Sunrise on Curaçao's highest peak + Kenepa Beach

Tour Number

Activity Level

464785


Categories

Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Minimum age: 8 years

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), German (conversational), Italian (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

Witness sunrise from the top of Mt. Christoffel, and head to the beach to refresh afterwards!


Climb the 375m (1230ft) Mt. Christoffel in the dark and get to the top before sunrise! We enter the National Park around 4:30am, then walk or drive towards the hill and start climbing. Duration of the climb depends on your personal condition. After the descent, we'll head off to Kenepa Beach where you can relax for about one hour. On Sundays we can also pass the local market on the countryside!

Please note that the sunrise times vary from as late as 7:01am late January to as early as 6:09am late May/early June. After early June the sunrise will occur a little later everyday until reaching 7am in January again, from where is starts occurring a little earlier everyday until late May again.

Itinerary

* Between 3:30 and 4:00am > Pick up at accommodation.
* 4:30am > Entrance to Christoffel National Park.
* 4:45am > Start of climb of the hill.
* Between 5:30 and 6:15am > Reach the summit (depending on physical condition).
* 6:15 - 7:30 > Wait for sunrise (depending on time of the year); explore around summit area.
* 7:30 - 8:30 > Descend from the hill.
* 8:30 - 10:00 > Visit local market (Sundays) and then off to Kenepa Beach
* 10:30 > Drop off at accommodation

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours

Approximate duration.
Could vary depending on traffic, weather conditions etc.

Transportation

Ford Fiesta 2012, hatchback and air-conditioned.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Extra entrance fee to Christoffel National Park (early opening especially for us)
- Guided tour climbing the hill
- Visit to the local market on the countryside (only Sundays)
- Visit to Kenepa Beach for about 1 hour
- Snorkel gear for those wanting to snorkel at the beach
- Bottles of water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Guilders - 25 guilders (US$15) per person entrance fee Christoffel National Park.
About 25 guilders (US$15) for eventual food/drinks after the descend.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Entrance fee to Christoffel National Park: US$ 15 p.p
- Please bring a flashlight.
- Bring a sandwich or something else to eat when at the top.
- Bring good hiking shoes.
- Bring eventual rain clothes (depending on the weather).
- Please bring towels

By booking I'd recommend everyone to have travel insurance. Visiting all of the sites is completely at your own risk. Understand that we will walk on uneven, sometimes slippery surfaces outdoors and accidents could always happen. However I cannot accept any liability for these matters. When booking it means that you have read and accept what is written above.

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    300 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 6 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    464785


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Minimum age: 8 years

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), German (conversational), Italian (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

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