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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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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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Love Hol Chan - Lots of people but the friendly marine life makes it a must. Pet a nurse shark or ray. The animals are beautiful and accessible even with only a snorkel.

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LaCrescent
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love Hol Chan - Lots of people but the friendly marine life makes it a must. Pet a nurse shark or ray. The animals are beautiful and accessible even with only a snorkel.

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Thank FieldsAandJ
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tons of marine life. The water is really clear. I did a SCUBA dive. It's was a shallow dive. We didn't go deeper than 30 ft. With good lighting and sea life it made for great pics with my GoPro. I saw nurse sharks, eels, Rays and variety of tropical fish. A lot of the same sea life could be... More 

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Thank Drew S
Boston, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Shark Ray Alley stop was the highlight for me. It was about 15 minutes out on the boat. Chuck & Robbies Dive and Snorkel fed chum to the trained sharks while we jumped in! We got to touch these reef sharks which ranged from 3-12 feet.

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Thank TinaLeeIsToTravel
Arlington, Virginia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best place to dive for marine animals. Well preserved. Did 3 dives and 1 snorkel here including 2 night dives. Recommended!

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Thank David-on-the-Road
The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice reef lots of fish. Great way to get some money into the hands of the government so they can do more conservation. Light current. Very shallow no problem diving for well over an hour.

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Thank kurtaggie
Daphne, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my family's first foray into diving. The setting is absolutely incredible. So much life and color on this reef it is incredible. The ease of access can't be overstated. Literally a 5 minute boat ride from Ambergris.

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Thank rfavret
New Brighton, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Snorkeled 4 sites. Beautiful day and wonderful sites to see. A must!!! Loved the shark swim, although I must say I was terrified!

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Thank klwaggoner
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Snorkeled here wasn't disappointed. Saw both sharks and rays which you can actually touch as they swim around you in their environment. We went with Pro dive. Picked up and returned at our resort dock.

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Thank Kelmil14
Newark, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful! Definetly worth going- beautiful snorkeling, amazing coral, we even saw a manatee! This was a wonderful family trip, we took our 8 year old who hasn't stopped asking about when he can learn to scuba dive!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great reef! We took a tour that enabled us to snorkel at the reef then we went to Shark Ray Alley along the reef and snorkeled with the sharks and rays which was amazing. This is a definite trip to take while in San Pedro!

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