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Devil's Backbone

Spanish Wells Eleuthera Bahamas | Bahamas Ocean Safaris, 000, Eleuthera
+1 242-470-1930
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Windy weather, diving was decent

Was diving here and with the poor weather conditions the diving was only ok. If you are snorkelling... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Megan L
,
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
Good snorkeling

We went out to Devil's Backbone to do some snorkelling. I wouldn't want to swim out from the beach... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
haiti2016
,
Burlington, Canada
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This strech of shallow reef has put many a tear in unwary ships' bottoms, giving it its name.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
28 Mar 2017
“Windy weather, diving was decent”
21 Mar 2017
“Good snorkeling”
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera Bahamas | Bahamas Ocean Safaris, 000, Eleuthera
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Was diving here and with the poor weather conditions the diving was only ok. If you are snorkelling here, be careful as boats pass through. I'm not sure if come here again, I do recommend giving it a try though.

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went out to Devil's Backbone to do some snorkelling. I wouldn't want to swim out from the beach. We went on a charter boat so we could stop at a few different parts of the reef. We saw a few sea turtle, sting rays...More

Thank haiti2016
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Very scenic, locals will navigate large visiting yachts through this tough channel, which is fun to watch. It was peaceful, beautful and clean.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Unbeknownst to us, when you snorkel Devil's Backbone you need to have a buoy with a flag trailing behind you. Not sure the speed boat would have seen it. We hadn't seen any boats around prior to this and it seemed to come out of...More

1  Thank Joy E
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Located in the North part of the island it is a bit remote unless you are staying in the North, but the trip is worth it. It is fairly far from the beach so I did not brave it, but my husband did and loved...More

Thank Marielbys M
Reviewed 8 August 2015

For the easiest way to see the Backbone, take the road to Preacher's Cave and then follow it to the beach. This is one of the best beaches on Eleuthera, and you will really see anyone here.

1  Thank Kkress
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Cool place to snorkel. Lots of fish and turtles here. What we liked most was that there were different colors of coral. Great place!

Thank Everett04
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