1998 Eclipse Trip -- What To Do
I've been assured that the non-divers should not feel left
out. I've got a stack of brochures about fun things to
do and will try to scan and type them in as time permits.
The list below is a first pass through the various information.
- Amstel Brewery: open for tours on Tuesday and Thursdays.
- Autonomous Monument commorates the day in 1954 that the Netherlands
Antilles became autonomous.
- Basilica of St. Anna: oldest Roman Catholic Church on the island.
- Beth Haim: fascinating and historic Jewish Cemetary.
- Boca Table is a grotto carved out by the pounding sea on the windward
- Bolivar Museum: unique octagon shpaed builing and was the home of Simon
Bolivar's sisters while in exile.
- Caracas Bay Recreation Area: swimming, history Fort Beekenburg, and a
colorful fisherman's wharf.
- Christoffel Park: 4500 acre nature reserve.
- Curacao Botanical Garden and Zoo: especially nice for children.
- Curacao Liquor Distillery: open for tours.
- Curacao Museum: features and exhibition of art and Indian artifacts.
- Curacao Seaquarium: fabulous aquarium park.
- Curacao Underwater Park: a 12.5 mile unspoined coral reef.
- Forkerk: oldest Protestant Church in the Netherlands Antilles.
- Fortresses: a collection of fortresses that have guarded Curacao's
harbors for centuries
- Great Homes: a collection of "landhuizen", large estates, some of which
are open for tours.
- Hato Caves: old coral reefs that have been lifted by a landmass uplift
and sea level drop.
- Shopping: Curacao is a "free-port" and a shopper's dream come true.
Last modified October 10, 1996.