Just in Belize’s back yard is the crystal clear blue green waters containing the Mesoamerican reef also known as the great Mayan reef. This incredible underwater wildlife sanctuary is the second largest barrier reef in the world, second only to the great barrier reef off the coast of Australia, making it a magnet for thousands of divers a year to explore and delight in its splendor. This incredible reef is home to an abundance of marine life like green sea turtle, loggerhead sea turtle, leatherback turtle, hawksbill turtle, 65 species of coral, over 350 species of mollusks and over 500 species of fish. It is also home to and protection for some endangered species like the American and Morelet’s crocodile, the queen Conch, the Nassau Grouper, elkhorn coral, black coral, the West Indian manatee and the splendid toadfish.
With the short boat rides, the amazing healthy and vibrant reef and marine life along with the warm tepid waters Belize is consider to be one of the top 10 diver’s paradises in the world to visit, whether It be for getting Open Water certified or continuing your education to Advanced Open Water certification and beyond. All of our dive courses are taught year-round by the best and the most highly qualified PADI Instructors.
At Scuba School and Family Dive Center Belize, once you become part of the underwater family, every student gets to leave his or her signature, picture or mark on their scuba tank symbolizing this amazing right of passage. Spaces are limited, with this intimate family owned and operated PADI 5 Star facility so booking in advance will guarantee a spot for you, your family and friends. Come join our every growing dive family, your tanks are full and waiting.