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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 634-6731
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This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nurse sharks” (981 reviews)
“sea turtles” (468 reviews)
“fish” (1,833 reviews)
LOCATION
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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+501 634-6731
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"nurse sharks"
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"marine reserve"
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"shallow dive"
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"clear water"
in 59 reviews
"beautiful reef"
in 68 reviews
"night dive"
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"octopus"
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"snorkel trip"
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"barrier reef"
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"ambergris caye"
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of marine life, beautiful coral and the sharks and rays at shark ray alley were awesome. We loved seeing the remora on the sharks - you should go!

Thank Vince41
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went with TuffEnuff tours and our guides - Sherry and Afri - were excellent! I saw a sea turtle for the first time which made my whole day :) We saw so many different fishes, nurse sharks, sting rays and plant life. It was...More

Thank katharine d
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first time at Hol Chan seeing a LARGE sea turtle. Absolutely amazing. The water was warm and while the water can be deep in places it was calm enough for our kids to join in (6 and 9).

Thank funtimesAustin
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome never miss when I go. Since 1994...great tours. All good....seaduced amazing. You will not be disappointed

Thank BrentDoig
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a snorkel tour of the reserve and were very disappointed. This is being loved to death. There was ton of boats filled with people all snorkeling and diving. The coral was covered with a greenish moss and had very little color to it....More

Thank 550laurief
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice snorkeling during our full day tour mostly in shadow water filled with great underwater life where you can see many fishes, rays, turtle and also nurse sharks, We come here early so it was as busy as it was when we were about to...More

Thank duhoz
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This reef is about 15 mins away from the various docks in San Pedro and features a large amount of aquatic life. It would be great for snorkeling trips. I went as a diver and between the large amount of people, shallow depths, and currents...More

Thank skirack
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The most amazing snorkelling I have ever done. Great staff, very knowledgeable and professionally. Great experience!

Thank Lolianne
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hol Chan provides for fun diving -- especially when the weather does not permit going past the reef.

Thank Alexander P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great guide! Great snorkeling! Saw lots of colorful fish, sting rays ,sea turtles and a nurse shark. Don’t miss it.

Thank Nemama7
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Mark I
26 February 2018|
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Response from john c | Reviewed this property |
Maximum depth is about 15 feet, not worth Scuba diving. you can see everything snorkeling.
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seethepeople
1 February 2018|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
Just got back and there were definitely mosquitoes there, however, not like we see in Canada in the summer. They're there but not a constant issue - some light bugspray as required will do the trick. Also, the breeze keeps... More
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DorkingPeach
19 December 2017|
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Response from Spicole | Reviewed this property |
We only did a night dive there, but i think it would be an excellent choice for snorkeling. Not too deep. Contact Steve or Gil over at Neptune's Cove...they will take care of you.
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