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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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I held a shark!

My wife and I didn't have much time to spend on Ambergris Caye, so it's a testimonial to the passionate recommendation we got from a stranger in San Ignacio that we decided to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My wife and I didn't have much time to spend on Ambergris Caye, so it's a testimonial to the passionate recommendation we got from a stranger in San Ignacio that we decided to spend the morning of our one full day there snorkeling with Lil Alphonse. We are so glad we did; it was like stepping right into a National... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Alphonse was personable and he took the time to teach our group how to snorkel correctly. (No other guide on any other vacation has done that for me.) He also pointed out many fish, etc. in the water. Very enjoyable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

alphonse was a great guide - very knowledgable and made the trip even more fun. good weather, clear water, and lots of beautiful coral, turtles, eels, spotted eagle rays, and sharks at Hol Chan. We then went to another area with lots of rays and nurse sharks. What a thrill to swim with dozens of sharks! We had a great... More 

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Kennedale, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have snorkeled many times over the years and several times from San Pedro without having the pleasure of Alphonse as our tour guide. Assuming we are seasoned and could not expect to learn anything new, we were pleasantly corrected and surprised. Alphonse is patient and takes time to explain EVERYTHING to you in detail answering, ahead of time, any... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had the time of our lives snorkeling with Alphonse. From the night dive to shark ray alley, from novice to expert all of our groups experiences were stellar. Charter with Alphonse with complete confidence for a remarkable, safe and fun experience.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Alphonse is so passionate about his job. Many on the boat were really first time snorkelers and he was completely helpful from using mask without it fogging up, to knowing every type of fish and pointing them out so we could all see. We got to touch sharks and stingrays!! We are so glad we chose his excursion over any... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

What a treat. Alphonze loves what he does and it shows. I can't image doing something for so many years and still being so passionate about it. He is the Micheal Jordan of Ambergris Caye Snorkeling. He pointed out so many species of fish and entertained us the whole day. And let us hold and pet the sharks and stingrays.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 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

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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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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