Visiting PLACENCIA, Belize?

Don't forget to book your SCUBA or Snorkeling Excursion!

The best dive sites are in southern Belize and the dive boats fill up fast! Don't miss your chance to see the Blue Hole, Glover's Reef, Grand Channel and more. The Belize Barrier Reef is the second largest in the world. It's a must-see while you're visiting the country!

When you choose Belize Underwater, you get it all! We take our divers and snorkelers out to the same spots on the same boat. No matter your skill level, you can enjoy the Belize Barrier Reef with everyone in your travel party!

All rates are in USD.

Contact our Placencia office directly: +501.671.4308
placencia@belizeunderwater.com

dive resorts in placencia Belize

SOUTH WATER CAYE • DIVE: $175/person • SNORKEL: $110/person

These dive sites are 35-60 ft and offer mild drift dives along multicolored walls and ridges teaming with eels, lobsters, groupers and other reef inhabitants. All our dives are drift dives and led by certified dive masters. We do multi-level dives for about 45 minutes. For divers, this is a two-tank day. If you're snorkeling, you'll do the same surface intervals as the divers and also go snorkeling twice. Price includes: all equipment, snacks, drinks, park fees and taxes.

diving in Placencia Belize

GRAND CHANNEL • DIVE: $175/person • SNORKEL: $125/person

Close by, Grand Channel dive sites are 35-60 feet and offer mild drift dives along multicolored walls and ridges teaming sea life. The coral heads are covered with interesting sea vegetation that makes a beautiful seascape. For divers, this is a two-tank day with lunch. If you're snorkeling, you'll do the same surface intervals as the divers and also go snorkeling twice. Price includes: all equipment, lunch, drinks, park fees and taxes.

diving in Placencia Belize

RANGUANA CAYE • DIVE: $175/person • SNORKEL: $125/person

Combine the best of both worlds during your stay in Belize by snorkeling or SCUBA diving the barrier reef while spending your land intervals on the idyllic Ranguana Caye. This is a true “castaway” experience with a two tank dive or two guided snorkel trips along the Belize Barrier Reef. Enjoy an hour or two on the idyllic island after your dives. Price includes: all equipment, lunch, drinks, park fees and taxes.

diving in Placencia Belize

GLOVER'S ATOLL • DIVE: $275/person • SNORKEL: $185/person

An hour and a half boat ride gets you to the least explored atoll in Belize named by Jacques Cousteau as one of his favorite sites. Wall diving from 40-60 ft offers the chance to see all kinds of rays, turtles and rivers of wrasse swimming along stunning coral structures at this United Nations World Heritage Site. This is a long, three-tank day. If you're going snorkeling, you'll do the same surface intervals as the divers and also go snorkeling three times. Price includes: all equipment, lunch, drinks, park fees and taxes.

GLADDEN SPIT • DIVE: $275/person • SEASONAL

Gladden Spit is an one hour and thirty minute boat ride away. You will dive at a depth no greater than 60 feet. This dive is conducted in the open ocean with no visible bottom. Divers get the opportunity to swim along the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark. For the second dive, you will head to Silk Caye and see parts of the Belize Barrier Reef. The whale shark tours typically last six hours and are offered seasonally based on the whale shark migration. The whale shark season in Belize normally begins two days before the full moon and lasts until 10 days after in March, April, May and June. Whale shark tours are only offered out of Placencia, but please contact us for assistance booking travel arrangements from other locations. This is an advanced dive and is only for experienced divers. To ensure that all divers are prepared, you will need to dive with us the day before to any of our other dive sites. There we will make sure you are completely prepared for the whale shark tour!

BLUE HOLE & LIGHTHOUSE REEF • DIVE: $400/person • SNORKEL: $300/person

Lighthouse Reef is about three hours away and offers divers a chance to dive the famous Blue Hole. This is a unique dive down to 130 feet for experienced divers with at least 25 dives and who have been diving recently. We will ask to see your log book for confirmation. After the Blue Hole, we'll complete a great diving adventure at Half Moon Caye and the Aquarium. These are multi-level wall dives at a maximum of 50 feet for about 45 minutes. This is a three-tank day. If you're going snorkeling, you'll do the same surface intervals as the divers and have the opportunity to snorkel three locations. Price includes: all equipment, lunch, drinks, park fees and taxes.

Blue Hole Divers must be:

  • Advanced divers certified (or do the Deep dive lesson with one of our Instructors)
  • Have minimum of 25 dives logged
  • Dive with us prior the Blue Hole Dive

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