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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

#1 of 49 things to do in San Pedro Features Animals
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 634-6731
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This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 634-6731
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice snorkel. A bit overcrowded with tourists from other boats to bump into. We lucked out and went with Mike, a guide from Serious Adventures. Even though we signed up for our trip 30 minutes in advance, he was accommodating and agreed to take...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed yesterday

This three hour snorkelling expedition with Ambergris Divers to the Hol Chan Marine reserve was worth every penny. The cost is $45.00USD and the park fee is $20.00USD. The guides were exceptional and if you are a non swimmer you don’t have to worry because...More

Thank Indera N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went as a family and did a snorkel/ scuba combo with Belize pro divers. We saw every tropical fish imaginable, some sharks, sting rays, a turtle. It was very busy, even for low season, so you have to be careful with your fins, and...More

Thank skinahan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to dive or snorkel. It is amazing how the locals appreciate and protect their marine environment.

Thank mcdrphillips
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful spot, lots to see, and we were lucky enough to hang out with the local manatee, who apparently only makes rare appearances!

Thank mhborden
Reviewed 4 days ago

Snorkeling paradise. We saw thousands of fish of all colors, sting rays, nurse sharks, a moray eel, sea turtle and more. We used Tuff E Nuff tours and were very pleased.

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful! Water was great, clear and calm. Snorkeling in Hol Chan is a must when in Belize! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Did the snorkeling excursion off a sailing sloop restored from an old fishing vessel, what an adventure! Tons of colorful fish, rays and even a small shark spotted. Had the spot to ourselves when we arrived. Finished off the day with a leisurely sail through...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've snorkelled and dove all over the world (Thailand, Australia, Channel Islands CA, etc). Hol Chan had the most abundant wildlife I've ever experienced. As soon as we jumped in, there was a giant hawksbill turtle, a small nurse shark and a ray next to...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glass Bottom boat and snorkeling. I saw things on the ocean floor I've never seen before. I was in awe the entire time

Thank Judi A
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25 April 2017|
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Response from JRD222 | Reviewed this property |
You will love snorkeling here. Look for any excursion with Lil Alfonse. I have a review on him. We stayed at the Xanadu Island Resort, which was wonderful. If you don't stay there, call them as they will know how to set... More
27 November 2016|
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Response from skinahan | Reviewed this property |
I can sympathize! the boat ride out there was 10 minutes, but I got queasy during the 40 min snorkel, and threw up over the side if the boat while we were waiting for the divers to come up. you are not supposed to stand on... More
Williams A
22 November 2016|
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Response from kuips2 | Reviewed this property |
We rented the sailboat La Gaviota with Captain Luis Nunez from the main dock in San Pedro for the whole day. Crew of 3 on board. They took us to 4 snorkel locations through the day and the Captain made us an excellent late... More