Your bags are packed. You’re ready to catch a flight to Belize. Just a few hours separate you from diving one of Belize’s great dive spots like the Blue Hole, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, or The Elbow. There’s no better home base for a Belize diving adventure than Blackbird Caye Resort. Dive to your heart’s…

Whether they know it or not, The Elbow is why divers go to Belize. One of the few ‘drift dives’ along the atolls that is actually a true drift dive, assuming currents cooperate, so it can only be done during calm conditions. However, when The Elbow can be dived, with a little help from the…

One of the most beautiful things about trips to Belize is just how few travelers there are compared to some of the more ‘mainstream’ Caribbean destinations. And with countless islands to explore above the waves and one of the world’s largest reef systems beneath them, the other Caribbean is a treat for travelers looking to…

A hole in the ocean: that’s what Lighthouse Atoll – better known as the Great Blue Hole – is best described as. But how did it get here? Why is it all alone? What caused it? The beauty of having a natural wonder nearby is the continued sense of uniqueness, of beauty and mystery surrounding…

You can tell a lot about a place by the beach. How clean is it? Is there random ocean debris and refuse strewn about? How much garbage has washed ashore? What kind of animals call the beach home? On Turneffe Atoll we are blessed with a pristine secluded location, and Blackbird Caye Resort intends to…

What does it mean to be a ‘world class scuba resort’?  How can any resort claim to be ‘world class’ at all? Well, we can sum it up for you with just two basic points: our unique setting, and the ability to accommodate any level of diver. Let’s talk about our unique setting first. A…

Diversity, diversity, diversity! We are so incredibly fortunate to be where we are, atop Belize Barrier Reef, right in the heart of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. 65+ species of coral. 350+ species of mollusk. More than 500 species of fish. The Mesoamerican Reef System is the epitome of diversity – and we haven’t even…

Some of the most magnificent diving in the world is just off our shores. If you’ve never dived before, or you’re thinking of brushing up on your skills, Blackbird has you covered. Earn your Open Water certification. Become PADI certified. And then slip beneath the sea to experience some of the most spectacular sights the…

One of the best things about getting away from it all is actually getting away from it all – Turneffe Atoll is remote, pristine, and isolated. Put simply, Turneffe Atoll is unspoiled. There is so much life around us here on this little atoll it is incredible to behold. Watch some of our dozens of…

Diving is more than a hobby or a vacation activity here on Turneffe Atoll; it’s a way of life. We’re so incredibly lucky to have this location: surrounded by the Belize Barrier Reef, a geographic world wonder, and a stone’s throw away from one of the great natural wonders of the world and one of…

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