Snorkeling Around Green Turtle Cay

An off-the-beaten path locale, Green Turtle Cay has a great many attributes that draw visitors in each year.  One of them is the excellent snorkeling which can be done both right from shore, and even better, if you have access to a boat. 

To snorkel the waters of Green Turtle Cay, simple find a beach and swim out a bit.  Chances are, you'll encounter a shallow coral bed with brightly colored fish swimming about.  The east coast, heading north is where you'll have the best luck.  These coral systems are some of the healthiest to be found in the region thanks to the fact that they are largely unexplored.  What an amazing opportunity to potentially be the first to see an amazing section of reef in the Bahamas!

Snorkeling Sites

If you'd like to explore what's down below you should consider a visit to Coral Caverns. A rainbow of color will enchant you at this site. This destination is known for its incredible biodiversity which includes sea fans, sea tubes, and coral as well as angelfish, barracuda, and jacks. This snorkeling site is situated in the northern part of Green Turtle Cay.

The following table summarizes some key facts regarding 2 of the most popular places where you can go snorkeling in this area.

Snorkeling Sites Near Green Turtle Cay
Site Location
Coral Caverns 1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Fiddle Cay
Ocean Beach Central Green Turtle Cay

For more information about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for beginners and "pros" read this comprehensive Caribbean snorkeling page.

If you're looking for a quiet, relaxed getaway, Green Turtle Cay is the perfect destination for you.  Just make sure to pencil in some time for snorkeling because the underwater landscape here is fore sure one you won't want to miss. 


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