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Address: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Activities: Snorkeling
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Cool place to experience wildlife

Neat experience to get up close with sharks and rays. Cool for kids and families. Fun to go one time .

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Davenport, Iowa
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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Neat experience to get up close with sharks and rays. Cool for kids and families. Fun to go one time .

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you are adventurous this is the place to go. The dive staff chummed the waters just before we jumped in from our boat. The sharks were fairly large and plentiful. I managed to 'capture' a 5' nurse shark and my dive master took pictures of me holding it. What an awesome experience. If you do book, go with Tuff-E-Nuff,... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very cool to be able to swim with the rays and nurse sharks. Completely safe- nurse sharks are bottom feeders- kind of like giant cat fish. The Rays are graceful and docile. They really don't want you touching the creatures in an effort to preserve them and not spread diseases among the population so please do respect that. Plenty od... More 

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DeForest, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

They encourage you to touch the sharks as they swim by, but not to impede them. If they term them using you as lunch impeding them, no problem! Really though, their skin is very rough, almost like sandpaper. Doesn't seem very aerodynamic. The rays are larger than I would have imagined. They won't bother you unless you step on one,... More 

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Anderson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went with "Classy Mystical Adventures". First time to ever snorkel and it was awesome. I was very hesitant to get in the water with these 8 to 10 foot long Nurse sharks but after our guide Lorenzo swam with them to show us how safe it is, my 2 boys (ages 10 and 13 ) fell in love with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The most awesome experience ever! You will never forget your snorkeling or diving experience with these exceptional sharks. It is truly a not to be missed activity.

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

So many gentle, sweet nurse sharks! We were able to pet them and rub their bellies, and the guides brought in many stingrays and nurse sharks with which to interact. This was a great time for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was a awesome experience for my husband and I and our two kids 12&13. Sharks were around and sting rays seemed very friends. Crazy to swim with these animals. Must see!!!

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Seminole
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went there in 2014. They tell you to get off the boat in the shallow water with no flippers. Must have been high tide because I needed to try to keep my 6' tall head above water. The people were stirring up the water so bad that you couldn't see anything. Would be better in a small group.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We booked a boat tour to Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley and this was an excellent way to round out our day. At first, I was afraid to get into the water with them but I was assured that the sharks were more afraid of me than I was of them. So, I bit the bullet and got in.... More 

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

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