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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 5 snorkellers hired a small cat to take us to the reef where our skipper led us on a snorkel around the reef, followed by a free swimming snorkel.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kt2010jt
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The water is rough and compared to other locations that are accessible by car, this isn't the best place. We went to Pineapple beach and the snorkelling there was amazing, tons to explore and not far from shore at all. We wouldn't go back here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank klein3
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Water is rough, even on a good day. Wear a belt and good snorkeling equipment. Reef is shallow with some bleaching, but there is plenty of fish. It is better place for scuba divers than snorkelers because of the rough water current.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank carter2
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

The coral reef is dead - destroyed by hurricanes or people who knows but the colour of the see in the shallows is amazing. We saw giant sting rays, snappers, parrot fish and some other coral fish. Its a nice experience for a two hour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Water is very calm and clean beach, be sure to bring lots of sun block, I love this beach but then again all the beaches in Antigua is beautiful

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Gee M
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Best snorkeling experience in all of Antigua areas!!! Went 3 times in 2 weeks. Beautiful clear water, tremendous amount of marine life made it spectacular.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Be a good swimmer as the waters are a bit rough but this reef is a great one! lots of wildlife and tons of fun!

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I'd spent 12 days in Antigua during which we visited the beaches recommended for snorkelling, some okay and some not so good. So, we booked on to the Cades Reef trip hoping to see much more than we had snorkelling off beaches such as Half...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Chipr1
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We booked this excursion with guest services at our resort. After paying the deposit with our resort, the rest was paid by credit card at the site. The trip included a ride to the location, kayaking and boat ride to the reef. The driver who...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Matt K
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We snorkeled at Cades reef twice during our recent holiday in Antigua, once when the sea was so rough and choppy that we could barely swim, let alone enjoy snorkeling, and once when conditions were quite the opposite. Make sure you check expected conditions with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Lizzieh62
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July 24, 2018|
Response from Gee M | Reviewed this property |
We did not book with any one in particular, we drove to the beach and there were guides with boats there and we went with them, they were very very nice and the price was good, very safe also. Have a great trip
November 24, 2017|
Response from RMP1960g | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi to take you to a boat who will take you to Cades reef. I recommend Catch the cat.