Silk Caye, Placencia

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#6 of 40 in Outdoors in Placencia
For some of the most memorable snorkeling of your life, head to Silk Caye. A sandy oasis in a sea of crystal clear, turquoise waters, the cay sits above the Gulf of Honduras. Designated areas in the protected marine reserve provide you with some of the most attractive coral in the world, with abundant species of fish, turtles, and sharks all calling Belize’s barrier reef their home. If you head just outside the reef on a dive, you'll have the opportunity to spot rare and elusive whale sharks. Our Placencia day trip planning website makes visiting Silk Caye and other Placencia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Beautiful area for snorkelling. We got to see plenty of wildlife, including some lionfish, nurse sharks and a sea turtle. We had a fantastic time! Tip::l Don'tet to bring sunscreen or a t-shirt to pro...  more »
  • We went to Silk Caye with Go Sea Tours (highly recommend). When we were nearing the island I thought I heard one of the crew say, "It's a small island. You can walk around the whole thing in 20 minute...  more »
  • This snorkeling excursion will not disappoint! Beautiful island surrounded by coral reef and lots of amazing marine life to view. Second half of trip takes you to see turtles, nurse sharks, sting rays...  more »
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