Snorkeling Around Charlestown

Snorkeling Sites

If you'd like to experience what's down below you should consider a visit to Pinney's Beach. A shallow reef protects this beach, offering some great snorkeling in a calm area. Just a few feet bellow the surface is a world of black coral, wire coral, stingrays, barracuda, parrot fish, grunts, tangs, damselfish, lobsters, arrow crabs, and more. This snorkeling site is located in northwestern Charlestown.

Review the chart below for a listing of 2 of the most popular places where you can experience snorkeling in this area.

Snorkeling Sites Near Charlestown
Site Location
Pinney's Beach 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Charlestown
Oualie Beach Tamarind Bay, 4.3 mi. North of Central Charlestown

Snorkeling Services

If you're looking for a place that offers snorkel rentals, excursions, or similar services, you can check with Scuba Safaris. Most people sign up for the basic Snorkel Safari, which is a two and a half hour trip that begins at Oualie Beach and takes guests to the south east peninsula of St. Kitts. Refreshments are included. They are found in Saint James Windward Parish, easily reached by taxi North of central Charlestown.

Some information concerning a place that offers snorkeling related services is listed in the following chart.

Snorkeling Services Near Charlestown
Name Type Phone Location Island
Scuba Safaris Snorkeling Tour Operator (869) 469-9518 4.7 mi. North of Central Charlestown Nevis

For more information about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this exhaustive Caribbean snorkeling page.


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