Top Choice Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Hol Chan Marine Reserve

At the southern tip of Ambergris, the 6.5-sq-mile Hol Chan Marine Reserve is probably Belize's most oft-visited diving and snorkeling site due to its spectacular coral formations, and abundance and diversity of mari…
National Park in Ambergris Caye

Bacalar Chico National Park & Marine Reserve

At the northern tip of Ambergris Caye, Bacalar Chico is part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site, declared in 1996. The park is only accessible by a 90-minute tour-boat ride from San Pedro …
Cultural Center in Ambergris Caye

House of Culture

Find out more about the fascinating culture found in San Pedro at this cultural center near the football field. Frequently changing displays celebrate local traditions and events such as Día de Muertos and Garifuna …
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Boca del Rio

The underwater terrain at Boca del Rio, 2 miles northeast of San Pedro, is a spur-and-groove system, featuring rolling coral hills and sandy channels. This is one of the few sites with healthy staghorn coral as well…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Cypress Garden

This San Pedro dive site is home to resting nurse sharks, turtles, black grouper and tiger grouper. The pronounced undercuts provide habitat for arrow crabs and various shrimps, as well as drums of all sizes. The co…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Tackle Box Canyons

One mile offshore from San Pedro's Tackle Box pier is this great site with big, steep coral grooves. There are swim-throughs in many places along the drop-off on the way to the outer reef. Gray angels, redband and s…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Tuffy Canyons

About 1.6 miles south of San Pedro, this dive site is marked by deep grooves and a long, narrow tunnel. This high-walled passage leads to an opening at 80ft to 90ft onto the reef drop-off. Look for some attractive s…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Tres Cocos

This dive site is a bit deeper than most around San Pedro, with coral heads rising up to 50ft and a wall with spurs that spill out from 90ft to 120ft. The marine life here is wonderful, with thick growth of star cor…
Church in Ambergris Caye

Catholic Church

San Pedro's modern Catholic church has a central location on the waterside and is a local landmark.
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Mexico Rocks

This site, 4.5 miles north of San Pedro, is a unique patch reef at the northern end of the island. Snorkelers will find an incredible array of corals, including the Montastrea annularis corals, which are unique to t…