Lighthouse Reef Snorkeling
The 24th most popular snorkel dive spot in Grand Cayman.
Tuesday 30 January 2018 07:01 GMT
North of Georgetown at the northwest point of Grand Cayman, the snorkelling at Lighthouse Reef is popular for coral heads and clear water.
The Turtle Reef snorkelling is located about a half mile south of the Cayman Turtle Centre (aka “Turtle Farm”). The best access for Lighthouse Reef is the small cove located at the DiveTech dive shop.
After a long day of snorkeling at Lighthouse Reef, you might want to grab a cool drink at the Macabuca Tiki Bar.
To reach the snorkeling on Grand Cayman Island by air, you will fly into the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). There are regular flights from Houston, Dallas and Miami. Once on Grand Cayman Island, the snorkeling dive sites are easily accessed by renting either a scooter or jeep, both of which are common means of transportation on the island. There is also a public bus that covers most regions of the island. When departing the Cayman Islands, there is a departure tax of $37.50USD. This tax may be included in the airline ticket, but you will want to verify in advance.
Overall, Lighthouse Reef is the 24th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 24 snorkeling dives in Grand Cayman. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Lighthouse Reef including Turtle Reef, Divemasters Choice, The Wife / Hole-In-The-Wall, Half Moon Bay, Lighthouse Reef, Schoolhouse Reef and Spanish Bay Reef.