Curacao Marine Park

Stretching from the Breezes Hotel to the eastern tip of the island is this unofficially protected area. Currently, the law does not make it a designated marine preserve, but they are working towards that goal and continue to remain vigilant in keeping the area pristine.

The park covers a total area of 1482 acres of reef systems and 1077.4 acres of inner bays.

The marine park was established in 1983 and is well-known for its great snorkeling, diving and educational opportunities. Here, visitors may encounter sea turtles, rays, sharks, barracudas, more than 350 species of fish, and 65 species of coral.

Location

Situated on the southeastern part of the island of Curacao, Curacao Marine Park happily welcomes residents and tourists rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Whether or not you are staying nearby, you are free to stop by to enjoy a great time. From this location, Willemstad is to the northwest.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of dining options to choose from in the community surrounding the nature preserve. The most convenient place to eat to Curacao Marine Park is Jun Sushi, which serves Asian food. The restaurant is only about four miles away from this wildlife reservation, so grab a table and try something off the menu. Also within a short distance, you'll find restaurants including Seasons Restaurant and Tinto Restaurant so hopefully, at least one of these nearby choices will placate the entire gang.

Nearby Attractions

Additional local activities include Fort Beekenburg, which is five miles away the vicinity of Willemstad. You might want to also think about checking out Curacao Sea Aquarium, which is another attraction not far away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Curacao Marine Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Fort Beekenburg Historic Site 4.8 mi. (8.2 km) NW 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Sea Aquarium Other Attraction 7.1 mi. (4.4 km) NW 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Dolphin Academy Curacao Other Attraction 7.1 mi. (4.3 km) NW 2.7 mi. Southeast of Willemstad
Curacao Ostrich Farm -- 7.1 mi. (10.9 km) N 6.8 mi. East of Willemstad

More Information

Location: Curacao

Phone

(599) 9 462-4242

Website

http://www.carmabi.org/

 

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