This excursion matched the description above, and we enjoyed it. Be aware that it is a bit of a hike to the dock where you meet the catamaran, and that passengers from more than only Carnival are on the same excursion. On our trip, the catamaran was packed with people, so it was rather cramped. That being said, the crew did well to make sure that everyone had the snorkeling equipment and beverages that they needed.
My husband enjoyed an hour of snorkeling and saw sea turtles and stingrays and coral with the guide in the water. It was a warm, sunny day, and so it was a pleasant day on the water. The hour at Honeymoon Beach was spent at the beach bar, where we had fish tacos and a fish sandwich and some beverages. Be aware that you need to walk through waist-deep (or higher, if you’re short like me!) to get to the island. It was a little tricky if you’re walking with a camera or towels. The crew was pleasant and helpful. My rating of 4 rather than 5 stars is mainly because it was so crowded on the catamaran.
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