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Good Snorkeling,Very Crowded

Good snorkeling, there were only 3 buoys which filled up pretty quickly. This area also appears to... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Dragonfly8
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pretty good small reef close to the harbour

Not an expansive reef. Maybe the size of 2 tennis courts. About a 10 minute ride from the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Brent R
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20 Jul 2018
“No access from beach”
13 Dec 2017
“Another Waste of Ttime ”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

More fish and varieties than the two larger spots we snorkels at along the reef in the National park. Along with the usual species of fish, spotted lobsters and rays here as well. A few memorials have been sunk here to add to the reef...More

2  Thank dawnandwayne
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Just don't waste your time!! This island is really nothing but an over blown lake with clear water, that has not one thing too offer. It's trashed up and just such a disappointing trip!

2  Thank Sharkbait46
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

I love Abacos and surrounding cays. So much to do and great fishing and diving. We wanted to check out Mermaid reef but when you drove there, no parking and the access was all private property from the shore. Seems, Mermaid resort bought the land...More

1  Thank Gnaka1
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Just don't waste your time!! This island is really nothing but an over blown lake with clear water, that has not one thing too offer. It's trashed up and just such a disappointing trip!

2  Thank Sharkbait46
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

One of our last desperate attempts to make the best out of this horrible Island and we go to The Reef to find out that it has been fenced off by the new owners and it is no longer a public place apparently. It looks...More

1  Thank Mom2lane
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Protected water, good reef for first time snorkelers. Had moorings so easy to access for small kids.

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Good snorkeling, there were only 3 buoys which filled up pretty quickly. This area also appears to be quite popular with the larger charter group boats. They filled up the area with snorkelers and paddle boarders coming over. It's a good reef with very friendly...More

1  Thank Dragonfly8
Reviewed 16 March 2017

More fish and varieties than the two larger spots we snorkels at along the reef in the National park. Along with the usual species of fish, spotted lobsters and rays here as well. A few memorials have been sunk here to add to the reef...More

2  Thank dawnandwayne
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Not an expansive reef. Maybe the size of 2 tennis courts. About a 10 minute ride from the harbour. Good variety of fish.

Thank Brent R
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Many locals recommended we visit Mermaid Reef. They said it was easy for beginners due to the shallow, protected area, but also because the fish literally come to you! The fish on this reef are used to being feed, so they are not afraid of...More

1  Thank MovingStates
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