Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Hol Chan Marine Reserve, San Pedro: Address, Phone Number, Hol Chan Marine Reserve Reviews: 4.5/5

Hol Chan Marine Reserve
4.5
Reefs • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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This beautiful nature reserve is in an area world famous for its excellent diving.
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Calvin W
Dover, DE12 contributions
Great tour!
Aug 2021
Went with Scuba School and Family Dive Center. They were knowledgable, hospitable, and tons of fun. Great way to see lots of sea life!
Written 13 September 2021
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dori
Austin, TX4 contributions
Snorkeling wonderland !
Aug 2021 • Family
HolChan marine reserve d so many beautiful fish - sea turtles- shark- puffer fish - triggers - seargeant majors - barracuda- everything you would
Love to see under the sea! The reef was very healthy in this pristine area - great for diving or snorkeling
Written 27 August 2021
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Christia S
Charlotte, NC5 contributions
Super fun!
Aug 2021 • Friends
I was nervous about snorkeling but Enrique and Shamar were super friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about snorkeling! Highly recommend this activity! Its called Inland Sea Adventure!
Written 20 August 2021
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Diana B
Roseville, CA17 contributions
Catamaran snorkel with Ivar/Gabby Hol Chan Reserve/Shark Alley
Jul 2021
We had the opportunity to visit Belize July2021. We went out twice to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. Our tour guides were Ivar and Gabi on a catamaran. They gave us great information/ history of the island San Pedro and it’s sea life. We were able to snorkel and swim with so much beautiful sea life turtles nurse sharks fishes octopus lobsters even manatees. I do not remember the company that they were associated with. They made and served great drinks and snacks. If you have the opportunity to visit San Pedro/Ambergris Caye ask for this Catamaran snorkel tour with Ivar and Gabby
Written 10 August 2021
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Michele R
14 contributions
Absolutely beautiful!!!
Jul 2021
We had an incredible experience snorkeling here. We saw rays, turtles and so many beautiful fish. It is a definite must see when in Belize!!! If you are not an experienced snorkeler, you should take a tour with a guide.
Written 8 August 2021
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TravelProNY
New York City, NY958 contributions
Great experience
Jul 2021
Great snorkeling spot. Saw turtles and many kinds of fish. You can't miss this spot if you are in Belize.
Written 2 August 2021
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Butch
Chattanooga, TN113 contributions
Amazing Sea Life!
Jul 2021 • Friends
Visited with friends on a tour for snorkeling and diving. The reef is beautiful and is a habitat for a variety of sea life! Julio us, our guide, was incredibly knowledgeable. The tour was both visually stimulating and educational. I highly recommend it!
Written 1 August 2021
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Charles Nguyen
Riverside, CA60 contributions
Unbelievable
Feb 2021 • Family
This is the one place you can’t miss. There’s so many fish and coral reefs for you to take pictures! Although it’s in a lagoon, it’s still very rocky so if you’re prone to seasick, take simmering ahead of time or else you will be miserable. I can’t describe how beautiful the coral reefs are, but it’s definitely an item you need to do if you’re in Belize. Don’t book the tour ahead of time. Most your operators are independently owned in Belize and there’s no big tour company. Therefore, you won’t see that much marketing in the web so it will be more reasonable than if you book through Viator.com. Expect to spend about half a day for this tour that’s often combined with shark alley.
Written 27 July 2021
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Yc32
8 contributions
Great place to snorkel
Jul 2021
So many fishes, sharks and stingrays! Wonderful place! Best snorkeling experience I ever had. Must visit place.
Written 25 July 2021
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peter c
San Antonio, TX29 contributions
Great for snorkeling
Jul 2021
While there is not really a house reef like you might find in the Maldives surrounding the island, there are three or four snorkeling areas which are very good including Hol Chan which is probably the best. Lots of fish, turtles, rays, nurse sharks and we were even with a Manatee on two different occasions. A good spot and in second place would be Mexican Rocks
Written 21 July 2021
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