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Address: Suite 207, Blake Building, Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: +(501) 220 - 9968
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FACT: if you're on a cruise, there aren't many excursions you can do with children younger than 8...most of the caving excursions have older age requirements. Therefore, Starfish... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Marion, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We wanted so much to like this shore excursion. It is a lovely setting. It was a lovely day. But the service was beyond lousy. We like to think we are 'midwest nice.' We try to give people the benefit of the doubt. We understand they were busy... but shouldn't they be used to busy? I assume large groups arrive... More 

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Griswold, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Looks like this island used to be called bannister island? We did Starfish Island as an excursion through Royal Caribbean. You are tended and the boat ride to this island was like 20 minutes. Its not a huge island but it was very beautiful. This place is for a relaxing beach day in paradise. There is a swimming area where... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

FACT: if you're on a cruise, there aren't many excursions you can do with children younger than 8...most of the caving excursions have older age requirements. Therefore, Starfish Island is a great option. We went several years ago and this was an absolutely filthy beach. The water was nothing but seaweed. However, the new owners have this area in MUCH... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were taken from our cruise ship to a small site sand beach just off the coast of Belize called Starfish island, there is food ( very good) a bar, toilets, changing rooms, even an Elvis impersonator! A very relaxing and enjoyable trip.

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Beaumont, Texas
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142 reviews 142 reviews
46 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We went here while on our cruise with NCL Jewel. You are tendered from cruise ship to the island. The island is very small, you have maybe about 2 football fields of beach, if you want to call it that. its more a shell sand mixture so bring shoes. the beach extends out about 6 feet into the water than... More 

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Highland Village, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

First, this Island, formerly Bannister Island, is now under new ownership and management. You can tour here from Cruise Ships and from land. Tours from cruise ships range around 80.00 US. You can get this same tour on land for about half of the price if you know what to ask for. So, ask for snorkeling and a trip to... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We arrived on a Royal Caribbean cruise line, and took a tender to Starfish Island. The weather was AMAZING and the water was GORGEOUS! The island was clean and picture perfect! We had a blast laying on the beach, looking at starfish, collecting shells, and listening to music. The authentic food was DELIC and the drinks were great too. The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Cruise to the Caribbean...Been there done that type of attitude....We were traveling with first time visitors to Belize that wanted to snorkel. RCCL offered a snorkel trip that had a visit to Starfish Island afterwards. Boy, what a pleasant surprise! I found myself having a grand time both on the snorkeling trip and once we got to the island. The... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went snorkeling first and then went to the island. We were only there for an hour and I was glad. There was a beach but it wasn't the best i've seen. Better then nothing I guess. Snorkeling part of the tour was better but crowded. Should have done a full day snorkeling I guess.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Yes, there are starfish - plenty of them. A recent change in management is evident. The very pleasant and well trained attentive staff will make your visit enjoyable. Spend the day relaxing on a hammock or chaise and enjoy the view while you await delivery of your favorite beverage. It's a private island with many of the amenities of a... More 

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