Turneffe Reef, Caye Caulker

4.4
#3 of 7 in Nature in Belize Cayes
Discover flourishing coral life as you head beneath the water at Turneffe Reef, one of the largest and most biologically diverse reefs in Belize. Find schools of fish, sharks, large rays, turtles, and eels lurking around the coral. Several steep drop-offs and a high range of visibility make this one of the best dive spots in the local area. Appropriate for both novice and experienced divers, the reef features shallower dives suitable for beginners and snorkelling, as well as deeper dives with stronger currents for the more experienced. Plan to visit Turneffe Reef during your Caye Caulker vacation using our convenient Caye Caulker trip planner .
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  • This dive was just fine, but really not much behind what you can find on the local Reefs just off of San Pedro. I also mad a mistake and took the trip from San Pedro, paying 280US, but found it was mu...  more »
  • Totally worth doing the tours to the reef, Turneffe, is beautiful. The tours are not expensive, you walk for 4 hours by different points of the sea, you can swim with sharks, with the turtle and if you're lucky, see the Manatee.
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  • Did a 2 tank dive with BDS here. Left from Caye Caulker at 8:30am and returned around 3pm. It was incredible! There is such a huge variety of coral. I also saw some nurse sharks, rays, eels, crabs, an...  more »
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