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We are heading to these ports in Feb. 2012. I am looking for excursion suggestions. We like snorkling. I have heard Aruba is the place for that. Any suggestions on certain tours to snorkle. How about Curacoa. Sounds like maybe a shopping day. How are the prices, and what is the speciality?
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Aruba really doesn't have good snorkeling, but they do offer a lot of nice beaches along the rows of hotels. It is easy to take their public bus to a beach or a taxi...The snorkeling is better in Curacao, look through your list of shore excursions and see what is offered at each port. Be sure to take a walk around town in Curacao, the locals are friendly and not overly pushy in the least.
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We are heading to these ports in Feb. 2012. I am looking for excursion suggestions. We like snorkling. I have heard Aruba is the place for that. Any suggestions on certain tours to snorkle. How about Curacoa. Sounds like maybe a shopping day. How are the prices, and what is the speciality?
If you enjoy snorkeling, I suggest you try snorkeling with the sea lions at the Curacao Seaquarium! My DW absolutely loved it.

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I totally agree with the other posters Curacao is the place to snorkel. What we like to do is go snorkeling in the morning, go back to the ship, shower/change have a bite to eat and then head out to wander around the shops in Curacao
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Actually there are two companies that do snorkel tours in Aruba that includes the Antilla ship wreak. I've never snorkeled a wreck before so I'm excited to check it out. They stop at one or two other sites as well as have a rope swing off the boat into the water, beverages served and some have food.
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