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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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Great diving and snorkeling. Close to shore by boat. Protected marine environment. Available for night diving ad well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great diving and snorkeling. Close to shore by boat. Protected marine environment. Available for night diving ad well.

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Thank stevensF19YA
Brighton, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good snorkel trip but way too crowded. Had much better experience at Mexican Rocks. Marine life is excellent at both

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Thank Mark F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the reserve, there was a deep channel through which you could snorkel, and on either side of the channel were coral cliffs. These cliffs were beautiful with lots of fish, and I personally saw all types of reef fish plus a green moray eel and an eagle ray.

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Thank Patrick M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first ever snorkelling trip and it has given us the bug. Amazing! Sharks, sting and eagle rays, so many fish, beautiful coral all lying under crystal clear blue water! You wouldn't believe the marine life that exists here that's not visible from the surface. There is a lot of boats but it doesn't impinge on you whatsoever... More 

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Thank tseli0t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clear waters and abundant sea life. Endless assortment of fish, rays and nurse sharks. Lots of coral too.

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Okanagan Valley, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, you will see all these things because this is a bait station. the nurse sharks, turtles, rays and eels are all hand fed by the guides so they come straight to the boats as they arrive. They will let you cuddle nurse sharks, and you can watch as some of the guides go cuddle the Moray eel. As long... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a nice olace to snorkel. So many different fishes and corals. We recommend it highly! And be sure to go with a company that takes small groups!

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Holcombe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome fish and coral. Nurse Sharks, Rays, Eel and many fish. Went with Ambergris Dive Shop. Good Choice.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must for every visitor. I loved how they are protecting the reef by limiting group numbers and requiring a guide to help preserve this paradise. Saw so many fish and beautiful rays. Saw a shark, barracuda, and a beautiful eel that our guide lured out to pose for us. My teenagers loved this place as did we.... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went with Li'l Alfonse and enjoyed the experience. We are novice snorkelers so Alfonse was a great guide. There were sea wasps in the water so we greatly appreciated all the help.

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