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Long Caye Wall:
Glover's most phenomenal wall dive is Long Caye Wall dropping from thirty feet to the ocean depths below.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A list of the best rated scuba dive sites in Belize.

Great Blue Hole

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 24 votes

The Blue Hole is a sunken underwater cave of approximately one thousand feet wide and three hundred feet deep, located in the center of Lighthouse Reef. From out of the air you have spectacular views of this geological phenomenon. Theories of a meteorite that struck Lighthouse Reef millions of years ago and leaving this huge crater behind are not true. It was formed in one of our ice ages when the land was lowered enough to expose lighthouse reef. Sweet water created holes and cracks in the lime...

Shark-Ray Alley

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 4.2, 5 votes

Shark Ray Alley is one of the new dive sites of Ambergris Caye, recently connected as zone 4 to the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. It is an area that was used by fishermen to clean their catch of the day. All the leftovers and inner body parts landed in the water which attracted many southern stingrays and nurse sharks. Today, black shapes will appear in the water as soon as you arrive by boat. The area is used for snorkelers and divers being entertained by dive masters while they are feeding the rays...

Hol Chan Cut

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 2 votes

A shallow dive, the Hol Chan Cut is abound with life. Expect to see large Tarpon and maybe even a couple of fiesty Green Sea Turtles lingering in the sandy area of the cut. From the boat mooring, you will enter the water and descend - quite slowly - down to about 30 foot (max depth). From that depth you will circle the cut on one side then come back on the other. You can bet on seeing a large school of fish hanging about on the right wall. ...

Dangriga

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 2 votes

Most visitors to Belize don't even know the town Dangriga seventy miles south of Belize City, while it is a starting point to some of the best diving Belize has to offer. Dangriga is a small coastal town of mainly Garifuna people of African and American-Indian ancestry. It is famous for their unique arts, gift items and Punta-rock live bands playing in local bars. November 19th or Garifuna Settlement Day, is a great day to be here as hundreds of Garifuna people settled here back in 1823 comi...

Lighthouse Reef

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 2 votes

Lighthouse Atoll is one of the three larger offshore atolls in Belize, consisting out of the cayes Long Caye, Hat Caye, Half Moon Caye, Sandbore Caye, White Pelican Caye and Northern Caye. The last and largest one even has an airstrip complete with luxury resort for some of the richer tourists. This small and low sandy island has many mangroves and an inshore lagoon with saltwater crocodiles and snowy egrets. Lighthouse Reef is located at more than thirty miles east of Belize City, but as this i...

Chazbo's Corner

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

Chazbo's Corner named after Chuck Parkey in the 80's is popular site used by many operators form Turneffe, Beize City, amd the Northern cayes.shallow grooves lead to a sheer wall starting at 40'. Covered in gorgonians and plate coral the wall provides shelter for many tropicals. Grouper and snapper abound at this point. Schools of jack, king fish, barracuda, and parrotfish. This a a great spot for locating the endemic white spottd toadfish. Sharks occassionally roam off the wall and ...

Shark Point

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

Located at the eastern end of the windward northern reefs, Shark Point is one of the more remote dive sites on Glover's. Heavy seas generally pound this exposed stretch of reef, making it a difficult site. Distance and weather play a major role in determining if you can dive. The nearest resort equipped with day boats is nearly nine miles away from Shark Point. Even if divers are willing to make the hour-long trip to get there, prolonged periods of excessive boat roll can make for an unsettl...

Harrier Wreck

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

When scuba divers read about diving at a dive site called Harrier Wreck, most think they are diving on a type of aircraft used by the RAF called Harrier Planes. But this wreck is of a boat which is used as a training bombing target by the RAF years and years ago. Nowadays, the wreck is split in two hence its other names Broken in Two Wreck and Two Halves Wreck. It is also partly submerged and serves as a beakon for locating the Blue Hole. For divers it is very shallow and the nearby reef might b...

Long Caye Wall

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

Long Caye Wall is without doubt Glover's best known dive site. It is a phenomenal sheer drop-off east of Long Caye where you will feel like tumbling over the reef and dropping into the black depths below. This wall is known to exceed 2000 feet not continuously as steep as the first one hundred feet but sheer nevertheless. You will be diving amidst brilliant and colorful coral formations and excellent marine life. Fire corals, healthy elkhorn strands, hydroids, elephant ear sponges and black ...

Long Caye Ridge

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

Long Caye Ridge is the third in a series of excellent walls and shallow reefs off the western side of Long Caye. It gets its name from a protruding ridge of reefs that form a small promontory just north of Tres Cocos. Spur-and-groove formations are well defined here on the bottom, leading to the wall and a drop-off of major proportions. The grooves run perpendicular to the wall and feed directly into the open sea.The sponges, coral and fish here are similar to those seen on Hat Caye Drop-off. Ne...