Snorkeling Catalina's Island

The best snorkeling near Playa Flamingo is undoubtedly offshore at the Catalinas Islands. For this extreme snorkeling tour, we will head offshore to the iconic islands that dot the horizon of Playa Flamingo and Potrero. Here there are stunning underwater rock formations of volcanic rock which are home to a variety of marine life. These stunning underwater rock formations provide an incredible landscape to explore. The tranquility of being underwater here is truly spectacular. 

Although we cannot gaurantee you will see specific marine life,  you will absolutely enjoy the sight of many tropical fish. On many occassions we have also seen whitetip sharks, different types of rays, moray eels, nudibranchs, angel fish and butterfly fish. The underwater scenery here is spectacular and you are in for a treat if you decide to embark on a snorkeling tour to the Catalinas Islands. We recommend an early tour as that is when wildlife is the most active and the lighting is best.
Setting out from the Flamingo Marina at 7:30 AM, we will take a sailboat to the Catalinas Islands. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the islands and at that point, we will get the equipment ready. We will spend about forty minutes in the water before taking a small break. In total, you will enjoy about an hour and a half underwater. We will switch locations as necessary to ensure that you are able to see some good wildlife. Enjoy a beautiful morning in the water on this extreme snorkeling tour! 

While you are in the water, there will be an experienced guide with you at all times. You will be able to ask them questions and they will keep a keen eye out for undewater marine life that you might have missed otherwise. If you are an avoid snorkeler and looking for the best snorkeling near Playa Flamingo, there is no better option!

After a few hours relaxing and snorkeling at the islands, we will set sail back to shore. You will be back onshore around noon. If you need transportation to/from your vacation rental, just let us know in advance!

Aspectos importantes

What we offer:

  • Bilingual guides
  • Water and fruits
  • Transport from Playa Flamingo Marina to Catalina's Islands
What you bring:
  • Sunblock
  • Swimsuit
  • Change of clothes