The Emerald Coast is where dreams are made, with some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world featuring sugar-white sand and stunning emerald-like water. A snorkeling trip in Destin, FL, is an exciting way to immerse yourself in the enchanting Emerald Coast. Gulf Tide Vacation Rentals put together this guide so our guests can enjoy the trip of a lifetime.
After a day of adventure in the Emerald Coast water, relax in one of our Destin beach house rentals with a private pool. Gulf Tide Vacation Rentals has a stunning selection of fully furnished vacation homes and condo rentals suitable for every budget and personal taste. Some amenities you can find include private pools, complimentary street-legal golf cart rentals, and private Gulf Coast views from your window.
4 Ways To Enjoy Snorkeling in Destin, FL
1. Enjoy snorkeling at Norriego Point in Destin, FL
Norriego Point faces Destin Harbor on one side and, on the other, the East Pass leading into the Gulf of Mexico. The Destin Jetties provide calm water that’s perfect for snorkeling. This is also an excellent spot for swimming.
2. Snorkel With Sea Turtles at Henderson Beach State Park
Henderson Beach State Park has 30 feet high sand dunes and one mile of unspoiled Gulf Coast shoreline. This park is a popular sea turtle nesting site that makes for an enchanting snorkeling experience in Destin, FL. You might get lucky and glimpse some loggerhead sea turtles while snorkeling.
3. Enjoy Guided Snorkeling in Destin, FL
Enjoy a guided snorkeling adventure in Destin by booking one of the Destin Snorkel tours. The Two Stop Snorkeling options include snorkeling, shelling, and a dolphin cruise. If you really want an exhilarating experience try out their SNUBA Tours. Dive up to 20 feet underwater for 20 – 30 minutes at a time with this scuba diving and snorkeling hybrid adventure. This experience is suitable even for people without snorkeling experience!
4. Experience the Smile N Wave Snorkeling Tours
The Smile N Wave Snorkeling Tours are a great way to enjoy snorkeling in Destin, FL. A popular activity during their snorkeling tours is sand dollar hunting. Each person is allowed to keep two sand dollars home with them!