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Address: approximately 60 miles off the mainland out of Belize City, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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+501 226-2012

The most famous dive site in Belize was discovered by Jacques Cousteau.

The most famous dive site in Belize was discovered by Jacques Cousteau.

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Very short dive due to depth

Stalactites were very large and interesting to see, definitely glad to have checked his off our bucket list!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie W
Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stalactites were very large and interesting to see, definitely glad to have checked his off our bucket list!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

this is one life time experience and must go when you are on san pedro island. We snorkeled almost one hour when we were there

1 Thank Rachel G
Yakima, Washington
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband, daughter and myself took a day trip to the Blue Hole. My husband was able to dive while we were able to snorkel. This was worth doing; so much to see and the lunch stop at Lighthouse Reef was wonderful. We were able to check out the Red Footed Booby Bird Sanctuary which was really worth a look... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you have the opportunity to visit one of the 8 wonders of the world do it! Aerial pictures make it look huge ... it really isn't as wide as it appears! Great snorkeling and if you can dive (130+ feet) then do it! Be prepared if you get sea sick - we had 10-12 ft waves as we left... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We snorkelled here from our trip to Lighthouse Reef. Excellent clear waters and we were all by ourselves

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Gatineau, Canada
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This was an incredible once in a lifetime experience! I always wanted to see the blue hole. Since we were in Belize City for just one day, we booked a plane for a flyover. I cannot put into words how awesome this was! The flight lasted about an hour or so. The view from the sky was spectacular! If you... More 

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darien, ct
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Dove the hole on Monday. I read that you don't see much, so I wasn't sure what to expect from the dive...but wow is it an out of body experience! So worth it! I loved every minute of the descent, the 10 minutes (non) bottom time and the ascent. What a once in a lifetime experience. The follow up dives... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

You have to go see the Blue Hole but don't expect too much, it looks cooler from above. We were able to dive the Blue Hole earler in the week. We are xperienced divers, but this was a new experience because prior to that we had only dove to 100'. For the Blue Hole you have to go to 130'... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Located 43 miles from the Belize mainland near the center of Lighthouse Reef, the Blue Hole is a giant sinkhole. Circular in shape, it’s over 984 ft. across and 400 ft. deep. The site was made famous by Jacques Cousteau back in 1971 who declared it one of the top 10 dive sites in the world. In 2012, the Blue... More 

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Mahopac, New York
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

The hole is a bucket list but I would return a thousand times for the rest of the trip. The surrounding reefs are amazing and above water is paradise!

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