Angelfish Reef Snorkeling

The 11th most popular snorkel dive spot in New Providence Island.

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Northeast of Nassau off New Providence Island, the snorkeling at Angelfish Reef offers protected waters with plenty of reef fish. This boat-accessed dive is in 20 foot deep waters. During Angelfish Reef snorkeling, you may encounter grey angelfish, snapper, french angelfish and stingrays among the huge elkhorn coral formations.

The snorkeling at Angelfish Reef is accessible by a short boat ride from Athol Island. The Angelfish Reef is located on the southeast side of Athol Island.

To reach the snorkeling on New Providence Island, most travelers will fly commercial airlines into Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS). In case you'd like to do some snorkeling on 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). To reach the Thunderball Reef snorkeling, use the boats from Athol Island to the northeast shore (a short boat ride).

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

Overall, Angelfish Reef is the 11th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in New Providence Island.


Local Contact(s):  Bahamas Tourism (242) 322-7500; Bahama Divers, New Providence (242) 393-5644; Stuarts Cove Snorkel Tours (242) 362-4171.

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

Recommended Map:  "Providence Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Comfort Suites Paradise Island

Article Source:   Best Angelfish Reef Snorkeling Review

GPS:  25.074123, -77.261213

Date Published:  1/5/2012

Date Updated:  3/8/2017

ID:  24842

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