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Aug 06, 2018

Our French Polynesia Snorkeling Trip Report, Vahine Island & Bora Bora

My husband and I enjoyed a nine day snorkeling trip to French Polynesia in April 2018. We flew from LAX directly to Papete, Tahiti. From there we took

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Aug 06, 2018

Any Snorkeling in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas?

Has anyone snorkeled in the Abacos Islands in the Bahamas? We have a trip scheduled there for May 2019, and we love and LIVE to snorkel! We're staying

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Aug 05, 2018

Does Anyone Have Experience Snorkeling in the United Arab Emirates?

I am wondering if anyone has experience snorkeling in the United Arab Emirates? Any information about snorkeling this area of the Persian Gulf would be

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Aug 05, 2018

Wakatobi Snorkeling Trip - 7 Days Of Coral Triangle Snorkeling Heaven

Join this fantastic Wakatobi snorkeling trip to a resort in the heart of the Coral Triangle, with the world's most fish and coral species. Snorkel the house reef whenever you want, and go for two snorkel boat trips per day too.

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Aug 05, 2018

Belize Snorkeling Trip - 7 Day Liveaboard - Glovers & Turneffe Atolls

Join this unique liveaboard Belize snorkeling trip aboard the Belize Aggressor III, exploring the healthy reefs of two atolls on the outer boundary of the second largest barrier reef in the world.

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Jul 24, 2018

Snorkeling at Beqa Lagoon Resort, Fiji

I stayed and went snorkeling everyday on the house reef at the Beqa Lagoon Resort, Fiji in July 2017 and loved every minute. My husband is a diver and

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Jul 19, 2018

Post Hurricanes Irma and Maria Update on Snorkeling St. John, USVI?

We are considering a snorkeling trip to St. John, USVI in 2018 but wonder how damaged the reefs are after 2017's Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Has anyone

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Jul 08, 2018

Our Boat Snorkel Trip Report from Ambergris Caye, Belize in May 2018

We wanted to share a report of the boat snorkel trips we took from Ambergris Caye. This was my husband’s and my first trip to Belize. We went in May 2018.

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Jul 08, 2018

Dock Snorkeling, Ambergris Caye, Belize, May 2018

In addition to boat snorkeling, you can also snorkel off of docks on Ambergris Caye in Belize. You won’t see the beautiful coral that you see on the reef,

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Jul 08, 2018

Our June Snorkeling Trip to the Maldives

We just got back from our June 2018 snorkeling trip to the Maldives. We took a gamble on wet season, as it was very cheap! We did have a couple of days

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Jun 25, 2018

Is There Snorkeling in South Padre Island, TX?

I am traveling to South Padre Island, TX on business, and I'm wondering if anyone knows of a decent snorkeling spot there or further south? Thanks.

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Jun 11, 2018

May 2018 Galapagos Snorkeling Trip Report

Wife and I just got back from our May 2018 eight day, seven night snorkeling trip to the western islands of the Galapagos. We were on a liveaboard, the

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Jun 06, 2018

Any Snorkeling from Fuerteventura, Canary Islands?

I am going to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands during January. Is there any worthwhile snorkeling on any of the islands - land based or going by boat?

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Jun 05, 2018

Tonga & Fiji Snorkeling Trip - Humpback Whales & Stunning Reefs

Join this rare Tonga & Fiji snorkeling trip to swim with Humpback Whales in Tonga and explore Fiji's Great Astrolabe Reef.

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Jun 05, 2018

Palau Snorkeling Trip - 7 Day Liveaboard + 3 Day Resort Adventure

Join this incredible Palau snorkeling trip to one of the most remote Coral Triangle destinations full of coral reefs, mantas, reef sharks, schooling fish, all in superb visibility.

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May 24, 2018

Our 2018 Curacao Snorkeling Trip Report

We just returned from two weeks snorkeling Curacao. We really enjoyed our first trip and we did an awful lot of snorkeling. We want to thank tropicalsnorkeling.com

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May 24, 2018

Will Be Snorkeling Roatan 2018 - Looking for Updated Information

Hello. Our group of snorkelers is going to Roatan for two weeks in July 2018. Unfortunately, there is not a detailed guide! :> I have used the guides on

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May 20, 2018

Any Recommended Snorkeling in Greece?

Does anyone recommend snorkeling in Greece? Sometime in the next couple of years I will be traveling there on a Road Scholar Tour. I would like to stay

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May 12, 2018

Snorkeling in L'Estartit or Medes Islands, Spain?

