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Address: Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Description: The Antilla, which was a German freighter sunk during World War II, is...
The Antilla, which was a German freighter sunk during World War II, is Aruba's most popular dive site.
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Scuba Diving

It was very windy in March & April each year and we weren't aware of that. Didn't affect most of the diving but I would love to dive this wreck again when the water wasn't so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
cheryl092362
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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Livonia, MI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It is interesting to see though a lot has decayed away but the visibility was poor due to so many tour boats churning up the water.

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It was very windy in March & April each year and we weren't aware of that. Didn't affect most of the diving but I would love to dive this wreck again when the water wasn't so milky

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Suffolk, Virginia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We went on the hotel arranged catamaran snorkeling and booze cruise! It started out with a bunch of strangers, but we all ended up snorkeling together and dancing and having a super time together on the way back. The water was a little rough to really see the Antilla, but this is a must do activity!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was one of the three stops on our half day snorkel tour. As a snorkeler it was harder to see all of the detail of the ship but it was fun to check out. It's a little farther from shore so the waters are a little rougher but I'm glad we got to check it out.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were on a catamaran and snorkelled at this site. It was okay, I was a bit disappointed with the visibility. I would have much preferred to dive this site than snorkle. Unless you are under the water you do not get to see a lot of the ship.

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Harriman, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The water was so rough, we got off the boat and back on. Current way too strong to snorkel. The other area they took us too was calmer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Beautiful fish and the wreck was interesting too! We went on the Dolphin Tour and would highly recommend that! Had a blast and the snorkeling was the icing on the cake.

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This wreck is one of if not the largest in the Caribbean its a great dive lots to see and it's in 55 feet of water so it is very accessible and you can also snorkel at this site there are many catamaran trips available

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

For snorkeling can be difficult to see how interesting it is. About 15 feet deep (the top of the boat). Recommend to go there on a Snorkeling Cruise, that stops also in Arashi Beach.

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Twin Falls
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We took 4 grandchildren and they loved the sights from the glass-bottom boat. There were snorkelers who swam right up to the boat's windows. We were disappointed not to see more varieties of fish.

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