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41 Front Street, Placencia, Belize
+1 513-334-9393
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Amazing experience

I was lucky enough to find reefci through my university. I spent a month on Tom Owens Caye, and I... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Amber M
via mobile
Amazing diving, beautiful location, fun people, and the ability to participate in marine conservation.

I had an absolutely fantastic experience with ReefCI. I got to enjoy 3-4 dives a day with a... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Centerville, Utah
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Feel the thrill of swimming with a whale shark, the excitement of spearing the invasive lionfish, and the satisfaction in helping the marine environment. ReefCI trips are a unique opportunity to protect the reef ecosystem by directly participating in our ongoing marine conservation projects! Learn to dive or further your dive qualifications; everyone contributes regardless of their experience. Help us monitor coral reef, commercial fish species, swim with a majestic whale shark, and capture the invasive lionfish! ReefCI offers a unique one-of-a-kind marine conservation diving experience; an all-inclusive Monday-Friday diving and marine conservation trip on a small private island surrounded by the Caribbean Sea situated on the Belize Barrier Reef. It is a great place for those wanting to enjoy their holiday/vacation in a natural setting, while diving and making a difference through our hands-on marine conservation programs. World class diving, plentiful home cooked food, and fun friendly people await you!
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to find reefci through my university. I spent a month on Tom Owens Caye, and I can honestly say it was the most amazing experience of my life. The lionfish problem is such an immense issue for all Carribbean reefs, I...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I had an absolutely fantastic experience with ReefCI. I got to enjoy 3-4 dives a day with a purpose. I was able to go from an open water to a rescue diver certification. The staff were all professionals who knew their stuff but were also...More

Thank richardsoccer123
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I bought my plane ticket to ReefCI on a totally impulse driven decision, a day before the plane left; and boy I am beyond grateful for the once in a lifetime experience that impulse provided me. You will spend your time with an incredible staff,...More

Thank Tobias R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I loved my experience staying at the ReefCI island. Food was great! Staff was awesome! Diving was exceptional for the coral and sponges! There wasn't a lot of fish diversity tho. I was supposed stay for 3 weeks but we were attacked by sharks on...More

3  Thank Jamie G
ReefCIBelize, Owner at ReefCI, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Jamie, Thanks for the review. We did have a freak shark attack, the first such incident in 13 years of operation. It was a Caribbean reef shark, which are typically non-aggressive and almost unheard of to bite a diver. Fortunately, both individuals are expected...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Just wanted to say what a fantastic time my family and I had with ReeCI out on the beautiful Tom Owens Caye (2 weeks ended 11th August). A big thankyou to Marco, Willy, Frank and the rest of the team. It was truly inspiring to...More

Thank wisteria654
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I spent a week at ReefCI as part of a study abroad that I did with Purdue University in the summer of 2016 and it was the most amazing week of my life. From the diving to the support staff on the island I felt...More

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

ReefCI provides a unique opportunity to those who attend. While I expected something amazing, I was not prepared for the sheer beauty of the small 1.5 acre island paradise, complete with an amazing staff, great dive & ocean ecosystem teachers, & nothing but amazing food!...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My wife, daughter (age 13) and I were looking for a family vacation that had a little more substance. We wanted to find a way to learn about the natural world and contribute to conservation. We had never done SCUBA prior to this trip and...More

Thank gdanehess
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We spent 2 weeks with ReefCI diving, learning about reef conservation and lounging in hammocks on their private island. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, the food was good and the island was beautiful. Most of the dive sites were only a 2-3 minute...More

Thank kometes
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Tom Owens Caye is a charming, tiny island surrounded by coral reefs, fantastic for snorkelling and scuba diving either from the shore or after very short boat rides. The food is good, the staff are friendly and the accommodation is basic but fine. The island...More

1  Thank Tony E
ReefCIBelize, Owner at ReefCI, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi Tony, Thank you for the positive review! We work very hard to ensure that all of our guests have a fantastic experience. And yes, the Eagle Rays are majestic and mesmerizing - what a visual snapshot, a great memory indeed!

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