Has anyone snorkeled in Spain? Specifically the area around L'Estartit and the Medes Islands? I'm planning a trip for our 25th anniversary in September,

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Apr 15, 2018

Pulau Lankayan, Malaysian Borneo Snorkeling Trip Report

I wanted to share a story about my snorkeling trip to Pulau Lankayan in Malaysian Borneo. After time seeing wild orangutans, proboscis monkeys, hornbills

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Apr 12, 2018

Is There Good Snorkelng in Bahia de Banes, Cuba?

My husband and I have been invited to stay with friends in Banes, Cuba next winter. We were wondering if there are any recommended snorkeling spots in

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Apr 10, 2018

Has Anyone Been Snorkeling in Nevis?

Has anyone been snorkeling in Nevis lately? It seems to have been largely missed by the storms. Never heard much about snorkeling there. Any information

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Mar 30, 2018

Lady Elliot Island, Australia Snorkeling Trip February 2018

In February 2018 I spent five nights on the small but beautiful Lady Elliot Island, in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia for a snorkeling trip. It's located

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Mar 26, 2018

Bonaire & Aruba Snorkeling Trip Report, January 17 through February 3, 2018

On January 17, 2018, my wife's birthday, we left for a two week snorkeling trip to Bonaire and Aruba and here is our trip report. We flew into Aruba (flights

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Mar 15, 2018

Has Anyone Been Snorkeling in Barbados?

I was wondering if anyone has been snorkeling in Barbados. Any information about how it is and where to go would be great. Thank you.

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Mar 11, 2018

Philippines Snorkeling Trip - 13 Day - Small Group

Join this fantastic Philippines snorkeling trip. This small group of snorkelers will explore three distinct reef areas from ideally situated luxurious resorts.

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Mar 11, 2018

Bali & Komodo Land & Snorkeling Safari - 15 Days

Join this trip exploring the reef snorkeling, culture and landscape of Bali & Komodo in Indonesia.

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Mar 11, 2018

Sulawesi and Borneo Snorkeling Trip - 15 Day Safari

Join this small group snorkeling trip to Sulawesi and Borneo, in the Coral Triangle of Indonesia. This remote destination safari is a great value.

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Mar 11, 2018

Alor And Komodo Snorkeling Trip - 15 Day Safari

Join this small group Alor and Komodo islands snorkeling trip in the Coral Triangle in Indonesia. This affordable 15 day trip is a great value for everything that is included.

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Mar 10, 2018

Snorkeling in the Galapagos?

Has anyone been snorkeling in the Galapagos? What time of year is best? I'm looking at trying to plan a future trip - early 2019. Any suggestions fellow

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Mar 10, 2018

Are These Groupers Graysbys or Coneys?

I'm uncertain if these groupers are Graysbys or Coneys. Does anybody know? They were seen off of Marathon Key on 3/6/18. Thanks!

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Mar 06, 2018

Are the Exumas in the Bahamas a Good Snorkeling Destination?

Are the Exumas in the Bahamas a good snorkeling destination? Has anyone been snorkeling there in the last year or so? I've heard there is a nature preserve

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Mar 03, 2018

Recent Coral Health Update for Belize?

Has anyone been snorkeling in Belize recently? This is March 2018. Can you tell me what the coral health is like? Have there been any recent bleaching

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Feb 27, 2018

Good Jamaica Snorkeling Resort?

Can anyone recommend a resort in Jamaica with good snorkeling from the resort beach or nearby? I realize it is not an ideal snorkeling destination, but

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Feb 20, 2018

Snorkeling Xcaret Reef, Akumal Mexico?

Has anyone snorkeled Xcaret Reef in Akumal, Mexico? I'm visiting Half Moon Bay, west of Akumal, week after next (March 2018), and have heard good things

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Feb 13, 2018

My Fiji Snorkeling Trip Report December 2017

I wanted to share my snorkeling trip report from my visit to Fiji in December 2017. I am a 59 year old man and I traveled alone primarily for the snorkeling.

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Feb 09, 2018

Inexperienced Snorkelers Really Enjoyed Mangel Halto

It seems it’s been a while since anyone posted about snorkeling Aruba. My husband and I rented a place near Mangel Halto and snorkeled each of the 7 days

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Feb 05, 2018

Best Beaches for Snorkeling on Cozumel?

Where are the best beaches for snorkeling on Cozumel? This is the first snorkeling trip for my grandchildren, they are 11 and 12 and excellent swimmers.

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Jan 29, 2018

Belize or Cozumel Snorkeling Trip?

We are trying to choose between a Belize or Cozumel for our next snorkeling trip. We have enjoyed snorkeling with turtles on Maui, with octopi and expanses

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Jan 29, 2018

Share Your Worst Snorkeling Picture - Win iPhone Case

Finally a way to get some recognition for your worst snorkeling pictures. Share your unappreciated art, and you could win a Proshot iPhone case.

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