False Shoal Snorkeling

The 4th most popular snorkel dive spot in St Eustatius.

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South of Oranjestad off Kay Bay, the snorkeling at False Shoal offers a huge boulder formation with plenty of coral and marine life. The marine life includes angelfish, parrotfish and grouper. The sea floor is at a depth of 25 feet, bu the large rocks come near the surface.

To reach the snorkeling dive sites of St Eustatius by air, fly into FD Roosevelt Airport (EUX), which is located in the middle of the island just northeast of Oranjestad. In addition, there is also a ferry service available from the nearby island of St Maarten.

Overall, False Shoal is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 5 snorkeling dives in St Eustatius.


Local Contact(s):  Dive Statia (599) 3-182435; Golden Rock Dive Center (599) 3-82946; St Eustatius Tourist Office (599) 318-2433.

Recommended Book:  "The Ultimate Snorkeling Book" from Wes Burgess

Best Season:  Apr. - Jun.

Base Camp:  Kings Well, Oranje Bay

Luxury Loding:  Golden Era Hotel (599) 3-182345; Old Gin House Hotel

Article Source:   Best False Shoal Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=23472

GPS:  17.467713, -62.979359

Date Published:  1/1/2012

Date Updated:  8/19/2016

ID:  23472

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