Review diving in Curacao

by spotmydive

Marine life

Manta ray
Sea Horse
Moray eel
Eagle ray
Spiny Lobster
Humpback whale

Curacao belong to the A.B.C.’s islands Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. This cosmopolitan island build itself through barely fifty different cultures. Then Curacao is known for its capital, Willemstad classified as a World Heritage Site, its delicious food but above all for its seabed. Indeed this island have a lot of amazing dive spots, especially thanks to the wreck diving, the reef diving and the deep diving.

When to go diving in Curacao?

The best period to dive in Curacao is in December to August. Furthermore this island is distant from the hurricane belt. So the outside’s temperature almost does not change between 29°C and 32°C.

Scuba diving conditions

Visibility: You will have the pleasure to dive in clear water. Indeed generally, the visibility is very good going up to 30 meters.

Currents: Generally the currents are weak. However at the island’s edge, it can become more powerful.

Difficulty: It depends on the dive spots. For example, the famous dive site, Alice in Wonderland, is perfect the beginner divers as for the advanced ones. For the wreck’s lovers, the Superior Producer, situated at 30 meters deep, will delight you.

The water’s temperature in Curacao is as nice as the outside temperatures. Indeed it varies between 25°C and 28°C, the dream!

What to see while diving and snorkeling?

Curacao’s fauna and flora are as diversified as the island is cosmopolitan. Indeed, more than the common Caribbean flora, you will be glad to see some beautiful rays mantas rays, stingrays and eagle rays. You will have the chance to admire many nurse sharks and if you are lucky, you can swim with dolphins, pilot whales and even some octopus. Moreover with more reasonable sizes, you can go and meet some turtles, seahorses, lobsters, morays, barracudas, groupers and many other reef fishes.
So prepare your luggage for the blue lagoons of Curacao, be ready to go dive and discover this incredible Atlantic pearl.