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Tugboat and Reef Snorkel

Price: $85.00
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Snorkel over a sunken tugboat and then reef snorkel at scenic and extraordinary sites of Curacao that you may not easily find on your own!

After being picked up at the pier, you will be transferred to your first snorkel location, where you will get your included snorkel gear. Begin the day by snorkeling a picturesque sunken tugboat in calm and protected waters. The fully intact 30-foot wreck sits upright in 20 feet of water; the wheelhouse is only five feet beneath the surface. After three decades below the waves, the skeletal hull is totally encrusted with coral and Christmas tree worms. The area is also teeming with tropical fish, all amenable to being photographed and fed.

Your guide will drive you to a beautiful nearby bay with calm water and great snorkeling opportunities. A shallow terrace runs between 15 and 25 feet (4.5 and 7.5 meters) deep with healthy coral, diverse fish and even some well-camouflaged seahorses. After drying off and re-hydrating with complimentary juice and water, you will head toward an historic site: Fort Beekenburg, originally built to protect Caracasbaai from pirates and enemy nations. The trail offers a good view of Barbara Beach across the expansive harbor of Spanish Water. After the tour, you will be dropped off at your ship.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Water/Beach, Active
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Beverage, snack
Dress
We recommend wearing your swimsuit under comfortable clothing and sensible walking shoes. A towel, sun glasses and sunscreen (biodegradable preferred) are also suggested.
Restrictions
Guests must be a minimum of 6 years old and should have a general understanding of swimming and be comfortable putting their face in the water. A waiver must be signed to participate.
5 Stars5Based On 16 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsreviewDecember 11, 2017

Reviewer: Milt Jelinowicz
Very nice tour. Our group only had two couples. The lady we had was special. She did more than expected. She had two extremes for snorkeling, us in our 60's and the other couple in their 30's. She satisfied us both. With the small group she also gave us a mini tour of the city.

5 StarsOutstanding dayNovember 30, 2017

Reviewer: Vincent Sciola
I had a fantastic time on this excursion. The woman who took us out was informative and attentive to our needs. She went above and beyond.

5 StarsGreat Private TourNovember 28, 2017

Reviewer: Terry Haugen
We booked what we expected to be a group tour, but it turned out it was just the two of us with our guide. We got a tour of the City on our way to the snorkeling sites and stopped at the old fort on the way back at the end of the diving. We had a great time.

5 StarsBernice is a great guide!April 24, 2017

Reviewer: Cynthia Cycon
We did this excursion in April 2017. There was a small group of six of us on the excursion. Bernice picked us up very promptly at the Mega Pier. She was actually about 20 minutes early of the appointed time. Bernice took us on a little tour of Curacao as we were traveling to our first snorkeling spot. We did three snorkeling stops in all. The snorkeling was a lot of fun, we saw a lot of interesting fish and under water sites. We visited the site of Curacao's old immigrant quarantine center, the old castle/fort then after the third snorkeling stop, Bernice did some more touring around Curacao for us. It was a lot of fun and a great value!

4 StarsCuraco SnorkelingMarch 23, 2017

Reviewer: Ken Ludwig
We ended up being the only ones on the tour, so it was really nice going at our own pace. Directions to the meet up place were a little cryptic, but we found our guide!

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