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“Cool, but overfished.”
Review of Turneffe Reef

Turneffe Reef
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US$412.50*
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Blue Hole and Turneffe Islands Helicopter Tour
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Red Bluff, California
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Cool, but overfished.”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

The big flats of garden eels and occasional jawfish were fun to see but the lack of any large fish was conspicuous. It's weird to not see any black groupers larger than your hand on a reef like that. Belize needs to step up their enforcement of protected areas.

Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“great dive site”
Reviewed 14 July 2013

wow what a great dive sites with forests of coral , turtles and eagle rays. I was really impressed by the clear waters full of life although we didnt see any sharks which was very unusual. highly reccomended.

Visited April 2013
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Paris
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good pics”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We did two dives in this area. Great under sea life and lots of things to photograph if you like under water photography. A bit of a boat ride but well worth it.

Visited May 2013
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Pristine reef”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Did two dives in/around Turneffe North Reef at the Amberhead and Black Coral Wall, and they were gorgeous. Went with Belize Diving Services which was a very well organized operation. Worth the trip.

Visited May 2013
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Vancouver Island Canada
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic diving”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

The diving at this atoll is second to none. The amount of sealife and health of the coral species was staggering. Close up meeting withHawkesbill turtles at 90 ft was a highlight

Visited May 2013
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