Posted by Slickrock Adventures on May 10, 2013
Feeding the sharks while scuba diving in Belize
This video from a visit to Belize in April shows divers feeding a nurse shark from the tip of their spear gun. On Long Caye, the only fish we spear are lionfish, an invasive species that is hurting the ecology of coral reefs around across the Caribbean.
Posted by Slickrock Adventures on May 1, 2013
Underwater photography tips from diving in Belize
Baltimore Sun photojournalist and blogger Olivia Hubert-Allen was taking her first scuba dive while on a recent trip to Belize and had high hopes for capturing some breathtaking shots. “But breathtaking underwater photography isn’t easy, as I soon found out,” she writes in her post on the Sun’s photo blog, The Darkroom. Some stories are of successes (read Bob Hamilton’s un
Posted by Slickrock Adventures on March 26, 2012
Snorkeling at The Wall
Long Caye Wall is one of our most spectacular snorkel and scuba diving sites, easily accessed from Adventure Island on Long Caye at Glover’s Reef, Belize. A short swim from shore brings you to the edge of the atoll where the sea floor drops away from 40 feet to 3,000 feet in less than a mile. Jacques Cousteau claimed this was one of his top 10 favorite dive sites in the world!
Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 10, 2012
Learn to dive on Long Caye
Though snorkeling is far and away the most popular activity on our island, many of our guests take advantage of the scuba diving opportunities offered by a PADI Dive Center, just a few feet down the island from our dining hall. All scuba diving on the island is from a boat and accompanied by one of their skilled guides. A complete description of the dives available with them, along with their rate