Ambergris Caye Tours and Activities
Snuba tours make it easy to take your snorkeling experience to the next level. With Snuba equipment you can get a taste of scuba diving without any experience or lessons. You’ll get to swim to a depth of 20 feet (6 m) below the surface of the water, allowing you to get a closer look a the marine species that live at the Hol Chan Reserve.
The Belize Barrier Reef, at 186 miles in length is the second largest coral formation in the world. The Barrier Reef is made up of a mixture of hard and soft corals, with the hard corals mainly at deeper depths and the soft corals nearer the surface. Commonly seen are Brain and Staghorn Corals, Sponges, Seafans, Finger and Angular Corals. Coral formations extending out toward the deep, form what are called Finger Canyons. These Coral Ridges, up to 200 feet in length, commonly consist of Blushing and Mountainous Coral, Mustard Hill and Starlet Coral, Brain and Knobby Brain Coral, Thin Leaf and Lettuce Coral and Sponges. The Canyon Bottoms are typically white sandy slopes. The Coral Finger ridges start at a depth of about 40 feet and slope to about 80 feet as they make their way toward the deep water. The Canyon bottoms range from about 60 to 120 feet in depth. These coral fingers provide numerous canyons, tunnels and swim throughs. The Barrier Reef is home to a wide variety of fish including Cubera and Yellowtail Snapper, Parrot Fish,Butterfly Fish, Blue Tang, and Blue Cromise. Barracuda and Moray Eels are commonly seen as are Green, Loggerhead and Hawksbill Turtles. You’ll see Sting Rays, Eagle Rays, and Nurse Sharks and the occasional Caribbean Reef Shark or Manta Ray. Ramon’s Village Divers maintains a fleet of 4 skiffs ranging in size from 28′ to 34′. These boats are used for dives along the Belize Barrier Reef in the vicinity of Ambergris Caye and carry up to eight divers plus crew. The close proximity of the Barrier Reef, just over a 1/4 mile offshore, allows us to choose from 30 or 40 named sites within a 5 to 15 minute boat ride from our dock. The Miss Gina, our Pro 42 dive boat,carries up to 16 divers plus crew making it an excellent choice for dive groups diving the barrier reef. Ramon’s Village Divers offer daily trips to dive sites along the Belize Barrier Reef adjacent to Ambergris Caye. Since the dive sites are within minutes of our dock, we return to our dock between dives to exchange scuba tanks and fulfill your surface interval requirement. This allows our divers to choose any combination of dives each day. Our dive sites offer both the novice and experienced diver incredible dive opportunities. Our dive masters and dive guides will customize your dive based upon your skill level.
This tour will bring you to the top of a Maya temple, and then to the entrance of the Maya underworld. The temple is inside the Maya city of Xunantunich, which is located near the border of Guatemala. Its name translates to “Maiden of the Rock.” After you ascend the walls of its temple, you’ll continue the tour to the Cave Branch River, where you’ll follow the river into a series of caves that had intense spiritual significance for the Maya.
This plane ride over the coastal waters of Belize is the only way to fully appreciate the Belize Blue Hole in all its glory. During your tour you will observe a dark circle of deep, dark blue water surrounded by reefs and a turquoise sea. Your tour will include several passes around this natural wonder.
Snorkeling at the Hol Chan Marine Reserve is a sure-fire way to experience Belize’s diversity of marine life up-close. Animals at Hol Chan are used to getting fed by people on boats, so they’re relatively bold around snorkelers. This spot gets a lot of marine traffic, and every minute you spend underwater you’ll get to see something new.
In the Nohoch Che'en Archaeological Reserve, the winding Caves Branch River flows underground through ancient caves, once traveled through and even inhabited by the Maya. Just an hour from Belize City and a half hour from Belmopan is The Outpost, a well-stocked base camp for cave tubing and zipline-riding in the midst of this history-rich area.
This snorkeling tour brings you to an underwater formation called Mexico Rocks, which is part of the much larger Belize Barrier Reef. Your tour will begin with a cruise from San Pedro. This trip is worth the boat trip alone – on your journey you’ll get to see Ambergris Caye’s incredible landscape from the sea.
On this tour, you’ll get to see two very different Maya sites. The first, Xuanantinuch, is the ruins of a compact but impressive Maya city. Here visitors can stroll around multiple plazas and temples. At the nearby Barton Creek Cave, you’ll see a cave that served as an entrance to Xibalba, the Maya underworld.
