Mask & Snorkel

Naf

11,-

$

6,-

Fins

Naf

11,-

$

6,-

Boots

Naf

11,-

$

6,-

Dive Lamp

Naf

20,-

$

11,-

DIN Adapter

Naf

20,-

$

11,-

Dive Computer

Naf

12,50

$

7,50

Masker & Snorkel, Boots & Fins

Naf

30,-

$

17,-

Nitrox 2 Tanks

Naf

54,-

$

30,-

Dive Box

Naf

5,-

$

2,75

Unlimited Tank & Weights

Exclusive diving equipment & Including 9% OB

3 Days

Naf

135,-

$

75,-

4 Days

Naf

180,-

$

100,-

5 Days

Naf

225,-

$

125,-

6 Days

Naf

270,-

$

150,-

7 Days

Naf

315,-

$

175,-

8 Days

Naf

360,-

$

200,-

9 Days

Naf

405,-

$

225,-

10 Days

Naf

450,-

$

250,-

Do you also rent DIN tanks?

We have both INT and DIN tanks.

Do you also rent Nitrox tanks?

We also rent Nitrox tanks.
Because we do not have the Nitrox tanks in stock, it is wise to reserve the Nitrox tanks in advance.

How old do I have to be to get a diving license?

You must be at least 10 years old to obtain your Junior Open Water Diver certification.
Ten and 11 year old Junior Open Water Divers always dive with a certified parent, guardian or dive professional to a maximum depth of 12 meters.
For 12 to 14 year olds, they always dive with a certified adult.
From the age of 15 the Junior license is replaced by the regular Open Water Diver license.

Are there special qualifications or considerations to participate in a diving course?

No. In general, anyone who is 10 years or older and in good overall health can participate in a diving course.
You do have to fill in a medical questionnaire .
If you can answer all questions with NO, sign the form and you can start.
If you have a YES you should go to a doctor to be sure.
This person will assess your health with regard to diving and if everything if it is in order, it will sign the form and thereby confirm that you are fit to dive.

My ears hurt when I dive to the bottom of the pool or when I dive down while snorkeling. Does that mean I don't dive because of that?

No, assuming you have no abnormalities in your ears and sinuses.
The discomfort in your ears is completely normal and is caused by the pressure under water.
Fortunately, our body is designed to adapt to pressure on your ears - you just have to learn how to do that.

I used to have a bad experience with an introductory dive or a course?

We have a number of very experienced instructors who specialize in guiding students who are somewhat anxious.
At our Dive center, you have the possibility to make the introductory dive, guide dives and all diving courses & Specialty's completely private. All attention for you!

Do you dive from the shore?

All the dives we make are from the shore.
That's why we always take the car to dive somewhere. The travel time can vary from 5 minutes to 1.5 hours.
The dive sites where we then dive are always beautiful and so we certainly do not need a boat to make beautiful dives.

How long is a diving license valid?

A diving license is valid for life.
The only question is whether it is wise to go diving again if, for example, you have not dived two years before.
It is then wiser to follow a refresher course.

I wear glasses / contact lenses. Can I dive?

Of course you can then dive. There are special custom-cut glasses for in a diving mask. This allows you to see everything clearly under water.

What are the cancellation costs?

If you want to cancel a confirmed reservation, the following cancellation conditions apply:
• If you cancel within 14 days before arrival, we will charge 25% of the total price.
• If you cancel within 3 to 7 days before arrival, we will charge 50% of the total price.
• If you cancel within 48 hours before arrival, we will charge 75% of the total price.
• If you do not show up, all costs will be charged in full.

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