Aruba is one of the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao), located in the southern Caribbean and offer all year round diving conditions warm and clear.
Aruba is known for its ruins. There is a mixture of artificial reefs with divers plunged into the mind and Shipwrecks “genuine.”
Aruba, Wreck Diving – Dive Sites Top
As you’ve probably gathered, Aruba has plenty of ruins to explore. Some of the most popular wreck divers are the Antilla, C Jane and the YS-11.
Antilla shipwreck diving
The German freighter Antilla is suspected of supplying submarines in the area during World War 2 was sunk to become one of the largest wrecks in the Caribbean.
She was anchored in Aruba when Germany invaded the Netherlands and the captain was given 24 hours to the delivery of the ship – which sank instead.
Waste of 120m in length is in its port side in the sand to a depth of 18 meters and almost reaches the surface. Is incredible, and youi can dive several times and still not see everything. The storms have affected the Antilla and local dive operators say they are sure to penetrate the wreck, but there are plenty of swim-through, especially around the stern. It is a ruin to explore – in this case, the bigger the wreck, the better!
The visibility is not as good as other dive sites due to the shallow depth, the wreck is very popular among divers, so be sure to watch out for traffic above.