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Aruba: Snuba Diving a Shipwreck

05/05/2015 01:46 pm ET | Updated May 05, 2016

Snuba diving is a combination of Scuba and snorkeling. However, instead of breathing though a snorkel tube, you breathe through a scuba regulator that is connected to an air tank on a floating pontoon.

Snuba allows you to go down deep like a scuba diver without having to wear the cumbersome gear. The downside is you aren't as free to roam the underwater like scuba divers because you are attached to an air line that stretches all the way to the surface. Some describe it as "scuba on a leash."

The first time I went Snuba diving was in 2012 in the Caribbean. There is a shipwreck off the coast of Aruba, the sunken MS Antilla. It was a German cargo ship that went down on May 14, 1940, when Germany was at war with the Nertherlands. At 400 ft. long, the Antilla is also one of the largest wrecks in the Caribbean.

Snuba diving, wreck diving, Aruba

Snuba diving, wreck diving, Aruba

Snuba diving, wreck diving, Aruba

Click here to see more pictures of the wreck and to learn more about snuba diving.