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Folkestone Marine Park & Visitor Centre

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Address: Church Point, Holetown, Barbados
Phone Number: 246/422-2314
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Fabulous snorkelling!

My husband and I visited this site during our stay in Barbados last week. Snorkelling was the main attraction for our visit here. There is a visitor centre and a small shop and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My husband and I visited this site during our stay in Barbados last week. Snorkelling was the main attraction for our visit here. There is a visitor centre and a small shop and toilets. You didn't even have to swim out you could see the fish around you as you waded out. Very rocky here and not much beach but... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

went here on Saturday afternoon, plenty of picnic tables, great for snorkelling with lots of coral and fish to look at .

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

the best beach we found for snorkelling. Not much sand so not ideal for sun bathing but the fish and marine life is great. Shower & chnging facilities available.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My Husband and I visited this beach everyday for our first week as we hired a car. We always chilled at a gorgeous little cove which had great access to snorkel over a small reef. We didn't see any Turtles but there was a great array of fish and crabs. There was also a beautiful sandy bottomed lagoon if you... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A very fun beach, popular with locals and amazing snorkeling from the shore. They have a small information building with locker rentals gear rentals and refreshments. Went here multiple times during our week on the island and saw better wildlife then some of the paid snorkel trips we took. Rent a snorkel kit at the building and enjoy the corals... More 

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Ecclefechan, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

nice safe place for taking in some sun and Snorkeling in the protected area Safely away from the boats and jet skis

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were lucky enough to be staying along the beach from here. The morning we snorkelled it was a bit tricky getting in and out of the water but was well worth it. Saw a good variety of fish and once in the water it was easy to snorkel. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great beach to visit to see lots of fish safely directly from the beach. Very good carpark shaded and straight on the beach. Changing rooms with shower and toilets, all this for free! And a convenient bar in the carpark and shop for ice creams. Nothing more required for a good afternoon.

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Hartford, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We went to Folkestone on a holiday weekend, so the facilities were closed. But that wasn't a problem. We left most of our stuff in the car and gave our car key to the nice lifeguard to safeguard. The beach was small but pretty. We had brought our own snorkelling gear and were excited to see the fish. Not sure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great spot to snorkel much better reef than at Carlisile Bay. Nice secure parking lot with changing rooms/bathroom/showers. On the west side so great swimming beach, kids loved it. There is no fee to use the marine park, they have snorkel equipment available for rental. I didn't see any turtles at this park, but we didn't look that hard.

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