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Princess Alexandra National Park

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Some of the worlds best snorkeling!

We say several turtles, an eagle ray, several stingrays, and thousands of fish!! Look for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newnan, Georgia
Great access to snorkel a reef right off the beach

First of all-STAY OUT of the roped off areas as it's protected and I saw people snorkeling inside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Thirteen miles of undeveloped, protected beach, part of an effort to preserve the natural beauty of the islands.
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All reviews smith's reef coral gardens fish grace bay roped area natural beauty snorkeling right off the beach public access well worth the trip snorkeling equipment beautiful beach sea life beaches in the world clear water soft sand turtles offshore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We say several turtles, an eagle ray, several stingrays, and thousands of fish!! Look for the restaurant named Somewhere, and snorkel right there. You won't regret it!! THIS IS A MUST!!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GoCanes2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all-STAY OUT of the roped off areas as it's protected and I saw people snorkeling inside. I liked it so much last year but had to use rented mask and snorkel which took away from experience. This time I brought my own higher...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarsprdoc
Reviewed 18 January 2019

To balance power boat and natural environment appreciation this park is multi use and has a lot to offer from mangroves, turtles, beaches/fish paddleboarding. The roped off area at Coral Gardens is home to turtles, eels, lionfish (beautiful though problematic), occasional barracuda (still smaller than...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank buffalo8750
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

This is off the path. You will fill like you are at Chalksound. Great for beginners as I felt safe with the water levels. Great for families. Not as crowded as the other beaches. Pack a lunch and drinks you will be here all day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LStravel71
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Entering Princess Alexandra National Park gives you a glance at the Beauty that encompasses Providenciales. Nothing short of stunning.! Take a walk, swim, snorkel, or just sit back and take in the view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 145anab
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Wade in from the beach and snorkel around a marked perimeter of a reef (snorkeling inside is not apparently allowed).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Otto Q
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The snorkeling right off the beach is average. They have roped off the actual coral, which is a good idea, and it is easy to get to by walking into the surf. We had a nice 20 minute walk down the beach from the Palms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tourist90958
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This tops all beaches I have seen. It is clean, walkable and lots of chairs to sit on. The sand is almost white.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shelagh S
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a beach region you've got to experience with your own eyes. Period! We snorkeled at Bight Reef and we saw turtles and tons of fish.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SLPatterson2018
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Located in front of the Coral Gardens. Walk in and snorkel. I saw at least 1 turtle and lots of fish.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pam A
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6 June 2018|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
There is no bank. The protected area iis accessed from the beach. Any fishing near this area is illegal. To fish in Provo you basically need to do it from a boat.