Discover World Class Snorkeling on the Belize Barrier Reef

Woman snorkeling with sea turtle in the Caribbean Sea

Discover World-Class Belize Snorkeling on the Belize Barrier Reef! In the crystal-clear waters of Ambergris Caye, non-divers and divers alike can enjoy the beauty of the underwater world. Snorkeling tours include several sites to snorkel and scuba dive. Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Mexico Rocks and Coral Garden are all within a short boat ride from Victoria House. Equipment can be rented from the Victoria House Dive Shop located on the pier. Snorkel trips run every day at 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM and last approximately 2 to 2.5 hours.

Half Day Snorkeling

Two Stop Snorkel

Large fish surround snorkel Holchan Marine Reserve like groupers, jacks, cuberas, eagle rays, coral, and fish schools. The second stop is at Shark Ray Alley, where you swim with nurse sharks, stingrays, barracudas, and blue tangs.

Times: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM or 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Minimum four people

Mexico Rocks

Snorkel a shallow area of coral patches and sandy bottoms, brain coral, giant sea fans, large schools of small colorful fish, and your occasional sea turtle, lobster, and squid.

Times: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM or 1:30 PM– 4:30 PM. Minimum four people

Half Day Charter

Snorkel either of the Marine Reserves on your own private boat for a one-of-a-kind snorkeling adventure at your own pace. We offer morning and afternoon departures to fit your schedule or if you wish to reach the sites early.

Full Day Snorkeling

Mexico Rocks Snorkel with Beach BBQ

Snorkel North at Mexico Rocks and see big Brain Coral, purple sea fans, large schools of small tropical colorful fish grazing on the coral heads. This area is also known for lobsters, squid, and occasional octopus. We will cook a full lunch on the beach over a grill with local sea food (or chicken) prepared with Belizean condiments and spices. After lunch we will snorkel Tres Cocos where you will see tall Elk Horn coral and schools of tropical fish in shallow waters.

Pick up at 8:30 AM, returning around 3:00 PM.

3 Stop Snorkel & Caye Caulker

Snorkel Holchan and Shark Ray Alley Marine Reserve and see corals, sea fans, turtles, groupers, sharks, sting rays, etc. After snorkeling stop at Caye Caulker Island where you will have time to buy lunch (not included), enjoy drinks at the local beach bars, and shop for local arts. After lunch, we will snorkel a 3rd site, which can be Coral Gardens or North Channel, or you can just spend some more time on Caye Caulker.

Pick up at 8:30 AM and return at around 3:00 PM.

2 Stop Snorkel & Secret Beach

Day Charter to snorkel Holchan, Shark Ray Alley Marine Reserves with your own private guide leading the way. After snorkeling to your heart’s content we head over to grab lunch, drinks (not included) and swim in the clear turquoise waters at Secret Beach. On the way back we can see iguanas on the mangrove trees.

Pick up at 8:30 AM and return around 3:00 PM.

2 Stop Snorkel & Beach BBQ

Day Charter to snorkel Holchan, Shark Ray Alley with a private guide then head over to secluded a beach on Ambergris Bay where the guide will prepare a seafood (or chicken) lunch over an open fire on the grill. After lunch, you can swim in the turquoise waters of the bay or stop at a 3rd snorkel site on the way home.

Pick up at 8:30 AM and return around 3:00 PM.

2 Stop Snorkel & Sail to Caye Caulker

Catamaran sailing trip to snorkel Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. After snorkeling you can enjoy complimentary local beers, local rum drinks, other refreshments, or fruits. We stop at Caye Caulker for lunch, shopping, and exploring the town. Lunch is not included in the tour price. Time on the island varies depending on the version of the tour booked. Some tours depart later in the morning and return to San Pedro around sunset time.

Times: 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM/9:30 AM- 6:00 PM a minimum of 6 people is required.

Sunset Sail

Sail alongside the reef with complimentary local beers, rum drinks, pico de gallo with chips on a catamaran, or sailboat. You can bring your bottle of wine or champagne if you so wish. Casual dinner attire, sunglasses, and flip-flops are recommended. Transfers to and from the docking stations in town are included.

Times: 4:15 PM – 7:30 PM A minimum of 6 persons is required.

Private Charters are available starting from a comfortable 30-foot catamaran (limited availability) to a 40-foot Catamaran with a cabin and kitchenette.