Shark Ray Alley

Shark Ray Alley, Ambergris Caye: Address, Phone Number, Shark Ray Alley Reviews: 4.5/5

Shark Ray Alley
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LA S
South Lake Tahoe, CA128 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Amazing experience to swim with these gentle sharks. The swimming with the sharks itself is very short lived. The sharks have come to know the sound of the boats engines. When the boats arrive they know that they will be fed. Once the engine is turned off the sharks will head on to the next boat. However, the reef where the sharks and rays are hold a wonderful habit filled with other beautiful sea creatures. Make sure you have a great guide that will take you around and show you other points of interest at the alley.
Written May 19, 2022
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Lance6270
Wylie, TX154 contributions
Nov 2021
So we were told the history of the Hol Chan and shark ray alley on our way out there for our tour with Scuba School and Family dive center. They also told us to expect the sharks to come to the boat as soon as we get near there due to the sound of the engines and sure enough as you can tell in the pictures they come to the boat. Had a great time and highly recommend this just for the experience.
Written November 12, 2021
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Matthew A
Hartford, NY311 contributions
Feb 2022
This was the snorkel adventure I was looking for. The sharks are somewhat big but not dangerous at all but man there are a ton of them in the water with you. It was exhilarating. Our guide Juliouz from Ambergris Divers was awesome. Along with the sharks was a beautiful turtle chomping on some sea grass. What an awesome experience.
Written March 3, 2022
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Allison P
7 contributions
Nov 2021
This tour is detrimental to wildlife. There are tons of tour boats all chumming the waters so that sharks come. I couldn't believe this was legal in a "protected" marine reserve. By chumming the waters humans are changing the sharks natural behavior and making them reliant on humans for food. Per my tour guide there is no limits on boats or amount of food you can feed them.

You jump in the water and snorkel around for 5-20 minutes depending on how many people in your boat . Snorkeling in the Hol Chan reserve was much much better. Many companies rope the two tours together but Shark Ray Alley really isn't worth it and we wish we didn't do it.
Written November 14, 2021
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Traci S
Badger, IA48 contributions
Dec 2021
We visited with our our family of 9, including 2 small children and a special needs teen. By the time I got in the water most of the sharks had dispersed. Was a thrill to see them, tho sadly it was by feeding them and I realized too late that we had contributed to a negative tourist trap. Once the group had dispersed we were able to snorkel in a relaxed manner with the few sharks that remained at the bottom. We only saw one ray sadly. Wouldn't go again, but our Grandkids will remember it always.
Written February 11, 2022
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Pernille K
Sindal, Denmark108 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
It is absolutely worth it. Whau a lot of wildlife at one feeding spot. We were surrounded by rays, sharks with the size of a welgrown man, lots of fish and to our surprise a sea turtle swam by👏
Jump in and enjoy😊
Written January 4, 2020
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Llamma2
Rockford, IL389 contributions
May 2021
This was the second stop after our tour of the Hol Chan Marine. My sister went in and said it was great. I decided not too but this was still fun to see from the boat. The sharks were falling all over themselves to get to the food. They were close enough to me I could see yellow pupils in their eyes. My sister said there were other fish she saw as well as the sharks, although there were the main attraction. We did the Tuff E Nuff tour and the guides, Pepper, Ernst and Buddha were funny and made sure everyone had plenty of water and pop, and we got in and out of the boat safely.
Written May 26, 2021
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Alexa H
35 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
Such a cool experience! I’ve never swam with sharks before, well on purpose! Only seen a few here and there while diving. Never actually decided to take the plunge into the water with multiple sharks! But I’m glad I did, as it was amazing. Don’t be scared! It was such an awesome experience! The pictures don’t do it justice, there were at least 20 sharks around us.
Written October 16, 2020
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Cody L
39 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
These animals are amazing and curious. The sharks and rays come right up to you. It's indescribable the feeling you get when you are so close to these beautiful creatures. Please be responsible and spread your love for these animals. Pick up a piece of trash or speak up to protect this place.
Written March 4, 2020
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Todd F
119 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
Little nervous but so cool to see. The little fish just follow you around. If you get a chance to go early, before 8 an, do it. Ask the tour company if they can head out before the rush. SUYA tours on the south side of island are so nice. And will go out when you want. We were the first tour out and were there a solid hour before the next boat got there. All the sharks and fish to our selves. Tons of Rays and barracuda too. Worth the time. Must see
Written February 2, 2020
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