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The Great Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef

approximately 60 miles off the mainland out of Belize City, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2012
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Blue Hole and Turneffe Islands Helicopter Tour
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The most famous dive site in Belize was discovered by Jacques Cousteau.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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approximately 60 miles off the mainland out of Belize City, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2012
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

I don't need to go to 43 metres to see no fish and get a dim view of stalagtites for about 2 minutes. For me a waste of money and dive time.

Thank JanT999
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I've seen a lot of people saying this is an overrated dive. Well if you look for colorful fish and corals than you will be disappointment. But if you have some background about the geology of the Blue hole than you will be amazed. And...More

2  Thank TAMI_Adela
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a world famous dive there pretty much every active diver wants to do...and it is well worth it. Its a pretty easy dive. You descend down to about 30-something feet and the divemaster double checks that everyone is comfortable and ready to go...More

2  Thank masonr2
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visited the Blue Hole for the first time while staying at Itza Lodge on Long Caye. Amazing dive and a surreal feeling. It is a short dive due to the depth, we went to 140ft. Very little in the way of sea life but amazing...More

1  Thank Just_Us_Tw0
Reviewed 3 June 2017

OK...this one is a bucket list check off that is SO worth the trip. Where ever can you see stalactites underwater at 130 feet and the still and calm of a lifetime. Blue Hole is a wondrous experience I am so glad we had the...More

Thank Kristyn L
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This dive site is simply amazing. This is an all day adventure which included 3 dives. Many shops over this, we chose Amigos Del Mar, best price and service. The Blue Hole is amazing in a different way from any other dive. It is a...More

Thank Evelynn W
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Always wanted to dive the GBH but after doing it cant say that it is as big a deal as I expected. Being far out in the ocean the sealife in the area is pretty sparse (some small lobsters, mixed smaller fish, groupers). The GBH...More

Thank 1_WorldWanderer_1
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This full day trip out to the famous Blue Hole also includes two more amazing dives. A continental breakfast, snacks, a great lunch on a beautiful Island, viewing the Boobie birds and their babies, more snacks and beverages makes this one incredible day! I highly...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to check it off your bucket list...that will be it. Total dive time 30 minutes, 8 minutes at 130ft and then ascending. It's deep and dark with large stalactites and stalagmites formations. You can find much better cave and formation diving elsewhere....More

Thank dieseldonna
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A little strange but worth it if you're an avid diver. It really is a pure wall dive and you don't get much bottom time since it's 130 foot dive. But, it was cool to do.

Thank Wendy W
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12 May 2017|
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Response from HondaMike | Reviewed this property |
I took my 4 year old on the helicopter tour. And 6 years ago took dive and snorkel tour. Prices vary depending on season. i booked from Belize... much cheaper then online web sites. The boat tour is awesome if you... More
Nicky R
30 March 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Agreed, go with Amigos Del Mar