This incredible adventure catamaran snorkel cruise excursion from Antigua will take you to the North Sound area where there are 22 offshore small islands. You will spend the day learning about the ecosystems, and history and having a blast cruising these tiny islands. Great service, stunning panoramic views, and interesting wildlife await! No previous snorkel experience is necessary.
Meet your English-speaking power boat snorkel excursion guide near your Antigua cruise pier and take a short walk to your 52ft power catamaran. Once comfortably aboard, your shore excursion guide and captain will give you some safety information before you head off on your fun aquatic and informative eco-snorkel cruise excursion. There are a rinse-off shower and a restroom onboard the catamaran speedboat. The shore excursion group maximum is 31 guests to allow plenty of space to relax onboard.
Observe Jumby Bay Island also known as Long Island in Antigua's North Sound with its luxurious houses of the rich and famous. This group of 22 small islands offers fascinating structures, abundant marine life, local wildlife, and stunning scenery of the surrounding area.
Enjoy a brief explanation of the local turtle projects and the reef system. You will pass Guiana Island where its nearby mangrove habitat is home to turtles, barracuda, rays, and snappers among some of its many species.
A fun stop at the unique island of Hell's Gate offers you various options to explore both in and out of the water. Famous for the bridge-like structure where you can walk along and feel like you are on top of the world surrounded by Caribbean natural beauty; there is a small cave you can explore too. The St. John's Power Catamaran Eco Snorkel Excursion price includes snorkel gear onboard if you wish to explore the local marine life or simply swim in the turquoise water. There are also natural jacuzzis to relax in. Alternatively, you are also welcome just to stay onboard the catamaran powerboat and take in the views and photo opportunities. The duration at this island is approximately one hour.
Continue to Bird Island for an educative and guided nature walk to the top of the island where there are not only breathtaking views of the North Sound area but interesting bird-life and plant life which your excursion guide will point out.
Enjoy an optional second snorkel session where one guide will take a guided tour with advanced snorkelers and another guide will take a guided tour for those who may either be beginners or just looking for a more relaxed snorkel. Once back onboard, enjoy a rum punch or cold drink.
Please note no alcoholic beverages are offered onboard until all water activities are completed. This Antigua snorkeling cruise excursion is suitable for families of all ages.
Your complimentary delicious lunch includes BBQ chicken, seasoned pasta, green salad, fried plantain, and banana bread for dessert. Please advise us of a time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions and we will try to accommodate. Complimentary drinks include sodas, passion fruit and tamarind juice, bottled water, and local homemade rum punch!
At the close of your fun day exploring the North Sound islands, the catamaran will return you back to the Antigua dock for a short walk to your cruise ship.
Discover the North Sound of Antigua and its fascinating islands on a guided catamaran powerboat nature and snorkel shore excursion from St. John's Antigua, including lunch!