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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (1,863 reviews)
“nurse sharks” (998 reviews)
“sea turtles” (473 reviews)
LOCATION
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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+501 634-6731
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"fish"
in 1,863 reviews
"nurse sharks"
in 998 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 473 reviews
"great place to snorkel"
in 59 reviews
"hol chan"
in 388 reviews
"marine reserve"
in 183 reviews
"an aquarium"
in 57 reviews
"shallow dive"
in 77 reviews
"clear water"
in 59 reviews
"beautiful reef"
in 71 reviews
"night dive"
in 127 reviews
"octopus"
in 74 reviews
"snorkel trip"
in 134 reviews
"barrier reef"
in 95 reviews
"ambergris caye"
in 204 reviews
"searious adventures"
in 69 reviews
"an amazing experience"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best snorkeling my family has seen around the Caribbean! Eels, rays, nurse sharks, countless fish, and beautiful coral formations. Breathtaking!

Thank ajordan217
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved our time snorkeling in Hol Can with Caveman Snorkeling Tours (based in Caye Caulker). This is one of the must see things on your trip to the Belize Cayes

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. Make sure to hire Lil'Alphonse as your guide. Alphonse is so knowlegable of the area.

Thank catrock2017a
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nothing over the top but a great solid dive spot. We went twice and that was enough but would would go over the reef if you are an inexperienced diver.

Thank Soonerpack
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there 3 times during a 6 day visit to Ambergris Caye. Crystal clear water and lots of fish and beautiful coral. Water depths from 4 to about 30 feet so good for snorkling and beginning scuba folks.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Hol Chan on June 15th, 2018 in the morning with Coral Divers. A must see/do while in San Pedro, Belize. A memorable experience for seeing multiple types of fish, giant stingrays and swimming with nurse sharks. Combine it with the guys from Coral Divers...More

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pretty much whatever you expect to see you will see. Have a nice go pro or underwater camera to not miss out.

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I hate to be a downer on this. I had the misfortune of going when the seas were choppy. To make matters worse, I was with a group of inexperienced snorkelers that were making our guide really nervous. As a result, our outing was cut...More

Thank darstar1
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is absolutely a must see when in Belize! We explored (by snorkeling) Hol Chan through a company named Island Dream Tours - YOLO. Their experienced guides were able to tell us about all the marine life we were seeing and gave us some key...More

Thank Christine P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We snorkeled here and it was beautiful. Even on a particularly rough day it wasn’t too bad for us beginners and 2 of them being 12 and 10. We will be back for sure.

Thank Cayle A
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Mark I
February 26, 2018|
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Response from john c | Reviewed this property |
Maximum depth is about 15 feet, not worth Scuba diving. you can see everything snorkeling.
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seethepeople
January 31, 2018|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
Just got back and there were definitely mosquitoes there, however, not like we see in Canada in the summer. They're there but not a constant issue - some light bugspray as required will do the trick. Also, the breeze keeps... More
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DorkingPeach
December 18, 2017|
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Response from Spicole | Reviewed this property |
We only did a night dive there, but i think it would be an excellent choice for snorkeling. Not too deep. Contact Steve or Gil over at Neptune's Cove...they will take care of you.
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