Explore the Barrier reef of Belize
The Belize Barrier Reef is home to a large assortment of plants and animals and is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
Straddling the entire coast of the country, the Belize Barrier Reef is also the second largest barrier reef in the world, and the largest in the Western Hemisphere. The unique array of reef types within one self-contained area distinguishes the Belize Barrier Reef from other reef systems. The site is one of the most pristine reef ecosystems in the Western Hemisphere and was referred to as "the most remarkable reef in the West Indies" by Charles Darwin. You'll be delighted by the spectacular snorkeling and scuba diving that the Belize coral reef provides!
Belize features some of the most amazing snorkeling in the world! The world’s second largest barrier reef provides unmatched snorkeling with a wealth of coral and tropical fish to discover. Belize is also blessed with crystal clear turquoise waters, hundreds of small islands, and three atolls that offer exceptional Belize snorkeling adventures! The most popular snorkeling spots in Belize are located off Ambergris Caye.
Belize is well known to divers for it’s renowned Blue Hole, but its diving scene also features the most amazing coral reefs in the world. With all the incredible diving locations found throughout Belize, Ambergris Caye is known for its accessibility and being the closest you can get to the Belize Barrier Reef. This huge coral reef provides ample opportunities for divers to explore numerous fish species, reef sharks, and turtles.