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Shark Ray Alley

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Address: , Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Activities: Snorkeling
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Hol Chan Marine Park, Shark Ray Alley and Caye...
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bring your waterprrof camera. You will have a zillion photo opps. out tour guide grabbed a huge shark by the fin and held it so that we could pet it and take pix. He did the same... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Sterling, Virginia
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Matthews, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Don't you think it's a little strange that the snorkeling guides are HAND-FEEDING the wild animals in a MARINE RESERVE? The way that these beautiful creatures are manhandled (i.e.- the cover picture for Shark Ray Alley) is outrageous. The ocean is their home; we can look and observe, but we should NOT be flipping them onto their backs and abusing... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

bring your waterprrof camera. You will have a zillion photo opps. out tour guide grabbed a huge shark by the fin and held it so that we could pet it and take pix. He did the same with a giant sting ray. it was amazing!!! I stuffed my bra with some french fries, when i pulled them out, some of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Such a fun experience. Use Tuff E Nuff for a fabulous day. Sharks were gentle and docile. Snarl Ray alley is a must do when in Belize.

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San Pedro, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This protected area is home to lots and lots of large underwater animals. Nurse Sharks, Rays of all kinds, Turtles and fish colored from around the rainbow. To come to Belize and not experience this adventure means you have to come back.

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Mason
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Within the Hol Chan Marin Park is a reserve area where folks feed the local nurse sharks and stingrays. One your in the water, food is dropped overboard and the feeding frenzy begins. It's amazing how close you can get to these huge creatures, and the accompanying fish that come along for a free meal. This is a must do... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We'd been to Mexico Rocks already so the "newness" of swimming with the sharks was a little bit less than the first time, but it was still thrilling. After they finish chumming, sharks are everywhere, but they only seem to be curious about the people, doing a swim by now and then, never seeming to pose a threat of any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Where else can you be in beautiful waters, and actually get to pet a 5' or larger shark! My daughter even hugged on and they are fine with it! Of course, you get to see a lot other sea creatures in the water, but the Nurse sharks are great to have around. You need to go on a tour with... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It was a great experience to snorkel with nurse sharks and sting rays! The nurse sharks do not have teeth, so it was quite safe to swim near them. It was a fun experience!

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Saint James, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Our group of six went out to Shark Ray Alley with a guide named Russell from Mystical Adventures. Russell was very experienced and professional. We had a beautiful day. I bought a disposable underwater camera in town but would recommend buying one before you go if you don't have a waterproof camera or case for your phone.

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

I thought I'd be freaked out about swimming with sharks, but we never felt threatened at all. The sharks are nurse sharks and they are used to human visitors. If you enjoy snorkling, this is a must.

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