The Ultimate Caribbean Snorkeling Adventure
Exploring the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao can be a pretty ambitious task. But if you are interested in discovering the hidden gems of the “best kept secret” in the southern Caribbean, then dive in to read more as we go on a road trip to explore…
Curacao Marine Park
The Marine Park Department of the Carmabi Foundation is responsible for, and manages the Curacao Marine Park at Eastpoint
Beacon Point, locally known as Kabes di Baranka (“Head of the Rock”), is one of the most spectacular boat diving sites inside the Curacao Marine Park.
Smokeys is an immaculate Curacao boat diving site near Eastpoint with large corals overhangs and sharp drop offs
Often this spectacular dive becomes a drift dive where you literally “fly” east from Smokey’s and end with an amazing finish at Kathy’s Paradise.
New Nature Parks in Curacao
New marine park at East Point as well as the opening of two other new Curacao nature parks are promised for 2022.
Located at the very eastern tip of Curaçao’s National Marine Park, this is a MUST DIVE!! Only accessible by boat, this site is largely one of the most pristine and unblemished fringing reef systems on Curaçao, if not the entire Caribbean. Lush gorgonians…
Located in just 5 meters (15ft) of water, this famous Curacao tugboat was wrecked just a few yards off Tugboat Beach in the protected bay of Caracasbaai.
Lost Anchor is a favorite Curacao dive site because of its bright and colorful steep wall and lush coral gardens. It is located between Beacon Point and the large public beach of Caracasbaai.
Barracuda Point is loved by wide-angle photographers because of its beautiful coral fields. The dive site is also ideal for a drift dive to Small Wall or Director’s Bay. Let the current take you along the reef while the coral fields pass you by. The reef…
Eel Valley is an amazing dive site located east of the new Sandals Royal Curacao, and just underneath its award winning “Pete Dye” Old Quarry (18-Hole) Golf Course.
This is the perfect Curacao dive site to work on sponge identification: all types of sponges cover the sloping drop off.
Director’s Bay is an historic Curacao landmark and it is located between the famous Tugboat wreck and Small Wall.
Located close to Directors Bay. A sandy plateau brings you to the drop-off, a steep wall going down beyond recreational diving limits.
Caribbean Economic Recovery – Impossible without Nature Conservation
It is evident that the lack of tourism due to the global COVID-19 pandemic will cause the Caribbean islands to solve a large number of economic challenges in the short term. It seems obvious that priority should be given to income collection, the services…
Curaçao Dive Industry, a Vision for the Future
In times when Curacao is rapidly advancing toward more progressive marine management legislation, users fees seems like a unavoidable financial option and that is simply not doable without a mature industry working under very high standards.