Activities all over Curaçao
Curaçao is not only a TOP Dive destination, no it also offers lots of things to do at the water and on land.
The All West and GO WEST Diving Team will be happy to help you plan your days on Curaçao. Besides activities under water, also activities at the water as well as land activities are offered. Spend one day going to the lonely and inhabited island of Klein Curaçao, get to know the underwater world in a submarine or take a hiking tour in the beautiful Christoffel Park.
Top 6 - Things to do on Curaςao
1. Curaςao Sea Aquarium (Bapor Kibra z/n Willemstad)
The Sea Aquarium is daily open from 08:00 until 17:00.
In many large and small aquariums teeming Caribbean underwater treasures: More than 400 species are found in the waters around Curaçao. The Curaçao Sea Aquarium has one of the most extensive collections of the Caribbean marine life and beautiful ones always adss to the collection. In the Sea Aquarium they organize many shows like feeding a various of animals. The show would be facinated. In a big ‘’Touch Tank’’ you can meet the animals also you can touch them.
2. Oistrich and Game Farm (Santa Catharina, Willemstad)
The Oistrich farm is daily open from 08:00 until 17:00. The Curaçao Oistrich / Game Farm is one of the biggest farms after Afrika. You can take a look around the farm, which has more than 600 birds. Come visit us for an unforgettable experience. You will get a tour around the farm and we will tell you everything about these magnificent birds. You will be able to see one-day old chicks, but also adults that are eight years old. You can hold an ostrich egg, pet a young ostrich and a lot more. There is a restaurant, bar and gift shop at the farm.
Tours start every hour, on the hour starting at 09:00 and the last tour departs at 16:00.
3. Hato Caves (F.D. Rooseveltweg z/n Tegenover Hato Airport)
The Caves of Hato is daily open and every hour they organize a tour. Between 10:00 until 16:00. The Caves of Hato were formed milion years ago onder the sealevel. During the Ice Age the water level dropped and Curacao was born. The Caves of Hato cover an area of 4900 m2, and are the home to beautiful limestone formations, romantic pools, a waterfall and our famous Madonna statue. Inside the Cave there is also a colony of rare long nosed bats.
4. Shete Boca National Park Boca Tabla z/n Willemstad
The Shete Boca National Park is daily open from 09:00 until 17:00. The Shete Boca area has more than 10 beautiful Boca’s where 2 species of turtles nests. A Boca is in fact a cove. Shete Boca represents 7 coves. Years ago, the environmental group Amigu di Tera in this field excursions along 7 coves hence the name is taken, although in reality more than 7 bays in the National Park. The park begins at the beautiful Boca Tabla where large, unpredictable waves crushing against an underground cave. An impressive experience.
5. Christoffel Park (Savonet z/n Westpunt)
The Christoffel park is daily open; Monday-Saturday from 07:30 until 14:30. Sundays they are open from 06:00 until 13:30. The Christoffel park is the largest National Park on Curaçao and must-see for anybody visiting the island. The park has a rich variety of flora and fauna. Nature lovers will find the park full of birds and plants, including species which are not easily seen elsewhere on the island. For example, wild orchids, the Palabrua, the rare native barn owl, the Curaçao white tailed deer (of which there only about 250 left) any many more.
Hikingtraids and activities
There are eight hiking trails offering the visitor a variety of hikes ranging from an easy stroll to a challenging hike to the top of Mount Christoffel (recommended for the (very) early morning). Scenic car routes take you through bushes, around hills and across the wilder area on the north side. The park also organizes special activities, including safaris, deer watching, presentations on animals, cave excursions, a guided park tour and many special trips like full moon walks and sunrise safaris. Mountain bikes can be rented at the park.
6. Aloë Vera Plantage (Groot St. Joris West z/n Willemstad)
The Aloe Vera Plantage is daily open from Monday until Friday from 08:00 until 16:00. On Saterday the plantage is open from 08:00 until 12:00.
On the plantation grows more than 100,000 Aloe Vera plants. This world famous plant with his medicinal properties, is grown here as ecologically as possible. The plantation produces natural skincare products with a high concentration of Aloe Vera which is known under the name Cur Aloe. Visitors are welcome to the natural healing power of Aloe Vera to discover, it is also possible to participate in an informal tour. The CurAloe products are all for sale in the shop.
Special Trip - Klein Curaçao
Away from the bustle of Punda on Curaçao situated an island with white sandy beaches, crystal clear water, magnificent coral reef inhabited by dazzling flora and fauna. A mecca for divers, snorkelers and sunbathers.
Klein Curaçao is situated about 25 kilometers from the southeastern tip of Curacao, 2 hours sailing from the Spanish Water. Klein Curaçao offers a relaxing day away from the civilization with a long sandy beach, lighthouse, wreck of a freighter and excellent snorkling and diving with the resident dolphins and turtles.
The trip is available by motorboat or catamaran, both All Inclusive and of course also good for scuba diving.