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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

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“nurse sharks”(989 reviews)
“sea turtles”(468 reviews)
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This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
As featured in 3 Days in San Pedro
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 634-6731
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Family of 5 with 3 teenage children first time snorkeling and we had a blast! Wasn't too crowded and lots of marine life and the corals were really cool!

Thank Janae P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this trip!!!! Lots to see, and very safe. We went with Ramons and Arnold was a wonderful guide!!

Thank kristin361
Reviewed 5 days ago

Perfect snorkeling tour- nature based and allows you to intereact with safe native marine creatures!

Thank Rhoda G
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our first snorkeling tour while in Belize. Our guide was wonderful as he took us through the reef and it truly was unbelievable. So many fish and coral. Then we went on to Shark Ray Alley where we got to swim with the...More

Thank ReneeK850
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great snorkeling trip with my 11 year old son. Definitely a must do and very close to Ambergris Caye. We paired it with snorkeling at Shark Ray Alley.

Thank V3122DXmiriamg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, warm water, great dive crew! Shark and Ray alley was fascinating. I got to swim with two huge and graceful Eagle rays just outside the reef and dolphins swimming nearby.

Thank peggygascon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an incredible snorkel stop. The nurse sharks and rays are fed here, and so they come right up to you. Do not be afraid, but be sure to keep any fingers away from their mouths...!

Thank scuba-chuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great excursion. Tuff E Nuff did a wonderful job. We had Bird man, Tools and Captain Tigger as our hosts on the water. The fish were amazing. the guides were knowledgeable, helpful and kept our group together in a safe fashion.

Thank Hrob14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of fish but very very shallow dive. Ideal for snorkling, but combined with shark ray alley, great trip

Thank Maarten d
Reviewed 1 week ago

as soon as you get off the boat, there's the horse eyed fishes hanging out underneath, a barracuda, we snorkeled other areas and this one definitely has an abundance of varied wildlife.

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Matvei F
23 August 2018|
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Response from SkipandCandy | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We stayed at the Portofino Beach Resort on Ambergris Caye. Great casual resort. Staff was great. Our full day tour which included Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley and 2 hours on Caulker Cay. Sea Adventures was the best... More
Matvei F
23 August 2018|
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Response from mustangO4 | Reviewed this property |
Snorkeled Hol Chan as "part 1" of a full day cruise with Island Dream Tours. Excellent choice!
Nichole M
28 June 2018|
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Response from art-scuba | Reviewed this property |
Yes my mom doesn't swim and she saw the sharks and also enjoyed the boat ride to hole Chan trip. In San Ignacio she also did river rubing and canoe in Barton Creek which is fabulous in the caves.