Pink House Reef Snorkeling
The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Eleuthera Islands.
Friday 29 July 2016 06:43 GMT
Northeast of Nassau on the north point of Eleuthera Island, the snorkeling at Pink House Reef is considered the most popular dive off Harbour Island. At this boat accessed dive site, the water depth ranges from 5 to 20 feet deep. It is known for good biodiversity amongst the healthy elkhorn coral, brain and star coral formations. While snorkeling Pink House Reef, you may encounter grunts, angelfish, yellowtail, stingrays and parrotfish.
The island of Eleuthera is a 100 mile long Bahamas Out island that is generally undeveloped. A great base for exploring the snorkelling off Eleuthera is Harbour Island off the northshore. The Pink House Reef snorkeling dive site is located about 0.8 miles north of Harbour Island.
To reach the snorkeling at Eleuthera Island, 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). The long Eleuthera Island has three airports, including the North Eleuthera Airport, the mid-island Governors Harbor Airport, and the southern Rock Sound Airport. There are regular flights from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, into Governors Harbor Airport, and flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando into North Eleuthera Airport on Silver Airways (a United Airlines partner).
Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Pink House Reef off Eleuthera Island, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).
Overall, Pink House Reef is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 7 snorkeling dives in Eleuthera Islands.