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Aruba Atlantis Submarine Expedition

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Yes! It's a real submarine. Take an exciting voyage to the depths of 130 feet below the Caribbean sea. Join Atlantis Submarines, voted Aruba's most outstanding attraction, on an unforgettable guided tour aboard the largest passenger submarine fleet in the world. Suitable for ages 4 and up, the submarine is U.S. Coast Guard approved, environmentally friendly and fully air-conditioned.
  • Submarine expedition to see Aruba's underwater world while staying dry
  • Suitable for guests of all fitness and ability levels
  • Children over age four are welcome
  • Full safety briefing before the tour ensures security and comfort
What to Expect
Begin your adventure in downtown Oranjestad, where you’ll get a safety briefing and orientation at the tour center. Then step aboard the tour’s surface vessel for transfer to the submarine. This technologically advanced passenger submarine, certified by the U.S. Coast Guard, makes it possible for even nonswimmers and small children to dive deep below the surface of Aruba’s waters. Grab a window seat in the submarine and prepare for the dive. Get views of marine life on the Barcadera Reef and see two local shipwrecks. Learn about the marine life you see, the reef ecosystem, and the history of the crashed ships through your crew’s informative commentary. After you surface and head back to land, you’ll receive an official dive certificate to take home.
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Important Information
Departure Point
L.G. Smith Blvd 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
Departure Time
11:00 AM
1h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 1-hour and 45 minute submarine expedition (actual time in submarine is 60-minutes)
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - De Palm Tours: Atlantis Submarines Expedition
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Children must be a minimum of 36" in height (90 cm) or 4 years old to ride the submarine
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience to go to the bottom of the ocean. We ended up going about 140 feet below. The views of the coral reef and the marine life on the way down was spectacular! Just be sure to purchase a roundtrip ticket!!!...More

Thank InspiredVirtue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing.... highly recommend this trip with the family. You stay dry. You go out on one boat and then get on the boat that the belly of it is submerged into the stunning sea. If you want you can go up to half way through...More

Thank NatalieF1067
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun experience. I am glad we did it. Well organized and friendly staff. You should definitely do it!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Beth M
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Never been on a sub before so that is cool. Little pricey but I would definitely recommend if you never been in a sub. No need to do more than once tho.

Thank eyad93
DPTMarketing, Public Relations Manager at De Palm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are pleased to read you enjoyed the experience and hope to see you soon again on the one happy island!

Reviewed 2 August 2019

This was a good, fun experience; but if I return to Aruba, I would not need to repeat this adventure. You do kind of get 2 tours however because you have the transfer out to the sub and then the sub. The tour guides do...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KMBA18
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Response from Jdub24 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no, there are stairs down to the “basement” of the boat where the glass windows are. Also, the transition from boat to boat would be difficult.
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