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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 their 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 will operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 9am - 5pm. 

Services & Courses

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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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Sail Snorkel & Lunch Cruise

Board Bounty Adventures' state-of-the-art catamaran for a day of sailing and snorkeling.  The half-day guided excursion takes you to Curaçao's top snorkel sites!

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

  • Pick-up at Resort
  • Departure Time:  10 am
  • Days Available:  Tuesday; Wednesday; Thursday; Friday
  • Duration:  Approximately 4.5 hours
  • Recommended Attire:  Bathing suit; towel; sun block; camera; comfortable shoes or flip flops

Adults:  $75 | Children:  $38

Klein Curaçao Adventure

Curacao's #1 Day Excursion, the Klein Curaçao Adventure is a day sail 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, BBQ Buffet Lunch, Open Bar

  • Pick-up from the Resort
  • Departure Time:  7:30 am
  • Available Daily
  • Duration:  Approximately 9 hours
  • Recommended Attire:  Bathing Suit; Towel; Sun Block; Camera; Comfortable Shoes or Flip Flops

Adults:  $108 | Children:  $54

SCUBA Diving

  • Shore Diving Tours Available 
  • Boat Diving Tours - Coming Soon

Dive Tour schedule varies by week.  Contact the Concierge for more details.

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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