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Princess Alexandra National Park

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Went to Coral Garden Beach and Smith's Reef

Beautiful snorkeling in this area. At Smith's Reef, you have to watch the boats because they are... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Kenny H
Ball Ground, Georgia
Snorkeling was Amazing

Definitely check out Coral Gardens if you're looking for the best snorkeling - we saw a sting ray... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
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Thirteen miles of undeveloped, protected beach, part of an effort to preserve the natural beauty of the islands.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Beautiful snorkeling in this area. At Smith's Reef, you have to watch the boats because they are NOT watching you! But it is beautiful and teeming with sea life. At Coral Gardens, we saw several sea turtles, a small stingray and several parrot fish. At...More

1  Thank Kenny H
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Definitely check out Coral Gardens if you're looking for the best snorkeling - we saw a sting ray, sea turtles, lobsters, lionfish, and plenty of other colorful but unidentified creatures. It was the best snorkeling by far, even compared to the boat trip we'd taken...More

1  Thank Belastingdienst3
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Most of the time there was no one else around. Walk out a bit and you're walking on top of beds of starfish. Saw several sea cucumbers and a large stingray. Wicked sunburn.

1  Thank Jesly303
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Smith’s Reef has good coral and fish including barracuda, and the beaches are world-famous. Bight Reef is also good; we saw a sea turtle there. Both sites have a handful of parking spaces. Smith’s Reef has ironshore, making it a little challenging to get in...More

1  Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Lovely snorkeling but the actual reef is a little hard to find once you're in the water. Saw an eagle ray and some fish

1  Thank dorisgodfrey
Reviewed 20 September 2017

A gorgeous beach. It was after Hurricane Irma so there was water and downed trees and a displaced boat. Despite this, you could still see the beauty of the park.

1  Thank flgrays
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Such a very beautiful beach and shallow water entry for young kids. I could of stayed at this beach all day. I loved it!

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

you cant see this natural wonder and doubt God's hand in creating this paradise on earth. It is a dream location to walk and melt away stress by losing yourself in surroundings

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

One of our favourites on the island and if you're here, definitely stop by for a lovely day at the beach. Bring your own beach chairs if you can.

Thank Beata M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This "park" is more of a part of the island than an actual park. More of a neighborhood with beaches.

Thank Andrew M
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