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Lil Alphonse Snorkeling

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Address: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Phone Number: 501 226 3136
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Alphonse is the real deal. We asked around at a few tour providers, and his price was the best. Even better though, is that he is an awesome guide. He really knows the fish and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Alphonse is the real deal. We asked around at a few tour providers, and his price was the best. Even better though, is that he is an awesome guide. He really knows the fish and aquaculture. Expert know how. He showed us how to interact with sharks. If you want a large group and big name, go elsewhere. If you... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We booked a night snorkel tour with Alphonse and had an amazing time. His enthusiasm is contagious and you can immediately sense his passion for the sea and his country. After the night snorkel, I immediately booked his marine reserve and shark ray alley tour. As usual, he picked us up on the docks, had refreshments ready for us, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our group of novice & pro snorkelers all enjoyed the personalized attention we received in and out of the water. Alphonse was awesome at diving down to point out the sea life we would have not known about. It was more than a sight-seeing snorkel experience when he handled a moray eel, several stingrays and nurse sharks. It was so... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our group of volunteers from Sperro.org booked in advance a 3 stop tour for 25 of us. I was skeptical because of the price but went on good faith. We visited Hol Chan, Shark Ray Alley and Coral Gardens. In general Belize is a beautiful place to snorkel however it is simply because of the professionalism, patience and guiding of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I visited Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley with Alfonse last week. He was a fantastic guide; Alfonse has a great personality, is very animated and makes sure that such of his guests has the best experience possible. While snorkeling, Alfonse pointed out all noteworthy marine life at Hol Chan, including beautiful tropical fish and coral, a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

While staying near San Pedro during spring break, we had a verbal referral from a couple other tourists in regard to snorkeling. They spoke very highly of Lil Alphonse. When we phoned to make our reservation we were provided with all the information that we needed and were picked up at the dock of the Palapa Bar, which was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

I've snorkeled at least 15 times in the Caribbean before this, and this has been the most incredible. He's accommodating, fairly priced, extremely knowledgable, fun, and so respectful of the ocean! You'll see some of the craziest things ever but you'll feel safe with Alphonse... and he's quick to respond to emails!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Alphonse is FANTASTIC! We have used 3 guides in Belize and he is by far the BEST!! My family of four used him for 2 snorkel trips on this vacation and we all loved him. He is passionate about the ocean and the creatures and taught us so much. We went on a Hol Chan/Shark Ray Alley trip which was... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Alfonse sure knows the waters and most importantly respects the ocean and its inhabitants! He guides you every step of the way from the correct way to don a mask to pointing out and detailing the type of fish we saw. I was glad to pay for his service. If anything, we were a little disappointed that we returned at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are here in Belize celebrating our 20th anniversary. Over those years we have visited more than 10 carribean countries and have snorkeled in each one. We have never before experienced such an amazing tour. Our guides reverence and love for the sea life was apparent in all he did. His knowledge of the fish was outstanding!... More 

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Address: Address: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Phone Number: 501 226 3136
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro

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