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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on January 10, 2012

Swimming with sea turtles

If you’re into sea turtles (and, honestly, who isn’t?) you’ve probably heard about the Hawksbill, one of several species of sea turtles found in the waters off Belize. Due to declining populations of the Hawksbill, it is not often seen by divers in most areas of the world, but one of the many great things about Glover’s Reef is that we see them frequently. Human fishing pra

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 16, 2011

A baby loggerhead Belize turtle on Long Caye

So far this season we’ve seen evidence of at least 3 very exciting Hawksbill turtle hatch-outs on Long Caye. Guests have woken to disorientated baby turtles under their waterfront cabanas and a search has ensued to make sure no more needed help getting to the water. Emerging from the sandy nests Hawkbills start on their long journey to adulthood which can take more than 30 years. A female can we

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