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Shark Ray Alley

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as your boat pulls up, the sharks will come! The feeding frenzy begins and you can jump in and watch (from a safe distance). As soon as the chum is gone, so are the sharks. But there are fish, stingrays and we saw...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sharks follow the sound of the motor by the tens. Almost like cattle to a hay bale. Once the chumming starts they are everywhere and it is an outstanding experience to swim with them.

Thank jmallory2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot recommend this more. Go through Raggamuffin Tours and snorkel this place. So amazing to see all the rays, nurse sharks and turtles.

Thank Abe D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The water appeared to be boiling there were so many sharks! Sadly my camera died just when we arrived. Everyone who went into the water with the sharks came out in one piece (myself included) :)

Thank MegMR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per my review of Hol Chan, the feeding and manhandling of the sharks and rays should be discouraged. We tried to find a company which didn’t allow this and where we were staying recommended the ones we booked with but they still did! I...More

Thank merlin1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swimming with the nurse sharks and the rays was a lot of fun. They were everywhere! Super fun experience. We went with Suya tours & I highly recommend them.

Thank Gohawgsgo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's amazing to be in the water with the beautiful sharks and rays! Try to go at an off peak time to be able to appreciate it without a ton of people. You will not regret your time in the water here!

Thank nsb218
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We are a family of four and did the organised snorkel tour with Diamond Adventures with two dive stops at Shark alley and Hol Chan Marine Reserve. They picked us up from the north of the Island (staying at La Perla Del Caribe) - and...More

Thank NHumpo
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a bad practice the way all these boats chum the waters to attract sharks... but it’s an easy snorkel and you’re all but guaranteed to see at least twenty of them. Fun for a quick dip and a photo of video.

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We did some reef snorkel and I kinda freaked out around the sharks. When We got here... No reason to freak, sharks and rays all over the place, in seconds you feel comfortable and amazed at all the marine inhabitant. This for sure was #1...More

Thank Larry R
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diveray
23 August 2018|
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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
We did it through wite sands. The allowed and accomodated dour two scuba divers and two weenie snorkelers in one boat trip. As it turned out, we snorklers saw much more at hol chan then we met up at shark alley. This really... More
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Jaima N
7 March 2018|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
Anyone with a boat could take you there, but probably easier just to go on a trip. People who own boats are probably tour operators anyway... Some of the operators feed the sharks too so they are more likely to come to the... More
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Chestersmomma
11 February 2018|
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Response from Milly W | Reviewed this property |
You’re in deep water but the guide we had, had a life ring that you could hold onto. It allowed you to snorkel a little but have the security of the life ring near you.
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