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Laughing Bird Caye National Park

Placencia, Belize
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Awesome snorkeling adventure!

Great snorkeling trip. The staff at SPLASH was awesome from beginning to end, The Caye was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mansfield, Texas
Laughing Bird Caye

Great snorkeling, sitting on top of the reef. Protected national park. A must when in Placencia... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great snorkeling trip. The staff at SPLASH was awesome from beginning to end, The Caye was beautiful!! Well worth the money!

Thank Hineje
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great snorkeling, sitting on top of the reef. Protected national park. A must when in Placencia. Short boat ride from Placencia. $20Bz entrance fee.

Thank 4Forrs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "must" excursion. Guide stayed with us and pointed out interesting sea life, also required since it is a protected area. Picture perfect island.

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was organized by the dive shop at the Belize OceanClub Resort. What a beautiful spot to snorkel with amazing fish in the reef.

Thank Jehan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a special place protected as a "no-take" zone. As a result, expect to see multitudes of conch, sea cucumbers, and spiny lobster as well as a many other species of marine life. The coral heads we saw appeared very healthy and the opportunity...More

Thank LeAnna O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is spectacular! Awesome protected beaches, an opportunity to see loads of bird species and marine life. A jewel in the Caribbean not to be missed. Kudos to the people of Belize for protecting this treasure!

Thank MCAce007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snorkeling is heaven...small Caye on wonderful coral...Turtles, spotted Eagle ray, my friendly, thankfully not hungry Reef shark, about eight feet long...looked like twenty...

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

an absolutely incredible locale, stunnign corale, fish, and the friendliest people around to share it with. a must see.

Thank lennoxbuddy
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We did a snorkeling tour out of Placencia (tour operator reviewed separately) to Laughing Bird. This island is spectacular! It's not overly-developed or crowded like others can be. During our 2+ hours on the island, we saw no more than a dozen other people. We...More

Thank JaredMiles
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The Laughing bird caye is a very beautiful and an amazing beach. It is definitely an unforgettable experience.

Thank Aidita A
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Elena O
What is a good tour company to use and what should I expect to pay in December?
1 December 2016|
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Response from TxQMike | Reviewed this property |
We did eagle ray as well and it was great. Food was excellent also
Rudy G
Hi tripadvisors, I am confused. Some people say Laughing Bird Caye say has the best snorkeling ever and some say fish are actually scarce. I know the truth lies somewhere in between. But where? Everyone who has snorkeled in other paces in the Caribbean, how would you rank Laughing Bird Caye? BTW, we will be in Placencia in December. Please let me know what you think.
2 October 2016|
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Response from Kathleen B | Reviewed this property |
Laughing Bird has the most amazing coral I have ever seen. I have snorkelled up and down the carribean coast. I snorkelled Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley the same week I did Laughing Bird. There were more fish up north but the... More
which tour company did you use?
7 February 2016|
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Response from PirateDave69 | Reviewed this property |
There are several very good reliable tour companies running daily snorkel trips out to many of the cayes in the high tourist season December through April. You can arrange a tour for as many people on a boat as you want and... More