Snorkeling Around Nevis

Snorkeling Sites

If you'd like to see what's down below you might enjoy Booby Shoals. Though it is a popular dive site, the snorkeling here is primo as well. The reefs shape into a semi-circle and are home to such sea life as hawksbill turtles, stingrays, horse-eyed jacks, and even nurse sharks. This snorkeling site is found in northern Nevis.

Pinney's Beach is another place you might enjoy. 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.

The following chart lists a few details regarding 5 of the best locations to go snorkeling in this area.

Snorkeling Sites Near Nevis
Site Location Island
Booby Shoals 8.7 mi. Southeast of Central Basseterre
Pinney's Beach 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Charlestown Nevis
Newcastle Beach 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Newcastle Nevis
Nisbet Beach 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Newcastle Nevis
Oualie Beach 1.9 mi. West of Central Newcastle Nevis

Snorkeling Boat Trips

For some people, the best snorkeling is located off shore.

If you want to go snorkeling during a boating adventure, you can check with Nevis Yacht Private Charters. Half day, full day, and sunset cruise charters are available, leading you along the beautiful coast of St. Kitts and Nevis. These include refreshments, drinks, snacks, water toys, and snorkeling gear.

You can look through the following table for more information about the opportunity to take a boat ride that includes snorkeling.

Day Sails and Boat Trips On Nevis
Name Type Phone Location Island
Nevis Yacht Private Charters Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (869) 664-9171 1.5 mi. West of Central Newcastle Nevis

Snorkeling Services

If you looking for a place offering snorkeling excursions, rentals, or other services, you might want to 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 located in Saint James Windward Parish, Nevis.

Take a moment to read this table for details on a firm that offers snorkeling related services.

Snorkeling Services On Nevis
Name Type Phone Location Island
Scuba Safaris Snorkeling Tour Operator (869) 469-9518 1.6 mi. West of Central Newcastle Nevis

To learn more about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this extensive discussion of snorkeling in the Caribbean.

 

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