SANDY'S PLATEAU

Curaçao

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Sandy's Plateau is a large shallow plateau north of the Jan Thiel Bay. The plateau has a slowly sloping sandy bottom with beautiful coral formations in all shapes and sizes. The drop off lies at 10 meters and is densely overgrown. During a dive along the reef you will encounter many lobsters, crabs and moray eels. At a depth of 40 meters the reef turns into a sandy bottom.

Particulars

Sandy's Plateau is accessible by boat, but you can also reach it from the Jan Thiel Bay. Swim on the surface to save air for your dive. At the Jan Thiel Bay is a diving school located that can drop you off at Sandy's Plateau by boat.

Warnings

When you reach Sandy's Plateau from shore, you'll have to swim against the current back to the entry point. The use of a buoy is mandatory.

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SANDY'S PLATEAU Features

Nicknames
Sandy's Plateau
Address
Curaçao, Jan Thielbaai
Parking
At charter
Distance
5 min.
Suitable for
All levels, snorkeling
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Boat dive, shore dive
Current
Limited
Visibility
20 - 30 m.
Average visibility
25 m.
Depth
40 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Crab, scorpionfish, lobster, moray
Other recreation
Boating, yachting, snorkeling
Emergency
912

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