Mushroom Forest & Blue Room

A boat dive, Mushroom Forest is one of the most famous dive sites in Curaçao, where hard coral formations have grown and eroded into large mushroom-shaped corals.

You will find an abundant marine life under and around the mushroom-shaped corals like angelfish, porcupine fish, moray eels and soldier fish. Check for lobsters in the blue room.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 24 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Located on the northwest end of Curacao, Playa Lagun is a narrow cove surrounded by rocky cliffs and an excellent shore dive site. It’s known as a great snorkel spot on the island to swim with turtles and a great location for beginning divers.

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Playa Jeremi is a small beach sandwiched between two mighty cliffs. The cove is a sandy plateau which slowly changes into a beautiful coral garden. Divers should swim out until just before the blue line. The reef is a slope that you can follow in a northerly or southerly direction.

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Playa Hundu

This is a very nice dive site just a short swim away from a small quiet beach where the coral reef drops off starting at 5 m/15 ft and reaching a depth of about 30 m/ 100 ft before becoming a sandy bottom again.

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Playa Forti is famous for its view from the top of the cliff and the daredevils that jump from the cliff. This site requires a bit of a climb down the stairs, but once you are there it is an easy entrance from the dark sandy beach.

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Playa Grandi / Playa Piscado

Playa Piskado, also known as Playa Grandi, is a great shore dive with a healthy reef and interesting statute of King Neptune. This beach is also a Fisherman’s Warf where the fishermen clean their catch at the end of every day and so many turtles are guaranteed to be seen here.

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Nice secluded beach with plenty of shade. The entrance from the beach can be rocky at some places. After a short swim from shore, the coral reef starts at 8 m/26 ft and gently slopes down. The best part of the reef is between 10-20 mtr/33-66 ft.

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Playa Shon Mosa

This site is a beautiful small beach next to Playa Manzaliña with little parking. The spread out coral reef starts here at about 6 mtr/20ft and slowly slopes down to 30 mtr/100 ft before disappearing into a sandy bottom.

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Beautiful easy dive site just a short distance from the beach starting at 5m / 15ft, with a full coral reef and abundant fish life, gently descending down to about 30m / 100ft.

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The best dive site on the west side of Curaçao, only accessible by boat. At both sides of the gorgeous hard coral reef are two sandy patches filled with large soft corals. The massive hard coral reef starts at 5m / 15ft and gently drops to 20 m/70 ft where it becomes a sandy bottom.

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Known by many as the most beautiful beach on Curacao, and thought to be one of the 5 most beautiful beaches in the world, Playa Cas Abou is a wonderful shore dive with a healthy reef system teeming with marine life siting right off the beach. White sandy bottom with the drop off starting at 9 mtr / 27 ft.

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