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ReefCI

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41 Front Street, Placencia, Belize
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best dive week ever

1. Reservation process and pre-departure communication was excellent. Jo and Polly were so... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2014
Jamie S
Favorite Vacation!

I went to ReefCI without any diving experience, and to get my certification. My mom and I met some... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2014
Alex C
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Feel the thrill of swimming with a whale shark, the excitement of spearing the invasive lionfish, and the satisfaction in helping the marine environment. ReefCI trips are a unique opportunity to protect the reef ecosystem by directly participating in our ongoing marine conservation projects! Learn to dive or further your dive qualifications; everyone contributes regardless of their experience. Help us monitor coral reef, commercial fish species, swim with a majestic whale shark, and capture the invasive lionfish! ReefCI offers a unique one-of-a-kind marine conservation diving experience; an all-inclusive Monday-Friday diving and marine conservation trip on a small private island surrounded by the Caribbean Sea situated on the Belize Barrier Reef. It is a great place for those wanting to enjoy their holiday/vacation in a natural setting, while diving and making a difference through our hands-on marine conservation programs. World class diving, plentiful home cooked food, and fun friendly people await you!
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41 Front Street, Placencia, Belize
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"conservation work"
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"dive sites"
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"lion fish"
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"invasive species"
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"lobster"
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

1. Reservation process and pre-departure communication was excellent. Jo and Polly were so friendly and all questions were answered quickly. 2. Accommodations- teeny tiny island with structures made of coral and underwater murals! One main structure and a bunch of individual Flintstone pods surrounded by...More

Thank Jamie S
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

I went to ReefCI without any diving experience, and to get my certification. My mom and I met some of the most unique people while on the trip, and the most personal and helpful staff I have ever encountered! I got to see multiple eagle...More

Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

So you want to dive? This is the place to do it, bar none. Diving 3 to 4 times a day. Getting to dive sites takes on average under 10, usually no more than 5 minutes. Pristine dive sites where you and your handful of...More

1  Thank Kathleen C
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

We have just returned from the most fantastic weeks Diving on Tom Owens Caye with Reef CI, it was simply an incredible week! Tom Owens Caye is a tiny little island in the Caribbean Sea, about a 90 minute boat trip from Punta Gouda. I...More

2  Thank EmandTee24
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Nothing but awesome!!!! The staff are so great on and off the island! Very knowledgable, always willing to help with whatever is needed, full of great stories and food so good I gained a few pounds! I really enjoyed the combination of diving, relaxing in...More

1  Thank Elspeth A
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

Having just spent 4 months with Reef CI I can honestly say that it was a brilliant & life changing experience! The island is fantastic and something you would expect to see in some paradise film. The staff are brilliant with the best dive instructors...More

2  Thank Alexander C
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

It is really a unique experience to boat out 40 miles into the Caribbean from (already off the beaten track) southern Belize and spend a 4 nights on tiny Tom Owen's Caye. From the original questions/planning phase through to the emailed orientation packet, communication was...More

2  Thank hopefulist
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

4 weeks in march 2014 on Tom Owen's Caye with ReefCi - a unforgotteble time. The island is a real castaway-island - but I like it and I miss it and you will do the same. You learn a lot about the reef, the fish...More

Thank Wolfgang-Wolfie
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

I've been diving over most of the Caribbean for 7 years now, and I have never been diving with safer, more fun, or more knowledgeable instructors/staff than here on Tom Owen's with Reef CI. I spent 4 weeks with Reef CI during March of 2014,...More

Thank HarleyJames2014
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Spent a fabulous 3 weeks with ReefCI over March & April. Tom Owens Caye is an idyllic setting. The dive training is excellent - I completed my open water and advanced open water, and have come away with a real love of diving. Sessions on...More

Thank Lucy K
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Response from Jamie G | Reviewed this property |
I went in August for 2 weeks and spotted 5 Whale Sharks, theres a lot. Id say you got good odds.
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