North America, surrounded by three oceans, is a very special snorkeling area. Its vast underwater space makes it a unique destination, marked by a wide diversity of marine environments. The Caribbean Sea, which touches parts of Florida and Mexico, is, without doubt, a must for snorkeling in North America.

Nurse sharks, green turtles, barracuda, and a wide range of tropical fish all swim among the Caribbean’s coral reefs. But there are other high-quality snorkeling spots, especially in the Gulf of California and the Gulf of Mexico.

Snorkeling destinations in North America

Florida

(4 spots online)

From the kaleidoscopic coral reefs fringing the Keys region to the freshwater springs where manatees congregate in winter months, Florida offers you a lot of choices for your next snorkeling vacation. Florida is the only continental US state where the climate is tropical and where snorkeling can be (...)
Mexico

(15 spots online)

Bathed by the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of California, Mexico introduces snorkelers to an extraordinary diversity of underwater environments. The Riviera Maya, in particular, offers an unequalled diversity of snorkeling spots. Lose yourself into the clear emerald green waters of a cenote near Tulum (...)

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