Hol Chan Marine Reserve, San Pedro
(4.7/5 based on 4,400+ reviews on the web)
Belize's top snorkeling and diving site, Hol Chan Marine Reserve dazzles with its impressive coral formations and diverse marine life. Its reefs shelter a dizzying variety of creatures, including 40 types of coral and 160 different species of fish. This thriving underwater kingdom also provides a home for several mammals, including pantropical spotted dolphins and short-beaked common dolphins. The marine reserve encompasses mangroves and beds of sea grass, which ensure a safe habitat for southern stingrays and nurse sharks. You can get up close to both of these species, as they're quite used to visiting tour boats. Arrange your visit to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Pedro using our San Pedro itinerary builder.
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  • Top reason to travel to Belize? To see its beautiful reef! This is a great introduction to the reef ecosystem. Our guide was very knowledgeable and there was a lot to see & learn about. Our tour boat ...  more »
  • This was an excellent place to go to snorkeling while visiting in Belize! You will for sure see the beautiful marine life. It was an amazing experience! 
  • I did a 40-minute, guided scuba dive of Hol Chan Marine Reserve. (I'll rate the guide agency elsewhere.) Hol Chan Marine Reserve is brimming with fish. I saw dozens of schools sticking tightly togethe...  more »