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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Belize Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray...
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Owner description: This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Owner description: This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
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Irvine CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The guide pulled an eighty two year man in a tube so he could see it all. 2 when back again three days later to see it again.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Some of the best looking reefs I've seen in a long time. Also, the trip to shark ray alley is a real thrill

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My wife's first certified dive and we see a school of spotted Eagle Rays. We have always been overwhelmed with what we see on every dive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I went as a student with other classmates. And I have to let you know...this was an amazing experience. I saw the most colorful fishes and corals. Everything was beautiful....you'll love it.

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Stevensville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

What a great trip we had to Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley. Definitely not a place to be missed. We saw a wide area of sea life; Fish, rays, octopus, star fish, turtles, and shark

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Sweet up close moment with two kinds of turtles diving and eating their grass. Interesting dive site, but the hardest part was the current we had to crawl out of. However, it was kind of energizing though!

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Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Snorkeling at Hol Chan was a wonderful experience! The guide from our tour company stayed with us, pointing out turtles, rays, eels, and various fish and sea plants. I was impressed that the marine park was carefully watched and monitored by patrol boats. Hopefully Belize continues to protect this beautiful area. If you are traveling to Belize, this should be... More 

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New Lebanon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Where we were taken, the snorkeling was just ok. No great coral formations, not a large variety of fish. Maybe it's better diving.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is the best snorkeling we've ever experienced. We saw several turtles, eagle rays, exotic fish and multiple nurse sharks on the first part of the trip. Our guide Brian was amazing (Chuck and Robbie's), we snorkeled for around an hour in the reserve, then went to Shark Ray Alley for another unreal experience. We saw at least a dozen... More 

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Wellsburg, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My first snorkeling experience and I had a truly wonderful time. Swam with turtles, nurse sharks and reef fish. I highly recommend this adventure.

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