Scuba Diving Near Placencia

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Calm conditions and warm waters make diving in Placencia a pleasurable experience.  Add the clear visibility and the possibility of several deep dive locations, you'll find it is easy to hunt down gorgeous coral reef (for example, the second largest Barrier Reef in the world), vibrant sea life, and unique geological features. 

You'll find one dive operator and a variety of dive shops to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops you'll be able to find are displayed here:

Dive Shops Near Placencia
Name Phone Location
Avadon Divers (501) 523-3577 0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia
Ocean Motion Dive Shop 523 3363 1.5 mi. South of Central Placencia
Seahorse Dive Shop (501) 523-3166 1.7 mi. South of Central Placencia
Splash Dive Center (501) 523-3058 1.2 mi. South of Central Placencia

Be sure to look through the following chart for information regarding the one dive service we know of that operates in this area.

Dive Operators Near Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Paradise Hotel Diving Dive Service//12576 (501) 523-3179 1.7 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize

Dive Services

The following table lists the approximate cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 150.0 $ 195.0
Double Tank Dive $ 155.0 $ 230.0
Open Water Certification $ 435.0 $ 495.0

For more information about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, check out our comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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