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Montego Bay Snorkeling Trips :: Snorkelling in Montego Bay, Jamaica


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Montego Bay Coral Reef Snorkelling

Snorkeling at the coral reef

Montego Bay is one of the most popular holiday destination in Jamaica with hotel resorts spreading over a wide area and extending from Rose Hall to Tyrall. Montego Bay is located on the North coast of Jamaica with lot of sheltered bay which are protected by natural coral reefs. The coral reefs protected the beach from the buffeting waves, giving sun bathers calm, pristine, warm tropical water to swim in and enjoy some water sports activities.

Montego Bay marine park is a protected marine environment which promote sustainable fish stock, protection of fish species, protection of the coral reef species and healthy marine ecosystem. Over the years the marine park has provided some of the best snorkeling sites for swimmers and divers to enjoy. You will see some of the diverse species of fish and corals on your trip. You can take along one of our fish and coral species chart and tick off the species you encounter on your snorkelling swim.

Montego Bay Snorkelling Sites

The snorkeling sites are located as close as a few minutes from the beach, but the better sites are located a bit further and require a boat trip to reach them. Some of the most popular snorkelling sites are located close to Doctors Cave Beach, Airport North, Buccaneer Beach, Montego Bay Beach, Unity Hall and Great River Bay.

Doctors Cave Beach is the most famous of all the snorkelling sites because of the history behind the beach. Sir Herbert Barker, a famous British Osteopath visited the beach and later published an article boosting it by declaring that the waters have curative powers and that he was restored to good health after bathing there. He said the waters could cure several ailments. People flocked here from around the world for its supposed curing powers.

Cruise Ship Passengers

We provide snorkelling trips for cruise ship passengers docking at the Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal. The snorkelling sites in Montego bay are located close to the cruise ship terminal, so less travel time and more time to do other stuff while your ship is in port. We offer pickup ad drop off services for our cruise ship and hotel customers.

Snorkeling Boat and Snorkeling Equipment

We provide you with a qualified crew who have years of experience teaching and supervising snorkelling trips. We provide all your dive equipment including snorkeling masks, life jackets, and flippers etc. You all get a fully equipped boat and crew, who will take care of you throughout your snorkelling trip and be your snorkel guide. We also provide refreshment on some of the snorkelling packages so please let us know if your want us to provide you with refreshment and light snacks.

Coral Reef Fish Species

stingray swinming on the bottom

At the coral reef, you can swim amongst the bright colorful corals, observe a vast variety of beautiful tropical fish in there natural environment and the vibrant marine life. Some of the most abundant species of tropical fish on the coral reef are angel fish, butterfly fish, cardinals, clown fish, damsels, dart fish, dwarf angels, eels, file fish, goat fish, gobies, groupers, grunts, hawk fish, hogfish, jaw fish, lion fish, puffer fish, rabbit fish, rays, sea horses, snappers, triggerfish and wrasses.

Tropical Coral Reef Species

The most common species of corals are brain coral, bubble coral, carpet anemone, clubbed finger coral, club-tipped anemone, cup coral, elkhorn coral, flowerpot coral, green anemone, lettuce coral, purple base anemone, red cauliflower coral, sea fan, sea mat, sea whip, staghorn coral, star coral, sun coral and torch coral.

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Cost: $35.00 USD | £27.00 GBP | €30.00 EUR | $48.00 CAD

Per person (including boat ride, all equipment, captain and snorkelling guide.

Duration 1:00 - 1:30 hour

Group discount available – 10% plus.

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Montego Bay Hotels and Villas Pickup

We offer pickup and drop off for our snorkelling trips from the following Montego Bay hotels and villas. We also pickup from other holiday properties not listed here, just ask when you make your enquiry.

  • Coyaba Beach Resort
  • El Greco Resort
  • Half Moon, A RockResort
  • Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa
  • Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay
  • Hotel Riu Montego Bay
  • Hotel Riu Palace Jamaica
  • Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall
  • Iberostar Grand Rose Hall
  • Iberostar Rose Hall Suites
  • Montego Bay Club Resort
  • Richmond Hill Inn
  • Ridgeway Guest House
  • Round Hill Hotel & Villas
  • Royal Decameron Montego Beach
  • Royalton White Sands Resort
  • Sandals Carlyle
  • Sandals Montego Bay
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island
  • SeaGarden Beach Resort
  • Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay
  • Silent Waters Villa
  • Sunset Beach Resort, Spa & Water Park
  • The Gloucestershire Hotel
  • The Oasis at Sunset, Montego Bay
  • Toby's Resort
  • Tryall Club

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