Buccaneer Beach Snorkeling

The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in Cayman Brac.

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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.


Local Contact(s):  Cayman Islands Tourism (345) 949-0623; Dive Tiara Dive Shop (345) 948-1553; Reef Divers Cayman Brac (345) 948-1642.

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Cayman Islands" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "Cayman Islands Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Dec. - May

Base Camp:  Brac Caribbean Beach Village (345) 948-2265

Luxury Loding:  Brac Reef Beach Resort (345) 948-1323; Divi Tiara Beach Resort (345) 948-1553; Brac Reef Beach Resort (345) 948-1323.

Breakfast Restaurant:  Star Island Restaurant

Reference Source:  click here http://www.caymanislands.ky/activities/snorkelling.aspx

Article Source:   Best Buccaneer Beach Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=22953

GPS:  19.696062, -79.878931

Date Published:  4/4/2013

Date Updated:  1/24/2018

ID:  22953

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