Goby Divers

With over 30 years of experience between the two of them, Andhiela and Ima are on hand at Goby Divers to help train new and continued learning divers through the typical PADI certification courses to guided shore and open water dives. Goby Divers is Curacao Tourist Board approved.

Offerings and Cost

With over 50 dive sites within easy reach, Goby Divers can help you to explore a whole world of underwater sites. Their work is personalized, giving full service to their divers for boat and guided shore dives. The Double Reef is their house reef, a beautiful and healthy system with a great variety of hard corals, sponges, soft corals and fishes. The depth range starts at 3 meters/10 feet with a gradual sloping drop-off going down to 23 meters to a sandy bottom. Then the second reef raises with a depth of 18 meters or 60 feet. It is great for beginners and more advanced divers. It's also a great spot for night dives, were usually they see a lot of night creatures. Their guides speak English, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, and Papiamento.

They also have TEC dive support like Full Tec equipment rentals, side mount or back mount, CCR tanks (2/3 liters steel or aluminum), Sofnolime 812 mesh(797 grade), Tec courses up to and including full Trimix, and Tec and CCR guided dives. They offer full and well-maintained dive equipment rental, including TEC equipment and they give TEC guided dives, all support for CCR divers, and TEC courses.

Begin your training with a $93 Discovery Scuba Diving Course, continue your training with the PADI Open Water Diver which includes six dives, for $434(USD). Advanced Open Water is $325(USD) and includes five dives. You can also learn to be a PADI rescue diver for $376, or Emergency First Responder or $261(USD). All higher level and specialty courses should call and speak with management for prices.

A one day, two tank boat dive with Goby Divers is $93(USD), and you can sign up for packages to help you save money such as the three day, six tank trip for $269 and the six day, 12 tank package for $522(USD). They also have night dives which include the use of a dive light for $66(USD). Shore dives are slightly less expensive.

What to Expect

Goby Divers is in possession of a 30 foot Island Hopper named Blue Pearl which has comfortable seating for 12 divers.

To learn more about diving in the Caribbean, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and "pros" read this detailed Caribbean diving article.

Location and Contact Information

Situated on the outskirts of Willemstad, a couple hundred yards west of the "downtown" area, Goby Divers is on the premises of Holiday Beach Hotel and Casino, and can serve residents and travelers who want to dive during their vacation in this part of the city or an adjacent area.

To get there from Otrobanda, or crossing the Juliana bridge, head towards the airport. After the second round about by the hospital, take a left at the set of lights, into the Holiday Beach hotel parking lot.

Location: Pater Euwensweg, Willemstad, Curacao

Phone: (999) 662-2853

Secondary Phone: (999) 562-3984

Website: http://www.goby-divers.com/

Email: info@Goby-Divers.com


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