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Marie Pampoen

Experience an effortless and serene dive at Marie Pampoen, a captivating shore dive located within the picturesque surroundings of a small harbor. As you venture approximately 20-30 meters from the harbor's entrance, prepare to be amazed by an intriguing artificial reef constructed from a variety of materials, including cars, cranes, and other intriguing scraps. Keep an eye out for the impressive presence of large tarpon that occasionally grace this area.

The underwater world of Marie Pampoen offers a glimpse into the vibrant Caribbean ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of both hard and soft corals, swimming alongside an array of marine life such as snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and eels. Moreover, witness the remarkable outplants from the Coral Restoration Scubaçao project, contributing to the preservation and rejuvenation of this underwater oasis.

With its sandy shore and bustling fishing boat scene, Marie Pampoen exudes a delightful local charm. It stands proudly as one of Curacao's premier dive and snorkel destinations, eagerly awaiting the exploration of both beginners and seasoned divers alike. Offering easy entry into the crystal-clear waters, this site unveils an extraordinary assortment of corals, sponges, and an abundance of marine life. Prepare to be captivated by the thriving and diverse macro species, complemented by the spectacular variety of corals present. The allure of Marie Pampoen extends even after nightfall, as it transforms into an exceptional spot for a unique and memorable night dive.

With an impressive visibility of 20 meters and a maximum diving depth of 18 meters, this dive location is well-suited for beginner divers. Located in the Netherlands, within close proximity to other exciting attractions such as Sea Trek Curaçao Helmet Diving, Surf & Turf, and Dokter Martin Luther King Boulevard, Marie Pampoen not only promises an unforgettable underwater experience but also grants easy access to additional adventures beyond the water's edge.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 4, 2023

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Overview of Marie Pampoen

Depth:18m
Visibility: 0m - 20m
Experience level:
beginner

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