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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

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Address: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Phone Number: 634-6731
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Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Description: This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent...
This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
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Just go, any way. It is amazing.

I have both snorkeled and dived here. Highly recommend this. Seeing sea turtles and so much wildlife is truly a treat. Go enjoy the warm Belizean waters!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I have both snorkeled and dived here. Highly recommend this. Seeing sea turtles and so much wildlife is truly a treat. Go enjoy the warm Belizean waters!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I could have stayed all day! I think our trip was 2hrs, the tour guide kept telling us, keep up, keep up. There was too much to see! Then we went out to where the sharks and rays were, sooo beautiful-

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This was the most amazing thing that I have ever done. My snorkel instructor and guide Danny, who works at MYSTICAL ADVENTURES, was sooooo amazing. He made this and experience that will last a lifetime in my mind. I swam with all kinds of fish and even nurse sharks. Danny actually swam down and picked up a sting ray and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Nurse sharks, turtle, manatee, giant hermit crab, sting rays, eagle rays, jacks, snappers, morey eel, ect..... fan coral, brain coral, just about every kind of coral there is. This place is AWESOME. There is a coral cave about 12 feet down you can swim through, I've been around and this was one of the best snorkeling trips I've ever done.... More 

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Old Chelsea, Quebec, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I snorkeledrkel for the first time. The underwater life is amazing. I loved to see the coral, nurse sharks and various fish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Nurse sharks, sting rays, beautiful coral a great snorkeling destination. Definitely worth a trip. You must take a guided tour to snorkel, but the groups are limited to 8

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

For diving, this was a bit disappointing. On the plus side, there were huge schools of fish that let you swim with them. We also got up close to a couple turtles. But...the dive was too shallow (<30 feet) and the visibility was horrible (too many divers kicking up sand). Plenty of other great dives nearby to spend your time... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Need I say more? These are nurse sharks, and you get to snorkle about with them while the guides chum the water. Do it! And get in the water.

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Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Snorkeled with sharks and sting rays!! Many species of fish and beautiful coral! Loved every minute of it!

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Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My husband, adult daughter and I were led to believe that this reserve was spectacular with marine life. Yes, it did have a small variety of fish and stingrays to see, but not as many colorful fish or coral to experience. We were that in the off season and it seemed a bit crowded, so we can imagine being there... More 

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