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The best places to go Scuba Diving in Belize

Approximately 5 years ago I was vacationing in Caye Caulker and I ran into my high school friend ILya Rosado. I hadn’t seen him in a while and to my surprise, he had fallen in love with scuba diving and was now a dive master, and working towards becoming a dive instructor. Due to his […]

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What It’s Really Like To Dive The Great Blue Hole

Thousands of Scuba Divers flock to Belize annually, and most of them only have the Belize Blue Hole to check off their bucket list. It is perhaps the most famous dive site in Belize, definitely one of the most advertised by domestic tourism investors, yet it disappoints many divers. Imagine, after weeks or months of […]

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Diving the Long Caye Aquarium never disappoints

There is a dive site often overshadowed by the Great Blue Hole and Half Moon Caye, but it is seldom lacking in beauty or adventure. The Long Caye Aquarium is sometimes lost in all the hype that surrounds the Blue Hole, but I’ve been on many excursions where it was the highlight of the trip, […]

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A guide to diving Esmeralda Canyons

If you ever get a chance to dive into the waters in front of Ambergris Caye, make sure at least one of your dives is at the Esmeralda Canyons. It is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful sites on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.  For reasons that only an oceanographer may be able to […]

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Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve

Dive operators off the coast of Placencia and Hopkins in Southern Belize have access to one of the most amazing experiences in the world. For 10 days after the full moon during the months of March, April, May and June, every year Snappers spawn around Gladden Spit and attract numerous Whale Sharks to dine on […]

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Diving in Belize is one of the main reasons why tourist visit Ambergris Caye.

Half Moon Caye Wall, The Best Dive Site In Belize

The typical Blue Hole trip in Belize is most often followed up by a lesser advertised, yet more spectacular dive site known as Half Moon Caye Wall. Most dive boats take about 25 minutes to get to this site, the short trip is part of your surface interval after the Blue Hole dive. What makes this […]

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Learning To Dive In Belize

Learning to dive in Belize is easy and safe. For me, it was also quick; the first day involved an intensive PADI video training and on the second day I was ready to go on my first dive! The same can’t be said for everyone learning to dive as it all depends on how quick […]

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Scuba Diving in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

This is a journal of my experience when getting open water certified in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The Scuba diving course allowed me to visit the Belize Barrier Reef, the Hol-Chan Marine Reserve, and Shark Ray Alley. Belize is primarily comprised of cultural experiences and jungle and sea adventures. In the mainland, visitors can experience […]

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