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Scuba Diving & Snorkel

Marvel at a diminutive damselfish as it guards its home by waving sea fans or encounter a school of blue parrotfish.

It's all an everyday experience when snorkeling in Aruba. Lucky ones can even meet with one of Aruba's four sea turtle species slowly swimming by.

​Aruba scuba diving is perfect for expert divers and new divers alike, with a variety of classes on offer to teach you how to get the most out of your underwater experience.

Adventure Vacation

Our excellent weather, crystal-clear waters and fantastic sea life make Aruba one of the best islands to go snorkeling on in the entire Caribbean.…

Scuba Diving & Snorkel

More Extraordinary Water Activities

Flamingos on Renaissance Island

Private Islands

Aruba has in its proximity two private islands: Renaissance Island and De Palm Island.

Underwater Tours

Have a unique vacation experience by joining an underwater tour in Aruba by semi-submarine, real submarine, or sea trek.

Sailing

Set sail for a glorious cruise along Aruba’s scenic coastline.

Jetski, Jetlev, & Seabob

Amp up your Caribbean vacation with exhilarating motorized water sports on the gorgeous coastline of Aruba.

Girl Surfing at Wariruri Beach in Aruba

Surf & Paddle Board

Glide across our tranquil waters on a paddleboard or catch a wave at one of our surf breaks.

The largest amateur windsurfing and kite boarding competition in the world takes place every year in Aruba.   Hundreds of competitors vie for medals in various categories.  While most of the kite boarding competitions take place on the southern end of the island at Boca Grandi, the majority of the events take place at Fisherman’s Huts, just past The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba.  Hi-Winds is a great spectator event as well, with a full agenda of beach parties, fashion shows, and concerts to enjoy.

Kite & Windsurfing

Aruba's constant trade winds, extensive shallows, and challenging wave conditions make Aruba a surfer’s paradise.

Female surfing at the beach.

On the Water

The turquoise water of Aruba’s southern Caribbean sea embraces our happy island like a hug.

Deep Sea Fishing

Catch your 'beauty of the ocean' and hop aboard one of many deep sea fishing charters in Aruba that hunt for game fish.

Parasailing

Join the fun of parasailing on Palm Beach and experience a feeling of exhilaration just as the parachute fills with air.

Kayak & Canoe

Kayak through Aruba's calm waters and mangrove lagoons along Aruba's southern fringe.


Discover Aruba below sea level! The best snorkeling and diving in the Caribbean is available right here on the One happy island. Scuba diving in Aruba is a unique experience, offering you the chance of meeting the most colorful variety of sea creatures and exploring a whole new side of Aruba through our marine life.

Entering the enchanted underwater world is easy; strap on the snorkel and mask and swim out from shore. Excellent snorkeling spots are found at Malmok Beach, Boca Catalina, Mangel Halto and Baby Beach. A variety of popular boat tours are also available to take you on an unforgettable snorkeling experience, making stops at the most excellent snorkeling locations in Aruba, including the famous W.W. II shipwreck called Antilla.

You can also try a new trend in Aruba, the SEABOB, a powerful underwater scooter. Or enjoy an equal measure of freedom and safety of a SNUBA(SNorkeling+scUBA) trip.

With SNUBA you can easily breathe underwater without having to wear heavy, restrictive diving gear. Instead, your oxygen tank remains in a boat on the surface while exploring the oceans’ beauty, marveling at incredible coral formations and schools of tropical fish. SNUBA is safe family fun in the Caribbean and it's easy to learn. No prior diving or snorkeling experience is required and the minimum age is 8 years old.