Tent Reef Snorkeling
The 7th most popular snorkel dive spot in Saba.
Monday 8 August 2016 06:29 GMT
Off the volcanic island of Saba in the Netherlands Antilles, the snorkeling at Tent Reef in Tent Bay offers diverse marine life including angelfish, barracuda, hawksbill turtles, scorpion fish and nurse sharks.
Tent Reef is a boat-accessed dive site marked by Buoy #17 in 23 feet of water.
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. Alternately, there is a daily ferry from the nearby island of St Maarten.
Overall, Tent Reef is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 9 snorkeling dives in Saba.