Southeast of Nassau off Long Island, the snorkeling at Eagle Ray Reef off Long Island is a popular dive destination for spectacular coral formations. While snorkeling Eagle Ray Reef, keep your eye out for the friendly grouper swimming about.
To reach the snorkeling at Long 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). When flying into Long Island, the main airfield is Deadmans Cay Airport.
Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Eagle Ray Reef off Long Island, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).
Overall, Eagle Ray Reef is the 8th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 15 snorkeling dives in Long Island.