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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

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Address: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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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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Beautiful coral reef hosting many different fish species.

This was our last stop of an all day snorkeling trip. I love that Belize has established protected areas so we can witness the beautiful marine life. The only drawback to this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Danbury, Connecticut
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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our last stop of an all day snorkeling trip. I love that Belize has established protected areas so we can witness the beautiful marine life. The only drawback to this stop was the crowds of boats and other snorkelers. I would have appreciated it more if I was less worried about swimming into a group of people and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely wonderful snorkeling experience. Highly recommend that if you have the opportunity to go, take it. It costs $10 USD per person but this goes toward keeping the reserve safe and well protected. This is the best snorkeling I have ever experienced.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The snorkeling was underwhelming. i have been to nicer spots . However, just getting out there was nice.

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Thank Cyn818
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a tour through No Worries Tours and the marine reserve was a beautiful experience. I was surprised to see a tiger fish as I don't believe it is native to the Caribbean.

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Albany, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We saw so many sharks and rays and fish. This was fantastic! I am so happy that this reef is being protected. It is truly a magnificent honor to be able to peer into the life of these creatures.

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Thank Kristin54321
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great day and night diving with tons of sea life and calm conditions! Highly recommend especially as an intro dive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So many fish, rays, sharks, etc. Amazing to see the sea bustling with life. The guides were fantastic. A great way to spend 3 hours of your day during a stay in Belize!

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Truly an amazing and exquisite marine reserve along the reef, so many varieties of sea life and a remarkable and super informative guide with Chris from Tuff E Nuff. Spent a nice long amount of time in the water At a nice slow pace. You can dive down 30+feet and go into caves as well. One of my best snorkeling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

appx 30 feet, slow sloping descent, good visibility with nice assortment of marine life. small fee to enter, paid when you book the dive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome to snorkel about all the amazing marine life, see all the coral, turtles, nurse sharks and so many fish.

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