Explore the marine life of the the Belize Barrier Reef on this 6-hour boat tour. Your private group will receive personalized attention from your captain and guide as you cross the turquoise waters from Placencia to the tiny islands of the Silk Cayes. Snorkel among the fish, harmless rays, and nurse sharks before enjoying a traditional Belizean lunch on the beach. Then, head to Turtle Alley to swim with its shelled namesakes before a relaxing boat ride back to your departure point.
Start your Placencia adventure at the dock at 9am, where you will meet your captain and guide for the day before you set off for a 1-hour boat ride to the Silk Cayes. After you land at the southernmost of the three tiny islands, your guide will brief you on the area and you'll get suited up in your snorkeling mask and fins. Explore the colorful coral and fish surrounding the cayes on a snorkeling dive that's well-suited for beginners. Fuel up with a traditional Belizean lunch served on the beach, and enjoy a stroll along the sand before your boat heads to Turtle Alley. In the afternoon, snorkel along the barrier reef in this popular gathering place for sea turtles. Watch the rays and harmless nurse sharks feeding on scraps left over by traditional fisherman cleaning their daily catch before your return trip to Placencia.