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Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine

  • 90-minute semi-submarine reef tour fits easily into an Aruba itinerary
  • Get views of Aruba's underwater highlights without getting wet
  • Listen to historical and ecological commentary from a guide
Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine
From US$44.00
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Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine
From US$44.00

If you want to get underwater views in Aruba without getting wet, book ahead to reserve your spot in the Seaworld Explorer semi-submarine, with a submerged observatory for underwater views of fish and marine life through glass windows. Even if scuba and snorkeling aren't your thing, you still get to see underwater highlights such as the the SS Antilla, and the Arashi reef, accompanied by insightful commentary from your guide.

What to Expect

Hop aboard a transfer boat departing from Oranjestad's De Palm Pie to be taken out to the Seaworld Explorer. Meet your guide, who will share historical and ecological facts about the sights as you travel.

With dry clothing, you get views from the vessel's glassed-in, submerged viewing space of Arashi reef, teeming with tropical fish and other marine life. In contrast to snorkeling, during the submarine tour you can hear insightful commentary from your guide about the types of coral and fish you see.

The next stop is the Antilla, a 423-foot (128-meter) German ship sunk during World War II. Snap photos of the colossal boat and its marine inhabitants, while your guide details history of the ship.

After 90 minutes, you return to shore by boat.

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1 - 5 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very Cool

We just did this glass bottom boat last week and had a great experience.. we had our two year old son with us who was so excited to go on a boat ride. We saw a ton of fish and even a really cool ship...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile
Good if you aren’t a swimmer

If you want to see the coral and water life but don’t snorkel then this is your trip, otherwise do a snorkeling trip instead. You will get in a boat that takes you to the semi sub and transfer over to it and back when...More

Thank Hupchurch
Reviewed 24 April 2018
Amazing shipwreck views

We went on this tour the day after snorkeling over the Antillas shipwreck. Being able to view the entire shipwreck underwater was much more enjoyable than snorkeling due to the number of swimmers trying to crowd around the boat. We were able to see the...More

Thank Faith D
DePalmTours, Public Relations Manager at De Palm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience we are glad you enjoyed your experience and view and we enjoyed reading your comment. Warm Regards.

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Very cool

We were so happy with did this fun tour! You are right below the surface of the water & can see fish everywhere! We saw a giant sea turtle, tons of "Dory" fish & even a family of squid! Our tour guide was great. The...More

Thank Jill D
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile
Excellent and Informative!!!!

Had an amazing time this morning!!!! Boarded the shuttle boat out to the semi-submarine for a fantastic few hours!!! Angie our host was simply awesome and made the trip a lot of fun! She was well versed, knew a lot about the area and the...More

Thank Perry G
DePalmTours, Public Relations Manager at De Palm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for the recommendation! We are happy you had an amazing time. Warm Regards.

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