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Reef Adventures Belize

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| Palapa Bar & Grill Dock, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Lovely snorkeling and dive shop, locally owned. Friendly staff.

We set up and paid our snorkeling tour with Lisa via email about 1-2 weeks before the trip in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
heness88
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San Diego, California
Ched is a fantastic instructor

My teenage son just finished his dive certification with Ched and it was an exceptional experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheryl A
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Portland, Oregon
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REEF ADVENTURES, a PADI dive shop owned and operated by Dive Instructor Ched Cabral, has been providing diving, dive training, snorkeling and tours since 2000 in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize. We take you out in smaller boats with personal attention and show you the best of the local coral reef. Vacation packages with lodging, diving, and tours available at discounted rates through the US office.
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“dive master” (28 reviews)
“dive shop” (16 reviews)
“fish” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Palapa Bar & Grill Dock, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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"blue hole"
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"marine life"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We set up and paid our snorkeling tour with Lisa via email about 1-2 weeks before the trip in mid-February. Unfortunately, the snorkeling tour was canceled due to high winds, rough surf and hence poor visibility and safety concerns. However, Ched, the owner, went out...More

Thank heness88
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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice comments on our customer service. So glad you had a great experience. Definitely get in touch next time you come to San Pedro - Lisa can also help with your lodging arrangements if you'd like. Safe travels and hope to see...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My teenage son just finished his dive certification with Ched and it was an exceptional experience. Unfortunately, our trip coincided with sinus problems after being sick so there was some extra stress about clearing, etc. Ched had a great calming influence above and below the...More

Thank Sheryl A
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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Congrats to your son on getting certified! We're so glad to hear you had such a great experience with our team. Ched loves his role as a Dive Instructor and introducing folks to the amazing world of the Belize reef. We hope you can come...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Our guide was wonderful. He really worked to be sure we saw a big variety marine life. I’m not a strong swimmer and it was clear he was keeping careful eye on me. The speed boat was easy to get in and out of and...More

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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your great experience snorkeling with us. We're all about making sure everyone enjoys the reef (and safely!), even if you're not a strong swimmer. We hope you enjoyed your time in Belize and can visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were both nervous to try snorkeling but the guides worked with us to help us feel for comfortable and confident. We had a great experience seeing the coral, rays, sharks and fish!

Thank Adventure2009
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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We had fun snorkeling with you guys! Thanks for sharing your experience. Safe travels!

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great team of guys. Chet, Blinky and the group do a great job of showing off the San Pedro reef. They provided a great balance of providing safe and confident diving for the new diver but let the more experienced divers the freedom to explore...More

Thank Tom L
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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

We can't wait to have you back for more diving, Tom! Thanks for the nice review and sharing your great experience with others.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We went on the fishing, beach BBQ, and snorkeling adventure. Russell and Wilke were fabulous guides (and cooks!)!! We caught red snapper, grouper, porgy and flounder, which they cooked up for us in a delicious BBQ before heading off to snorkel at Shark Ray Alley...More

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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience with others! The fish/snorkel/BBQ day is a lot of fun and we are so glad to hear it was the highlight of your trip. Russell and Wilke are wonderful guides and we loved having you out on the water with...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I gave this exprience 2 stars because of the many different things we saw in the water. My focus is more on the bad attitude of our divemaster 'Blinky', who did no effort on making this a pleasent experience, even more, we did not feel...More

Thank Loren H
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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Loren, we are sincerely sorry you had an unpleasant experience and appreciate your honest feedback. As you mentioned from our other reviews, this is not the usual experience for our guests. The owner is working with our team to address the issues you raised. Glad...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Our resort set up a morning dive/snorkel trip for our group of 4 couples with "Reef Adventures" to explore Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. The man who greeted us was friendly enough but our dive/snorkel experience was a disappointment because of our...More

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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for taking time to provide us with honest feedback. We apologize for your less than satisfactory experience and are working with our team to address the issues you raised. This is not our usual guest experience, as shown in our many other reviews...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I contacted Lisa to get all my dives set up prior to going to Belize. She told me I had to be flexible since I was going to the Blue Hole. I agreed. She informed me that they would work on making sure I got...More

Thank Joe G
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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Joe, THANK YOU for sharing that you enjoyed your dives with Blinky & Shorty. They've been with us for years and are great ambassadors to the local reef. And please accept our sincerest apologies for the misunderstandings and for missing a day of diving. This...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 visited Belize with another family of 5. We chose Reef Adventures for 2 of our outings. The first day they took us diving and snorkeling. We went out to the Hol Chan Marine Reserve first and then to Shark Ray Alley...More

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Amy M, Public Relations Manager at Reef Adventures Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for sharing your wonderful adventures with us! We had fun with your family and hope you can come back for more diving, snorkeling, and fishing (but hopefully not massive sunburns again!).

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Lee D
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Response from Amy M | Property representative |
Most of our half day 2-stop snorkel trips are $40-45 per person and that includes use of our snorkel gear. We also do private charter trips and full day excursions, fishing trips, and PADI diving and dive training. You can... More
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