Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley Snorkeling Cruise Excursion

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Belize Tours, Fort Street, Belize City, Belize
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7 Hours

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Daily Tour

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English, Espanol

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Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Shark Ray Alley Snorkeling Cruise Excursion and Tarpon Feeding: A Fun-Filled Aquatic Adventure


Welcome to Hol Chan Marine Reserve, also known as Little Channel, where an unforgettable aquatic adventure awaits you. Located just an hour away from the cruise port, Hol Chan Marine Reserve is renowned as one of Belize’s most beautiful and exotic snorkeling and diving sites. This hidden gem offers a less crowded experience, making it an ideal destination for snorkeling enthusiasts. Join us as we embark on a thrilling journey through the vibrant underwater world of Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

Exploring Caye Caulker: The Gateway to Adventure

Our tour begins at the Belize Cruise Port, where you’ll be warmly greeted and provided with all the necessary gear for your adventure. From there, we set sail on a 45-minute boat ride to the Island of Caye Caulker, the second-largest commercial island in Belize. This charming island offers a delightful blend of pristine beaches, colorful local culture, and a laid-back atmosphere. Before diving into the aquatic wonders of Hol Chan Marine Reserve, you’ll have the opportunity to use the restroom facilities and pre-order a delicious lunch to enjoy later.

Briefing and Equipment Usage

Upon arrival at Caye Caulker, we’ll provide a comprehensive briefing on the usage of snorkeling equipment and the rules and regulations of the marine park. Our experienced guides will ensure that you are well-prepared and comfortable before diving into the crystal-clear waters of Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

Hol Chan Channel: A Dazzling Underwater World

A short 10-minute boat ride from Caye Caulker will bring us to the breathtaking Hol Chan Channel. As we securely moor the boat, it’s time to gear up for the adventure ahead. Our fully guided tour ensures that you have a personalized and enriching experience. With one guide for every eight guests, you’ll receive individual attention and assistance throughout the journey.

Both swimmers and non-swimmers can participate in this extraordinary adventure, as everyone is required to wear a life vest for safety. Prepare to be amazed as you encounter a diverse array of fish and corals that call Hol Chan Marine Reserve their home. The vibrant colors and intricate formations of the underwater world will leave you in awe. Keep your eyes open for the chance to spot graceful turtles gliding through the water or elusive moray eels peeking out from their hiding spots.

Shark and Ray Alley: Up Close and Personal

After exploring the wonders of Hol Chan, we’ll make our way to the renowned Shark and Ray Alley. Brace yourself for an exhilarating experience as you swim and snorkel with Southern Stingrays and Nurse Sharks. These gentle creatures gracefully glide through the water, providing an up-close encounter you’ll never forget. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness their elegance and marvel at their beauty. This stop will last approximately 40 to 45 minutes, allowing you ample time to soak in the wonder of this unique marine ecosystem.

Return to Caye Caulker: Island Delights

Following the snorkeling adventure, we’ll return to Caye Caulker Island for a well-deserved lunch, a relaxing beach break, and some shopping time. Indulge in the delicious flavors of Belizean cuisine as you savor a mouthwatering meal prepared with fresh local ingredients. Take a stroll along the pristine beaches, feel the warm sand between your toes, and let the island’s charm captivate your senses. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and explore the unique shops offering a variety of souvenirs and handmade crafts.

Interacting with Tarpons: A Special Encounter

As we bid farewell to Caye Caulker, we’ll make a special stop to experience a truly unforgettable moment with our protected friends, the tarpons. These magnificent fish are known for their large size and captivating presence. Get ready to witness their natural talents as we hand-feed these gentle giants. This remarkable interaction will leave you with joyful memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of nature. Spend 10 to 15 minutes in their presence, cherishing this remarkable experience.

Make Your Trip Memorable

Join us on an extraordinary journey through Hol Chan Marine Reserve and shark ray alley creating memories that will last a lifetime. This aquatic adventure promises a blend of excitement, tranquility, and natural beauty that will leave you spellbound. Whether you are an experienced snorkeler or a beginner, our knowledgeable guides will ensure your safety and enhance your understanding of the marine ecosystem.

Book your tour today and immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world of Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. Explore the wonders of the ocean, swim alongside captivating marine life, and make your trip to Belize an unforgettable and cherished experience.

There is currently a minimum of 8 guests to book this tour! Must be 3 Years or older to participate.
8 Guests – US120 per adult US95 children under 13 years of age (must be verified)
9 to 19 adults 10% discount
20 or more adults 15% discount

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Only a deposit is taken to reserve your tour the balance is paid in cash at the time of pickup.
Deposits are paid via (Visa and MasterCard only) balance in Belize is US dollars cash.

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  • Meet and greet at the port
  • Transfer by boat to Caye Caulker
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Entrance Fees
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Water
  • Gratuity
  • Lunch


7 Hours



Tour's Location

Belize Tours, Fort Street, Belize City, Belize

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 9 to 19 9 19 10%
2 20 and above 20 100 15%
From: $120.00


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