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A Guide to What You Can See While Snorkeling in Belize

By Anonymous (not verified) on 2018 - 04 - 05
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The Belize Barrier Reef, which runs the full length of the Belizean coastline, is considered one of the richest marine ecosystems on Earth.  There are miles upon miles of shallow protected waters with thousands of patch reefs, ideal for all levels of snorkelers to experience.  

There are more than 500 different species of marine life that can be seen while snorkeling in Belize. Species include nurse sharks, black coral, turtles, manta rays, parrotfish, trumpet fish, lobster, harlequin bass, vase sponges, sea feathers, crabs and angelfish.

Here’s a quick guide to identify some of the corals and marine life you can expect to see when diving and snorkeling in Belize:

Reef Fish:

Queen Triggerfish Belize
Queen Triggerfish


Rock Beauty Angel Fish Belize
Rock Beauty Angel Fish




Nurse shark Belize
Nurse shark

Coral:

Brain Coral Belize
Brain Coral

Tube Sponge Coral
Tube Sponge Coral

Stingrays

Yellow Stingray Belize
Yellow Stingray

Southern Stingray
Southern Stingray


Marine Animals

Sea Anemone
Sea Anemone

Sea Urchin Belize
Sea Urchin

Sea turtle Belize
Hawksbill Turtle

Sea Horse
Sea horse

Check out our Belize Snorkeling Adventure video:


If you go:
Snorkeling is simply a must-do activity for visitors to Belize! With clear turquoise waters, hundreds of cayes and three remote atolls, Belize offers exceptional snorkeling and diving adventures.  Check out our pick of the best snorkeling spots in Belize

Contact one of our travel specialists at 1.800.667.1630 or email info@islandexpeditions.com and let us help you plan your Belize snorkeling vacation.
The Belize Barrier Reef, which runs the full length of the Belizean coastline, is considered one of the richest marine ecosystems on Earth.  There are miles upon miles of shallow protected waters with thousands of patch reefs, ideal for all levels of snorkelers to experience.  

There are more than 500 different species of marine life that can be seen while snorkeling in Belize. Species include nurse sharks, black coral, turtles, manta rays, parrotfish, trumpet fish, lobster, harlequin bass, vase sponges, sea feathers, crabs and angelfish.

Here’s a quick guide to identify some of the corals and marine life you can expect to see when diving and snorkeling in Belize:

Reef Fish:

Queen Triggerfish Belize
Queen Triggerfish


Rock Beauty Angel Fish Belize
Rock Beauty Angel Fish




Nurse shark Belize
Nurse shark

Coral:

Brain Coral Belize
Brain Coral

Tube Sponge Coral
Tube Sponge Coral

Stingrays

Yellow Stingray Belize
Yellow Stingray

Southern Stingray
Southern Stingray


Marine Animals

Sea Anemone
Sea Anemone

Sea Urchin Belize
Sea Urchin

Sea turtle Belize
Hawksbill Turtle

Sea Horse
Sea horse

Check out our Belize Snorkeling Adventure video:


If you go:
Snorkeling is simply a must-do activity for visitors to Belize! With clear turquoise waters, hundreds of cayes and three remote atolls, Belize offers exceptional snorkeling and diving adventures.  Check out our pick of the best snorkeling spots in Belize

Contact one of our travel specialists at 1.800.667.1630 or email info@islandexpeditions.com and let us help you plan your Belize snorkeling vacation.