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Bight Reef

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Activities: Snorkeling, Viewing wildlife
Description: An underwater paradise of coral reefs.

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Bight Reef

A great snorkeling adventure right off the beach. Super easy to find, a quick swim to the reef. If you can't take advantage of the boat trips out a bit farther or make it over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
JKS718
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Newport, Kentucky

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Newport, Kentucky
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A great snorkeling adventure right off the beach. Super easy to find, a quick swim to the reef. If you can't take advantage of the boat trips out a bit farther or make it over to Grand Turk, this is the next best thing.

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Poor Bight Reef (also known as Coral Gardens Reef (because it's just next to the Coral Gardens hotel) and as White House Reef (because the Coral Gardens hotel used to be called the White House) gets a lot of flack in some Trip-Advisor reefs and, unless you were expecting the Great Barrier Reef or something, I'm not sure why. Yes,... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking experience - everyone should see this while it is still here. Amazing sea life face to face! The real deal all kinds of colorful fish, coral, turtles etc. Be cool though and use reef safe sunscreen to help protect the sea life.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is where we saw the greatest diversity of animals. All why snorkeling. I have to say the snorkeling was better than diving on this trip.

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Drayton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Sea turtles, many types of fish, easy to snorkel. Lovely reef where we took our 12 and 14 year old to snorkel and experience life in a coral reef. Beautiful fish!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great for beginners. Right there close to shore and small. Did see some great fish. Experienced snorkelers may not appreciate the crowds or the fact that the reef is roped off so you are swimming the perimeter (they are trying to protect the reef).

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I haven't snorkels in yo many years to remember however after going to Bight Beach , the water was tub warm, clearer than clear and not to many snorkels around the reef. Best time of year too, less vacationers and more open space to just lie around @ Coral Gardens where Daniel the sports attendant was helpful by sharing local... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a must see for any avid snorkeler! Smith Reef and Bight Reef offer all the exotic fish, starfish and crystal clear water anyone could imagine. We spent hours out there and have endless memories and GoPro videos. It easy to get there and you don't have to be an expert snorkeler or swimmer to enjoy it!

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Not a big reef but very accessible for solo snorkeling without paying premium for a tour that divert you to other activities that you don't want. You can find colorful fishes here and some corals

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Although the best section of the reef is barricaded, I was still impressed with the surrounding reef. I was able to see some great and colorful fish while seeing some beautiful corral. Apparently there is a turtle who hangs out at the reef. I didn't see it but a lot of people told me who always comes to say hi.

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