Diving in Aruba

Looking for some relaxing beach time? Aruba is the ideal destination. This island has miles of beautiful world-class white sand beaches. Aruba is also an excellent destination for some water sports, like diving & snorkeling, water skiing, parasailing, and due to the constant breeze, you can also find excellent windsurfing and kite surfing. You can stay dry for a couple of days and enjoy the many all-inclusive resorts, casinos, and shopping sites, as well as uncrowded, peaceful beaches. The rugged landscapes of Aruba are perfect for hiking and horseback riding. Aruba is an awe-inspiring destination that offers many possibilities and different types of adventures.

Aruba is the go-to place if you want to explore some of the best wrecks in the Caribbean. Diving in Aruba is a unique and thrilling experience. Beginner divers will find that most dive sites are suitable for them; you will also find a few dive sites with deep water and strong currents for the more advanced divers. Get on a boat and head to one of the many dive sites to reach the beautiful coral reefs, which are further away from the shore. Apart from the many wreck dive sites, Aruba is filled with amazing coral reefs and beautiful marine life such as turtle-filled seagrass gardens.

Travelinformation for Aruba

Languages en, es, nl
Currency AWG
Timezone UTC-04:00
Tipping 0-10% / Restaurant Staff / Service charges are typically added to restaurant bills, eliminating the need to tip.
Dial Code 297
Electricity 120 V / 60 Hz
Power Plug Type A, B, F
Wildlife in Aruba
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Aruba
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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