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Antilla & Catalina Snorkel Sail

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Sun, sailing and snorkeling — the perfect way to spend an afternoon in Aruba. On this 3-hour tour, cruise the Caribbean waters aboard a catamaran and kick your fins to explore two rich snorkeling sites. First, swim near angelfish and other colorful marine life in calm Catalina Bay. Then head on to Antilla Shipwreck, one of the island's most famous snorkeling spots, where angelfish, yellowtail snapper, stingrays and morays swirl around the remnants of the WWII freighter. Bonus: An open bar, snacks are included.
  • Use of snorkel equipment and instruction means even beginners can participate
  • Luxury catamaran provides comfortable seating and plenty of space
  • Enjoy open bar and snacks on board
  • Snorkel in Catalina Bay and around Antilla Shipwreck
What to Expect
Bring your swimsuit, a towel, and sunscreen to the catamaran's departure point at Palm Beach pier. 

Stop first at Catalina Bay, where the calm waters are an ideal learning ground for beginner snorkelers. After a short orientation and safety talk, don the provided snorkel gear and jump in to see the damselfish, parrotfish, angelfish, and native coral. Your guides are on hand to supervise and provide any assistance. 

On the way to the Antilla wreck, refuel with the provided snacks and sip a drink from the open bar. When you arrive at one of the island’s most visited snorkeling spots, explore the huge German freighter that was purposefully sunk in Aruba’s waters in 1940. Learn more in-depth details about the history of the ship from the crew before diving in to check it out. The ship is now home to yellowtail snapper, moray eels, stingrays, and a variety of native coral.

Afterwards, your captain takes you back to Palm Beach.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride alone is worth it! Snorkeling in the bay is awesome and the shipwreck site is very challenging and over rated. The excursion itself and experience is totally worthwhile. Randy makes is a great time!More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Charles E
RSSManagement, Reservation agent at Red Sail Sports Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. Charles, It was a pleasure having you on board Mr Charles. We really appreciate you taking your time to share your feedback and being so open with us. I'm glad you felt that the experience was worthwhile, and that you enjoyed from your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, our schedule excursion was canceled so we came across this one. The first stop for snorkeling was very nice, this was our first time snorkeling. The second stop by the boat wreck was too rough, we tried but got right...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank V8726YAsarac
RSSManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Red Sail Sports Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mrs. Sara, Hoping that you had an amazing vacation here in Aruba. We are grateful to hear that you had a very nice experience on our water tours. As you may have been explained on board our first snorkel trip is in more calm...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The snorkeling was good but the overall experience was not very exciting. We do snorkel trips every year and this was our least favorite excursion . It was just boring and the guides did nothing to make it fun. The snacks they served were 1...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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RSSManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Red Sail Sports Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mrs. Polly, We hope that you enjoyed your vacation here in your home away from home Aruba. We are very disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations. We want our guest to have an amazing and fun experience on board of...More

Reviewed 9 June 2019

I chose this cruise based on Van Joeleppelman's review and was not disappointed. Purchasing the tickets was fast and easy and boarding the boat was quick and effortless. Our crew, Captain Rich, Brian, and Mike were amazing. On our cruise, there was a woman traveling...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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RSSManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Red Sail Sports Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

Hi Heather, Thank you for sharing your amazing snorkeling experience with us. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time on the Antilla Snorkel Sail. I am sure that Captain Rich, Mike and Brian will be thrilled to hear the kinds words...More

Reviewed 2 June 2019

Wow, talk about fun!!!. We have so much fun with Red Sails Snorkeling tour. Our crew was great Randy. Our captain and everyone onboard. The water was so beautiful and the snorkeling was so much fun. They made us a fabulous Caribbean lunch and the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank arubabeach60
RSSManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Red Sail Sports Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

Dear Guest, Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience. I will make sure to share your kind words with Randy and the crew.Thank you for sharing and we look forward to see you on board soon....More

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19 March 2019|
Response from Cammie_5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were on a cruise, so just booked through our excursion desk, but I found this link on-line that may be of some help. (but you can't put links in these answers....so) do a search for "Red Sail Sports Aruba" and it... More
7 March 2019|
Response from Cammie_5 | Reviewed this property |
No....you don't need a snorkel, they provide you with mask, snorkel and fins, and you can of course just relax and enjoy the views from the catamaran ......then enjoy the rum punches!
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