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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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This is one of the top two attractions in Ambergris Caye for a reason. Having hundreds of dives under my belt I was astonished at how close the fish would swim to snorkelers. This... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

This is one of the top two attractions in Ambergris Caye for a reason. Having hundreds of dives under my belt I was astonished at how close the fish would swim to snorkelers. This is not seen everywhere. And there were certainly some HUGE fish on this snorkel. Really great experience and phenomenal for those who snorkel infrequently. My husband... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

It is just amazing the unlimited amount of sea creatures, colors, water temperature, the guides, simply everything. Don't miss it.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Shallow depth, easy to snorkel, don't need to scuba this if you can hold your breath or enjoy free diving. Very interesting coral here. Saw moray eels, nurse sharks, grunts, barracuda, sergeant major fish, parrot fish.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

The most wildlife I have ever seen in a single dive! Shallow and quick, but worth it! Currents shift, so make sure you ask a guide.

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Radford, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

We had a great time on a snorkle trips with kids 7 and 10. We saw turtles, nurse sharks, a moray eel, and tons of fish.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Truly spectacular! Everyone should see this masterpiece of Mother Nature! Great location for both snorkelers and divers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Abundant wildlife. You can snorkel or dive here. It's well worth the park fee. Go with a reputable guide who only takes 4-6 people at a time.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Amazing place to visit. Beautiful coral, fish and sea life. Some of the best snorkeling in the world.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Incredible snorkeling and diving that offers an array of experiences and marine life that shouldn't be passed up.

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Wonderful snorkel experience. Try White Sands Dive Shop for tour. Elbert and his crew and awesome. Excellent equipment and fair prices.

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