Buccaneer Beach Snorkeling
The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in Cayman Brac.
Wednesday 24 January 2018 06:22 GMT
Of the northshore of Cayman Brac Island, the snorkelling at Buccaneer Beach provides an easy snorkel to see small coral formations and abundant marine life. The Buccaneer Beach snorkeling, along with the entire northshore, gives views of pristine and little explored underwater scenery. To access some of the best snorkeling at Buccaneer Beach, look for the ladder/stairs carved into the limestone for easy water entrance.
If you use a dive boat service, there are a few wrecks that you can checkout off the northwest shores.
After a long day of snorkeling at Buccaneer Beach, you might want to grab a cool, refreshing drink at the Tipsy Turtle Pub on Cayman Brac.
To reach the snorkeling on Cayman Brac Island by air, you will fly into the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM) on Grand Cayman Island. Then, transfer to the inter-island airline to head to Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac Island. When departing the Cayman Islands, there is a departure tax of $37.50USD. This tax may be included in the airline ticket, but you will want to verify in advance. The best Cayman Brac snorkeling can be found year-round with typically high-clarity water. There is plentiful marine life with over 500 fish species including sergeant majors, parrotfish, barracuda, horse-eye jacks, moray eels, stingrays, turtles and occasional reef sharks. On Cayman Brac, there are two good dive shops, Dive Tiara Dive Shop and Reef Divers Cayman Brac, that can provide additional leads on snorkeling dive sites, boat tours and snorkel mask sets.
Overall, Buccaneer Beach is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 18 snorkeling dives in Cayman Brac.