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The Antilla

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Address: Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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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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Happy Hour Sail and Snorkel in Aruba with Optional Snuba
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Aruba Snorkel Cruise to SS Antilla with Lunch
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Aruba Red Sail Sports One or Two Tank Scuba Dive

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Enjoyable experience for the family

We had a nice trip on the submarine. Even though I'm a bit claustrophobic I was fine and really enjoyed the trip. Saw a few ship wrecks and plenty of fish but sadly no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Connor M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice trip on the submarine. Even though I'm a bit claustrophobic I was fine and really enjoyed the trip. Saw a few ship wrecks and plenty of fish but sadly no turtles. Whilst in Oranjested do some shopping, it is interesting to watch the speed boats pull up into the shopping centre like cars!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dove off of our jolly pirates snorkeling ship to see this ship. It is totally submerged in about 50 feet of water. There are some fish around, but the real site is the WWII ship laying on the sea bottom.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here as part of a snorkelling tour. The ship is massive. It was a once in a lifetime experience. Lots of coral and fishes to see as well as The Antilla. The water was a little choppy but would definitely recommend.

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have made many dives to the Antilla and it never fails to entertain. If you can do a night dive to see lobster or a penetration dive into the wreck. There is a room were you can find a large air pocket and remove your masks and talk 60 feet below the sea.

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ship is shallow enough for snorkelers to get a good view, yet interesting enough for scuba divers as well. Too far to reach from the shore, so you'll need to get on a boat tour to access this site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first snorkeling experience. The water was calm, warm and full of fish. It was easy to navigate because the current was not too strong.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I declined to snorkel here but my husband went for it (we were on a boat excursion) He said it was neat but the current is stronger out here in the deeper water

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open water snorkeling is a pain. Go to this place and you'll get sloshed around on the surface while you try to look down into 60 feet of water at the hulk of a German freighter. Not worth it. The best snorkel tour company-the Black Pearl-avoids the site in favor of more calm snorkeling waters close to shore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a phenomenal experience during this Red Sail Sports excursion. The staff was very attentive and friendly. We had the time of our lives!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had an amazing experience diving this spot. We went through Red Sail and they were amazing. Diving around this ship is somewhat eerie, but very cool. Due to hurricane Ivan a number of years ago, we were told must of the coral and marine life that goes with it were washed away. It was still a... More 

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