Kortape Dive Site in Westpunt
Kortape is a rarely visited West end dive site. Located next to Marazul Dive Resort, approximately 30 feet above the gorgeous plateau, this beautiful boat diving site offers a healthy blend of hard and soft corals. If you are a sponge lover, then this will be a treat for your senses!!
A point worth exploring!
Until now, you could find Kortape on any Curaçao dive maps and the description, well – we will leave that to your imagination!
But be prepared for a 360 degree kaleidoscope of life and color!!
Diver Tip: You will be hungry after diving at Kortape! Consider visiting Sol Food and Sunshine Getaway in Westpunt. Here, Sunshine and her staff will welcome you with open arms and serve you a great a meal! The menu includes lionfish, burgers, steaks, and arguably the best pizza you can find on Curaçao! They’re only open Friday to Sunday and it is recommended that you make a reservation.
Dive Kortape in 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, which is one of the best boat dives in Curaçao lies two kilometres to the northeast and easily accessible via GO WEST Diving. Close by you will find the incredible coral beaches of Playa Kalki, Playa Forti, Playa Piskádo, Grote 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. CLICK HERE to Dive into the TOP 10 Curaçao dive sites!
Interested in diving Kortape?
Then visit GO WEST Diving, the recommended Dive Operator in Westpunt and the onsite operator for All West Apartments and Diving.
Dive Site Recommendations
- Dive Type: Boat
- Snorkel Site: No
- Experience Level: Open Water (Min)
- Depth: 40 -120ft (12-36m)
Due to recreational & commercial boat traffic, an inflated surface marker buoy is mandatory when shore diving. Consult a recommended Curaçao Dive Operator for additional details & recommendations.
Location of Kortape
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