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Good to see at least once as a diver

We dove this on our discover Scuba trip and then again as one of our final checkout dives to get... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
WinchesterVirginia
Easy shallow dive

We were a little too spoiled as divers to love this dive site. We did enjoy Unique Water Sports... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2015
DRLaskeyTrips
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Canton, Ohio
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Divers can explore the large remnants of a 35-foot oil tanker that was torpedoed during World War II by a German submarine.
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  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

We dove this on our discover Scuba trip and then again as one of our final checkout dives to get certified OW. There are better sites to see in my opinion and we haven't been back to this spot since being certified.

Thank WinchesterVirginia
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We were a little too spoiled as divers to love this dive site. We did enjoy Unique Water Sports that took us out. We had the 30 foot boat to ourselves and got to enjoy a private dive. The dive master Bart really made the...More

1  Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Good tune up dive to refresh your skills after a while away from diving. Normally several divers on this dive. We followed a Dive Master over the wreckage. It's not really recognizable as anything other than pieces of a ship. A fair amount of different...More

Thank Fred k
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We dove this wreck with Red Sail Sports. 25 feet down, and the wreck is split into about four/five pieces. Bottom temp was about 70 degrees, and visibility was about ten-fifteen feet, with minor current. We spent about 40 minutes, which was just enough time....More

Thank ForTheStory
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Wreck is spread out into 4 or five areas so you need an experienced dive leader from Fly and Dive to take you there. So much diversity on the wreck, very easy dive for beginners and great dive for seasoned underwater photo hounds, so much...More

Thank OldMeetingPlanner
Reviewed 14 January 2015

There are many wrecks to dive in Aruba. This was ok and had some interesting sea life but was limited. There are only 3 pieces remaining of the wreck since the bow and stern were salvaged.

Thank aodavidson
Reviewed 29 December 2014

This is a great dive, particularly if you are a beginner. Lots of color, and sea life at a shallow depth. Because of the spread out nature of the barges, there's plenty to see, and each barge presents a whole new area to explore

Thank LowTechVacationer
Reviewed 25 December 2014

This is an accessible shallow wreck, between Palm Beach & Malmok Beach, for divers and snorkelers alike. The remains are spread out making for good visibility and inhabited by numerous species, you see groupers, grunts, parrotfish, angelfish, silversides and trumpetfish.

Thank Mi-Dan20
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Did my first wreck dive, and it ended up being my first night dive ever as well. We went with Aruba Sports. It was a packed boat, with one guide for about 8-10 divers with diverse skills. We saw about 4-5 turtles, couple of eels...More

2  Thank marcusp85
Reviewed 14 June 2013

The Pedernalis is a nice, shallow wreck dive – especially for beginners. Dive depth is around 25 feet with great visibility. The wreck is spread out and very easy to see. While diving there, I saw lionfish, pufferfish, eels, and lots of schools. I would...More

4  Thank JumeirahJenny
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