Second Largest Coral Reef System in the World
Belize Barrier Reef
The Belize Barrier Reef is the ultimate destination for a tropical snorkeling adventure. This reef system is the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere with offshore atolls and several hundred island (Caye), spanning 900 kilometers long. There are approximately 70 different hard coral species and 36 soft coral species have been discovered and identified at the barrier reef and over 500 species of fish and invertebrates live in the area.
The reef’s crystal blue waters are a haven for its marine community and an enticing exploratory region for SCUBA divers, snorkelers and fishermen. You can book a day tour in Hopkins Village to South Water Caye Marine Reserve, there you can snorkel, SUBA dive, fishing or just relax on a island.