With warm, calm waters, snorkeling is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Florida. The diverse and pristine waters in Florida allow beginners and experts alike to explore diverse marine life right from the beach. Grab your mask and fin and dive into one of these must-see snorkel spots in Florida.
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Point-of-Rocks, Siesta Key (Nearby Hotels)
Located on a barrier island, these limestone formations will bring you face to face with corals filled with medium sized fish, hermit crabs, crustaceans, and red boring sponge.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, North Palm Beach (Nearby Hotels)
An area known for regularly spotting underwater creatures such as stingrays and sea turtles, it is worth taking the trip to explore the large rock formations and worm rock reef.
Peanut Island, Riviera Beach (Nearby Hotels)
Explore through one of the best easy-access snorkeling in South Florida at this man-made island full of colorful fish and exotic underwater life.
Sebastian Inlet State Park, Melbourne Beach (Nearby Hotels)
For a chance to see larger sized fish and the possibility of a dolphin or adorable manatee swimming by, explore the rock-lined inlet and sheltered lagoon of Sebastian Inlet State Park.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo (Nearby Hotels)
Popular for good reason, hop on one of the trips offered and you will find an underwater statue and vibrant marine life with lobsters, eels, and tropical fish.
John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, Dania Beach (Nearby Hotels)
Grab your mask and fins for a day of fun at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach where you will find underwater beauty on a rock reef parallel to the shore.
Venice Beach (Nearby Hotels)
One of Florida’s rare gems, Venice Beach is home to the largest fossilized shark teeth found scattered in its shallow waters, allowing snorkelers to bring home a truly unique souvenir.
Coral Cove Park, Jupiter (Nearby Hotels)
Geological and natural limestone formations make Coral Cove Park an ideal place to snorkel, as they attract all types of unique and interesting fish.
Bathtub Reef Park, Hutchinson Island (Nearby Hotels)
An ideal snorkeling spot for children, this “honeycomb” worm reef blocks the surf and allows snorkelers of all ages to examine the vibrant sea creatures in the lagoon.
Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach (Nearby Hotels)
Located on a small jetty on the bay side of the island you will find both marine life and unique underwater treasures, such as rock pilings and an old shipwreck.
Destin Inlet Jetty, East Jetty (Nearby Hotels)
Known for emerald green waters, Destin is also popular with snorkelers for its shallow clear waters and incredible fish that surround the area.