Laughing Bird Caye National Park, Placencia

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Laughing Bird Caye National Park represents a distinctive island that sits on an unusually narrow ridge of reef. Named after a bird which used to breed here, the park is home to an abundance of coral habitats and marine life. The tropical island features white sand and palm trees, and is surrounded by coral reefs. This allows visitors to mix snorkeling, diving, and island exploration into their visit, but you must rent a boat and guide out of Placencia. Lunch can be organized through your guide, with possibilities for a picnic or a beach barbeque. Planning Placencia trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • A friend of my husband suggested we go with Nite Wind Tours so we did. Captain Bert was very friendly and took us on our snorkel tour of Laughing Bird Caye because he knew the "route" to take so we wo...  more »
  • This is a beautiful beach, if you have the time and chance to spend you will not be disappointed with the beauty...  more »
  • A nice size caye that is filled with marine life and all types of birds. Our family ranged from 66 to 4 and we all had a great time. Captain Cubbie took us there on a catamaran. Great snorkeling. Love...  more »
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  • Nice little island. The snorkeling is just ok. The island seems to be well kept except that they must not ever pick up the plastic and thrash that washes up on the shoreline. note that no free swimming or snorkeling is allowed. You are only allowed to snore call when somebody is a guide with you. We were here for a few hours but only got to snorkel for about 45 minutes because a few people in the group got tired and wanted to go back to shore.
  • Best snorkeling. Beautiful beach. Nice Palapa and Restroom. Beautiful live corals with plenty fishes. Twenty to Thirty minutes from Placencia Village.
  • Awesome experience. Go Sea was the best price and outfitter
  • Beautiful white sand island with a big palapa and picnic tables with barbeque pits, and because of it being a national park you have the presence of the rangers stationed there 24/7. Amazing snorkeling can be done right off the beach with tons of healthy corals and a great variety of fisheries.
  • Beautiful little island. Wonderful experience snorkeling in the reef. Yours a bit pricey. I expected less expensive options in Belize.
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