The great thing about snorkeling is that almost anybody can do it. There are no expensive courses or equipment required. You just pop on a mask and you are ready to see clownfish and eels swimming alongside you!
Snorkeling is popular with many tourists; it’s an easy, inexpensive way to get up close and personal with some of the inhabitants of the coral reefs of Madagascar. The Indian Ocean is a temperate 27 degrees all year round and the crystal clear waters teaming with colorful sea life is inviting to those who interested in exploring the mysteries of the ocean.
One of the best places in the world to snorkel is at the Nosy Hara archipelago in the northwestern tip of Madagascar. Swim alongside manta rays and sea turtles. The Nosy Hara archipelago comprises of around 12 small islands surrounded by coral reef. For visitors, this area is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of Madagascar.
The WWF has started implementing conservation measures to protect this breathtaking attraction to survive. This coral reef is under threat from mans influence. Careless tourists touching coral reef, over fishing by locals and general exploitation of the ocean are leading to a massive decline in the amount of living coral reef in the world.
Snorkeling is so easy, anyone can do it. Take a loved one and spend the day in water, up close with sea turtles, manta rays and even harmless sharks.
It is estimated that 95% of the world’s coral reef will be dead by 2050. Do yourself a favor and go and visit the Nosy Hara Archipelago, take some snorkels and make a day of exploring this magical sight!