This is a world-class dive destination, with most of the diving
organised as day trips, either to the inner atolls or the barrier
reef, the former being 30 minutes away, the latter about an
With all the day trips, except for the whale shark dive, where
you have to stay on the boat in the protected waters of the inner
reef, your surface interval is spent on the pristine white sand
beach of some palm fringed island enjoying a delicious lunch.
Laughing Bird Cay, a submerged atoll, is used for shorter trips
and night dives. It is home to two rare toadfish, endemic to
Belize, and some inquisitive lemon and nurse shark.