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Fowl Cay

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Address: Hope Town, Great Abaco Island
Description: Sea and land park reserve of particular interest to divers and snorkelers.

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Best snorkeling in the world on the world's 3rd largest barrier reef

I am lucky enough to live with in kayaking distance to Fowl Cay National Park. No need to dive the snorkeling is fabulous. There are mooring buoys to tie your small boat or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2014
SaylorMalone
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Great Abaco Island
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Great Abaco Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I am lucky enough to live with in kayaking distance to Fowl Cay National Park. No need to dive the snorkeling is fabulous. There are mooring buoys to tie your small boat or dingy. There is also a small shelter on one of the rocks in front of the reef built by the Bahamas National Trust. Great place for a... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We (my wife and I) have been diving for some time (I got certified in 1971) and though the diving is not deep you will see more fish and big fish than you can shake a stick at

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austin, tx
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We were on a charter boat and anchored on the west side of Fowl Cay. The dinghy ride to the east side was a bit intimidating and you need to be careful of the waves. Take your life jackets. Once we got there we were overwhelmed by the beauty and accessibility of the coral and fish. Make sure you can... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Tie up to the bouys and scuba or snorkel amongst the amazing reefs. An incredible array of different fish and corals can be seen without needing to dive to any depth. DO NOT FISH HERE!! It' s a little tricky to getbto some of the bouys, so buy the Abaco Cruising Guide and ask a local to point you in... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We went twice, once with an outfit and once on our own. My husband, the diver, loved it and can't wait to go back. I am a snorkler and thought it was good, but not as good as Pelican Cays as there is less close to the surface.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Great to bring up your boat or on a charter. Beautiful diving and snorkeling.

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Bahamas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2010

I was pleasantly surprised by the quiet solitude. The staff was very accommodating, and warm. My husband and I spent 5 glorious days on the Island and in that short amount of time, I was calling each staff member by their first name. Warm waves of "hello" with a genuine smile always greeted us whenever we crossed paths with a... More 

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