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Shark Ray Alley

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Address: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Activities: Snorkeling
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Swimming with sharks and rays

This along with snorkeling at Hol Chan was the highlight of our trip. To say we are terrified of sharks is an understatement, however, we pulled ourselves together and our group... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This along with snorkeling at Hol Chan was the highlight of our trip. To say we are terrified of sharks is an understatement, however, we pulled ourselves together and our group of 3 went in! Our guide, Brian was very calming and explained all he knew about the nurse sharks and the rays. While he chummed on one side of... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have only touched sharks at home when I was taking the hook out. The rays and sharks here were stunningly close, available and relatively docile. I was privileged to stroke the belly of a female nurse shark longer than I am tall. The rays rippled over my feet as they went for the food that was released to them.... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great snorkeling a short boat ride from San Pedro. We did two stops the first lots of coloured fish, coral, saw dolphins on the boat ride. Second stop nurse sharks, and huge sting rays feed beneath our boat, inches from us. Amazing.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to get up close and personal with nurse sharks and rays! They're completely harmless and you can even pet them. Our boat captain tossed some chum in the water and the sharks and rays just came from everywhere! It was really awesome!! As a diver, I was a little disappointed at first I had to... More 

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Bogota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The experience lasts about 5 minutes, as sharks come up to every boat that stops and when they realize that no food is in store for them they quickly move to the next boat. But eagle rays hang around a little longer. It is truly worth it.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Place used to be where the fishermen would come and clean their catch of the day(still do). Noticed large amount of rays and nurse sharks. Great outing to swim with these amazing creatures!

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Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Intimidating at first, but then you realize, if they haven't bothered your husband, they must be mellow.

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Muenster, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Shark Ray Alley was the so called bonus at the end of our Hol Chan Marine Reserve snorkel trip. I was disappointed because initially I thought the sharks and rays would be around by nature and not because the tour guides feed them. They come in crowds because the guides throw food into the water. We didn't have to jump... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We did a half day snorkeling trip and our last stop was at shark-ray alley. We went with a private-tour guide so that we could set our own agenda. This totally worked to our advantage because we were able to get to shark-ray alley in the morning before any other boats were out (we are morning people!) That meant the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I booked this through my resort. It was a tour with experienced divers and they were very interested in safety and that means a lot since I was traveling solo. All that you see in the photos for this attraction are accurate and are just too good to be true. My guide held a shark so we could come closer... More 

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Address: Address: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye

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