Oswaldo’s Drop Off

Welcome to Oswaldo’s Drop Off Dive Site, an aquatic haven nestled at the Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa, and Casino. Embark on an underwater adventure at this stunning location, renowned for its vibrant marine life and crystal-clear waters. Dive enthusiasts and nature lovers alike will be captivated by the mesmerizing beauty of Oswaldo’s Drop Off, where the vibrant coral formations and diverse sea creatures create an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the deep blue at this premier dive site on the picturesque island of Curaçao.



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.

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.

Diving with Ocean Encounters at Sunscape Curaçao Resort

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. Ocean Encounters offers 2-tank boat trips every day to Curaçao’s best dive sites. Their weekly schedule consists of 14 different dive sites so when diving a multi-day package you will see different sites every day.


Dive Site Recommendations

  • Dive Type: Shore diving
  • Snorkel Site: Yes
  • Experience Level: Open Water (Min)
  • Depth: 40 -120ft (12-36m)

Special Notes


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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!

The Reef Renewal Curaçao program is an initiative of Ocean Encounters and supported by our community, sponsors, volunteers and Reef Renewal International.

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.

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.


Location of Oswaldo’s Drop Off


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