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ACTIVITIES

Diving
There are many dive sites located within minutes of the shore with depths ranging from 15'-95'. Dive boats cross through interspersed natural channels in the reef crest to the open water outside, where 35 plus local dive sites are located. Two tank dives generally go out each morning and each afternoon. Use your international cell phone rental to get more information about diving in Belize.

Snorkeling
Snorkeling trips by boat to the reef can be arranged, generally, there is a trip in the morning and one in the afternoon. Some of the best snorkeling spots include Hol-Chan Marine Reserve, Shark-Ray Alley and Mexico Rocks. All these locations have an abundance of marine life and gorgeous coral formations. Snorkeling equipment is available for rent. Custom and group snorkel trips can be arranged, too.

Fishing
Reef fishing, bone fishing and deep sea fishing trips are available. Excellent local guides supply tackle and bait. Inside the reef, catch snapper, triggerfish, barracuda, grouper, bonefish and many other saltwater fish.

Parasailing
Enjoy great views of the island and reef from the air. The boat will pick you up and return you to our dock for your ride.

Mayan Ruins & Mainland Tours
A number of day trips are available to various sites on the mainland. Please inquire at our front desk for information. Other tours may be offered during your stay. By using yuour Belize cellular phone rentals you can easlily reserve one of these tours.

Altun Ha River Tours
Enjoy a boat trip to the mainland and up the Bomba River to the ruin site of Altun Ha. This tour to Altun Ha includes information regarding ancient Mayan history, the rainforest, animals of Belize and more. You will pass through the Belizean villages of Maskall and Bomba to see native crafts.

Tikal
Full day trip to Tikal in Guatemala. A trained Guatemalan tour guide will walk you through the ruins explaining the Mayan culture, and providing information about the rainforest. Spider monkeys, howler monkeys, toucans and parrots are commonly seen while walking through Tikal National Park.

Cave Tubing - Cave Branch River
An exciting opportunity to explore the rainforest of Belize while floating down a river on an inner-tube through a series of above ground caves.

Manatee Tour
About an hour boat ride from Mata Rocks you will be taken to an area frequented by manatees and dolphins near Swallow Caye. The wildlife is viewed from the boat.

 
 
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