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Any Snorkeling in OBX?

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Any Snorkeling in OBX?

My wife and I are novice snorkelers (one trip in PR two yrs ago). We are going to be staying in Rodanthe in mid September.....any places that are better for snorkeling than others?

Much thanks,

ian

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1. Re: Any Snorkeling in OBX?

I don't think I've ever seen anyone snorkeling in the Outer Banks. Maybe the ocean is too turbid? The sound too spooky (snakes etc)? I don't know!

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2. Re: Any Snorkeling in OBX?

People occasionally snorkle in Ocracoke.

At times, the water there is clearer than the water at the northern beaches.

Personally I have been able to find sand dollars, shells and fish, although the visability is nothing like the Carribean; but if you enjoy snorkling, give it a try, never know what you will encounter!

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3. Re: Any Snorkeling in OBX?

Don't think the water there is really conducive to snorkeling...try kayaking instead!!! That way you will be on top of the snakes, etc.!

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4. Re: Any Snorkeling in OBX?

No snakes in the ocean!

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5. Re: Any Snorkeling in OBX?

They are in the Sound, saw them there when we went kayaking.

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6. Re: Any Snorkeling in OBX?

Yes, we have seen snakes in the sound, around our rental, in the streets, and grass. I detest snakes but seem to attract them!

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