Long Point Snorkeling
The 8th most popular snorkel dive spot in St Thomas.
Saturday 16 July 2016 06:24 GMT
Off the southeastern tip of St Thomas USVI, the snorkeling at Long Point is very popular. Long Point is part of the Inner Lagoon Marine Preserve which has shallow water flowing between small, beautiful islands. When snorkeling off Long Point, you can expect to find stingrays and spotted eagle rays gliding in the shallow waters off these mangrove tree lined isles. To reach the snorkeling on St Thomas by air, fly into Cyril E King Airport (STT) which is located on the west side of the Charlotte Amalie port city. There are direct flights from Miami, NYC, Houston, San Francisco and San Juan, Puerto Rico. In addition, there are inter-island flights from neighboring Caribbean islands, such as from Cape Air. Alternately, there are regular ferry services from Charlotte Amalie to nearby islands of St John, Virgin Gorda (BVI) and Tortola (BVI). The best snorkeling on St Thomas is during the months of May through July when the surf is most calm and the visibility is highest. In case you are in need of a snorkeling tour or snorkel gear, you can check out one of these dive shops including Red Hook Dive Center, Coki Dive Center or Admiralty Dive Center.
Overall, Long Point is the 8th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 8 snorkeling dives in St Thomas.