Ochos Rios Marine Park Snorkeling

The 11th most popular snorkel dive spot in Jamaica.

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The Ochos Rios Marine Park extends from Mammee Bay in the west to Frankfort Point in the east. Some of the best snorkeling is at San San Beach and Princess Island. The Ochos Rios Marine Park is maintained by the White River Watershed And Ochos Rios Marine Park Association. During Ochos Rios snorkeling, you may encounter parrotfish, wrasses, chromis, angelfish, butterflyfish and turtles among the sea fans, star coral, brain coral and elkhorn coral formations.

To reach the snorkeling on Jamaica by air, you can use either Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) near Kingston or Sangster International Airport (MBJ) near Montego Bay.

Overall, Ochos Rios Marine Park is the 11th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 20 snorkeling dives in Jamaica. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Ochos Rios Marine Park including Runaway Bay, Pear Tree River and Rio Bueno Bay.


Local Contact(s):  Jamiaca Tourism Board (876) 929-9200; National Environment and Planning Agency (876) 754-7540; Jamaica Scuba Divers (876) 381-1113

Recommended Book:  "The Ultimate Snorkeling Book" from Wes Burgess

Recommended Map:  "Jamaica Dive Map" from Franko

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  FDR Resort

Luxury Loding:  Jewel Runaway Bay Resort

Breakfast Restaurant:  Moms Restaurant, Ochos Rios

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nepa.gov.jm

Article Source:   Best Ochos Rios Marine Park Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=24366

GPS:  18.466655, -77.320468

Date Published:  12/31/2011

Date Updated:  6/25/2016

ID:  24366

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