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Dive Locations

4 recommended locations:

Ambergris Caye

Located less than a kilometre from the barrier reef, Ambergris Caye is developed for tourism yet is decidedly relaxed. It offers plenty of diving and snorkelling sites, with colourful reefs, exceptional visibility and opportunities for encounters with turtles, eagle rays and sharks.

  • Ideal for viewing: southern stingray, nurse shark, green turtle, spotted eagle ray
  • Excellent for: Reef diving

Outer Atolls

As well as having the second longest barrier reef in the world, Belize is blessed with three of the northern hemisphere’s four atolls - Lighthouse, Turneffe and Glover. Amongst its many exceptional dive sites is the world-famous Blue Hole.

  • Ideal for viewing: spotted eagle ray, green turtle, white-tip reef shark, giant grouper, black-tip reef shark
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving

Southern Belize

The south of Belize is the least populated region of the country, and is characterised by pristine rainforest dotted with intruiging Mayan ruins, paradise tropical islands, beautiful beaches and idyllic cayes surrounded by pristine coral reefs.

  • Ideal for viewing: whale shark, bull shark, common dolphin, green turtle
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Diving & adventure

Central Belize

Central Belize is the country’s adventure capital, with a wealth of exceptional jungle lodges offering activities such as cave exploration, visits to Mayan ruins, iconic wildlife encounters, zip-lining, horse-riding and cave tubing.

  • Excellent for: Activity & adventure

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Dive trips

Belize offers plenty of adventure above and below the waves. Enjoy this ancient land by liveaboard or resort. Visit for a week of diving and relaxation, or embark a longer exploration of Belize and neighbouring Guatemala.
3 recommended trips. Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Belize Liveaboard

Home to the second longest barrier in the world, Belize makes a fabulous liveaboard destination. Dive the world-famous Blue Hole and Turneffe Atoll, where you can expect to see eagle rays, turtles, large snapper and jacks.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £3,295 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Guatemala & Belize

These two fascinating Central American countries combine well to offer Mayan ruins, colonial architecture and tropical rainforests blended with stunning coral reefs and sandy beaches.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 14 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £3,295 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Belize Discovered

Blessed with an amazing variety of diving opportunities and prolific wildlife, there's plenty to discover in Belize. Spend a week diving the barrier reef before exploring the magical and mystical interior.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 13 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,295 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

Visit between January and June to experience the very best of Belize’s diving.


  • High season

    Jan to Jun: January to June sees the best weather in Belize and also offers its best diving conditions
  • Hurricane season

    Jul to Sep: Belize’s barrier reef and other Caribbean islands afford it protection, but the country can still encounter hurricanes.
  • Wet season

    Oct to Dec: Belize encounters its highest rainfall during the latter part of the year

Wildlife events

  • Apr to Jun: whale shark sightings at Gladden Spit, Placencia
  • Dec to Jan: Nassau grouper aggregate and spawn

Dive Resorts



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