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Address: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Activities: Snorkeling
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Belize Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley Snorkel Tour...

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Enrique tour

This is the first snorkel experience I've had with bigger marine life. 20" + jack swimming all around us, eagle rays flying by, green sea turtles coming up for air.... And the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

This is the first snorkel experience I've had with bigger marine life. 20" + jack swimming all around us, eagle rays flying by, green sea turtles coming up for air.... And the highlight, floating 15' away as our guide Enrique fed the 5' to 6' nurse sharks. Even those still in the boat got a great show as 4 large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This was so much fun!! We had great weather and the water was so clear. Like swimming in an aquarium. The rays and sharks were so fun to interact with. I got to pet and feed the sting rays and then got to hold a nurse shark. One of the coolest things I have ever done. The staff was great!!!... More 

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Glens Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Upon arrival the Sharks were swarming around the boat before the engine was even turned off. Initially I was a little unnerved but was encouraged to get into the water because they were 'friendly'. There were a number of other boats tied off in the area and quite a few other people in the water. We got in and immediately... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't have believed that you could get so close to sharks and no feel threatened if I wasn't there myself. What a great experience. The guides were phenomenal and knew exactly where to go and what to do so that we got the full experience. I would suggest this to anyone!

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I will be honest this part of the trip scared me to a lot, but once I was there and in the water with all the other people and Sharks I surprisingly felt very safe and found my self getting closer and closer to the action. The sharks only really come up when the boats first arrive so you want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We snorkeled here for about 20min after a dive at Ho Chan. Basically, the rays and sharks come up to your boat when you arrive looking for food, but them quickly leave to go to another boat after about 10min. You have to get in the water quick or you'll miss them. Not too much sea life there that day,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Went to Shark Ray Alley with Tuffenuff Tours and loved the area. We saw tons of sharks. The tour guides, especially Wayne, couldn't do enough for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I never thought I would watch sharks swim around me and not be scared. The nurse sharks were not concerned with us as we watched on..... Amazing experience.

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Farmington, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great snorkeling and fun for all ages. The sharks and rays are amazing. Beautiful to see these creatures in their natural habitat!

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We loved snorkeling with the nurse sharks and the sting rays. It was a really beautiful adventure. The sharks we petted were kind of leathery but still cool and the sting rays were huge and very velvety soft. We loved every minute and suggest you take an underwater camera or underwater go camera.

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