Barracuda Alley Snorkeling

The 15th most popular snorkel dive spot in Abacos Islands.

Northwest of Great Abacos Island and northeast of Walkers Cay, the snorkeling at Barracuda Alley is known for its plentiful namesake fish. The water depth is roughly 25 feet deep. This is a boat-accessed snorkeling dive site in waters from 10 to 40 feet deep. The Barracuda Alley dive site is located 15 minutes by boat northeast of Walkers Cay marina. It typically has moderate surf conditions.

To reach the snorkeling at Abaco Islands, most travelers will fly commercial airlines into Nassau on New Providence or fly into Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. To reach the out islands from Nassau, you can either use Bahamas Air (which is known for late departures) or use the mail boat ferry service (393-1064). For a flight into the Abacos Islands, the main airfield is located in Marsh Harbor on Great Abaco Island. Note: If you are coming from Miami, there may even be a direct flight to Abacos Island Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) on the weekends. There are regular flights from Florida (Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville) into Marsh Harbor Airport (MHH) on Silver Airways (a United Airlines partner).

Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Barracuda Alley off Abaco Islands, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).

Overall, Barracuda Alley is the 15th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 17 snorkeling dives in Abacos Islands.

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Local Contact(s):  Bahamas Tourism (242) 322-7500; Dive Abaco, Marsh Harbor (247) 367-2787; Brendals Dive Center (242) 365-4411.

Recommended Book:  "Bahamas Complete Snorkeling Guide" from Lawson Wood

Recommended Map:  "Abaco Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Nov-May

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Abaco Inn, Hopetown; Conch Inn Resort; Lofty Fig Villas

Luxury Loding:  Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbor; Treasure Cay Beach Resort; Green Turtle Club Resort

Breakfast Restaurant:  Anglers Restaurant, Marsh Harbour

Reference Source:  click here http://www.abacoescape.com/Snorkel/AESnorkeling.html

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Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  24190

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