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Address: Gladden Split, Placencia, Belize
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Whale Shark's are For Divers - Not Snorkelers

Diving with Whale Sahrks means exactly that - DIVING. There were 5 diver's in our group and 19 snorkelers. The diver's would go down about 70 feet and their air bubbles would... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 May 2014
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Xenia, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Upon getting back on the boat, another diver said it best... "I've been diving all over the world and have never been under the water anywhere for 45 minutes and seen NOTHING". I know the dive shops can't control what whale sharks do (or don't do) but they could temper the hype about seeing them. It seems to be a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Diving with Whale Sahrks means exactly that - DIVING. There were 5 diver's in our group and 19 snorkelers. The diver's would go down about 70 feet and their air bubbles would simulate snapper spawning and this was supposed to bring up the whale sharks from the deep. And it did - to about 100 feet. All of the diver's... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

Looking for Whalesharks at Gladden Split off Placencia in southern Belize is a very hit and miss affair this year. I have been diving for Whalesharks on 8 days in the last three years, and I have seen them once (in 2012). Early on I didn't know the best time to go - but after studies by the Southern Environmental... More 

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