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. 

There is one dive operator and a variety of dive shops to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth considering are summarized below.

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 want to go diving, you might want to 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.

Some key facts concerning the only dive service we know of that operates in this area can be seen 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

Take a look at the following chart to learn more about the typical 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 diving, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, read our comprehensive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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