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“disappointing "manatee tours"”
Review of Anwar Tours

Anwar Tours
Ranked #17 of 40 Tours in Caye Caulker
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Owner description: We take this opportunity to welcome you to visit “La Isla Carinosa”, CayeCaulker. Our island is located 21 miles northeast of Belize City a 45-minute boat ride brings you to a very beautiful laid back and like our motto says “GO SLOW” Island of Caye Caulker. Only 5 minutes East of us lies the Second largest Barrier Reef in the World “THE BELIZE BARRIER REEF”. Our island is your dream; “Snorkeling destination vacation spot”. Anwar Tours is prepared to offer you quality services on snorkeling and inland tours. Yes we are the best. Our staff comprises of five; very experienced and licensed boat captains and tour guides. We offer fully guided tours.Thank you very much for choosing Anwar Tours and Caye Caulker as your vacation destination.
Reviewed 24 January 2018

don't book manatee tours in winter (November to may), very few to see !!
"they are too shy" they will tell you...

plus, snorkeling equipment very old and poor quality compare to others tours (like caveman)

however the team was friendly

Thank Charles V
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

There’s so many snorkelling trips to choose from in Caye Caulker, but me and my girlfriend were fortunate enough to stumble on Anwar.

Our driver/guide Omar took us out on our own, on what was basically a private tour. We visited some great spots on the reef. Omar often got in the water to show us different types of fish. His knowledge was superb, and he obviously cares a lot about protecting the reef and wildlife.

We were exposed tons of sharks and stingrays. There must have been 30+ nurse sharks around the boat... and we got in the water to swim with them. It was a pretty scary — but amazing — experience. People from other trips were swimming to our boat because that’s where all the action was!

We met a bunch of very disappointed scuba divers in town the next day that hadn’t seen one single shark after an expensive full day trip! One look at our videos and they booked a snorkelling trip with Anwar the next day.

This is the trip for close-up exposure to sea life.

Thank Toby A
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I can’t recommend this trip enough. Our guide was so amazing at giving us info about the marine life in the water and reassuring us that we could swim with the nurse sharks and sting rays.

We visited different sites of the barrier reef, but the real highlight was when we swam with the sharks. As we arrived, they started gathering around the boat - it was scary at first but once they were being fed, you could dive in, and it was amazing. Our guide even dived down and bought up a sting ray for us to touch!!

We also got to feed some enormous tarpons - watching them jump out the water was incredible.

This isn’t a booze cruise/party boat, it’s purely to do with marine life and it was an experience we will never forget.

Thank Aida234
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Did a partial day tour led by David and it was just lovely. They set a fair price for us, and THEY DO NOT FEED THE FISH! Amado, the owner, is very passionate about environmental protection and preserving the reef for everyone. They take you to see the most amazing parts of the reef, but insist you are just there to WATCH and not touch! ABSOLUTELY choose these guys every time -- probably my 3rd tour with them and they never disappoint.

Thank Zoe T
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We booked with Anwar for a half day private charter. Great value for 4 of us, with fruit and water and all the snorkelling gear included and we borrowed 2 underwater cameras and put our memory cards in. (Great idea!)
Rocky & Dylan were great guides and helped with our daughters too. We saw loads of fish and then lots of nurse sharks and rays, and finally the girls got to feed the tarpons. The dropped us back to our hotel.
Really lovely trip, very professional and easy-going :-)

Thank Jjbaabaa
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