Shark Ray Alley and Caye Caulker Beach Break by Boat

Shark Ray Alley and Caye Caulker Beach Break by Boat
Price: $99.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Active, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 2 minute walk from the cruise ship tender pier.
Food/Beverage Provided A Belizean lunch and rum punch are included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing over your swimsuit and sensible, closed-toe walking shoes. Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and beach towel are also suggested.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation required to tour site.

Shark Ray Alley and Caye Caulker Beach Break by Boat

Calling all those who love the waters and seek adventure! Here is your chance to snorkel at one of the most popular dive sites in the Caribbean.

Hol Chan (Mayan for Little Channel), Belize's oldest marine reserve, is filled with three miles of spectacular coral formations, serene mangroves, and vigorous marine life. Enjoy a beautiful, scenic boat ride out to its reef and snorkel around the Quebrada, or cut in the reef, for an unparalleled snorkeling experience among large schools of groupers, barracudas, snappers and much more.

From there you will make your way to Zone D of the reserve where you can get up close and personal with friendly nurse sharks and stingrays. The rays have a wingspan of 2 to 4 feet and come directly up to divers in hopes of a food handout. The typically docile nurse sharks average 4 to 6 feet in length but can be a bit more aggressive than the rays.

Continue to Caye Caulker Island where you can relax on the beach and enjoy some local Belizean food for lunch. While here, take some time to participate in other Caye Caulker activities such as tarpon feeding.

Conclude your tour at the Belize Tourism Village where you can survey the handicrafts and pick up a souvenir or two on your way back to port.

This 5.5-hour Belize tour includes rum punch and is perfect for animal lovers as well as those who love the water. Reserve your spot today.

5 Stars4.9 / 5  |  16 ReviewsReview This Tour
Excellent trip and amazing experience!
March 12, 2020
The tour operator met us outside the cruise port and they took us to the tour boat. Jetting off to Caye Caulker (about a 45 mins ride), we first docked to place our food orders in advance with the local restaurant. They had a variety of food options but we went with the local meal which was excellent. After, we all jumped back on the boat and went out to the first snorkel spot. The reef was beautiful and the guides did their best to show us native conch, lobsters and various types of fish. We then went out to shark ray alley to swim with the nurse sharks and rays. Amazing! Afterwards, we went back to the island to have lunch. We were lucky to have 45 mins after eating to walk around this beautiful island. Finishing up, we all jumped back onto the boat to feed tarpon right outside the island. Very cool experience! Totally wiped out, we headed back to Belize City after an amazing day of fun in the sun. Highly recommend this experience!
Reviewer: Edwin Chan
5 Stars
A lot of fun
January 20, 2020
We really enjoyed our excursion to Shark Ray Alley. The staff was well experienced, friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of time in the water. Lunch at Caye Caulker was also very good.
Reviewer: Hassane
5 Stars
Safe and fun
January 16, 2020
I know swimming with sharks sounds dangerous. But really, it was harmless. You could stand in the water, the rays had no stingers, and the sharks are small with no bite. The seagull however did prick my finger when I fed it a bait sardine. I would give this an excellent tour but two things bugged me. The water time on the reef was short and with a gaggle of people (25). It made my family feel safe but i prefer small intimate groups (5). 2nd, the lunch provided is just rice and beans. You have to order your entree if you want a real lunch. So bring some cash.
Reviewer: Bobby Breed
4 Stars
Great experience
May 29, 2019
Excellent adventure! Guides were great and helped everyone see the sharks and rays. Water was rough that but we did everything that was listed and more. They took us to the reef as well. Lots of time in the water. Had a nice lunch on Caye Caulker and then headed back for a nice return on the boat. The captain spotted a pod of dolphins and took the time to let everyone enjoy seeing them. We spent several minutes with the dolphins circling the boat. Wow!
Reviewer: Angie McCarley
5 Stars
May 14, 2019
Great staff and very safe excursion. The guy with the dreads is the best guide I’ve had in my life
Reviewer: Val vallejo
5 Stars
Shark Ray Alley and Caye Caulker Beach Break by Bo
May 01, 2019
Amazing trip and the best tour guides..
Reviewer: Debra Brown
5 Stars