The 9th most popular snorkel dive spot in Barbados.
Sunday 7 August 2016 06:46 GMT
Southeast of Bridgetown, the Boot snorkeling dive site is popular for spotting sea turtles. In addition to the turtles, this good drift dive offers the chance to see spotted eagle rays. There is also a small wreck of an old coast guard boat. The Boot snorkeling site is located southeast offshore of Worthing Beach and directly offshore of Sandy Beach. It is 3.7 miles to the southeast of Bridgetown.
Overall, the visibility while snorkeling Boot ranges from 40 feet to 70 feet.
To reach the snorkeling on Barbados by air, use the Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which is located southeast of Bridgetown on the southend of Barbados. There are regular flights from Toronto, London, Miami, San Juan, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Dominica and Port Of Spain. There is a $27.50USD departure tax per person that may be included in the airline ticket, but double-check to make sure. While there is regular public bus service and costly taxi service, it is recommended to rent a car to make use of the good road network to get to the snorkeling dive sites on Barbados. While snorkeling on Barbados, you may encounter one of the many types of turtles including hawksbill turtles, leatherback turtles and green sea turtles. There are a variety of marine life spread around the dive sites such as parrotfish, trunkfish, barracuda, snapper, chub and angelfish among the sea fans and barrel sponges.
Overall, Boot is the 9th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 17 snorkeling dives in Barbados.