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.
Protected Marine Life includes:
- – Staghorn Coral
- – Fire Coral
- – Star Coral
- – Elkhorn Coral
- – Green Turtle
- – Loggerhead Turtle
- – Hawksbill Turtle
- – Goliath Grouper
- – Nassau Grouper
- – Great Hammerhead
However, Silk Caye makes up only part of the attraction of the region known as Silk Caye and Gladden Spit Marine Reserve where the gentle whale shark is a seasonal attraction for divers just outside of the great barrier reef.
If you are interested in visiting Silk Caye, contact us here.