Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.
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Snorkeling in Camp Cove Beach, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
The north end of Camp Cove beach is a popular snorkeling location, thanks to its amazing marine life. It is a safe and easy activity since the spot is protected from the wind due to the rock wall of South Head.
Visibility is great during high tide. The average depth of the dive site is 4 m/13 ft and the maximum depth is 6-7 m/19-22 ft. Water temperature is up to 21°C / 69.8°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C / 57.2-64.4°F in winter.
Snorkelers will have the opportunity to admire an amazing marine life, such as seahorse, cuttlefish, sea-dragon, Sydney Octopus, goatfish, yellow tail, luderick and schools of Damselfish. Also, hermit crabs, sea anemone and sea urchins can be observed. Watch out for boats.
Note: it can be crowded on weekends with diving schools and swimmers, so be patient.