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.


Curacao Marine Park is situated on the southeastern edge of the island of Curacao; it's to the southeast of Willemstad.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of restaurants to pick from in the area near Curacao Marine Park. The most convenient place to eat to Curacao Marine Park is Jun Sushi, which serves Asian food. It is only about four miles away from this nature preserve, so grab a table and enjoy a meal. Also close-by, you and your group will have eateries such as Seasons Restaurant and Tinto Restaurant letting you be picky as you choose between various restaurant options.

Nearby Attractions

Additional local activities include Fort Beekenburg, which is five miles away the vicinity of Willemstad. Furthermore, you can think about visiting Curacao Sea Aquarium, which is another attraction close by.

Nature preserves are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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

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