Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2016 - Page 67

Den Paradera Herb Garden Passed down through generations, Dinah demonstrates her knowledge of cultural traditions by giving personalized tours through her herb garden. Preteens and older are intrigued to hear about her ancient healing remedies and how the indigenous medicinal practices live on. truly unique experiences the whole family can enjoy! Curaçao Substation Your adventurous young ones can discover the sea at a depth of 1,000 feet (320meters). The Curasub descends four times a day from the Curaçao Sea Aquarium to unreachable depths for divers. Onboard, submarine passengers make a memorable journey to places very few people have ever been. Hato Caves Perfect for little explorers, Hato Caves provide a 200,000 years old history lesson open for exploration. The entire family will enjoy the cool temperatures while taking an intimate look at the nature, history and culture of Curaçao. Animal Encounters Water lovers will go nuts for the opportunity to snorkel or scuba dive in the Sea Aquarium’s natural marine habitat and feed sharks and turtles by hand. Not to worry - separated by a plexiglass divider, this encounter is completely safe. Aquafari A family owned company, these self-propelled submersibles allow ages 10+ to explore the reefs of Curaçao. Sit in a personal scooter and and glide over the reefs at leisure. No scuba diving experience is required. CurAloe Plantation Cultivating more than 100,000 specimens in the most sustainable way possible, CurAloe produces luxurious products to soothe your burns and condition your skin. The family can tour the plantation and learn about the Aloe plant and its harvest for product manufacturing. CURAÇAO 63 © Curacao Tourist Board