Best Wells Bay Snorkeling

The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in Saba.

  Saba

  SNORKELINGDIVES.COM™

  February 27, 2019

Off the volcanic island of Saba in the Netherlands Antilles, the snorkeling at Wells Bay is very popular. The coastline drops off steeply and the visibility ranges from 15-25 feet.

The Wells Bay is located south of Torrens Point on the northwest coast.

The Saba National Marine Park encirlces the island to protect the diverse marine life and coral. Within the coastal areas of the marine park, there are 29 permanent mooring buoys. There are plenty of roads and trails leading to the best snorkeling sites on Saba. While snorkeling in the Saba Marine Park, keep in mind there is a daily usage fee. During the winter months, the water visibility is exception on the leeward dive sites.

To reach the snorkeling on Saba by air, fly into Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport (SAB) located on the northeast corner of the island. There are daily flights from St Martin airport (SXM). Alternately, there is a daily ferry from the nearby island of St Marten by both Great Bay Express and Edge Ferries.

Overall, Wells Bay is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 9 snorkeling dives in Saba.


Local Contacts:  Saba Marine Park (599) 416-3295; Saba Tourism Office (599) 416-2231; Saba Divers (599) 416-2740; Sea Saba Dive Center (599) 416-2246; Saba Deep Dive Center (599) 416-3347.

Best Season:  Feb. - May

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Rainforest Ecolodge Rendez-Vous; Scouts Place Dive Hotel (599) 416-2740

Luxury Loding:  Cottage Club (599) 419-2486; Willards of Saba (599) 416-2231

Reference Source:  click here http://www.sabapark.org/

GPS:  17.641251, -63.252304

Date Published:  12/25/2011

Date Updated:  2/27/2019

ID:  23051

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