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Address: Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Activities: Snorkeling
Description: Located a mile off the mainland shore, this small, often deserted island...
Located a mile off the mainland shore, this small, often deserted island is a relaxing place for snorkeling and viewing birds.
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Very pretty (small) getaway island

It od course depends on what you're looking for - but Peterson Cay is a wonderful small island with a small beach that is very pretty to visit. There were interesting shells... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
jeffreyjfred
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

It od course depends on what you're looking for - but Peterson Cay is a wonderful small island with a small beach that is very pretty to visit. There were interesting shells aplenty, nesting birds (we may have been there at an opportunistic time of course), and a small pretty beach. If you drop anchor more than 10 yards from... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I really like snorkeling to see coral and sea life. There really wasn't that much to see. It was fun just swimming off the Kat and testing how far I could swim so early in the seaon.

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Madison, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

From all the reviews we read before hand this was the best place for snorkeling so it was a must on our to do list. We hired a boat to take us there as this was our 2nd snorkeling event for this trip. I don't know if we didn't time it right or what but fish were far and few... More 

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norcross
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We took the bahama breeze on a fishing trip and after a coupe, in our group got seasick the captain dropped us off here. It was awesome. Unfortunately we had no shade. Bring a small umbrella and this place is awesome. Snorkeling a Is average

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Louisville, Kentucky
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303 reviews 303 reviews
176 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We visited this beautiful island by kayak, and we were amazed by its beauty instantly! With warm, crystal clear water, you can actually see plenty of fish and vegetation in the water without even donning a mask. However, the true magic of this place is really in the snorkeling adventures that it affords. It is easy to snorkel around the... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went on Kayak and Snorkel Trip with Ricky from Calabash Eco Tours. I can't recommend highly enough. Awesome Day!!!!

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Stella, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We sailed there on our boat and snorkeled all day and then anchored and stayed the night. It was soooo quiet and beautiful.

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Alberta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

$55 per person for a bus ride to some under-whelming caves. You walk down a path then onto a boardwalk and peer into some water. Gold Rock beach across the road, however, is worth a visit as it is really beautiful. After the 1.5 hour stop, you get shuttled to a local restaurant so you can spend another $30 per... More 

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Miami
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great place and easy paddle from the beach great surrounding reef and lots to see on the Island Birdwatching and Sealife at its best

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Wonderful day trip.!! Beautiful spot and easy to get to. Great snorkeling!! Best smallest National Park EVER!

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