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Tugboat and Reef Snorkel Tour in Curacao

From US$64.99
Highlights
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Willemstad eliminates the need to arrange your own transportation
  • Guide teaches passengers the history of the island and safely supervises snorkeling
  • All snorkeling gear provided and expertly fitted by the guide
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Tugboat and Reef Snorkel Tour in Curacao
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Tugboat and Reef Snorkel Tour in Curacao
From US$64.98
Overview
Go snorkeling at two of Curacao's top sites, accessible from land, on a single tour. This tour is great for those who get seasick and don't want to head far out to sea on a snorkel boat. Additionally, you'll get the chance to explore the historic Fort Beekenburg when you return to land. Commentary and supervision from your guide lets you learn about both the land and water features of the island as well as snorkel safely over a reef and a submerged tugboat.
What to Expect

Begin your snorkeling adventure in Curacao with convenient morning pickup at your hotel. Transfer to Caracas Bay, where you’ll listen to a safety orientation and get properly fitted for a mask, fins, and snorkel. Head for one of the best-known snorkel spots around the island, easily accessible from the shore. Check out the 30-foot (9-meter) tugboat, scuttled on a reef and left for marine life to colonize for the past 30 years. Be sure to check out the Christmas tree worms that have taken over the tugboat’s wheelhouse and snap photos with your underwater camera. You’ll also see moray eels, trumpetfish, and angelfish.

Proceed to a lesser-known snorkeling spot, one you might not find on your own. Jump into the shallow water to seek out camouflage seahorses blending in with the surrounding coral in the shallow bay, lapped by gentle waters. Full instruction and supervision from a guide make this tour perfect for beginner snorkelers.

Back on land, dry off and sip some water and lemonade before proceeding to Fort Beekenberg, where you’ll walk around the historic building and listen to commentary on its past from your guide. Take in views of Spanish Water harbor from the surrounding bluffs, snap some photos, and climb back into the tour vehicle for return to your hotel.

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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Best Day in Curacao

Stopped in Curacao while on a cruise and had the best day on land in the entire 10 day cruise trip. Bernese picked us up at the ship and we got very lucky - all the other people that had signed up for the day...More

1  Thank Sunnys_Day
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your great feedback on your tour with us and of course your guide Bernese (Bernice). She will be happy to hear that you would be coming back to Curacao to spend the day with her! Thanks so much Bettina

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Just as good second time around

Four years ago we took the "Tugboat and Reef Snorkel" in Curacao with Curacao Actief and had enjoyed it immensely. When we were coming back this year I tried to get the same guide that we had had in 2014. For some reason we were...More

1  Thank Doug L
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi, Thank you so much - even if a bit delayed - for your feedback on your tour with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed Howard as your guide. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back a third time...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Great!

This trip was great! George and Howard were so friendly and funny! They picked us up and dropped us off at the hotel at no cost (which we appreciate because taxis are not cheap). They took us to two spots and we saw some great...More

1  Thank Sammi R
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Sammi, A bit delayed but we still like to THANK YOU for your great review on your tour with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed George and Howard as your guide. Hopefully in the future we will be able to welcome...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile
Great personalize trip

This is a great personalized trip. Nothing fancy. They picked us up at the hotel and give us a tour of the city and coastline. We snorkeled at three different locations and it was great.

2  Thank Huskertraveler1
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi, A little bit delayed but we still wanted to say THANK YOU for sharing your feedback on your tour with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. Thank you Bettina

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Incredible Snorkeling

This tour was very professionally run. We had 20 participants, requiring 2 vans. There were two guides for every 10 participants and they were outstanding, particularly helpful to the couple of guests who had mobility issues and needed assistance. Berenice, as others have said, is...More

1  Thank PaddlingFan
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi, A little bit delayed but we still wanted to say THANK YOU for sharing your feedback on your tour with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Bernice and Andrew as your guides. Bernice indeed mentioned to me after the tour that...More

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