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Dean's Blue Hole

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Address: Clarence Town, Long Island

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Great views from this location-you are about 150 feet up!

The road is passable, but I was glad we at least had a 2WD SUV. We did not swim in the tidal pool behind the monument, but should have, it was beautiful.

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Robert L
St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

The road is passable, but I was glad we at least had a 2WD SUV. We did not swim in the tidal pool behind the monument, but should have, it was beautiful.

Thank Robert L
Kunming, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This is really an interesting place. It's hard to imagine an enormously deep hole forming here. The beach is nice and right next to it is a really deep hole. There was a decent current running toward the hole but nothing to worry about. On the edge of the hole are some fish to see while snorkeling. Climb the rocks... More 

Thank JWinkle
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It is well worth the experience to visit Dean's Blue Hole even though it may take a bit of finding. While it may not seem like much on the surface, there are many videos that feature Dean's and give you an excellent idea of what it feels like to those take the challenge to dive as deep as they can... More 

Thank Lucinda M
Washington, Illinois
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were excited to see our first Blue Hole, but after getting there we discovered that it was covered in sea grass which made it less appealing. I had thought we would get in the water and snorkel over to it, but with the leaves we decided not to. The sea grass was all over the beach area too. The... More 

Thank Jammn5
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

An amazing natural spectacle - not to be missed! Beatiful beach with shallow water, accessible only by car.

Thank Smorgon
Kingston, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Over 660 foot deep hole and site of world free diving competitions. The whole cove offers sheltered swimming and snorkeling and walking on a nice sandy beach. It's quite awe inspiring to swim over the entrance to the blue hole and see it fall away to an amazing depth!

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This attraction has a turn off at the Sports Bar and Restaurant. It is truly creepy snorkeling to the dive platform and watching the line go off to the abysis

Thank Drjack183
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The road was very bumpy getting there but so worth it. There were scuba divers along with snorkelers in the water. We snorkeled and saw a lot of interesting fish. There was a beach for enjoying the view and just swimming. Hiking down the beach was beautiful but difficult because the sand was so soft.

Thank parks123456tp
Milan, Italy
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

I'm not a diver, so I won't review the Blue Hole. But the beach itself is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen! Tons of shades of blue, calm water, the view of the Blue Hole from above... Unforgettable!

Thank Elena_Aloha
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Very special place not to be missed. If you dive it is definitely worth to do it there or just snorkel

Thank barbieTrieste

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