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Dive Review of Habitat Curacao in
Curaçao

Habitat Curacao, Sep, 2005,

by Gary Krippendorf, CA, USA (Contributor Contributor 14 reports). Report 2665.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Cayman Brac, Dominica, Cozumel, Roatan, Sea of Cortez, Hawaii, Australia (GBR), Coral Sea, and PNG
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 3 to 5 minute safety stop, come back with 500 psi in tank
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 4 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments I went with a small group from the San Francisco bay area. The hope was to see the coral spawning, however our timing must have been off a bit.
The rooms were very roomy and included a kitchenette. We ate most meals at the restaurant, which was reasonably priced and had good food.
The diving was very good with lots of colorful corals and the typical mix of Caribbean fish. The one thing that stood out as being different that other places I have been was the large numbers and colors of Christmas tree worms. Diving the house reef was easy to access and well worth diving several times during the week.
I plan to return to this resort for a winter trip next year.
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