Diving in Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Some of the best diving in Belize can be done in Hol Chan, a protected marine reserve located off the coasts of Ambergris Caye Caulker. Hol Chan, which means “little channel” in Mayan, covers about 3 square miles (7.8 sq kms). This marine reserve is home to many tongue corals and other fantastic coral formations. Dive alongside stingrays, nurse sharks, and turtles in the sites of Hol Chan, Eagle Ray Canyon, and Shark-Ray Alley. Explore the world-famous dive site known as “The Wreck”, which is a 30-foot long (9 meters) sunken barge and a guaranteed place to see a colony of nurse sharks.

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Wildlife in Hol Chan Marine Reserve
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Wildlife in Hol Chan Marine Reserve
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus

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