Accra Reef Snorkeling
The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Barbados.
Wednesday 3 August 2016 06:46 GMT
Southeast of Bridgetown, the Accra Reef snorkeling dive site is a shallow reef formation located off Rockley Beach. While snorkeling Accra Reef, you may encounter trumpetfish, sergeant majors, damselfish, trunkfish, hogfish and grunts. The dive site is located 2.8 miles southeast of Bridgetown.
Overall, the visibility while snorkeling Accra ranges from 40 feet to 70 feet. The water depth is roughly 30 feet deep.
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, Accra Reef is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 17 snorkeling dives in Barbados.