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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” (972 reviews)
“sea turtles” (458 reviews)
“fish” (1,753 reviews)
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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+501 634-6731
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Reviewed yesterday

Hey, this is at least one of the reasons that you came to Belize. Schools of fish, gorgeous coral formations and if your tour operator is good, your trip will also include a visit to Shark Ray Alley for a swim with Nurse Sharks and...More

Thank Brian P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great day! The boat is large and extremely comfortable. The crew was very pleasant and helpful with any question or request. The bar is full and the drinks were delicious! Great bartender! We had a breakfast sandwich, then lunch and a very nice...More

Thank katwen
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit crowded with lots of boats hence lots of people. The tours must be guided and that makes it a bit tense as you get bunched together with other people in your group. Saw beautiful fish and a stingray. Coral is the best I’ve...More

Thank jodig1964
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group of 9 went to Hol Chan Marine with our tour guide Victor a guide with Suya Tours. He was excellent in his expertise on guiding inexperienced snorkllers. We felt safe and we all experienced an incredible time. Our underwater cameras captured beautiful fish,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best snorkeling we've had since being here. Besides the beautiful coral, we lots of fish, a turtle, a couple of eels and some nurse sharks.

Thank john c
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to snorkle, alot of different fish types, Sea turtle and string rays all over. Dont know why they charge $10.00

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a snorkeling tour and we were plesantly surpised only 6 people were on our boat. We had fun seeing the various brightly colored fish and to top it off we can across a griant turtle as soon as we entered the water. Our...More

Thank tssca2
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dive shop school. Boats are clean staff is trained, outstanding! Rene is a.snorkeling guide ask for him. We tipped well as we got a perfect tour. The dive staff will train you. Do both locations.

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as good as Mexico Rocks but not a bad option by any means. A little better for scuba than snorkeling but a solid place for both.

Thank OttoFC71
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went snorkeling through the reserve and saw so many different types of fish, and a variety of wildlife. Make sure to bring a waterproof camera (GoPro) to take pictures.

Thank khaase627
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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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okidoc808
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
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