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Belize Reef

Discover the pristine habitats of the Belize Barrier Reef System

The Belize Barrier Reef spans 185 miles of the country’s coastline and is the largest reef system in the Northern Hemisphere.

 

Belize Barrier Reef

As the largest and most intact reef system within the Northern Hemisphere, the Belize Barrier Reef comprises seven (7) key marine reserve zones, over four hundred cayes (islands) and three (3) atolls. The reef’s crystal blue waters are a haven for its marine community and an enticing exploratory region for SCUBA divers and snorkelers. Discover the over five hundred species of fish, seventy hard coral and thirty six soft coral species among the plenty of aesthetic views both above and below water. In 1996, this reef was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant habitats and natural development. Add the cultural appeal of Belize and skilled guides, and you’ve got yourself the dive trip of a lifetime.

Attractions in Belize Reef

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