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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Address: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Ranked #1 of 48 things to do in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Reefs, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Owner description: This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its...
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Reefs, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Owner description: This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The current was horrible but well worth the effort. Wonderful coral and wildlife. Watch out for the eel he may chase you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

B E A U T I F U L ! So many different kinds of fish and other species. Turtles, sharks, stingrays.. I could go on. May be a bit crowded from time to time.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I was here with 25 students and they were THRILLED with all we saw and did here. We spied Green turtles, spotted rays, eels and sharks in our 1.5 hour trip. This was better than snorkeling in the Galapagos!!!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful underwater coral reef. Took the catamaran tour that stopped at Hol Chan, fed the sharks, and had lunch on Caye Caulker. Great relaxing day

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Mount Vernon, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We snorkeled in Hol Chan with Tuff E Nuff and it was a highlight of my stay in San Pedro. We spent most of our day there and got to see Shark Ray Alley as well. We also had a chance to explore Caye Caulker. The crew at Tuff E Nuff was very knowledgeable about the reserve and taught us... More 

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Mount Vernon, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful place! It was my first experience snorkeling and our guides from Tuf Enuf made unforgettable!!!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We took our snorkeling with the Lady Leslie tour and had a blast! We had a guide snorkeling visit to Hol Chan and saw just about everything you could imagine; rays, lemon sharks, eels, barracudas, turtles and so many different fish. The only thing I regret is that I didn't have a waterproof camera. Definitely a must if snorkle here.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Vast assortment of marine life. Fun for all levels of divers and snorklers. Also has night tours. There are times when current is strong so weak swimmers should check tides.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I'm a diver, and been in many waters worldwide with stunning marine life . The marine reserve here is full of amazing sea life. loved it and so glad i went and got in the waters of it. Definitely a must for any marine life enthusiast . sharks, rays, barracudas , turtles , etc.. !

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This a beautiful experience for anyone who loves nature and snorkeling. It is only a short boat ride away from the island. You see Nurse sharks, sting rays, sea turtles and many other fish, loved it

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