FEATURED GRENADA SNORKEL SITE
SCUBA diving the One of the most beautiful sites for Snorkeling Grenada on the island of Grenada is just -a few minutes boat ride from famous Grand Anse Beach! The reef is spreading around the rugged coast line of Happy Hill on a shallow plateau for great trip.
The reefs starts at 8 feet slowly sloping to 30 feet on the edge where it drops down to make snorkeling in Grenada great. The reef consist of many sea rods and sea fans, large star coral boulders and several towering pillar corals. Amongst the sea rods you may discover the common Flamingo-tongue - a tiny nudi-branch of distinctive coloring or the rare fingerprint Flamingo tongue.
Moliniere Bay - Underwater Sculpture Park
A sheltered bay with its reef top at about 10 feet, divided into several canyons where lGrenada's
newest attraction allures snorkelers and divers alike - the
Underwater Sculpture Park! English artist Jason Taylor built
an underwater exhibition of sculptures. See photo album for more
pictures. more information on the artist and his project maybe
found at: www.underwatersculpture.com
see this trip on "when you get there": Snorkeling.
Plunge in and enjoy the beauty of this coral garden snorkel site in Grenada! Look out for the little "dragons" - seahorses; especially in summer time! They are well camouflaged, but with a little patience you will be able to watch them riding in the smooth swell.
Your snorkel guide will show you fire-worms and spider crabs if you can't spot them yourselves. Many soft corals and sponges providing a feast for flamingo tongues will be encountered on this Grenada snorkel site.
Situated on the south coast, Aquarium Beach is a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. The best snorkel site in Grenada within reach from shore just 50 yards from the white sandy beach. Open to the ocean currents, schooling reef fish and rays can be encountered here.
If you come at the right time and you are lucky, big leather back turtles use the beach as nesting grounds. Please do not disturb the animals while laying there eggs!
This island actually looks like the original Gilligan's island, complete with Palm trees and shipwreck! Huge rock boulders on its lee side and wreckage under water provide hiding places for lobster, baby nurse shark and others.
With some luck there is a good chance to encounter turtles and rays, as the island lay in the Atlantic ocean and is exposed to the current.
Situated on the south
east coast, this snorkel site is for more experienced snorkelers
as it is exposed to Atlantic currents. But the sightings may be
very exciting, from large schools of snappers to stingrays,
turtles and nurse sharks, anything may come your way. This site
is depend on sea conditions, please check with our center for
the next available trip.
Hog Island offshore
Famous among sailors, this hideout on the south coast not only
provides a protected anchorage but also a great snorkel site
offshore. After you done snorkeling and exploring the shallow
reefs and mangroves around hog island you may want to relax on
the beach at Rogers Bar (bring some change!).
known to sailors as a tricky rock, lurking just below the
surface and a danger for all boat traffic, it also is a great
snorkel site. You find wreckage of several ships here, guarded
by patrolling barracudas and spiny lobster. Not a protected
area, but exposed to the Atlantic see, this site is for
experienced snorkelers only and depend on sea conditions.
Far up the west coast, this shallow reef is always protected and
a great snorkel site. A wide variety of marine life, corals,
sponges, reef fishes and critters may be encountered here.
Also Sting rays, electric rays and lobster are common sights.