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Aruba snorkeling boats

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Aruba snorkeling boats

I am trying to decide between the Mi Dushi boat or Jolly Pirates. Since I am taking my father who may not want the whole "party" boat experience I was wondering if any one knew the more mellow trip. Of course we want to have fun/drink/socialize/snorkle but just not too too crazy.


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1. Re: Aruba snorkeling boats

You may want to look into ArubaBob's snorkling, it sounds a lil more low key. We are going in sept and have decided to do this one ourselves.


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2. Re: Aruba snorkeling boats

I would say that the MiDushi and Jolly Pirates are about the same. As far as the atmosphere on the boat, that's going to depend on your fellow passengers that day.

We usually go with the Octopus for a morning or afternoon sail. Smaller boat, less people, and more mellow atmosphere. http://www.octopusaruba.com/

I don't think Aruba Bob Snorkeling is what you're looking for. We snorkeled with them last year and it is a great experience but you will be snorkeling from shore and there are no drinks, etc. included.

Edited: 10 April 2013, 18:02
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3. Re: Aruba snorkeling boats

I would choose the Tranquilo is you want a sailtrip, snorkeling, drinks and lunch in a small group. Not a party boat. For a short snorkeling trip from the shore (about 1,5 hour) I agree about ArubaBob.

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4. Re: Aruba snorkeling boats

If you want a relaxing, low-key sunset snorkel cruise with great rum punch and snacks (shut up, PL Mike--haha!), consider the Black Pearl. Only twenty passengers---it's a very nice option.

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5. Re: Aruba snorkeling boats

We decided to book a snorkel sail with Tranquilo for next week and it sounds like what you might be looking for. To me, it seemed like the best value at $75 for five hours and including lunch and an open bar. It's a small boat too so I like that the groups are small.

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