Ocho Rios Snorkeling Trips :: Snorkelling in Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Ocho Rios Coral Reef Snorkelling Trip
Ocho Rios is a unique holiday resorts because of the many rivers that flow out into its bays. Know for it's eight rivers, which the town got its name from and the number one tourist attraction (Dunns River Falls) in Jamaica. Ocho Rios is located on the north coast of Jamaica and ideally place between Kingston & Montego Bay. The parish of Saint Ann is know as the Garden parish of Jamaica. So you can understand why Ocho Rios is a popular holiday destination. Because you cannot mention Ocho Rios without Dunns River Falls, Fern Gully and Bob Marley Nine Miles springing to mind.
Dunns River Falls is the top tourist attraction with tourist, cruise ship passengers and local Jamaican's alike. Which get very busy when the cruise ship are in port or on major holidays in Jamaica. The Dunns River flow out into a protect bay, which is sheltered by a coral reef. Snorkelling at this location is very limited, but there are two snorkelling sites to the east and west of this reef.
Ocho Rios Snorkeling Sites
Ocho Rios Bay is a part of the Ocho Rios Marine Park and encompass the Ocho Rios cruise ship port and most of the major hotel resorts. The resorts beaches are protected by the coral reefs which some of them offering very good snorkelling sites. You can choose to snorkel in the sheltered part of the reef or explore one of the many trenches along the coral reef. On calmer days you can venture out to the more open part of the reef for more experience swimmers. These part of the reefs have newer coral growth because they are recovering from hurricane damage and larger fish species.
Some of the best snorkelling sites are located close to the cruise ship port in Ocho Rios. Therefore more ideal for cruise ship passengers, because the total duration of the trip is under two hours. Which will leave you plenty of time to go shopping at one of the duty free shops or explore Dunns River Falls, Dolphin Coves, Fern Gully or the Blue Hole.
Take a snorkelling trip with us where we will ensure you have a great experience exploring the reef and the marine life. We offer pickup and drop off services for our Ocho Rios hotel and villa 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
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.
Snorkelling | Click Here for No Obligation Booking Enquiry
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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Hotel and Villa pickup in Ocho Rios
We offer pickup and drop off for our snorkelling trips from the following Ocho Rios hotels and villas. We also pickup from other holiday properties not listed here, just ask when you make your enquiry.
- Beaches Boscobel Resort and Golf Club Hotel
- Casa de Shalom
- Chrisanns Beach Resort Hotel
- Club Ambiance Hotel
- Columbus Heights Condominiums
- Condos At The Ridge Hotel
- Couples Sans Souci Hotele
- Couples Tower Isle Hotel
- Crane Ridge Suites
- Edgewater Villa
- Executive Mammee Bay Hotel
- Executive Shaw Park Guest House
- Fishermans Point Resort Hotel
- Freedom Palace Hotel
- Grand Bahia Principe Hotel
- Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa
- Grand Lido Sans Souci
- Hedonism III By Superclubs
- Hermosa Cove Villa Resort and Suites
- Hibiscus Lodge Hotel
- Hotbox Traveller's Joint Jamaica
- Hotel Sandals Royal Plantation
- Hotel Sunflower Beach Resort Villas
- Hunter's Rest Villa
- Inn at Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls
- Island Breeze Studio
- Jamaica Inn Hotel
- Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa Hotel
- Jewel Paradise Cove Resort, All Inclusive, Curio by Hilton
- Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort Hotel
- Kaz Kreol Beach Lodge
- Marine View Hotel
- Mom's Village Resort Hotel
- Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Hotel
- Mystic Ridge Jamaica Hotel
- Reggae Hostel Ocho Rios
- Riu Hotels and Resorts
- Rooms on the Beach Ocho Rios
- Runaway Bay Heart Hotel
- Sandals Dunn's River Villagio Golf Resort & Spa
- Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort
- Sandals Ochi Beach Resort Hotel
- Sandals Royal Plantation Hotel
- Sandcastles Jamaica Beach Resort Hotel
- Seacrest Beach Hotel
- Shaw Park Beach Hotel
- Silver Creek Resort Hotel
- Silver Seas Hotel
- Sky Castles Hotel
- Sun Tan Beach Suite
- Sunflower Resort & Villas
- Superclubs Breezes Runaway Bay
- The Cardiff Hotel & Spa Hotel
- The Suites Ocho Rios
- Treasure's Comfort Inn
- Turtle Beach Towers Hotel
- Villa Sonate
- Whispering Seas
- Village Hotel