Wreckers Reef Snorkeling

The 13th most popular snorkel dive spot in Abacos Islands.

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North of and just east of Great Bahama, the snorkeling at Wreckers Reef off the Abacos Islands is popular for sea turtles. The Wreckers Reef is known as a location where pirates once raided ships stuck on the reef.

To reach the snorkeling at Wreckers Reef, 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). Note: If you are coming from Miami, there may even be a direct flight to Abacos Island Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) on the weekends. There are regular flights from Florida (Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville) into Marsh Harbor Airport (MHH) on Silver Airways (a United Airlines partner).

Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Wreckers Reef off the Abacos Islands, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).

Overall, Wreckers Reef is the 13th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 17 snorkeling dives in Abacos Islands.


Local Contact(s):  Bahamas Tourism (242) 322-7500; Dive Abaco, Marsh Harbor (247) 367-2787; Brendals Dive Center (242) 365-4411.

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

Recommended Map:  "Abaco Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Abaco Inn, Hopetown; Conch Inn Resort; Lofty Fig Villas

Luxury Loding:  Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbor; Treasure Cay Beach Resort; Green Turtle Club Resort

Breakfast Restaurant:  Anglers Restaurant, Marsh Harbour

Reference Source:  click here http://www.abacoescape.com/Snorkel/AESnorkeling.html

Article Source:   Best Wreckers Reef Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=24253

Date Published:  3/4/2012

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  24253

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