Antilla Shipwreck, Palm - Eagle Beach

4.4
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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  • Seeing the Antilla was pretty amazing. There were so many fish around that is was a great snorkel. The only thing is that it can be a demanding snorkel spot depending on the wind/waves. We had a...  more »
  • Very nice wreck, not boring at all. Too bad you cannot enter, because of its condition. (so much for German-made) Try to spot the giant turtle.  more »
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  • 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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