Booby Cay Snorkeling

The 12th most popular snorkel dive spot in Jamaica.

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Southwest of Negril on Jamaica, the snorkeling at Booby Cay offer diverse marine life to observe. This dive site is located about 4.5 miles to the north of Negril. During Booby Cay snorkeling, you may encounter butterflyfish, angelfish, wrasses, chromis, parrotfish, stingrays and turtles among the brain coral and elkhorn coral. The water depth ranges from shallows down to 60 feet deep.

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.

If you are staying at the Rockhouse Hotel, try to get a bungalow near the restaurant for the best access to the best snorkeling.

Overall, Booby Cay is the 12th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 20 snorkeling dives in Jamaica. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Booby Cay including Rockhouse, Negril Marine Park and Josephs Cave.


Local Contact(s):  Jamiaca Tourism Board (876) 929-9200; Sunbaby Glass Bottom Boat (876) 485-4023; Sun Divers Watersports (876) 957-4503.

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

Recommended Map:  "Jamaica Dive Map" from Franko

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Birds Nest Guest Rooms, Montego Bay

Luxury Loding:  Rockhouse Hotel (876) 957-4373; Negril Tree House Resort

Breakfast Restaurant:  3 Dives Restaurant, Negril

Article Source:   Best Booby Cay Snorkeling Review

GPS:  18.3377149, -78.3479328

Date Published:  1/2/2012

Date Updated:  8/7/2016

ID:  24763

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