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Laughing Bird Caye National Park

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Address: Placencia, Belize

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Great snorkel trip!

This is a great place to snorkel. Don't plan on seeing a lot of birds, though. Be ready to see fish and some beautiful sandy beaches where you can relax inbetween snorkeling and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
april h
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to snorkel. Don't plan on seeing a lot of birds, though. Be ready to see fish and some beautiful sandy beaches where you can relax inbetween snorkeling and or eating a delicious lunch prepared for you! Great for a day getaway.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of a three generation family week in Belize. Very supportive diver accompanied our group of 6. We had two snorkeling experiences separated by a lovely lunch created by the chef who came along. Grand kids, 12 and 15, swam like fish, diving down into the coral beds to gently explore. Their parents took many underwater photos... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small island with a great vibe...pathways made of sand and shells and fantastic snorkelling. We took Joy tours out of Placencia...great lunch and a lot of explanation of species along the way. At 75 usd a fair priced excursion!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son had a blast here snorkeling -- he said it was the highlight of this trip. The Caye itself is well worth the trip -- one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came out to Laughing Bird Caye to snorkel for the day. The sun was out for a bit when we got there, which made it easy to see how beautiful the Caye is. The water is this fluorescent blue-green color, and it was the perfect temperature. It got cloudy and windy pretty soon after, which was disappointing, but it... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide, Tuka, was very good and the reef is beautiful! The Caye is well maintained and the home of many, many pelicans (my favorite bird!).

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St. Marys, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went on a snorkel tour and were at the National Park. Great snorkeling right off the beach. the guide made lunch for us and we had a great day out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We completed 2 dives here and although the visibility was not great, we were able to see Lion Fish, Nurse Sharks, Rays, and a host of other species. The site was good for diving and snorkeling.

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Thank Sean G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Just amazing. The park is a true gem. Belizeans have much to be proud of and this Caye is one. The diving was incredible, amazing experience.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great little island used for Snorkelling and Scuba diving, our hotel Turtle Inn provided a nice BBQ here on the beach.

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