Diving the Belize Barrier Reef

11 days, From £3,500 per person

This 10 day itinerary is designed to take in the diving big hitters that Belize has to offer. This is a two center trip that ensures you’ll get to dive South Water Caye Marine Reserve in southern Belize, which many diving experts consider to have the best all round diving in the world! You’ll then hop over to Turneffe Atoll which sits on the Belize Barrier Reef. With plenty of reef diving on offer and the chance to dive with whale sharks between March and June, Belize is an exceptional diving destination. Oh and of course, this itinerary allows you to tick off the site on every divers bucket list; the Great Blue Hole….

Day 1 - Welcome to Belize

Welcome to Belize! You will be  warmly greeted at the airport by your driver who will transfer you the 3 hour journey south to Placencia. This will be your home for the next 3 nights as you relax into your holiday and get the chance to dive the South Water Caye Marine Reserve.

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Day 2 - Relax and explore

Today is yours to relax on the beach. Take a complimentary bicycle and peddle the short distance into Placencia Village and get to know the people. Explore the shops, restaurants and bars of this vibrant, happy little place. You are staying in a beautiful beachfront hotel that has a pool, beach bar and complimentary activities like kayaking and paddle boarding.

Day 3

Today you will get out to the reef for your first dive! This trip includes a PADI master guide and two dives. The one hour boat ride will take you to South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Perhaps you’ll spot an eagle ray or a large southern stingray!

Day 4 - Day 9 - Inland Blue Hole and Turneffe Atoll

After breakfast, you will be collected by a driver who will transfer you back up north to Belize City. En-route, you have the chance to stop off at the Inland Blue Hole; a beautiful natural swimming hole in the jungle, located in the Blue Hole National Park. From Belize City, you will take a boat to your home for the next 7 nights, a private island resort that sits on the Belize Barrier Reef! This is an incredible resort that offers the best in diving experiences and throughout the course of the next 7 days, you will have 15 dives, including 1 night dive and a day trip to the Great Blue Hole, Half Moon Caye and Long Caye. All meals are also included, as well as kayaks, paddle boards, a hobie cat, pool and gym.

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Day 10 - Relax on your last day

Today is your last day and a recommended rest day before you fly. Soak up the sunshine and chill out at the bar before you travel home tomorrow.

Day 11 - Farewell Belize

Today you will take the boat back to the mainland and the airport, where you will continue on your journey home. Safe travels!

Including

  • This 11 day trip starts at £3,500 per person, based upon double occupancy room rates in high season. Private transfers and boat transfers are included. The first 3 nights include breakfast only and nights 4-10 include all meals. The South Water Caye dive includes all diving equipment. The Turneffe Atoll resort provides dive weights and belts. This price also includes local taxes, ATOL protection or ABTA bonding to ensure you are protected.