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This site is my personal account of off-the-beach snorkelling in locations where I’ve done it. The idea is to give a detailed, objective review of each snorkelling ‘site’ showing the type and condition of the corals and other sea-life there.

 

THAILAND
ADANG
ANG THONG
BULON LAY
BULON LAY ENVIRONS
PHAYAM
KRADAN
LANTA
LIPE
LIPE ENVIRONS
PHA NGAN
NGAI (HAI)
MOOK
MA / WAEN/ CHEUAK /(เกาะม้า เกาะแหวน เกาะเชือก)
RAWI
SIMILANS
SURINS
TAO
TARUTAO
TARUTAO NATIONAL PARK (general information)

MALAYSIA
KAPAS
PERHENTIAN
PERHENTIAN ENVIRONS
REDANG
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN NATIONAL PARK (off Kota Kinabalu)
. GENERAL
. MAMUTIK
. MANUKAN
. SAPI
TUN SAKARAN NATIONAL PARK
. GENERAL
. KAPALAI
. MALBUL
. SIPADAN

INDONESIA
BANDA ISLANDS, MALUKU
BUNAKEN, SULAWESI
LEASE ISLANDS, MALUKU
LEMBEH STRAIT, SULAWESI
RAJA AMPAT, PAPUA
SANGIHE, SULAWESI
SERAYA, FLORES
TANJUNG KARANG, PALU, SULAWESI
TOGEANS, SULAWESI
WAKATOBI, SULAWESI (Wangi wangi, Kaledupa, Hoga, Tomia, Binongko)

PHILIPPINES
APO ISLAND, NEAR NEGROS ISLAND
OSLOB, CEBU ISLAND
MOALBOAL, CEBU ISLAND
SIQUIJOR, NEAR NEGROS ISLAND

Entries without hotlinks are still being written-up.

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GENERAL INFORMATION:
More information on the different species pictured on this site.
A glossary of unusual terms used in the narrative.
Scared about sharks? – read this.
Environment
Safety tips, in, under and near the water
Dive site maps
Tips on snorkeling expeditions using kayaks

 

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About:

Each page has a map of the areas I have checked-out. The articles  have photos and narrative about the areas shown on the map.

There is also some basic information about what it’s like on the surface (accommodation, transportation, etc).

The photos are mostly thumbnails. All images on this site expand to bigger versions if you click on them.

Don’t expect to find anything about places that cost $1000 to stay at. I can’t afford those. This site is about-off-the-beach snorkelling, mainly because it is cheap and easy to do. Occasionally, I’ll include stuff about a day-trip snorkelling boat trip, if it’s worthwhile and cheap.

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If you have comments, please post them at the bottom of the relevant article.

If you want to take me to dinner or court, best start by emailing me at whatsthesnorkellinglike@gmx.com

For geeky details about me and the site, see here.

Recent additions and updates.

This is not a commercial venture.

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This site was last updated: 16 Dec 2014

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