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Ultimate Snorkel

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Ultimate Snorkel

Come along on an unforgettable snorkeling excursion! We'll whisk you away in small groups on a short boat ride through the protected Columbus Landfall Marine National Park. You will get to visit two unique and pristine snorkeling locations on this Grand Turk excursion.

The first location is Coral Gardens Reef. It is approximately 15 - 20 feet in depth and filled with many tropical fish, such as the the Yellow tail snapper, white and yellow grunts, and the protected parrot fish. You may also have the chance to pet a Nurse Shark if they make an appearance. You will also get to experience a variety of Caribbean coral clustered formations and sponges at this reef such as the Brain Coral, Barrel Coral, and the Octo Coral that adorns the reef.

The second location is the famous Grand Turk Wall. Located approximately 1000 feet from the shore line, it is the third largest barrier reef in the world. Its coral shelf starts at 20 feet below the surface and goes down to more than 70 feet, and then falls off 7000 feet and beyond; it's just breathtaking to see this site. At the wall you will get to see many tropical fish, such as Parrot Fish, Chubs, Jacks, and often times Atlantic Mackerel cruising by. You will get to explore the undersea wonders of the coral formation environment throughout this snorkeling excursion.

Snorkel equipment including mask, snorkel, fins, as well as inflatable snorkeling vests are included (children's sizes available). There is complimentary bottled water on board. The boat does not have a restroom. Guests must be able to jump from the boat, and climb back into the boat via the boats ladder.

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Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
1 Hour 30 Minutes
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 5-8 minute beach walk from the pier (details will be provided when this excursion is booked).
Food/Beverage Provided
Bottled water
It is recommended that guests wear their swimsuit underneath comfortable clothing. Rubber soled shoes are recommended for walking on potentially slippery boat deck. Sunscreen (biodegradable preferred), beach towel, and sunglasses are also recommended.
Minimum age is 6 and guests must have a general knowledge of swimming as snorkeling is from the boat. Guests must be able to jump out of boat, pull themselves from the water via the boats ladder.
5 Stars5Based On 46 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsSuperb Snorkeling April 18, 2019

Reviewer: Bernadette Coberly
Saw a lot of sea life on our snorkeling excursion. Stopped in two locations. My son who is 19 got to swim with reef sharks and hold one. He was so excited. My husband would not get in the water related to the size of the sharks but video tape the day. Staff was were great swimmers and knowledgeable about their reefs & fish.

5 StarsGreat ExperienceDecember 13, 2018

Reviewer: Minia
We had two stops for snorkeling, both we saw many schools of fish. During the second stop, we pet a baby shark. That was cool. We also saw the drop off wall in the sea. It was beautiful! Capitan Eric and his crews were friendly and patient. They helped kids, grandma and people were first time snorkeling and made sure everybody had a good time. I wish you can attach pictures to the review so I can share some of the pictures we took under the water.

5 StarsGreat excursion. November 03, 2018

Reviewer: Gary
This was awesome. We had a perfect day. Total sunshine. We seen literally thousands of fish. Even saw a huge sea turtle. Highly recommend this.

5 StarsGreat Snorkeling July 30, 2018

Reviewer: Shannon Carter
This was a great snorkeling adventure. The guides were amazing and knowledgeable. We saw a lot of colorful fish, a nurse shark, and a huge lobster.

5 StarsFantastic Snorkel ExcursionJuly 30, 2018

Reviewer: Sabin Priddy
This had to be the best and most affordable excursion we booked on our own. The crew was amazing and attentive to all the customers. I took 3 boys on the tour and they had never snorkeled before. Brian (crew) kept an eye on them and they made sure everyone had a good time. They were professional and the boat was so clean. I was very pleased with the excursion, the crew, and the experience overall. Thanks Papa J Tours...

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