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Grand Cayman Activities for Non-snorkel Days

Somedays it’s cloudy or the waves are a tad choppy. Set aside your snorkel gear and try these other Cayman activities. You’ll need a rental car to reach the sites. Try Andy’s Rentals, which has a place on 7-mile as well as at the airport. Leave plenty of time for the drive because what looks […]

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Snorkeling the Florida Keys

It’s been a while since we SnorkSnorkers visited the Keys. (Guess we need an invitation!) But we don’t want to neglect this home grown American snorkeling site. So we’ve gathered a few of the useful links. A good book source would be Lonely Planet Guide Diving and Snorkeling the Florida Keys. A good starting place […]

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Snorkeling With La Jolla Sharks

Visit La Jolla, CA, and try some snorkeling. Just offshore of the main beach are stingrays and Leopard Sharks. Go out to where there’s 6-8 feet of water as these harmless sharks forage in the sand. They’re basically living vacuum cleaners. We snorkeled with them just below our feet. Look for a lot of folks […]

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Snorkeling Monterey, CA

Lots of people inquire about snorkeling Monterey, CA. But it seems the consensus is…um, don’t. The water is cold. A few dive sites are promising for those with thick wetsuits. But visibility from the surface just isn’t that grand. Go farther south, to San Diego, for snorkeling. That said, there are other ways for snorksnorkers […]

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Better Snorkeling With Manatees

Manatees are an endangered species. Should people snorkel with them?¬†Before we went to Crystal Springs, Florida, to snorkel with manatees, I called a park in the Crystal Springs area to talk to a naturalist about the issue.¬† I asked, straight out, if there was any controversy about this closeup interaction with the species. She said […]

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