Long Bay Snorkeling

The 4th most popular snorkel dive spot in San Salvador.

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Southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas, the snorkeling at Long Bay on San Salvador is very popular. The Long Bay snorkeling is located south of Cockburn Town and Sugar Loaf 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 Long Bay off San Salvador, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).

Overall, Long Bay is the 4th 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 Long Bay Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=24201

GPS:  23.984469, -74.547107

Date Published:  12/30/2011

Date Updated:  8/10/2016

ID:  24201

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