Shore Diving at Oswaldo’s Drop Off
Grab your dive equipment or some snorkel gear and step right off the pier, next to Ocean Encounters, into the crystal-clear Caribbean waters that a host of marine life call home for an unforgettable shore dive at, Oswaldo’s Drop Off, the house reef or venture a little deeper to the famous Car Pile.
Explore Oswaldo’s Drop Off
Oswaldo’s Drop Off is named after the local diver who first frequented it many years ago. An easy and pretty site, this is the house reef of the Sunscape Curaçao Resort & Ocean Encounters Diving Curaçao.
Shore diving access for Oswaldo’s Drop Off is limited to the guests of Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino. If you’re not a hotel guest, shore dive the other end of the reef, accessible from Pierbaai, the local beach in Marie Pampoen.
Sunscape Curaçao Resort Spa & Casino – an all-inclusive vacation resort located on a private beach. Dive into this fantastic house reef where you will discover restored Elkhorn and Staghorn coral colonies that are teaming with colorful life just outside the breakers.
Dive Site Recommendations
- Dive Type: Shore
- Snorkel Site: Yes
- 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 Ocean Encounters at Sunscape Curaçao Resort for additional details & recommendations.
Location of Oswaldo’s Drop Off
Dive in with Ocean Encounters
Ocean Encounters is a Curaçao Tourist Board Approved dive operation and a premier 5 star dive resort, offering both SSI & PADI courses for every level; from beginner to dive professional.
START YOUR DIVING ADVENTURE NOW! Jump on board of the best diving in Curacao. We offer 2-tank boat trips every day to Curaçao’s best dive sites. Our weekly schedule consists of 14 different dive sites so when diving a multi-day package you will see different sites every day.
Dive for a Purpose with Reef Renewal Curaçao
HELP US RESTORE CURAÇAO’S REEF
Are you wanting to make a difference and truly “Dive for a Purpose”? Whether you are a resident of Curaçao or a visiting scuba diver, we invite you to immerse yourself and to create a lasting impression for future generations by “Diving for a Purpose” with Reef Renewal Curaçao!
By supporting valuable and sustainable coral reef initiatives, like RRC, you will be reaffirming your commitment to the island of Curaçao so that future generations may benefit. Supporting this initiative through sponsorship and charitable donations is integral for success and volunteers will be needed for regular nursery maintenance and care.