Antilla Shipwreck, Palm - Eagle Beach
Categories: Historic Sites, Ships, Tourist Spots
Explore Antilla Shipwreck, one of the largest shipwrecks in the Caribbean. The German cargo ship, SS Antilla, was deliberately sunk in Aruba in 1940, when Germany invaded Holland. The 121 m (400 ft) long wreck is still mostly intact and can be explored on a fascinating dive. With a snorkel, you can get an interesting view by hovering above the wreck, while scuba divers can observe the stern of the boat at 18 m (60 ft) below the water's surface. Observe the massive boat underwater, as hundreds of tropical fish dart between the colorful coral formations, sponges, and anemones that cover the wreck. Work out when and for how long to visit Antilla Shipwreck and other Palm - Eagle Beach attractions using our handy Palm - Eagle Beach itinerary maker.
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We stopped at the Antilla while on the Jolly Pirates ship. Were allowed to get out and snorkel here. Very interesting spot.
I was on a snorkelling tour that included this ship. It was fascinating to see this old wreck and worth the visit to see a piece of history. Large groups frequent this site on a daily basis. (There we... read more »
Great trip and at reasonable price. You will see the coral reef and view the remains of the Ship Antilla
Impressive in its scale, but difficult to appreciate while snorkeling. Probably best viewed via scuba.
A pretty stellar dive site. The waters are clear and the wreck is fairly expansive!
We snorkeled here with the De Palms tours and had a great time. You can free dive while snorkeling and easily touch the ship which was really cool!
It was very nice seeable if you snorkel cool experience.I went on the jolly pirate to see it.
epic to see, a good dive to do when you have the time
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