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Wow what a jewel

This reef is a must see and when you go I hope the conditions are at least as good as ours. Plan... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
AtravelerAD
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Naples, Florida
The Best Snorkeling We've Had

We (6 adults, 4 children) snorkeled at Sandy Cay while we were chartering "Shearwater" (a sailing... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2015
jpatg
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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An underwater nature preserve, saving grouper fish and spiny lobsters from fishermen's traps and cooking pots: perfect for scuba diving.
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“slack tide” (2 reviews)
“swell” (2 reviews)
“reef” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This reef is a must see and when you go I hope the conditions are at least as good as ours. Plan your trip on slack tide so you are not fighting the current, the less the wind the better and hope the ocean swell...More

Thank AtravelerAD
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We (6 adults, 4 children) snorkeled at Sandy Cay while we were chartering "Shearwater" (a sailing 57' catamaran (see sailtheabacos.com) for 8 days. We have snorkeled in the Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, and the Virgin Islands, but Sandy Cay was the best snorkeling we have had....More

2  Thank jpatg
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Went Snorkelling to Sandy Cay, there can be quite a bit of swell here from the Ocean but this day it was perfect, the reef is pristine with plenty of fish and turtles. The highlight of my snorkel was a flight (if that is what...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We really enjoyed our snorkeling at Pelican Cays, but unfortunately our summer weather has had 15 mph winds.. a bit much to enjoy this wonderful underwater park. However, many beautiful fish abound and still great coral!

Thank Lalafish
Reviewed 21 June 2012

This was probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. As a snorkler, rather than a diver, I loved it as there was more close to the surface. The only issue is that the current is strong, so it would be better...More

1  Thank bluebnt
Reviewed 12 May 2012

I love Sandy Cay Reef which is part of the Pelican Cays National park. We donated a mooring so it is easy, just tie up and though it is deep at the mooring, the reef soon reaches toward the surface with colorful corals, fish, -...More

3  Thank HopeTownMom
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