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The Christoffel Park is the national park of Curacao, harboring a rich variety of local flora and fauna. Visit the park and enjoy the beautiful nature and outdoor activities. You can also climb the 372 meter high Christoffel mountain. NOTE: Mountain...more
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All reviews per person great hike great view bring lots of water early in the morning park entrance rock climbing parking area visitor center gets hot an early start challenging hike worth the effort flip flops half way the entire island parking lot
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Christoffel Mt. is daunting in the heat. However, we conquered, and witnessed a panoramic vista from a height of over 1,400 ft. We weren’t in the car by 6 a.m...in fact, we didn’t manage to arrive at Christoffel Park until 9:00 a.m. After lining up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AnLily
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We didn’t start until 9:30. That was a huge mistake. I almost didn’t make it because I was so hot. Although the hike was challenging it was pretty cool. We even saw the elusive deer. I wouldn’t recommend this hike for the elderly or young...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 134anniem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great mountain to climb, challenging and amazing views. Go early! Take lots of water and be prepared to be wowed. Easy check in, friendly staff, easy access. Don't forget your camera!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Krista T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the (red) walkingtrail on the seaside of the Savonet estate. It is about 5 km. long. We took our time and spotted the lagadishi, blou-blou, the oranje and yellow troepiaal, 2 other local birds and the warawara ( a large prey hunting bird)....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Suuz68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not a long trail but it is straight up and down - no switch backs. Half the trail is traditional path, a quarter rocky and a quarter hand/foot climbing (the top.) Definitely get there as early as you can - it gets a little...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank James_Hytner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so happy that we decided to visit Christoffel and hike up to the top. Full disclosure, my travel buddy reached the top but I stopped just short of it. The hike is challenging not because of the elevation, but there aren't switchbacks. It's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MMTravelSD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a climb! Definitely go early (before 8:30am) --it takes about an hour to walk up and same going down. Steep areas, sometimes slippery. The views at the top are amazing! You feel like you're on top of the world.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 2 February 2019

If you want to see a different side to the island, this is it. Mountain loop and beach loop are both included in reasonable price. Some places to park and walk short trails. Not as beautiful as I was hoping for. If you are fit,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Michigancold
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

What a gorgeous view from the top of the mountain. I’m in good physical shape and it was not an easy climb. As you got to the top you had to climb over many rocks in small crevices but the end result was well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jfinn75
Reviewed 27 January 2019

The hike to the top is very exhausting if you are not a sports person. I needed several breaks. But it's worth when you are on the top you forget everything. Be careful, the climbing part can be dangerous, look where you step.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Animallover1111
6 March 2019|
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Response from Suuz68 | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing it isjust about 2 kmand the path rises tot 375 meters. Normally you drive from the west- entrance of the park to the parking lot for this trail and walk up in around 1 to 1,5 hours up and in 1 hour or quicker... More
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27 November 2018|
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Response from jjudge75 | Reviewed this property |
It's approximately an hour. The National Park is on the completely opposite side of the island from the cruise port area.
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10 October 2018|
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No, you will be fine with a regular type car. You park at the base of the mountain & begin your hike. When leaving, the road out is very windy but not steep.
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