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 service and a variety of dive shops to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth looking into are listed here:

Dive Shops Near Placencia
Name Phone Location
Avadon Divers (501) 523-3577 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Placencia
Ocean Motion Dive Shop 523 3363 0.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia
Seahorse Dive Shop (501) 523-3166 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia
Splash Dive Center (501) 523-3058 0.4 mi. South of Central Placencia

If you're ready to go diving, you can check with Paradise Hotel Diving. When you stay with Paradise Resort, you have the option of working with their on-staff dive team. Here, you can learn all the ins and outs of scuba, then head out on the boat and spend hours exploring local marine life. They are located in southern Placencia.

Details concerning the only dive service we are aware of that operates in this area are provided right below.

Dive Operators Near Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Paradise Hotel Diving Dive Service//12576 (501) 523-3179 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize

Dive Services

The chart just below provides you with 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

To learn more about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this extensive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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