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Address: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Phone Number: +501 664-2001
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Belize Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley Snorkel Tour from Ambergris...
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley Sailing and Snorkeling Tour
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Hol Chan Marine Park, Shark Ray Alley and Caye Caulker Tour from Ambergris Caye

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Swimming with the sharks

The snorkeling trip to the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and the Shark Ray Alley was a great experience. Although I have had the opportunity to swim near sharks before, never have I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The snorkeling trip to the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and the Shark Ray Alley was a great experience. Although I have had the opportunity to swim near sharks before, never have I seen so many in one place. Great! The only downside of this trip is that you are strictly limited to snorkel always with the group. You are not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did an excursion that included a visit to shark ray alley. It was intimidating to me at first but my husband jumped right in. Once I decided to join him it was an amazing swim with the sharks and stingrays! Definitely a must see and do!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were diving and someone suggested we also do Shark Alley which is a snorkel. The boat guides threw in some fish bait to draw the attention of the sharks. These are nurse sharks so not necessarily life threatening. It was interesting to see the sharks and rays swimming about, but as soon as the food was gone they all... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't see any rays this trip - hanging around other boats, apparently - but there were plenty of nurse sharks and big jacks to keep us happy. We were pleased and frankly relieved our guides (captain and crew of the Sirena Azul) didn't touch the animals or encourage us to - as a diver I consider that taboo.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss this chance to swim with sharks, barracudas, and rays - it was the highlight of our trip! If you are nervous, stay in the boat because the visibility was incredible and you can see still see the sharks and larger rays and fish.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second snorkeling stop for my wife and I while in Belize after Hol-Chan. Our Searious adventure had us get in the water as they fed the sharks and rays, and we also had a decent amount of other fish nearby as well. They all get very close to you, but the nurse sharks are very used to... More 

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Gautier, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Belize on our honeymoon and this was my husband's favorite part of the trip! The guide placed chum in the water and the sharks and rays instantly surrounded the area.. we hopped in and started snorkeling. It was very exciting and a sight to see!

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Athens, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked shark alley which may be in the marine reserve. Lots of friendly nurse sharks and sting rays that come up to all new boats hoping for a hand out. For years the fishermen cleaned fish at this location so the sharks and rays are conditioned to being fed each day. The other fish also were plentiful in this... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are going to San Pedro Belize you must take a trip to Shark Alley. I recommend using Richland Tours. You can go to their website. I have used them for both my vacation trips in 2013 + 2016. Shark Alley is really cool to snorkel.

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Dumont, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did shark Ray Alley with Amigos del Mar dive shop, and our guide was very very knowledgeable about the area, history and all the different species of fish and rays, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND it even for a scuba diver to try

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