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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

#1 of 49 things to do in San Pedro Features Animals
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.
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 634-6731
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to dive or snorkel. It is amazing how the locals appreciate and protect their marine environment.

Thank mcdrphillips
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful spot, lots to see, and we were lucky enough to hang out with the local manatee, who apparently only makes rare appearances!

Thank mhborden
Reviewed 3 days ago

Snorkeling paradise. We saw thousands of fish of all colors, sting rays, nurse sharks, a moray eel, sea turtle and more. We used Tuff E Nuff tours and were very pleased.

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful! Water was great, clear and calm. Snorkeling in Hol Chan is a must when in Belize! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Did the snorkeling excursion off a sailing sloop restored from an old fishing vessel, what an adventure! Tons of colorful fish, rays and even a small shark spotted. Had the spot to ourselves when we arrived. Finished off the day with a leisurely sail through...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've snorkelled and dove all over the world (Thailand, Australia, Channel Islands CA, etc). Hol Chan had the most abundant wildlife I've ever experienced. As soon as we jumped in, there was a giant hawksbill turtle, a small nurse shark and a ray next to...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glass Bottom boat and snorkeling. I saw things on the ocean floor I've never seen before. I was in awe the entire time

Thank Judi A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this as part of a group charter on a catamaran. It was a great day overall and there was plenty to see. It was an easy swim with moderate currents.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually did two different snorkel tours and ended up here twice. The current was quite strong the first day we were out there but still so cool. It was a little tough because there were so many people out snorkeling that day that people...More

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see when in San Pedro!!! Awesome Snorkeling and I recommend Island Dream Tours!! Just say YOLO and make it a Chill Cruise!!

Thank Vince M
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26 April 2017|
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Response from JRD222 | Reviewed this property |
You will love snorkeling here. Look for any excursion with Lil Alfonse. I have a review on him. We stayed at the Xanadu Island Resort, which was wonderful. If you don't stay there, call them as they will know how to set... More
28 November 2016|
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Response from skinahan | Reviewed this property |
I can sympathize! the boat ride out there was 10 minutes, but I got queasy during the 40 min snorkel, and threw up over the side if the boat while we were waiting for the divers to come up. you are not supposed to stand on... More
Williams A
23 November 2016|
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Response from kuips2 | Reviewed this property |
We rented the sailboat La Gaviota with Captain Luis Nunez from the main dock in San Pedro for the whole day. Crew of 3 on board. They took us to 4 snorkel locations through the day and the Captain made us an excellent late... More