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GO WEST… to the BEST

with GO WEST Diving in Curacao!

GO WEST Diving is one of Curacao’s most reputable, full service PADI dive operations. From shore diving to boat diving, dive courses to snorkeling tours, GO WEST Diving offers it all.

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As added bonus, they are located at Playa Kalki in Westpunt!  And their house reef, Alice in Wonderland is one of the top 10 dive and snorkel sites in Curaçao.

At GO WEST Diving, you can in enroll in a PADI scuba diving course, take your family for a fun snorkeling trip, shore dive the incredible house reef, or jump on the boat to dive some of the most beautiful fringing reefs in the Caribbean. 

Whatever your needs are, the professional dive team is ready to ensure you have an incredible and safe experience. The dive center also has a complete inventory of CRESSI scuba diving equipment, not to mention snorkeling gear available to rent.

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Dive in with All West Apartments with these “Sleep, Dive and Drive” Packages

Drive, Dive and Stay Package

Starting at $725.00/pp*

includes FREE TRUCK Upgrade, and more!

Book by November 30, 2021

*Travel Dates: Now until December 31, 2021 / * Rates based on double occupancy (single rates available)

Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights in studio accommodation (max 2 persons)
  • 6 days of unlimited air for shore diving with GO WEST Diving
  • Airport transfers
  • FREE Truck Upgrade (including insurance)
  • 1% Donation to support coral restoration in Curaçao
  • DAN Dive Insurance (optional at time of booking)

Accommodation upgrades are available plus a wide array of additional options for boat diving packages.

For Return Flight: Covid-19 PCR tests are available for ANG 159,- ($ 90) including a medical report with the results. In either case, the Medical report will be sent within 24h after taken the test.

Contact us for custom or group travel packages.

Let us personalize your next Caribbean Diving Vacation

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GO WEST Diving, Snorkeling and so much more!

GO WEST Diving guides you to the BEST sites on the WEST!

With 3 custom dive boats, their team gives you daily access to incredible sites that are hard to get to or impossible to reach from shore.

GO WEST... to the BEST!

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GO WEST… to the BEST!

The West side known to locals as “Banda Abou” is a bucolic haven for boat and shore diving that offers near perfect conditions year-round. The natural shielding from the easterly trade winds, offered by the mountain range running through the middle of the Christoffel National Park, creates an ideal location and a hidden treasure in the Dutch Caribbean.

The most well-known dive site of western Curaçao is Mushroom Forest. This expansive area of coral flats is named for the striking mushroom shaped coral formations.

This is one of the top dive sites of Curacao and one that must be visited more than once. Most life is found around the 40ft/12m to 50ft/14m mark where gigantic mountainous star coral formations are still evident and attract giant moray eels, porcupine fish, barracuda and lobster.

The most northern dive site is Watamula. This site is only 5 minutes from GO WEST Diving and it offers spectacular healthy formations of hard corals, a soft coral-garden and a large variety of marine life.

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Unlimited Shore Diving Adventures

In a sport where you often must charter a boat to see the best of the underwater world, Curacao is a unique shore diving haven for divers looking to take the advantage of a more leisurely schedule and explore Curacao.

Easy Shore Access

On the south side of the island, the fringing reef in most cases is within 60-feet (20m) from the shoreline which leads to incredible drop offs that allow divers to venture a little bit deeper into the aquatic wonderland.  Of the seventy popular dive sites the island has available, over half of them are reachable from the shore, and nearly all these shore dive sites are clearly marked along the road way.

Fun for the Whole Family!

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Snorkeling along the reef terrace in 20′ of water reveals colonies of garden eels and nicely encrusted brain corals. But what makes this stop special is opportunity to explore the Blue Room.

The Blue Room is underwater cave or grotto accessible via an  entrance cut by water into the shoreline’s limestone cliffs. The lighting inside the cave is captivating, bathing everything – including the snorkelers – in varying shades of blue. The view from the back of the cave to the cave entrance treats you to a spectacular illumination as the light bounces off and around your surroundings.

Before heading back out, take some time to enjoy the large schools of the shade loving Glassy Sweepers who are right at home in this still, clear water.

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Discover more Things to Do in Curaçao!

Scuba Diving in Curacao is the number one thing to DO – but of course there are plenty of things to explore and do in Curacao with no right way to experience any of them.

Whether you love adventure, hiking, biking, sailing, shopping or just simply want to chill out on the beach, we can assure you, Curaçao is a Caribbean destination that has it all… and maybe more!

Simply, it is your choice to experience it all, but it is also a perfect choice to do nothing at all too!

Traveler Tip:  Discover Punda Vibes – Every Thursday in the heart of Willemstad.

More than just a street gathering, Punda Vibes celebrates, every Thursday night, the history and heritage of Willemstad with the help of Curacao’s culture cultivators and locals. The event gives new light to the streets and alleys, promoting a homegrown love and appreciation of the locale’s diversity.

About All West Apartments and Diving

Since 1996, All West Apartments & Diving has been located in the small fishing village of “Westpunt”, Curaçao. They are known for a nice atmosphere and individual care of their guests.

The area of Westpunt is located at the far west end of the island. Picture yourself in the most wonderful part of our island where you can dream your time away along the sea shore and share fun time in the sun surrounded by the tropical hills where you can watch the most spectacular sunsets and gaze at the fantastic star filled skies. At All West Apartments, nature lovers can indulge in the Christoffel National Park and Shete Boka National Park. In these parks you will find plenty to see and do during your stay.

With over 70 incredible dive sites to choose from, Playa Piskádo, the beach below the apartments is one of those perfect places to swim, snorkel with turtles and of course, shore dive the famous “Neptune’s Kingdom“.

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About Westpunt, Curaçao

Westpunt is the name of the westernmost point of the island of Curaçao and is also the name of a nearby small town, the island’s northernmost settlement.

The island’s northernmost point, Watamula, that lies two kilometres to the northeast. Close by you will find the incredible coral beaches of Playa KalkiPlaya FortiPlaya PiskádoGrote Knip and Kleine Knip.

Westpunt is known for excellent scuba diving, and is home to several shore and boat dive sites including a submerged airplane wreck and beautiful reefs. Most of tourist accommodation in Westpunt caters to scuba divers and offers excellent infrastructure such as the Kura Hulanda Lodge and All West Apartments.

GO WEST Diving, is the onsite recommended Dive Operator for both of these recommended accommodation options.

There are still destinations where you can enjoy a relaxing sun holiday in the coming months. Fortunately, Curaçao receives you with open arms and at an appropriate distance. The sun on your back, your gaze over the bright blue sea, a cold drink at your fingertips; the worries of the past months are slowly slipping away. Curaçao has restarted tourism in a controlled manner and the number of infections is under control. Because all tourists have to do a COVID-19 PCR test and measures have been taken, COVID-19 is not so intrusive. Of course we want to keep Curaçao safe for you as a visitor, but of course also for our population.

So don’t wait any longer, the Curaçao sun is waiting for you. Experience it for yourself!

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