Southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas, the snorkeling at Conch Cay off Great Exuma is very popular. The water depth at Conch Cay ranges from 5 feet to 20 feet deep. It is located at the north end of Great Exuma. There are large green sea turtles, stingrays and reef sharks.
To reach the snorkeling at Exuma Cays, 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 main airport at Exuma Cays is the Exuma International Airport (GCT). Note, it is sometimes possible to fly commercial air from southern Florida into Great Exuma Cay, such as the United/Silver Airways flights from Ft Lauderdale to Georgetown. The capital city of Georgetown makes a good base.
Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Conch Cay off Exuma Cays, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).
Overall, Conch Cay is the 12th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 20 snorkeling dives in Exuma Cays.