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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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OMG this is so fun

Loved this shallow snorkle spot. It is pack full of nurse sharks, some over 7 feet. They are comfortable with snorklers in the water and cruise freely all around. Also stingrays... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Loved this shallow snorkle spot. It is pack full of nurse sharks, some over 7 feet. They are comfortable with snorklers in the water and cruise freely all around. Also stingrays, needle fish, and tons of one-eyed jacks.

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Rapid City, SD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

I had mixed feelings about this trip. First I should mention this area became a popular feeding area for sharks and rays long before it was ever an attraction. It all started when fisherman in the area would stop here to clean the fish they had caught that day. They'd drop the scraps in the water and ever since sharks... More 

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miami fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is an add on to other journey to dive or snorkel. You do get to go in the water with dozens of small sharks. It's safe even though its hard to imagine it when you are in the water with them. If you don't want to go into the water, you can see them from the boat at a... More 

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moreno valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Best snorkeling adventure I have ever been on. I was able to see a wide variety of sea life including nurse shark, spotted eagle ray, sea turtles and stingrays. The water is crystal clear and perfect for snorkeling.

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Puget Sound
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Many snorkeling tours to Shark/Ray Alley also include Hol Chan Marine Park. This is a great combination that provides two totally different experiences. At Shark/Ray Alley, as the name implies, there are tons of nurse sharks and stingrays. Even though some of the nurse sharks are as big as a person they are harmless. Both the sharks and rays are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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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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