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Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in the world. It also separates the two halves of the city.
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All reviews free ferry both sides beautiful at night old lady boats pass fun to watch lit up at night boat traffic large ships unique experience anna bay iguana cafe colorful buildings cruise ship take pictures swing opened
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Reviewed yesterday

Quick walk from Renaissance Hotel... we did almost daily cross the bridge to visit Punda... esp. at night. Lights on either side and the bridge make it gorgeous. Thursday night is also fireworks... short but sweet! you can actually remain ON THE BRIDGE when it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gustheboxer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On our visit to Curacao we used this bridge several times. It's a lovely bridge with great sights over the ocean and both Punda and OrtaBunda.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Orsi M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a Civil Engineer this bridge hinges at 1 end and opens for small and large ships. Amazing structure to see in operation. Main way to cross into downtown coming from cruise ship

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mountainman827
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a floating bridge which moves up and down with the waves. not the usual bridge crossing when its pitching up and down. however this is an excellent place for the view of the sites.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amazing to see the bridge move to accommodate ships. Definitely worth going a bit out of your way if you're out at night in Willemstad.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jolly_broccoli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This floating bridge connects two shopping areas. It is an easy walk although a little bouncy. Nicely lit up at night. Short walk from Cruise ships!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bima01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must to visit once in Curaçao, the Queen Emma Pontoon bridge. At night it’s impressive. Visiting the floating market and the culture is an experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cristinabL316IW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is obviously an iconic bridge and part of me thought it would be overrated, but I was not disappointed one bit. It was fun to walk across, made for some great pictures and it was neat to see it move. Just be careful not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelingissplended
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everybody does it. It is kinda cool & the proximity to the cruiseship makes it easy. Its not far & the bouncy wouncy is mildly amusing. Or take the ferry.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LuvsManly
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say I have ever walked across a pontoon bridge. I would recommend crossing this bridge for a unique experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Indiana V
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Lisa M
21 March 2017|
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Response from Allen W | Reviewed this property |
There is a free ferry that crosses the bay as well. It is within eyesight of the bridge and easily identifiable. People may use this anytime, but is primarily used when the drawbridge is open for boat traffic..I feel that... More
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DarcyP41
8 November 2016|
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Response from Giselle H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes it is five minute visit with pictures,but uf you get lucky, it would be great when you are there that a sea vessel needs to pass then you would get to see how the bridge moves to the side to let the vessel pass. We... More
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rb620sb
3 October 2016|
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Response from Dirk S | Reviewed this property |
In Willemstad, Curacao, cruise ships tie up at two different locations, both on the other side of the St. Anna Bay. So either way you'll have to cross the pontoon bridge, or when that one is closed (i.e. opened for harbour... More
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