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Oceanic Society Field Station

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Blackbird Caye, Turneffe Island, Belize
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Breakfast included
Beachfront
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This field station used to be on Turneffe, but has moved to St George's Caye. It is much closer to the mainland which provides a lot of benefits. It is very close to the Barrier Reef, manatee habitat and wonderful other marine life. Oceanic partners...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Oceanic Society offers many different experiences, we chose the dolphin research expedition in Belize. BEST vacation you could ever give yourself! It's pricey but it's worth it. Primative location and cabana's are not 4 star.. Food was wonderful. Watch out for crocodiles if you go...More

2  Thank wvsam
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Nested on a beautiful island sits turneffe flats & the Oceanic Society. The cabanas are nice & the food is delicious. The team at the Oceanic Society are very friendly & super knowledgeable. I spent a week snorkeling, dolphin researching and learning about the envasive...More

1  Thank wandering_adventurer
Response from OceanicSociety1969, Director of Outreach at Oceanic Society Field StationResponded 26 June 2015

Thank you so much for your positive feedback, Toni. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and are grateful for your support to our research and conservation efforts in Belize.

Reviewed 24 January 2013

I heard about the Oceanic Society from family members who had traveled to Belize for a Dolphin Research Week with the Society about ten years ago. I went for a Coral Research Week and had an amazing time. The entire trip was extremely enjoyable and...More

7  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 April 2008

Our family of four completed a week's stay at the Blackbird Caye field station operated by the Oceanic Society. The Oceanic Society offers a variety of expeditions in different spots around the world. We opted for a week of snorkeling in Belize. The Blackbird Caye...More

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Description
Since 2001, the Oceanic Society Field Station at Blacbird Caye on Turneffe Atoll, Belize has serves as an active platform for exploration of the Mesoamerican reef ecosystem. Hundreds of researchers, students, More vacationers, and volunteers from around the world have come here to enjoy, study, and protect the area's outstanding biodiversity. Blackbird Caye is on the eastern edge of Turneffe Atoll, the largest and most biodiverse coral atoll in the Western Hemisphere. 25 miles east of Belize City and surrounded by deep oceanic waters, Turneffe is home to an array of unique and threatened species like sea turtles, manatees, crocodiles, dolphins, tropical fish, and birds, and diverse habitats that include coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, littoral forests, and brackish lagoons. As a traveler or volunteer at the Oceanic Society Blackbird Caye Field Station, you will gain unique access and insight into the local ecology. We offer a variety of travel programs for individuals and families, whether you are looking to explore the reefs, or to volunteer to work side by side with our researchers. Come along and enjoy this outstanding area while contributing to its protection through our conservation-focused research. The field station is situated directly on the beach within 11.5 acres of protected land. One of the healthiest reefs in Belize is just offshore. Accommodations are in six simple beachfront cabanas, each with a porch and private bath. There is a large thatch-roofed "palapa" that functions as a communal dining and lounge area. Three vessels are available for excursions and for transfers to/from Belize City. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Number of rooms
6
Location
Belize > Belize Cayes > Turneffe Island
Number of rooms
6
Location
Belize > Belize Cayes > Turneffe Island
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