Snorkeling in Northwest Florida is popular locals past time. The clear turquoise waters in the Gulf of Mexico make it ideal to view marine life, scallops during the summer season, and see the underwater marine museum. Take a mask and to marvel at wonders in the marine world.


Lady snorkeling for scallops


These favorite swimming holes of spring-fed clear water is perfect for fresh water snorkeling. Actually any swimming hole is an invitation to discover the underwater. Both fresh and salt water life hosts interesting finds. 

Scalloping is one of the most well-known favorites during scallop season. Grab a mask and fill your bucket to the required limits. There is nothing like the delicacy of fresh Florida seafood.

•  Ponce de Leon Springs State Park
•  Morrison Springs
•  Holmes Creek
•  Pitt Springs Recreation Area
•  Blue Springs Recreational Park
•  Merritt’s Mill Pond

On the salty side, discover the marine life all along the Gulf coast. Try a few of these popular spots.

  • Shell Island
  • St. Joseph Bay
  • Indian Pass Lagoon
  • Cape San Blas