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Address: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Phone Number: 501 226 3136
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We booked two snorkling trips to Hol Chan. This was the best by far. We saw a great variety of fish, sea turtles, nurse sharks, barracuda, sting rays, etc. and were able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We booked two snorkling trips to Hol Chan. This was the best by far. We saw a great variety of fish, sea turtles, nurse sharks, barracuda, sting rays, etc. and were able to interact with the sting rays and sharks. The kids had a great time. Great care was given to our experience, even making sure our goggles were fitted... More 

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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Lil Alphonse was amazing! Everything was explained. He was incredibly patient with our kids - ages 7 and 10. He spent a lot of time with us. Nothing was hurried. We saw other tour boats come and go while we were still out there with Alphonse showing us all kinds of things we would have otherwise missed. Highly recommend this... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Friends we were traveling with, more experienced snorkelers, booked an excursion with Lil Alphonse. We had a 10 and 6-year old who never snorkeled and I only did once before. Both Alphonse and Adolpho were very helpful and accommodating. Alphonse is HIGH energy...a great personality. He must go out snorkeling 3x/day every day but whenever he sees something interesting, he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's our favorite snorkel company. Alphonse makes sure you see EVERYTHING he is seeing. We've been all around the world and nobody compares to Alphonse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

You will see all kinds of fish sharks rays eels and turtles up really close. Alphonse swam with us the whole time and was a very knowledgeable and personable guide. He supplied good quality well fitted equipment and took the time to teach us everything we needed to know before he helped us into the water...great for the nubes in... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Lil Alphonse was an excellent guide and was very knowledgable he made the snorkelling very exciting and showed and named all the fish that we saw. He was also made sure that everyone was set up before just taking off into the water. Highly recommend going out with him if you want to do any snorkelling in this area.

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Sarnia, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have been travelling to Belize for 15 years and would not go snorkeling with anyone else. Alphonse has a knowledge of the reef and all marine life second to none. As others have mentioned, he takes all the time it requires to make sure each and every person's equipment has the correct fit and cleaned to perfection. He makes... More 

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Nanaimo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Alphonse accommodated to our group of 19 people for a destination wedding. First of all, they were knowledgeable & professional. Truly concerned with protecting the reef & teaching us how to avoid damaging corals. While snorkeling, the guides would get our attention to identify various fish & corals. It was an amazing learning experience, and overly fun! Abundant fruit &... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Used them twice, both times had Adolfo as our guide. Great energy, great personality, very knowledgeable on the local marine critters. If you're looking for a great experience (they teach you every aspect of snorkeling so first timers, fret not), Lil Alphonse is your company.

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Alphonse and Adolfo were incredible Captains!!! Our family of 7 were first timers, Alphonse took the time to help us with our snorkel gear and and make sure we were comfortable in the water! We followed Adolfo around as he guided us through the water and spotted eels, nursesharks, turtle and TONS of fish! We all chose a lifejacket which... More 

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