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Snorkeling with sea turtles in Belize

It is always amazing fun to get to snorkel with a sea turtle or a sting ray but the folks who posted this video from an April Belize snorkel dive must have felt especially blessed. The sea turtle they found seems to absolutely love humans.  He simply won’t go away. And meanwhile, a virtual “flock” of stingrays also seem intent on sticking around.

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No matter the weather, Multi-sport Adventure Island always has something to offer

The fact that we have so many different water sports out on Adventure Island means that no matter what the weather in Belize is like on a given day, there are always some of the sports that are perfectly suited for those conditions.  If the winds are blowing but the surf isn’t up, the conditions are ideal for windsurfing and kiteboarding. If the surf is up but the wind is calm, it’s i

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Snorkeling The Channel – Glovers Reef, Belize

On Long Caye, we’re blessed to have easy access to a long list of incredible sites for snorkel diving. One of our nearby favorites we call The Channel. Come on, slip out of your mental sea kayak for a minute and join us for a snorkeling adventure! Below is a map of our top 10 snorkel sites. You can see how close they are to our adventure center. That kind of close proximity and variety is on

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Snorkeling The Aquarium (aka Paradise Reef)

Every week we snorkel The Aquarium, just a 1/2 mile paddle from our island. It’s a shallow patch reef surrounded by bright white coral sand.

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Snorkeling up to a large twin brain coral

Belize snorkeling video filmed at The Aquarium, near Long Caye at Glover’s Reef, Belize.

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Mermaid spotted in Long Caye lagoon

Glover’s Reef is famous for its pristine coral reef environment, which means snorkeling at our Long Caye island resort affords our guests easy access to some of the worlds most amazing marine life. The photo below is quite typical of what our guests might see while diving in our lagoon, especially if they’ve been quenching their thirst with a few of the local Belikin beers.

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A Batfish looks nothing like a bat

One of the many odd-looking creatures we see while diving and snorkeling at Adventure Island on Long Caye is the batfish, which actually looks nothing like a bat at all (baseball OR vampire). The species we have on Glover’s Reef is the Short-Nosed Batfish, but there are about 60 species of fishes of the family Ogcocephalidae (order Lophiiformes), found in warm and temperate seas; of which ou

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Amazing underwater video – Belize snorkel sites

If you’ve ever wondered what our guests experience while visiting Long Caye in Belize, this 35 min. video, shot by one of our guests and posted on Youtube last October, is a true, full immersion experience. The clarity of the photography is amazing, especially the close-ups of the reef and associated marine life through the crystal clear water.  

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