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Snorkeling companies / catamaran cruises?

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Snorkeling companies / catamaran cruises?

Hello...

I'm going to be in jamaica in about a week or so, and was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on one of these two excursions. I want decent snorkeling and a decent crew that takes you.. more of a half a day thing if possible. Thank you in advance...

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1. Re: Snorkeling companies / catamaran cruises?

Catamaran cruises are generally large groups and include booze, maybe a lunch. There are only a couple of boats that do this and you can arrange this easily once you are in Negril, just ask at your hotel.

For a custom trip, check with some of the glass bottom boats you will see parked all along the beach. You can arrange anything you like with them...bring your own cooler, go to a deserted beach, stop along the cliffs to get a drink or snorkel, go out to the reef, do a sunset cruise or even go up the river to the Royal Palm Preserve. The cost depends on the amount of time you want to go out, how many people you have, how far you want to go and your negotiating skills.

A two hour trip out to the reef and back can generally be done for about $20 per person.

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2. Re: Snorkeling companies / catamaran cruises?

The Redn Stripe is a cat that is operated out of the Boat Bar which is mid-beach beside Rondell Resort. It may be your best option. It's not too big a boat so it cannot get overcrowded. They do afternoon and sunset cruises depending on the number of people who sign up. If there aren't enough they don't sail. Just look for the little woman with the huge hat walking the beach. She's their agent. You can't miss her.

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