Tackle Box

Tackle Box is a very popular dive site off of Ambergris Caye. It consists of canyons, caverns, tunnels and lots of places to explore for lobsters, eels and good macro life, or schools of jacks around the reef.

You’ll see typical Caribbean life like nurse and reef sharks, possible eagle rays, turtles, stingrays, and lots of fish: snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and grouper.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 22 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Toffee Canyons

Toffee Canyons is a great dive site just off Ambergris Caye. This is a fairly shallow site great for newer divers and snorkelers. Healthy reef system with lots of marine life to see.

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Paradise Canyons

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Mayan Princess House Reef

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San Pedro

One of the most popular dive areas on the island of Ambergris Caye in Belize

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Cypress Canyons

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Mermaid’s Lair

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Mexico Rocks

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Esmeralda Canyon

One of the most beautiful dives off of Ambergris Caye, the Esmeralda Canyons consists of multiple “slot canyon“ like coral reefs making you feel like your swimming up and down rows of bookshelves in a coral library.

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Tuffy Canyon

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