This accessible Curacao shore excursion gives you a wonderful overview of the best of the island. See the fascinating Punda district in Willemstad, explore the popular Dinah Verris Herb
Garden and enjoy a visit to local Ostrich Farm with opportunities to interact with Ostriches and see other animals including crocodiles, potbellied pigs and colorful birds. Start your day by meeting your guide and accessible van at the cruise dock. From here, you will set out on a short drive to the charming historic center of the capital city Willemstad. Established in 1634, this place offers a unique combination of distinct Dutch architecture and island flair lining the shore. Escorted by your driver, you’ll enjoy a panoramic drive for an overview of the Old Town, including the famous floating market, known for the fleet of boats from Venezuela coming to sell fresh fish and produce. You will also see the 19 th century Renaissance Rif Fort
which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Next, your tour continues to the popular Dinah Verris Herb Garden – an inspiring oasis right in the heart of the island. During your visit here, you will learn about the healing traditions of the island and how these have been influenced by the Paraguiri Indians, who were the first to inhabit the east side of Curacao. The Garden was founded and cared for by Ms. Dinah Verris,
who has received many awards within the realm of natural medicine. While here, you will enjoy a guided tour of the fascinating grounds and also have a chance to taste delicious punch
made from jasmine.
Your last stop will be a local Ostrich Farm with fun for all ages. The site is peppered with things to do including animal interaction, play grounds, souvenir shops, a restaurant and much more. Interact with the fascinating Ostriches, see crocodiles, potbellied pigs and colorful birds, enjoy a short, guided tour of the site to learn about the animals and enjoy some free-time to explore the beautiful Farm spaces. There is also an onsite souvenir shop and restaurant.
- Enjoy a panoramic drive through the Old Town of Willemstad and see the famous floating market and UNESCO Rif Fort.
- Explore the popular Dinah Verris Herb Garden, influenced by the Paraguiri Indians
- Visit a local Ostrich Farm with several animals including Ostriches, squirrel monkeys, potbellied pigs, crocodiles and colorful birds.