Dip into Nassau's beautiful waters to catch a glimpse of the spectacular coral reefs hidden just below the surface. Snorkeling provides access to this unforgettable underwater world without the difficulty and training necessary for full on scuba.
We did some shopping, ate at Senor Frogs for lunch and then headed to our snorkeling excursion which I had booked before our trip. They were great and we really enjoyed our trip. There were only four of us on the boat and in the water. It was a bit windy that day, but it was still a great experience. Highly recommend.
Nassau is a touristy city for good and bad. This was a great snorkleing experience with a short 20 minute boat ride to 2 coral reefs then back. The guides were very personable and helpful in explaining to beginners what exactly to do. I saw a sea turtle within 10 feet of me so that experience was worth the excursion.
Was a lot of people because 2 other boats came in right after us, but was a good reef, and ride, and reasonably priced. Actually listen, and take off jewelry. Lost my wedding ring :) (Don't worry -- replaced already)
Water area was choppy and a bit rough for some people. We didn't see as much as our Freeport excursion and it seemed to be a much shorter trip. We had lunch at Senor Frog's which had a great view and better food than on the cruise.
It was windy day.Seas kind of bumpy. We went to the reef . My first time snorkeling. It was exciting. Loved the fish and seeing the under water world.The return trip the captain gave a tour of Nassau shorline and dropped names at homes like-Michael Jordan, Oprah, Jk Rawlings , Elvis to name a few.We were dropped off near Senor Frog and the Market place-Pushy shop keepers but to be expected.
LOVED snorkeling near Athol island!
We started in the glass bottom kayaks, then snorkeled.
It was also great that those who wanted to continue kayaking could, and those who just wanted to snorkel could.
SEAHORSE TOUR: Usual catamaran snorkel trip. Daughter went into the water but we were still tired from our long trip of the previous day so just enjoyed the ride on the water. Nice lady on the boat pointed out Oprah Winfrey's home on the water, the one with several tall arches. She didn't wave :)
The crew was not very engaging. They didn't seem to want to be there, and acted as if the entire trip was interfering with their day. They were not friendly at all. We boated for about an hour, and the sea was so rough, the captain finally just call it all off. We did get a full refund for the excursion.
We booked the Snuba through Stuart Cove's. Neither of us had snorkeled before but were comfortable swimming in the ocean. This proved to be a poor decision. My husband was not able to regulate his breathing and returned to the boat after about 10 minutes. Though I was able to swim, my mask was foggy and I was unable to see anything. I had read other reviews remarking on the patience of the guides. While we found them to be friendly and polite, I was a little disappointed to feel rushed. I think this was largely because you swim in groups of 4 and the other 2 were more experienced, but it was still disappointing.
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