If you're an strong and experienced scuba diver, put Bullenbaai on your short list of Curacao dives. Best reached by boat, the site encompasses a sheer, 90-degree coral wall that plunges more than 100 feet into the cerulean depths. From the eels and spiny lobsters of the wall's nooks and crannies to the schools of fish hugging the dropoff, there's a lot of life playing out amid the spectacular formations of the Bullenbaai.
Again: This is a dive for a confident, veteran diver, as the depth and sometimes-gnarly currents involved demand real caution and skill. The shallower waters closer to shore, however, are suitable for snorkeling.
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