Snorkeling Around Great Guana Cay

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Great Guana Cay is known as a place to go to get away and spend your days relaxing and being as lazy as possible.  For those times when you do want to get up and be active, a few hours of snorkeling is a great way to explore local marine life while making memories you won't quickly forget.

The great thing about snorkeling here is that you can do it from most beaches.  Just 50 feet from the shore is a reef just waiting to explored by snorkelers who revel in the peace and serenity that accompanies the sport – especially in areas that offer such great conditions as Great Guana Cay.  Crystal clear waters amount to amazing visibility and calm waters mean you can generally float about without having to worry about too many waves.

Any time you see a cove with shallow water, you'll find great snorkeling conditions; waters alive with minnows, snappers, barracuda, puffer fish, sting ray, and so many other species that it is hard to keep track.  In addition to the lively fish, there is something awe-inspiring about the coral reef structures.  

If you'd like to have a local expert on hand to show you the best snorkeling sites, it isn't hard to arrange one.  Most accommodations have their favorite guide's number on hand and snorkeling gear is included in the cost.  You can expect to spend around $35(USD) per person for this service. 

Snorkeling Sites

If you're ready to experience what's down below you might want to check out Guana Cay Beach. Known for its blossoming shallow reefs, these waters are alight with the likes of parrotfish, angelfish, and more swimming gracefully about as they feed and explore. When snorkeling here, you'll have up close access to this sight without having to travel too far from the sandy shore. This snorkeling site is located within Great Guana Cay.

Fowl Cays National Park is another place you might enjoy. The resident population of friendly grouper make it so this snorkeling destination is sure to put a smile on your face.

Details concerning 2 of the best locations to go snorkeling in this area are listed here:

Snorkeling Sites Near Great Guana Cay
Site Location Island
Guana Cay Beach 1.7 mi. Northeast of Central Spoil Bank Cay Great Abaco
Fowl Cays National Park 6.5 mi. North of Central Marsh Harbour Fowl Cay

Snorkeling Boat Trips

Some people believe the best snorkeling is located off shore.

If you're ready to go snorkeling during a boating adventure, you should consider Dive Guana Boating. Explore the beauty that lies off shore with the help of someone who has been exploring these waters for years. Offering pick up services from all of the island's cottage and several different watersports opportunities, you can learn, play, and relax on board your privately chartered boat.

Some key facts with regard to the opportunity to take a boat ride that includes snorkeling can be found directly below.

Day Sails and Boat Trips On Great Guana Cay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive Guana Boating Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (242) 365-5178 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Great Guana Cay Great Guana Cay

Snorkeling Services

If you looking for someone that offers snorkeling excursions, rentals, or other services, you should check out Dive Guana Rentals. If you are anxiously awaiting a fun way to explore the waters surrounding the island independently, Dive Guana's stand up paddle board rentals will help you on your way. These easy-to-use boards are a relaxed way of adventuring along the coast. They are located in the southeastern part of Great Guana Cay.

Look through the table below to find out more regarding a firm that offers snorkeling related services.

Snorkeling Services On Great Guana Cay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive Guana Rentals Watersports Equipment Shop (242) 365-5178 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Great Guana Cay Great Guana Cay

To learn more about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this exhaustive Caribbean snorkeling page.

There's no need for a boat to get your snorkeling adventure on Great Guana Cay started, so what are you waiting for?  


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