Fernandez Bay Snorkeling

The 5th most popular snorkel dive spot in San Salvador.

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Southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas, the snorkeling at Fernandez Bay on San Salvador is very popular. The Fernandez Bay snorkeling is located south of Cockburn Town and just north of Long Bay on the west coast. The water depth ranges from 10 feet to 30 feet deep.

To reach the snorkeling at San Salvador, 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). When traveling to San Salvador by air, you can use the Cockburn Town Airport.

Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Fernandez Bay off San Salvador, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).

Overall, Fernandez Bay is the 5th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 6 snorkeling dives in San Salvador.


Local Contact(s):  Nekton Diving Cruises (954) 463-9324; Cruzan Charters (305) 858-2822; Bahamas Tourism (242) 322-7500.

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

Recommended Map:  "San Salvador Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Any

Luxury Loding:  Riding Rock Resort (242) 331-2631

Reference Source:  click here http://www.bahamas.com/islands/san-salvador

Article Source:   Best Fernandez Bay Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=24200

GPS:  24.023104, -74.533138

Date Published:  1/5/2012

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  24200

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