Best Darlene Bay Snorkeling

The 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot in St Eustatius.

  St Eustatius


  July 8, 2016

South of Oranjestad, the snorkeling at Darlene Bay offers good diving among shallow coral reefs up to 20 feet deep. While snorkeling, you may see sea whips, sea fans and turtles.

The shore access is difficult, so boat access is recommended. The boat mooring points are offshore in sandy flats.

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, Darlene Bay is the 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 5 snorkeling dives in St Eustatius.

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

Best Season:  Apr. - Jun.

Base Camp:  Kings Well, Oranje Bay

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

GPS:  17.471267, -62.982884

Date Published:  1/1/2012

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  23475

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