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Tugboat Wreck

140 reviews
Curacao, Caribbean
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52 reviews
Set sail on a catamaran along Curacao's coast and head out for two top snorkeling sites on this half-day tour departing from Willemstad. Visit both the Tugboat and Underwaterworld snorkeling sites, where you'll see and learn about the island's marine life through firsthand experience and your guide's commentary. Pack light with just a swimsuit and towel, as all snorkeling equipment, a barbecue lunch, and an open bar are all included.
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$75.00 per adult
Tugboat & Turtle Snorkel Adventure
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Discover the stunning underwater world of Curaçao.
Our first snorkel stop is at the Tugboat, a 30ft, still-complete wreck, located in 17ft of water. The Tugboat has been beneath the waves for three decades and is encrusted with corals. Lots of tropical fish will surround you here. The Tugboat is among the best snorkeling and diving sites of Curaçao, due to the shallow water and easy access.
From there we drive you through the country side of the island to a natural beach at the most Western point of the island. This underwater Marine Park has so much to offer, like numerous multi-colored tropical fish and a very good chance to swim around some turtles that frequently visit this beach. Your snorkel guide will assist you and help you recognizing the beautiful fish that surrounds you.
After these fantastic snorkeling experiences we bring you back to the hotel again.
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$65.00 per adult
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It close, affordable and convenient. Rent a beach chair and go exploring. Where else can you see a sunken tug boat with just snorkel gear?!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Eugene L
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Off the beaten path but well worth the trip! The tug boat is awesome, lots of fish and sea life to see. We had a group fo 14 and easily rented chairs for $3, restrooms for patrons, snorkel/vest rental and drinks available. Our tweens enjoyed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank robertcA7888ZN
Reviewed April 3, 2019

Hard to find, but a wonderful free beach to find a great deal of sea life. With easy entry and an old submerged tugboat full of corals and sponges, this place is amazing! Saw divers there, but much of what is available to see can...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dnacorn
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Great spot! It starts with the gigantic boat that has been laying there for months already. You have to swim over/under the cables to reach the spot. Careful though that you have to be an experienced swimmer to get there, there might be some current...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nienke v
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Four of us went to snorkel at tugboat. I’m so glad we did. We thought we had gotten lost on the way there because it really is off the beaten path. The entry into the water is rocky but gets deep enough quickly to start...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Theresa4196
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went to Baya Beach to snorkel and see the tug boat. Well, there’s more there than just the boat. As you enter the water, go to the right and check out the metal piling. Loads of colorful coral of different types....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

We dove here with Curious2Dive and loved it! It was our first shore dive. The tugboat was very interesting with plenty of fish and beautiful sponges. We then went to an area to the right of the Tugboat. It was a dock with piling. This...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ferretface
Reviewed February 9, 2019

We were staying near Mambo Beach in January 2019 and found this dive center called TwinDivers. It's a small shop and owned by Mark, a friendly local guy who has dived the island for decades and has a lot of knowledge and experience. When we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jordy1178
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Swam out about 150m and there is a sunken tugboat. Sort of cool. Depends if you are an experienced snorkler I guess. For us it was just okay. We have snorkled alot though. This was part of a duo tour for us...first stop was tugboat....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jasonjanszrn
Reviewed January 30, 2019

I did a dive here, but many other people snorkelled to the tugboat wreck, which is not very deep. I also dove under the oil rig drilling boat close by, which was very interesting. There is a small place for cold drinks, and if asked,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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I am sorry I did not see your question until now, and probably too late to help, but if not, yes the water is very smooth at tug boat.
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Hi. It was nice and calm when we went and at the time our little grandson was only 6 months old and was able to come in with his parents.
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