Head out on the most famous snorkelling tour in Aruba, “the Antilla Ship Wreck”, aboard a luxury catamaran. Dip your mask underwater, kick your fins, and discover the 400-foot (122 meters) long wreck, which is now home to a variety of tropical fish and colourful coral. Along the way, you’ll also stop at Catalina Bay – ideal for beginner snorkelling.
* Luxury catamaran cruise tour
* Snacks and open bar
* Hotel pickup and drop off
* Use of snorkelling equipment and instruction
* Conducted in English
At Catalina Bay, a nice shallow area ideal for those who have not snorkelled in a long time, you will explore the shallow waters and enjoy a variety of colourful tropical fish and several species of corals.
Then on to the famous Antilla Ship Wreck which is a 400 ft. (122 meters) long German freighter resting in 60 ft. (18 meters) of water. When the Germans invaded Holland during World War ll this German freighter was scuttled by its Captain on purpose to avoid confiscation by the Dutch in Aruba. The wreck is now the new home to exotic fish and corals. Fish include: The Parrot Fish, Barracudas, Fresh Angel Fish, Yellow Tail Snapper, Grunt, Blue Tang, Butterfly Fish, Green Moray, Puffer Fish, Sergeant Mayor, Southern Stingray, Queen Flounder, Stoplight Parrotfish and Trumpet Fish.
The catamaran has a top speed of 35 miles per hour in Aruba’s famous winds, but still offers a very stable ride. It also features two marine bathrooms, two sunning nets, plenty of seating space, stereo music and a fully stocked bar. A special swimming ladder makes it easy for passengers to step into the water for snorkelling. A friendly crew is always on hand to make the sail a wonderful experience.
This 3 hour excursion also includes an open bar, snorkelling equipment and instructions.
Departure Point: Catamaran departs from the Pier on Palm Beach located in front of the Hyatt and Occidental Resorts.
Departure Time: 2:00pm
Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:00pm
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Fantastic crew, fantastic music, good drinks, and great snorkelling.
Reviewed by: Daniel T, United States of America