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  Curaçao has some of the best snorkeling and diving in the Caribbean, as well as great deep sea fishing and sailing. Curaçao is creating a name in the tourist industry as the vacation destination with a difference. The fun shines on 38 beaches dotting the coastline like pearls, waiting for sunbathers, divers, and snorkel.

Scuba Diving
Most Caribbean destinations do not even come close to Curaçao's more than 100 world famous dive sites. With visibility ranging from 60 to 150 feet and water temperatures a comfortable 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The Curaçao Underwater Park is a 12.5 mile coral reef that has been protected as a National Park.

Deep Sea Fishing
Private boats are always available for charter. The marlin, Dolphin, sailfish, tuna, and wahoo, Barracuda, Snapper in nearby waters provide an exciting challenge even for accomplished fishers.

Horseback Riding
Ashari's Ranch and Rancho Alegre provide guided tours on horseback for beginning as well as experienced riders.

Mountain Bike Riding
Christoffel Park is the place to go mountain biking. The area covers over 4500 acres and is a nature haven for birds and iguanas. There is a trail that leads to the 1,239 foot peak of Mt. Christoffel. Located nearby are remains of early Carib Indian rock drawings.

Curaçao is one of the best places in the world to Golf and golfers will enjoy playing a round at nearby Blue Bay Golf Club which has stunning panoramas over the Ocean, complete with shore diving and a swimming pool on the beach.

Trails run throughout the 4,500 acres of Christoffel Park, and the 2-mile Recreation Area offers a surfaced track for jogging.

Just For Kids
Kids "of all ages" love swimming with the Dolphins at Curaçao's Dolphin Academy. Another terrific experience is a safari around Curaçao's Ostrich Farm where children have the opportunity to hold a softly chirping baby ostrich.

Interesting places to visit:

The Dolphin Academy - Indulge your curiosity, and let Dolphin Academy 's intimate and informative programs reveal how the truth about these magnificent animals is more fascinating than fiction ever imagined. more »

Habitat Curaçao is a relaxing oasis of stunning natural beauty where you can relax and really getaway from it all. more »

Blue Bay Curaçao Golf & Beach Resort - This 18 hole championship golf course will certainly leave a big impression on you. Golfing experts are of the opinion that the course will be amongst the world's top 50 courses. Always sunny and hospitable Curaçao greets you with open arms. more »

Curaçao Sea Aquarium - A great family outing, Curaçao Sea Aquarium offers you a sea of natural fun! more »

Christoffel Park - Visitors are welcome to explore the park on foot, horseback, by mountain bike, car or jeep. Walking tours are popular and may be arranged in advance through most hotels. Mountain bikes, jeeps and four-wheel drive vehicles are available for rent. more »