Located 36km east of Placencia Village, Silk Caye Marine Reserve is a wonderful destination for snorkeling and scuba diving. The marine reserve is home to a plethora of species of corals, sea turtles, tropical fishes and was legislated a protected zone in 2003.
Despite their imposing size, whale shark are not a threat to human divers. They are grand examples of the fact that sharks are misunderstood as mindless killers. Whale shark have been known to interact with humans playfully. Divers can swim along side them as they feed and explore. Younger whale sharks are the friendliest, have been known to play with divers and are remarkably gentle….
It is Whale Shark Season in Belize Come snorkel or dive with whale sharks this month! The whale shark is the largest fish in the world and one of the largest creatures of any kind alive today.
A feature attraction of diving in Belize, Especially for divers with an appreciation of geographical phenomena, is the opportunity to explore the famed Blue Hole. Part of the Lighthouse Reef System, it lies approximately 60 miles off the mainland out of Belize City. It is one of the most astounding dive sites to be found anywhere on earth, right in the center of Lighthouse Reef…