Silk Cayes Marine Reserve Snorkel with Turtles from Placencia

Transfers & Ground Transport in Stann Creek District

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Cruise out to the Silk Caye Marine Reserve, which sits on the barrier reef for a morning snorkel on the beach. Enjoy a traditional Belizean lunch and then continue your full day experience by heading to Turtle Alley. In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to snorkel along the barrier reef, which tends to be a popular place for sea turtles and other marine life.
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, which is popular spot where sea turtles tend to gather. In addition, you'll be able watch the rays and harmless nurse sharks feed on scraps left over by traditional fisherman cleaning their daily catch before your return trip to Placencia.This is the perfect opportunity to observe sea turtles in their natural state. You and your family will truly enjoy this kid friendly experience.

What’s included

  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by  Boat

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off