Diving in Aruba

Dive Guide for Aruba

Aruba is a beautiful Caribbean Island located just off the coast of Venezuela. Scuba diving in Aruba offers a diverse underwater ecosystem with rich marine life, vibrant coral reefs, and fascinating shipwrecks. Aruba boasts a variety of dive sites suitable for divers of all levels, some of the notable dive sites include:

Antilla: This is one of the Caribbean's largest shipwrecks, a German freighter scuttled during World War II. The Antilla rests in relatively shallow waters making it accessible to both novice and advanced divers.

Pedernales: Another World War II wreck, the Pedernales is known for its marine life and clear waters. It sits in just 20 to 33 feet (6 to 10m) offering excellent bottom time. This site is ideal for snorkelers and divers of all levels.

Renaissance Airplane Wreck: Two sunken airplanes that can be reached by either shore or a short boat ride. The planes were purpose sunk for recreational diving near Renaissance Island.

Aruba Dive Sites

Types of dives in Aruba

Boat Salt water Snorkel site Wreck Shore Current Deep (80ft/24.5m) Easy entry Surge Surf Waves

Water Temperature

When to dive in Aruba

Aruba’s dry season typically runs from December to April and is considered the best time for scuba diving. During this period, you can expect calm seas and optimal visibility. However, diving is possible year-round in.

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