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Tugboat and Reef Snorkel Tour in Curacao

  • Guide tells you history of the island and safely supervises snorkeling
  • All snorkeling gear provided and expertly fitted by the guide
  • Water, lemonade, and snacks to refresh travelers between stages of the tour
Tugboat and Reef Snorkel Tour in Curacao
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Tugboat and Reef Snorkel Tour in Curacao
Go snorkeling at two of Curacao's top sites, and see historic Fort Beekenburg, on a single tour. As you’ll reach both spots by land, this tour is great for those who get seasick and don't want to head far out to sea on a boat. Hear guide commentary as you snorkel safely at a reef and a submerged tugboat, and avoid the hassle of driving with hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect
After morning pickup at your hotel, head to Caracas Bay, where you’ll receive a safety orientation and get properly fitted for snorkel equipment. At your first spot, explore the waters around a 30-foot (9-meter) tugboat, scuttled on a reef and left for marine life to colonize for decades. You’ll see moray eels, trumpetfish, and angelfish, plus Christmas tree worms that have taken over the boat’s wheelhouse .

Proceed to a lesser-known snorkeling spot, where you’ll jump into the gentle water to seek out camouflaged seahorses in the shallow bay’s coral. Supervision from a guide makes this tour perfect for beginner snorkelers.

Next you’ll be driven to Fort Beekenburg, where you’ll walk around the historic building and hear guide commentary about its history. 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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Reviewed 3 days ago
Tugboat and Reef Snorkel - Excellent

The booking was easy and convenient. The service throughout the experience was impeccable. We booked this trip and when we arrived, we found out that we were the only guests with Bernice. She was AMAZING. She helped take pictures for us and paid close attention...More

Thank hoperjd2
Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect half day snorkel tour!

Howard was an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable about the island and snorkeling! Takes you to a couple scenic spots for pictures and tells you a bit about the history of the island. Also very accommodating of snorkelers of all levels, he took the...More

Thank mattlamb565
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour!

Would highly recommend this tour. It is well organized with a full and fun itinerary. Booking the tour was easy and communication was superb. Howard is a great guide with a super sense of humor. He was very helpful and shared a ton of useful...More

Thank PrithiR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic snorkeling experience!

Our guide was friendly, funny, and informative. We learned a lot about the island and had a great time snorkeling. There were tons of fish around the tug boat and the guide pointed out a few interesting ones that we may have missed on our...More

Thank Karen U
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Karen, Thank you very much for your positive feedback on your tour with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and that you felt safe during your adventures. Thank you also for your recommendation, we appreciate it very much. Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing Bernice!!!!!!!

I was on a Royal Caribbean ship when my excursion was cancelled at 11am the day before docking in Curacao. I had to scramble to find something and spent several hours online looking. Upon recommendation from Curiuos2Dive, I contacted Curacao Actief. They were fantastic! The...More

1  Thank Jenn B
Bettina C, Front Office Manager at Curacao Actief, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jenn, A little bit delayed but THANK YOU SO MUCH for your great review on Bernice. I will immediately inform her about it and I am sure she will be thrilled. Thanks so much! I am happy to hear that you were pleased with...More

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Yes, they met us at the exit from the port area ... on time, no problems.
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