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Shark Ray Alley

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Nurse Shatks are HUGE! They gather around the boat when they hear the engine. Big wonderful wildlife, a must see

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EinatC70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marco at Rainbow Tours got us organised to go on this half day tour. Fantastic! Salaam and Mario made it fun and interesting. Really it couldn’t have been better. They were fun and knowledgeable and every care to safety. The fish and coral wee stunning....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank osteomaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far one of the better excursions we have done in Belize. You actually swim in the water, not deep water either, withe the nurse sharks and rays. It was just a great experience to see them up close like that. I would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David-Lori-89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name is accurate. While snorkeling, you are among nurse sharks from small (a few feet long) to large (eight or nine feet). They hang out in groups, along with their remoras. Rays cruise by or appear from under the sand when tickled by the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really amazing (slightly scary) experience swimming with sharks in the reef. The guides throw food for the sharks (and other fish) from the side of the boat, and tons of them gather to feed. There are nurse sharks, as well as various...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 3nvi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of fish in Shark Ray Alley, including sharks. I would recommend it to anyone who is not scared of the water. My only negative comment is that if you are inexperienced as I am, make sure you keep a safe distance if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CoonHollow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was great snorkeling and swim with the Sharks, They are nurse Sharks so no issue with shark attack but it is great to say you swam with them. all the Reef is in a preserve so you have to be very careful when swimming...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trip K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a true child of Jaws. Saw it at 10 in the 70’s and despite thinking sharks are amazing creatures thanks to documentaries, being in the sea scares me to death. Until now. The nurse sharks at Shark Ray Alley are so docile and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GiveMeAdventure88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely something to put on your bucket list! And it's completely safe because these are nurse sharks, bottom feeders that are not interested in humans. Be ready to jump in the water as soon as they feed the chum because the sharks will leave as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicole Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sharks come up to each newly arrived boat searching for food. Good thing they aren't interested in eating humans! They are only by each boat a few minutes before they lose interest and swim away, so be sure to get into the water as quickly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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diveray
23 August 2018|
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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
We did it through wite sands. The allowed and accomodated dour two scuba divers and two weenie snorkelers in one boat trip. As it turned out, we snorklers saw much more at hol chan then we met up at shark alley. This really... More
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jaiman2014
7 March 2018|
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Response from 864susanr | Reviewed this property |
Anyone with a boat could take you there, but probably easier just to go on a trip. People who own boats are probably tour operators anyway... Some of the operators feed the sharks too so they are more likely to come to the... More
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Chestersmomma
11 February 2018|
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Response from 529millyw | Reviewed this property |
You’re in deep water but the guide we had, had a life ring that you could hold onto. It allowed you to snorkel a little but have the security of the life ring near you.
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