Silk Caye, Placencia

4.5
#5 of 43 in Outdoors in Placencia
For some of the most memorable snorkeling of your life, head to Silk Caye. A sandy oasis in a sea of crystal clear, turquoise waters, the cay sits above the Gulf of Honduras. Designated areas in the protected marine reserve provide you with some of the most attractive coral in the world, with abundant species of fish, turtles, and sharks all calling Belize’s barrier reef their home. If you head just outside the reef on a dive, you'll have the opportunity to spot rare and elusive whale sharks. Our Placencia day trip planning website makes visiting Silk Caye and other Placencia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A great way for non divers to see the reef, fish, sea turtles, rays, sharks. This was AWESOME according to my kids. I am a diver but my children are not yet certified. This was a safe and easy way for...  more »
  • This was a surprisingly great dive, with nurse sharks swimming at your side, dolphin, turtles, lots of fish.  more »
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