Monument to 1795 Slave Revolt, Landhuis Kenepa, Curaao

6 must-visit places in Curaçao

Curaçao is renowned for its stunning landscapes, incredible beaches, colorful architecture, and some of its mountains. Curaçao is just 40 miles long and max 8 miles wide, but it has enough natural, cultural, and culinary adventures to keep you occupied for many days. Though there are many things to do and see in Curaçao, here is a list of my favorites must-do and visit activities while you are here:

Shete Boka National Park

Shete Boka National Park is located at the very northwest end of the island, definitely an area of the island that you should not miss if you are visiting Curacao. I have visited this park more than once, The crashing waves along the cliffs are mesmerizing. I also loved hiking between the rocks. I would recommend spending 3 to 4 hours here. Make sure you see the entire park. Boka Pistol is my favorite sight on the island.Its opening hour are from 9:00am to 5:00pm. They do charge $5.50 per person and is open 7 days a week.

Hato Caves

If you are much into history or archaeology, then it’s worth to visit. Its opening hour are from 9:00am to 4:00pm. They do charge $8 per person and is open 7 days a week. The caves are pretty cool to see. There are 49 stairs up to the opening of the cave, with more sets of stairs indoors. I visited, and I loved the caves, the structures, colors, and sad history. According to the tour guide, these caves were used to punish escaped slaves. I would recommend you to take a tour guide, its charges are just $9 per head. It’s too hot inside like 49-degree Celcius, so take some water with you. For more location information: Click here

Visit the History of Curacao ~ Museums

The beauty of visiting unknown places is getting to know a country or place and delving into history. If you visit Curacao for a museum you will soon see that you have a wide choice of different museums. The subjects to which these museums are devoted vary widely and that is of course necessary, because if you can view signs of the same subjects, you will be ready quickly. A museum often thinks of antiquities, which is partly true, but a museum can also have a more modern collection. Viewing the overview of all museums of Curacao quickly shows that you will have a wide choice during your stay on Curacao. Of course you will be able to view the history and see how the history has made the island what it is today. In a number of museums on Curacao, attention is therefore paid to different periods in the history of Curacao. Read more about the Museums in Curacao on: 6 Must Visit Museums or addresses of the Museums

Museum ~ History of Curacao

Superior Producer

Superior Producer< https://www.divecuracao.info/dive-and-snorkel-guide/superior-producer/> is a Ship, was built in 1977 and was known as Andromeda. It entered Curaçao on 30th Sept 1977, and it sank due to overloading. And These days, it is considered to be one of the finest wrecks in the Caribbean. The vessel is still in fantastic shape. Ship’s hull is 100 feet under the water, So it’s not a diving spot for amateurs. Entry from the coast is a bit tricky, and It is a bit difficult to get in the water as the waves are rougher at some places. I Dove with Ocean Encounters. The wreck is interesting, and I saw a lot of sea life including Tarpon and lots of colorful small fishes. I also saw some squids on the dive. It is not a site for snorkelling and is always open.

Curacao Underwater Marine Park

One of Curaçao’s best and my favorite marine reserves. Beautiful reef, rich marine life, octopus, trumpet fish, sponge, marine horse, coral, tropical fish, lionfish, and Dolphins. Its opening hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm. There is a smooth entrance from its edge, so you can swim in the reef without effort. There is plenty of pacific plants, and when they send their swimmers to feed the fishes, they are all over the boat. So, plenty of photo opportunities are also available. They do charge a bit higher $21 per person and is closed on Saturday& Sunday. I went there with the “Ocean Encounters” company. The dolphin show was great. The guide described all the exhibits in the aquarium very well and was very informative. I had a great time. < http://www.curacaomarinepark.org/>

Mount Christoffel

The highest point on Curaçao, its height is 372 meters. Amazing view from above, if you go to Curaçao – do it. It’s not easy, but it’s worth it. The view from the top is amazing, you will never forget it. Around this point is Christoffel Park. The entry fee is just $15 and the Timings are, Mondays to Sundays: 6am – 2pm. The hike is not as difficult as it may seem. It took me 1 hour to climb, and 45 minutes to get off. If you are in good condition you can easily, just take some water with you. < http://www.christoffelpark.org/>

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