Antilla Shipwreck, Palm - Eagle Beach

#3 of 12 in Historic Sites in Aruba
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Ship
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. Plan your visit to Antilla Shipwreck and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Palm - Eagle Beach itinerary planning tool.
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  • The Antilla is a great place to snorkel! My dad and I hav gone out multiple times with red sail and it was a great experience! You can see the wreck very clear and it’s beautiful.  more »
  • This is Aruba's most popular wreck. Our bottom time allowed us to circle it a few times. The usual tropical fish were around. I recommend Red Sails  more »
  • Awesome dive. A must see. One of the best ship wreck dives in the world.
  • It’s easily worth the money. The wreck is large, and you get a great view just snorkeling.
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