Belize

Dive into the Great Blue Hole…

Belize barrier reef is home to over 500 species of fish and stands as the second largest in the world. Corals, fishes, turtles, caves and walls will delight the envy of any snorkeler or diver. On the mainland, wild animals roost along the rivers and forests. A traveller with good eyesight will spot elusive inhabitants such as toucans, monkeys, crocodiles or iguanas. Belize is also home to the mysterious ancient Maya civilisation. On land or underwater, Belize is a country of opportunities.

ITINERARY

7 DAYS
88 nm

ROUTE

Placencia to Placencia

HIGHLIGHTS

Diving
Beach
Snorkelling
Wildlife viewing

BEST PERIOD

November – May

DAY 1
Placencia(departure) to Moho Cay(arrival)

  • Total distance15 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach Home to soft white sandy beaches and lush greenery including, coconut, almond, oak and mangrove trees all surrounded by crystal blue waters.

DAY 2
Moho Cay(departure) to Queen Caye(arrival)

  • Total distance10 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Watersports Plenty of patch reefs and expansive shallow water provide the opportunity for spectacular snorkelling and paddling experiences.

DAY 3
Queen Cays(departure) to Ranguana Cay(arrival)

  • Total distance12 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach Paddle board, kayak, hammock nap, sunbathe, snorkel around the island, fish from the island, drink, eat and play beach games.

Wildlife viewing Explore the turquoise waters and discover spotted eagle rays, scorpion fish, puffer fish, ion fish, conch, sea urchins, and all kinds of beautiful fish.

DAY 4
Ranguana Cay(departure) to Tom Owens Cay(arrival)

  • Total distance10 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Scuba diving This rocky little coral island sits adjacent to a healthy offshore coral outcrop – perfect for snorkelling.

Wildlife viewing Feel the thrill of swimming with whale sharks.

DAY 5
Tom Owens Cay(departure) to Nicholas Cay(arrival)

  • Total distance25 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration2 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Scuba diving With depths perfect for snorkelling at the southernmost reef area of the Caye, inside of, but close to the barrier reef, discover a very healthy reef habitation and breathtaking variety of corals and sponges.

DAY 6
Nicholas Cay(departure) to Colson Cay(arrival)

  • Total distance25 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration2 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Scuba diving With depths perfect for snorkelling at the southernmost reef area of the Caye, inside of, but close to the barrier reef, discover a very healthy reef habitation and breathtaking variety of corals and sponges.

DAY 7
Colson Cay(departure) to Placencia(arrival)

  • Total distance8 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Hiking Hike through the world’s first Jaguar Reserve. On any given day you could see boa constrictors, green iguana, wild deer, birds, and rarely a Jaguar or other big “cat”.

Scuba diving Close to Placencia is the White Hole, as well as the Great Blue Hole.

Watersports Kayak through the Placencia Lagoon and see manatees, dolphins, rays, and a great variety of fish and birds.

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