The cayes around Belize City are the obvious choice for ocean adventures and the opportunities for snorkeling and diving are plentiful. There are four islands that are perched nearly atop the reef. These islands are nearly directly in front of Belize City and are named Sergeant's Caye, Goff's Caye, English Caye, and Rendezvous Caye.
White sand beaches, palm trees, and the closeness to the Barrier reef make these islands the ideal site for day diving. Between dives go ashore and relax under a palm tree or take along your mask, snorkel, and fins to do some fantastic snorkeling right from the beach. There are dive sites galore to be found and enjoyed.
Some of these dive sites are dived so seldom that they almost count as virgin sites. These islands are excellent for those snorkeling adventurers who want to see the reef fish and add to their life lists of fish. And better yet, on the way out, you can visit nearby mangrove islands and view manatee feeding in the shallow sea grass beds.
For More Information
- Search for information or ask a question on the Belize Forums.
- Check the SERVICES page for diving operators.
- Search Belize.Net for SCUBA diving websites in Belize.
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