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- Round trip transportation from your Curacao Willemstad cruise ship terminal!
- Fully licensed and insured 4WD Toyota Landcruiser safari style transportation!
- English speaking certified driver and guide!
- Entrance fee to Shete Boca National Park!
- All snorkel gear and security equipment!
- Lunch and lemonade included!
Discover Curacao on a fun and fascinating snorkel and scenic shore excursion. View natural blowholes with a knowledgeable guide as well as scenery, stunning beaches and wildlife.
Meet your English-speaking guide by the cruise pier and hop in the back of your open-air transportation. You will set off towards the wide-open island desert where the locals refer to the area as the "Planes of Hato". As you ride along the rugged coastline, your guide will tell you more about the volcanic and coral geological origins of Curacao and how the sea has created the three distinct plateaus of the island, clearly visible in this specific area.
Continue to several isolated bays where large waves crash into the coral cliffs creating natural blowholes. These blowholes spray the seawater and foam through a chute up into the air displaying colorful fountains and rainbows as the water sprays down so watch how close you get! Nearby wildlife such as herons, frigate birds and Caracaras can be seen here. Watch for lizards and iguanas too.
Enjoy a picnic lunch in Shete Boca National Park, surrounded by rugged and rocky formations. Depending on sea conditions, take a visit to Boca Tabla where the sea and wind have created a cave in where waves enter impressively with a load roar.
Head from North to South where the scenery changes from a dry arid climate to a green hilly coast dotted by natural white beaches. At the beach, your shore excursion guide will pass out your snorkel gear, show you how to use it and then lead into the water from shore where you will enjoy a 30-minute guided snorkel tour to see the famous and colorful underwater world of Curacao. You just might see a hawksbill sea turtle! For those guests who would rather not snorkel, they can relax and remain on the beach until the snorkel is completed.
After your snorkel, dry off, board the open-air safari-style bus and head back to your cruise ship terminal in Curacao.
We decided to book this excursion through Shore Excursioneer because of the good reviews and for the price, the Cruise Line excursions are way too expensive! Everyone in my group agreed that seat cushions would be a big plus in the Jeeps but apart from that, the whole experience was perfect!!
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