This is a family-friendly tour of the clear, Caribbean waters that surround Ambergris Caye. On this glass-bottom boat tour you’ll visit two hotpots for marine wildlife—Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. You can choose from a morning or afternoon tour, both of which depart from the dock at Ramon’s Village.
Cave tubing and a visit to the Belize Zoo will bring you face-to-face with Belize’s incredible outdoors. First you’ll visit the Belize City Zoo, which is known for its rehabilitation programs for endangered animals. Then you’ll head to the Caves Branch River, where you will ride on an inner tube through the ancient caves of the Maya
Belize is a country of Maya history, diverse flora and fauna, and gorgeous rivers and streams. In the rainforest of the Orange Walk District, this tour combines these elements into one day’s adventure. The tour offers hotel pick up from Belize City, and even the two hour drive to the river is scenic and informative, with guides narrating the route.
This tour is an exciting way to experience the jungle of Belize. First, you’ll go on a zip-line ride above the canopy. To get to the zip line you will climb to a platform in the treetops. As you make your ascent, you can listen to the sounds of the rainforest and its exotic birdcalls.
Your adventure with Ramon’s Village Divers begins on our dock with a continental breakfast. When your tummy says you’ve had enough to eat, you’ll board the Lady Grace, our 46-foot Newton dive boat. The 21⁄2-hour ride to Lighthouse Reef, which is home to the Blue Hole, passes some interesting sights, but it’s also a good time to enjoy some quiet time or make new friends in your party. Arriving at the Blue Hole shortly before 9 a.m., you’ll spend the first few minutes in awe of this incredible dive site. We’ve been told it’s the best known, most easily recognized and most photographed dive site in the world, and you can experience it.
The Mexico Rocks Day Sail starts with sailing to Mexico Rocks, that in the end of 2015 became a part of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve, to protect its rich marine life and precious corals. We do our first stop for snorkeling there and then continue to our favorite spot – a 4-5 feet shallow area right by the reef, that is just like a natural pool (great for non-swimmers as well)! Here we make a break to relax in the shallow warm water, while the crew prepares lunch onboard. After lunch we return South doing a second snorkel stop at Tres Cocos.
the Seaduced By Belize dock at the back Marina. As we meander through the leeward lagoons you can watch the sunset from either our small first floor porch or our expansive second floor deck. Sunset includes beer, rum punch, mojitos and some delightful appetizers.
The Miss Gina, our Pro 42 dive boat, carries up to 16 divers plus crew making it an excellent choice for dive groups and can also be used for dive trips to the Turneffe Atoll. The Lady Grace, our Newton 46 dive boat, can accommodate up to 24 divers plus crew and provides a comfortable outing for those wanting to dive Jacques Couteau’s Blue Hole.
The Hol Chan Marine Reserve is a mecca for snorkelers. This reserve is located on the coast of Ambergris Caye, one of Belize’s most popular islands for visitors. Hol Chan Marine Reserve is known for its sea grass beds, mangrove forests, coral reefs, and a section of reserve known as Shark Ray Alley.
Why take a water taxi when you can blast over to Caye Caulker on a jet ski! This is San Pedro's most popular water sports tour and it's the trip of a lifetime! Each private tour includes your own private guide and is custom designed for YOU! Make a stop along the way to do some snorkeling at Coral Gardens. Or, leave early in the morning to swim with Manatees at the North Cut!
This aquatic tour will take you down the most interesting waterways of St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park. Your will begin with an airboat ride through the park’s wetlands, where your guide will point out some colorful local wildlife. Then you will visit the Crystal Cave, which you can enter only with the help of a guide.
In the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave (or ATM Cave for short) you get to explore both a natural wonder and an archaeological goldmine. ATM is a wet cave that the Maya believed served as an entrance to the underworld. They used it for ceremonial purposes, and left plenty of evidence behind.
Actun Tunichil Muknal cave (usually referred to as “ATM”) is the doorway to Xibalba, the Maya underworld. This cave contains ceramics and human skeletons that have fused with the walls of the cave. The most famous of these remains is the Crystal Maiden, a skeleton of a young woman believed to have been a sacrifice. Her bones are now partially covered with the sparkling build-up of cave sediment.