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Kayaking/snorkeling #98888
03/11/05 10:38 PM
03/11/05 10:38 PM
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I've been reading about water traffic and the need for caution with snorkeling or swimming in certain areas. We will be first-time vacationers in April and we love to kayak. We envision being able to kayak around the caye or maybe even to other cayes and to stop and snorkel. Is that a valid vision?
Thanks in advance for your advice.

Re: Kayaking/snorkeling #98889
03/12/05 09:17 AM
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From San Pedro, at least on the front side. The next Caye is about 5 miles (Cangrejo) South over open water. Caye Caulker is 8 miles South.

Best to stick to kayaking out the the reef (1/4 to 3/4 of mile out depending on where you are).

Re: Kayaking/snorkeling #98890
03/12/05 09:44 AM
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You will have to be very comfortable with open water kayaking. Power boats will not give you any quarter and at busy tour times, from about 9am to 5pm, you will be constantly riding (sometimes big) wake.

Once you are on the reef, this is not a big issue for swimming/snorkeling as the water is too shallow for boats to use a lot of speed.

Due to time constraints, we didn't try to kayak to the other cayes but again, if you're good in open water, it can be done.

I saw some pretty close calls w/boats and swimmers at piers and at the beach so I would only swim in designated roped off areas.

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