The Top Snorkeling Sites In South America

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South America is a continent full of incredible sights and sounds. Full of color, music, and history, it’s a great place to explore and enjoy. But don’t forget to venture out to the oceans. Here you will find some of the best snorkel and water sport areas in the world. Here’s the list.

Recife, Brazil

Recife is the capital of Pernambuco in Brazil. It is well known for being the best snorkel area in South America. Expect clear blue water and a host of colorful fish and coral. The patch reef makes it an incredible place to snorkel and dive.

Galapagos, Ecuador

Off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos islands are home to a vast amount of sea creatures. Expect sea lions, turtles, lobster, sea horses, rays and many more. All of which can be seen on a snorkel trip. You will be spoilt for choice with a large variety of sea life.

Maracajaú, Brazil

Also in Brazil, here you will find beautiful beaches with white velvet sand and clear blue waters. This is the largest fishing community in the area because it is home to such a vast array of different species. The natural coral formations add to the beauty.

Nylon Pool, Venezuela

This is a popular tourist destination in Tobago, just off the coast of Venezuela. Under conservation, to preserve the marine life, here you will find turquoise clear water filled with tropical fish. Enjoy the coral and sponges and if you are lucky you might even see a turtle.

Isla De La Plata, Ecuador

This little island near Ecuador is jam-packed with interesting marine life of all sizes. It is also home to some exotic marine birds, which are a sight to behold. You can even spot humpback whales on their migration route home.