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Laughing Bird Caye National Park

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Address: Placencia, Belize

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Lovely place to snorkel

This is a national park. Takes about thirty minutes to get to by boat. The small island was beautiful and had very good snorkeling. Note there is no restaurant or bar

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a national park. Takes about thirty minutes to get to by boat. The small island was beautiful and had very good snorkeling. Note there is no restaurant or bar

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Thank ihgy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to be one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my life. It is out of a magazine. One hour off the mainland.

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Thank Mary C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I went here to go scuba diving while in Belize. It is a cute little island surrounded by crystal clear water. They have clean bathrooms, chairs and picnic tables. There happened to be some baby turtles there when I visited and it was SO awesome to see that!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very small island (500 steps x 150 steps if I have to make a guess!). It took about 45 minutes on the motor boat to reach here from our hotel in Placencia. It is a wonderful half a day excursion. We snorkeled and spotted many different fish, lobsters and reef and had a great Belizian lunch. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can explore the wonders of the sea by doing some snorkeling. The trip only takes 5 hours and if don't want to do snorkeling you can also spend time walking at the beach.

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Thank Natalia C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun day trip, the island is beautiful. The lunch they prepared for us was also some of the best food we had while here. One thing worth mentioning - try to plan and book ahead for these day trips, and also check around town for different prices. We went last minute and probably ended up paying more... More 

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Monmouth, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a day of diving at Laughing Bird Caye. It was fun diving and hanging out on the island for lunch was lots of fun! Highly recommend!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Beautiful isolated island, snorkelling was very pleasant but we did not see as many fish as we did up north, in Ambergis Cayes. However, watched the dozens of pelicans feeding next to us with great pleasure. The island is a World Heritage site and it is most pleasant to just sit and swim, snorkel. Very quiet and the boat ride... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

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 3 December 2016

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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