South Walton-30... > Snorkeling Tours
12/15/2019 ~ 12/21/2019

Grayton Beach Reef Snorkel Tour

Explore one of Grayton Beach’s newest aquatic features, the artificial reef! Begin your day with detailed instruction from your friendly tour guides, followed by a YOLO paddle board excursion (less than 150 yards away) to the reef where you will have the opportunity to shallow water snorkel, dive, explore soft corals, sponges, plants, barnacles, and several other species up close and personal.

Activity Highlights
  • See awesome marine life such as sea turtles, bait fish, grouper and more
  • Learn all about reef ecosystems from our experienced guides
  • Find cool conch shells and sand dollars while learning to free dive
  • A comfortable experience for those nervous about open water or being far from shore

Duration: 2.5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Stand up paddleboard
  • Snorkel gear
  • Short instruction
  • Tour guide

Exclusions:

  • Gratuity (20% is customary)
  • Transportation to Grayton Beach State Park
  • Admission fee to Grayton Beach State Park, $5 per vehicle with up to 8 people
What to bring
  • Bring a towel and be sure to apply sunblock at least 15 minutes before the tour
Restrictions
  • Participants must be able to swim and be comfortable sitting on a large paddle board. Participants will not have to paddle themselves out to the reef, they will be towed by the instructors.
  • Participants must be at least 6 years old and able to swim well.
  • Maximum participants is 14. Session will only be held if 5 or more people are registered.
Additional information
  • Due to the nature of the tour, it may not be accessible to all disabilities. Please call to inquire.
  • Expectant mothers are welcome to join with physician approval.
  • There is a minimum of 5 participants to book for the tour. If the minimum is not met, the vendor may call to reschedule for another date. If the tour cannot be rescheduled, the customer will receive a full refund.
  • If the weather or waves are unfavorable for paddle boarding and snorkeling and the vendor calls off the tour, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time or date. If the tour cannot be rescheduled, the customer will be issued a refund in full.
Cancellation policy

Orders cancelled more than one week prior to the tour will receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. If you cancel within a week of arrival, you will be refunded 50% of the total amount paid minus a $5 service fee. If you cancel on the day of the tour, we can only offer to reschedule at a later date and no refunds will be issued. If the tour is cancelled by the vendor due to weather, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued.

Location

357 Main Park Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, USA

Grayton Beach Reef Snorkel Tour

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Verified Traveler Reviews

Literally the best snorkel trip in our area!
about 1 year ago
Booked this trip thru Tripshock and was so glad we did! We live in Ft Walton and there's not really anywhere to snorkel except the jetties. Clarity isn't very good and there's not much to see. This snorkel trip in Grayton is totally different! First, the car ride to the state park is about an hour from FWB. Entry was free for us bc the TDC is doing a summer special. When you get to the park, Steve and Walt help everyone get fitted for their snorkel gear and then walk you down to the water. They have a dry box for your keys and sandals. You wade through the water and then hop on a large floating hobie board. It's like a giant paddleboard with straps. They tow the board out to the reef which is no easy task! The water was emerald green and blue. Beautiful and incredibly clear! Steve and Walt do a great job of explaining how to use the equipment, explaining what you are seeing and keeping the group together! You can bring your own cameras, phones, etc but you are responsible for those. One member of our group lost her phone but it was found by another snorkel person a few yards away, thankfully. We got to see TONS of fish, sea urchins, wahoo, baracuda, etc! It was honestly just gorgeous! It's also a serious workout. I wouldn't recommend this for anyone who doesn't know how to swim. The current can make you drift and they do move around the reef in different areas to see everything so you would have to keep up. Steve and Walt bring bottled water for everyone too! They are great and we can't wait to come again!
The reefs are awesome!!
about 2 years ago
The reefs are beautiful and our guide, Walt, was great!! He was fun, engaging and dealt well with the fact that we were mostly very inexperienced. I loved being over the reefs, there's lots of wildlife to see!! I also really enjoyed snorkeling farther out in the ocean than I would normally go and feeling safe knowing we had a guide with us. Thanks Walt!
Emelia M