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Curaçao is ranked as one of the best destinations for snorkeling & diving...

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Dive in where the reef is just a few steps away...

Whether you're a beginner who is looking for a great spot for your first dive, or an expert with hundreds of dives under your belt, Curaçao will not disappoint.  Specifically well-known for its wealth of extraordinary shore diving, and its plentiful macro-life, Curaçao is also known for its consitent conditions, with good visibility, healthy reefs and typically calm conditions.

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort is home to a full-service dive shop operated by Epsilon Dive Center. Epsilon Dive is a Padi Dive Operator, offering a variety of courses in diving, snorkeling and underwater scooters.  Epsilon Dive also offers guided shore diving and snorkeling tours with all rental equipment. Epsilon Dive Center operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 9am - 5pm. 

Services & Courses

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Epsilon Curacao

A 5-star PADI Certified Dive Center, Epsilon Curacao is located at the end of Santa Barbara Beach, directly below Boca 19 restaurant.  Epsilon offers boat and shore diving trips, dive courses, snorkel and fin rental, snorkel trips and more!

OPEN DAILY | 9 am - 5 pm

Dive Courses

  • Discover SCUBA Diving
  • Open Water
  • Advanced Open Water
  • Refresher Courses

Dive Services

  • Retail Equipment Sales
  • Equipment Repair
  • Air Fills

 

Snorkel & Dive Tours

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Snorkel Trips

Epsilon Curacao is a 5-star PADI Certified Dive Center and knows all the best spots to take you to see Curacao's underwater paradise. The half-day guided excursion takes you to the island's most iconic snorkel sites!

Tour includes:  Snorkel Equipment/Instruction

  • Departs from Resort
  • Recommended Attire:  Bathing suit; towel; sun block; camera; comfortable shoes or flip flops

Klein Curaçao Adventure

Curacao's #1 Day Excursion, the Klein Curaçao Adventure is a full-day escape to a paradise island with crystal-clear water, white-sand beaches and a healthy population of sea turtles.  Enjoy the full-day excursion with sailing, snorkeling, swimming and plenty of time to relax on the beach!

Tour includes:  Snorkel Equipment/Instruction, Breakfast and BBQ Lunch, Open Bar

  • Pick up from the Resort
  • Departure Time:  7:45 am
  • Available Daily
  • Duration:  Approximately 9 hours
  • Recommended Attire and Supplies:  Bathing Suit, Towel, Sun Block, Camera, Comfortable Shoes or Flip Flops

Adults:  $95 | Children:  $47.50

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Epsilon Curacao SCUBA Diving

  • Shore Diving Trips - from $55
  • Boat Diving Trips - from $70

Dive Trip schedule varies by week.  Contact the Experience Center for more details. Equipment rental fees may apply.

Curacao's Top Snorkel & Dive Sites

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  • Director's Bay
    Perfect for both divers and snorkelers, Director's Bay features a decaying 'shark fence' that is now covered with a diverse variety of corals and sponges. 
  • Alice in Wonderland
    Playa Kalki (Alice in Wonderland) is a shore dive where you'll see moray eels, lobsters, star coral formations and a wide variety of colorful reef fish.
  • Tugboat
    One of Curacao's most well-known dive and snorkel sites, the famous tugboat wrecked just a few yards off-shore in a protected bay.
  • Klein Curaçao
    Take a day trip to Klein Curacao (Little Curacao) and enjoy pristine, unspoiled diving where everything is bigger, and there is more of it.  After snorkeling, relax on Klein Curacao's secluded beaches.
  • Mushroom Forest
    Among Curacao's most famous dive sites, at the Mushroom Forest, hard coral formations have grown to resemble large, colorful mushrooms.
  • The Superior Producer
    Ranked as one of the best wreck dives in the Caribbean by Sport Diver Magazine, the cargo freighter sunk in 1977 and now sits at a depth of 100 feet.

View the dive sites on our Island Map, or see more of Curacao's snorkel and dive sites at Curacao.com.

 

 "The entire island is a shore diver's dream."  -Scuba Diving Magazine ~  Read Full Article >

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 Island Tours & Attractions

Experience Curacao, schedule an island tour or visit one of the island's many extraordinary attractions

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Resort Watersports

Santa Barbara offers a wide variety of watersports including kayaking, kayak fishing and stand-up paddleboarding

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