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Snorkeling

Snorkeling

Belize’s snorkeling ranks among the world’s best, and for good reason: Turtles, angelfish, seahorses, and more call Turneffe Atoll home, helping make it the most biologically-diverse reef in the Western Hemisphere. All that, mere yards from your cabana.

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What to Expect

On your twice-daily snorkeling trips, one of our trained guides will take you to some of the Caribbean’s best sites. Each hour-long outing will survey the area’s vibrant marine life, and bring you within arm’s length of colorful corals, dazzling fish, and more. We recommend bringing your own equipment — rentals aren’t included in your package — but can provide some for a fee.

Soldier Caye

Rising out of the sea roughly 1.25 miles from Blackbird Caye, this five-acre island is surrounded by aquamarine waters and dense coral reefs.

What to See

  • Pillar corals
  • Moray eels
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Fisherman's Cut

The water's excellent visibility puts this submerged channel's vibrant sea life on full display. See if you can spot a shark or two!

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The Forrest

Cool and colorful, this alluring section of reef is a feast for the eyes. Dip beneath the waves, and observe our tropical ecosystem in all its glory.

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All Snorkeling Sites

Snorkeling Sites North of Blackbird:

  • Soldier Caye
  • Fisherman’s Cut
  • The Forrest
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