Woodford Hill Bay Snorkeling

The 7th most popular snorkel dive spot in Dominica.

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On the northwest coast of Dominica, the snorkeling in Woodford Hill Bay is known for its scenery but challenging surf conditions. The Woodford Hill Bay dive site is a shore-accessed snorkel. The dive site is located 2 miles east of Calibishie. After a long day of snorkeling at Woolford Hill Bay on Dominica, try grabbing a cool drink at Chez La Doudou Beach Bar in Salisbury Beach, Papillote Rainforest Restaurant near Wotten Waven or Rogers Bar in Scotts Head.

To reach the snorkeling on Dominica by air, fly into Melville Hall International Airport (DOM), which is located east of Portsmouth and northeast of the, capital Roseau River.

In addition, there is a ferry called L'Express de Iles that interconnects Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and St Lucia. While snorkeling on Dominica, there are over 200 fish species including batfish, squid, frogfish, seahorses, flying gurnards, moray eels, stingrays, sea turtles and whales among the hard and soft corals with plenty of sea fans. The best snorkeling in Dominica is from May to July for high water clarity and calm surf. If you are looking for a good snorkeling tour or snorkel gear, you can try checking out either Cabrits Dive Centre in Portsmouth or Dive Dominica in Rosseau. As a side note, keep in mind that none of the Dominica snorkeling dive sites are particularly good for beginners or young children.

Overall, Woodford Hill Bay is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in Dominica.


Local Contact(s):  Dominica Tourism (767) 448-2045; Dive Dominica (767) 448-2188; Anchorage Dive Center (767) 448-2638; Nature Island Dive, Soufriere (767) 449-8181; Cabrits Dive Center, Portsmouth (767) 445-3010; Buddy Dive Dominica, Rouseau +599 717 5080.

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Dominica" from Michael Lawrence

Recommended Map:  "Dominica Travel Map" from ITMB

Best Season:  Feb. - Apr.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Papillote Inn; Hotel Casa Laguna; Castle Comfort Dive Lodge; Tias Bamboo Cottages; Hibiscus Valley Inn; Picard Beach Cottages, Portsmouth

Luxury Loding:  Fort Young Dive Resort; Secret Bay Resort; Rosalie Bay Resort; Jungle Bay Resort; Hotel Paraiso de Sol; Secrets Excellence Punta Cana

Breakfast Restaurant:  Sugars Coffee House, Portsmouth; Champs,Portsmouth

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dominica.dm/

Article Source:   Best Woodford Hill Bay Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=23432

GPS:  15.587862, -61.326478

Date Published:  1/1/2012

Date Updated:  3/23/2017

ID:  23432

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