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Private Day Tour: Silk Cayes and Turtle Alley Snorkeling Adventure

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USD 150.00
7 travellers
    What to Expect
    Meet your private captain and guide in central Placencia, and climb aboard the boat for a brief safety overview. Relax and enjoy the 1-hour ride out to the Silk Cayes, a set of small, remote islands fringed by coral reef and perfect for living out any deserted-island fantasy.

    Slip on a provided snorkeling mask and fins, and splash into the calm, clear waters of this protected marine reserve with your guide. Explore the vibrant coral and fish that surround the cayes — including several endangered species — on a snorkeling dive that’s well suited to beginners. Recharge with a traditional Belizean lunch served on the beach, and enjoy time for a stroll on the silky white sand.

    In the afternoon, ride to Turtle Alley, another great-for-snorkeling spot along the barrier reef. This area is known for as a popular gathering place for sea turtles, rays and harmless nurse sharks feeding on scraps left over by fishermen cleaning their catch. Stop for a another snorkeling dive to check out the vibrant marine life before the return trip to Placencia.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Placencia Road, Placencia Rd, Placencia, Belize

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Private tour
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
    • Entry/Admission - Silk Caye
    • Gratuities
    • Reserve Entrance fee
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 4 adults per booking is required. If less than 4 would like to book, they must pay the price for 4 adults.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Popular mentions
    I highly recommend Silk Caye. The snorkeling is like swimming in a fish tank with so many beautiful fish and coral.
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    I cannot recommend Placencia Wildside Adventures and Tulu and Garf enough! They simply made our 1 week vacation a lifetime adventure! We snorkeled 3 days and each day was somehow better than the day before! They will live in in our hearts forever and the memories we share will
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    Book this tour right now! These guys are just amazing! Our guides were Tulu and Lando and they did everything they could to ensure we had an amazing and memorable trip. We had a group ranging from 2 years old to 75 years old and they accommodated everyone with ease. They
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    While in Placencia for several weeks this winter, I took quite a few day long snorkeling trips with Wildside going to Silk, Laughing Bird, Moho, and Lost Cays, as well as other spots. All were wonderful, but the very best were the 2 all day private trips with family and friends.
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    Response from Conrad V, Owner at Private Day Tour: Silk Cayes and Turtle Alley Snorkeling Adventure
    Responded 29 Apr. 2019
    Thank you MamaTembo8! It was a pleasure touring you guys in Placencia! We're always happy to share our Wildside adventures with visitors.
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    What an amazing day we had with Captain Jimmy. He picked us up dockside from the Turtle Inn and was about an hour ride to the first stop on the Cayes tour. Best “out of office” picture that one can take is from this tiny little island,if that’s even what you can call it.
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    Response from Conrad V, Owner at Private Day Tour: Silk Cayes and Turtle Alley Snorkeling Adventure
    Responded 29 Apr. 2019
    Your Welcome CherL7! We enjoy sharing amazing adventures with visitors. Come again and experience other tours and activities!
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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