Snorkeling Around Charlestown

Snorkeling Sites

If you're ready to see below the water's surface you might want to check out 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.

A few key details for 2 of the best places where you can enjoy snorkeling in this area are listed in the following chart.

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 looking for a place that offers snorkel rentals, excursions, or similar services, you should check out Scuba Safaris. The only full scuba center on the island of Nevis, this operator also offers two very interesting snorkeling tours regularly for guests to take advantage of. They are located within Saint James Windward Parish, easily reached by taxi North of central Charlestown.

Some details about a place that provides services of interest to snorkelers is listed below.

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

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for beginners and "pros" check out this extensive Caribbean snorkeling page.


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