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Deadman's Reef (Paradise Cove)

Address: Deadman's Reef, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number: 242-349-2677
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Stittsville, Ontario
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97 reviews 97 reviews
25 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

On a trip to Freeport in January, my husband and I drove to the west end of the island, stopping at Paradise Cove where we had heard the snorkelling was good. Unusual, at least for us, was the fact that we had to sign in and pay a small fee, despite the fact that we had all our own snorkel... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Take a taxi is staying at the hotel and get there before the crowds. Its only a few $$ each if you have your own equipment. We say rays, turtles, eels, and thousands of fish. It was great. You can rent chairs, equipment, etc but they charge for everything so be prepared to spend $$ if you want those things.

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Winnipeg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had a car rental so we drove to Paradise Cove, about a 20-30 minute drive from Lucaya - but a nice drive with some sights to see along the way. We brought our own snorkel equip. but it is available to rent, along with towels, beach chairs, pretty much anything you would need. There is also food available. We... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

nice beach and an easy swim to a great reef. Try to go at high tide as some reefs are too shallow at ow tide.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you like snorkeling, take a cab out to this beach in Freeport. The facilities are nicely kept, food is awesome and reasonably priced, workers will treat you like family. Plenty of photo opportunities.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We booked our snorkeling trip with Viator the night before we went out- it was very last minute. We paid about $85 usd for the two of us. After confirmation, i called the driver (MR. BRICE) to confirm hotel pick up @ Memories Resort in Freeport. Mr. Brice was promptly on time @ 8:30am. It's about a 40minute drive through... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were booked on a carnival cruise line and planned ahead to stay the day in Freeport at Paradise Cove. We booked online for our party of 7. Our shuttle was already there when we got off the boat and we departed at 9am on the dot. The driver, Nathan, was very knowledgeable and friendly. The 20-25 minute drive to... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

There was eight of us coming from the Carnival Fantasy: 2 in their 50s, 3 in their late 20s/early 30s, one 16-year-old, a four year old, and a one year old. We all LOVED it! It was the perfect fit for so many different needs and interests. They met us right at the dock in Freeport and like everyone said,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Nice spot to get some food and snorkel. Be sure to come during high tide though to get the most out of this place. The food is also great (they cook the fish that they catch during their spear fishing excursions, so it's very very fresh). They have equipment you can rent on site. Be sure to bring bug spray... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Actually, Mom and Pop work for Barry, Paradise Cove's propreitor, and cousin. They see to it that everyone is taken care of; no corporate struicture or guidelines.

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