Glover's Reef

Category
Attraction
Type of Attraction
Atoll
District/Region
Caye (Island)
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Description
Highlights
  • Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
  • Belize Barrier Reef
  • Marine Life
  • World Heritage Site
  • Largest Coral Reef in the Western Hemisphere

About Location
Glover's Reef is a partially submerged atoll located off the southern coast of Belize. The seascape lies in the heart of the Mesoamerican reef and is also the largest coral reef system in the Western hemisphere. Glover’s Reef is a critical nursery and feeding ground for sea turtles, sharks and rays, and numerous fish species. It is one of the only true atolls in the Atlantic Ocean ans is a centerpiece of ecotourism within the greater Belize Barrier Reef—Belize’s premier tourism destination and a World Heritage Site.
 
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Tours & Shuttles
$
110
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$
135
/ Person
Departs From:
Dangriga
Take a trip to Glover's Reef and snorkel in Belize's Barrier Reef.
$
126
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$
294
/ Person
Departs From:
Hopkins
Glover’s Reef is one of 3 atolls in Belize. It is named after a 17th century pirate, John Glover, who used the area as a base from which he raided Spanish merchant ships. Glover’s ... moreReef is 35 miles off shore and the boat ride is typically 1.5-2 hours. It is located approximately 14 miles outside the barrier reef which is about 1 hour ride once you leave the barrier reef. The Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve was established in 1996 and boasts the greatest diversity of reef types and richest variety of marine life in the Caribbean. Glover’s is the most developed atoll with over 700 patch reefs. Snorkelling Glover's reef is very spectacular and worth the somewhat long journey to get there. Fishing at Glover's is also possible. Licenses and added fuel surcharge are required for fishing.
$
32
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$
450
/ Person
We provide water taxi service between the Hopkins mainland and the cayes within South Water Caye Marine Reserve and Glover’s Reef as well as Dangriga and Placencia. Ideal for ... morepeople looking for convenient, safe transport at a reasonable price.
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