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Bight Reef

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

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Our favorite snorkeling sight!

The Bight Reef is an amazing sight for snorkeling! Always something new to see! And it's right off the beach, no need to book an excursion!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Jill P
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Bight Reef is an amazing sight for snorkeling! Always something new to see! And it's right off the beach, no need to book an excursion!

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As snorkeling goes Bight Reef is nothing special. I've snorkeled all over and this was one of the weakest experiences. That said it is very accessible, being right off the beach.

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Merritt island, Florida
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The protected reef which had buoys surrounding the area in front of the Coral Gardens resort was basically too deep to really snorkel any good. I'm a good snorkeler and I can get down deep, but the average person can't get to the depths to really see very good as it's approximately 20-25 ft down. The entire area inside the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great spot that which is very quiet but little shade so be careful and take water and sunscreen. We really enjoyed our time here.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

For off beach snorkeling, this was one of our favorite places. We saw turtles here and plenty of fish. The reef is roped off as past people have started destroying the reef (unwittingly I assume). They are trying to let the reef regrow while still allowing people to snorkel near it. Also a great little on the beach restaurant/bar right... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Snorkeled here - nice snorkel place. Walk in from the beach with ease. They are doing a nice job of trying to restore the reef area with some man made objects. Was happy to see lots of fish and turtles!

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Bay Area
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101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Im going to be honest and say I was very impressed with this Reef. There are actually ropes that block you from doing anything from swimming around it. People are on the beach yelling at you if you go the wrong direction. There were ALOT of people there the day I went, most seemed to be newer to snorkeling. This... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

How wonderful to walk a few yards off the beach and be swimming above a beautiful reef full of colorful fishes. I was very nervous at first but seeing all the beautiful fish in such shallow water put me at ease very quickly. Had a great time. This reef is perfect for kids or beginners like me. Snorkel equipment is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you don't normally snorkel when you travel, try it here. The water is clear and warm (and also shallow enough to go way out and still feel close to shore). The fish are everywhere and the environment is awe inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My husband and I have done a ton of paid snorkeling excursions in Hawaii and Bora Bora, but this free excursion ranks as my 2nd favorite. We had heard such great things about this spot (aka Coral Gardens) that we even walked 3 miles along the beach to get there. And we were not disappointed. We saw 3 sea turtles,... More 

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Address: Address: Providenciales
Location: Caribbean  >  Turks and Caicos  >  Providenciales

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