The Hol Chan Marine Reserve is located just off the southern coast of Ambergris Caye. It is also easily reached by boat from Caye Caulker. Covering 3 square miles, this marine reserve offers snorkelers and divers a chance to see amazing coral formations and a an exceptionally healthy marine ecosystem. Established in 1987, the protected
Sam is a PADI Course Director and owner of Sam’s Skin n Scuba Dive Shop in Kansas City. He and a group of intrepid divers recently took a week long trip on the Belize Aggressor III live-aboard to dive Belize’s Reef and Coral Atolls. Sam brought along his underwater camera and captured his amazing journey
Gentle Giants Whale Sharks are one of the biggest fish in the sea. The largest one ever measured was 40 feet in length with a mouth almost 5 feet wide. However, despite their size they are quite gentle. If they approach a diver or snorkeler, which they sometimes do, it’s more out of curiosity than
Edie Craddock recently visited Placencia with a group of 11 intrepid divers to dive with majestic whale sharks at Gladden Split. During their vacation they also dived the Barrier Reef, visited Laughing Bird Caye, explored Monkey River and relaxed in sleepy Placencia Village.
Mary Nelson visited Ambergris Caye and spent several days diving the Barrier Reef. She brought along her underwater camera to document her experience and was kind enough to share it with us. Here are some stunning pictures from several days of diving the Barrier Reef around Ambergris Caye.
John Searle is a PADI certified Course Director, which is the highest certification offered by PADI for dive professionals. If anyone can describe the diving in Belize it’s John. In this interview he summarizes the diving opportunities in Belize. After his interview, the video continues highlighting some underwater scenes from dive sites all over Belize.
A Profusion of Color and Life The underwater world in Belize is spectacular. It boasts the second largest Barrier Reef in the world. But when you take into consideration that the Australian Barrier Reef, the largest in the world, is mostly dead, that leaves Belize’s reef as the largest living Barrier Reef in the world.