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Splash Dive Shop

#2 of 39 Outdoor Activities in Placencia Features Animals
Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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Great Experience!

Went on a day snorkeling trip to Laughing Bird Caye. Everything was great from Beginning to end... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hineje
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Mansfield, Texas
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Truly a divers dive shop!

While there are a lot of shops to choose from in Placencia I feel that Splash rises to the top and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MCAce007
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Oakland, California
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Splash teaches scuba diving from beginner to professional and many great specialities like nitrox, underwater photography, deep, underwater navigation, underwater naturalist, fish ID and more. With five dive boats you chose from multiple dive and snorkel destinations from marine reserves on the barrier reef, the Blue Hole, the atolls, whale sharks (in season) and Laughing Bird National Park and World Heritage Site. Our scuba retail store is well stocked with scuba and snorkel gear and we have lots of new and well maintained rental equipment. The Belize Tourism Board selected Splash as Tour Operator Of The Year in May 2013 saying Splash “excels I customer service, creativity and personalisation, while offering a variety of tours. This tour operator sets the bar for marketing initiatives, meeting the standards of safety and security, equipment quality, cleanliness and reliability. This awardee ensures that visitors have a memorable and lasting impression of Belize”.Splash has done over 150 certifications for kids through its Splash Junior Club (local kids get free scuba lessons) and was recently awarded a certificate of Excellence by PADI for exceeding goals for entry level water, continuing education and professional level certification goals. Our sister company, Quest, specializes in inland adventure tours such as Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary, Maya ruins, Mayan culture and homestays, zip lining and river tubing, horseback riding, Monkey River, fly fishing, deep sea fishing, and more... Splash partners with a hotels, resorts and tour operators all over Belize so can so can arrange the vacation of your dreams.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a day snorkeling trip to Laughing Bird Caye. Everything was great from Beginning to end! Beautiful island and good snorkeling. Great guides.

Thank Hineje
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While there are a lot of shops to choose from in Placencia I feel that Splash rises to the top and you should not be hesitant to dive with them. As always when reviewing a dive shop you need to be sure that you are...More

Thank MCAce007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must do! The tour was kust wonderful and they were very accomodating to first timers. We also had lunch and it was the best!!

Thank Renae D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I feel the are a bit over rated not a friendly as the rest of the people in the area. Way over charged.

Thank tdvail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My travel agent, Great Expeditions, booked us and nailed this trip. These guys were on top of everything. Loved learning about Belize and the Whale Sharks we came to see but alas did not get a glimpse but no worries, we had an awesome time...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Safety and professionalism is top priority with just the right amount of fun. We had a large dive party (9) that included a novice diver. The dive masters were very attentive to ensure safety and a stress free experience. The 2 tank dive required before...More

Thank N2PGH
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We used Splash for a Laughing Bird Caye snorkeling tour this week. It was approximately four hours with about 45 minutes of travel each way. It was a small group of us - two tourist couples, our guide Martin and Captain Ian. The boat was...More

Thank JaredMiles
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We went out to Silk Caye for snorkeling last week, and had a real blast. We had a rough start - one of the boat's engines died, luckily just as we were pulling off. But the crew was terrific and handled it in a super-professional...More

Thank debdemske
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was a snorkeling trip for my wife and myself to the Silk Cay. The boat ride was about an hour from the dock, but well worth the trip. The coral and fish you see are awesome. We even snorkled with nurse sharks. Lunch was...More

Thank TinsleySC
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed every minute of my snorkeling tour! Reef sharks and stingrays were the highlights!! Our guide was the best! Wished I remembered his name! Check it out!

Thank Haven3
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Debra C
Seems that this shop is big on blaming the diver for its issues instead of taking responsibility for their actions. Smoking crew?they have to find out from a diver? where is the rest of the crew when this person was smoking??
9 April 2017|
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Response from Rosie C | Reviewed this property |
None of the crew smoked on our trip and were all really friendly and professional, focussing on safety and ensuring we got the most out of our day. In fact the whole dive shop was well run and professional when we used them.
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William S
are there 8 and 10 ft swells even at the local dive locations?
15 December 2016|
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Response from SplashBelizePR | Property representative |
Hi Bill ... It will depends on the weather conditions ... It could be flat calm and be a really easy dive ... If there is a windy day it will be more challenging.
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Della L
strange. Many posts say its a grwat spot to be to dive. well how far are the shops that take you diving? I can book in Placencia? Who did you dive with? cost? worth it?
15 December 2016|
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Response from SplashBelizePR | Property representative |
Hi Della ... and thanks for asking ... Yes, Placencia is a great destination to dive from and not only because the diving is great but if for any reason the weather is not that great and you need a plan B for the day... More
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