South Water Caye Marine Reserve

Category
Attraction
Type of Attraction
Barrier Reef, Marine Reserve
District/Region
Near Hopkins
Description
Highlights
  • Largest Marine Reserve in Belize
  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site
  • Coral Reef
  • Mangroves
  • Marine Life
  • Snorkeling

About Location
South Water Caye Marine Reserve is located approximately 15 miles southeast of Dangriga town. It is the largest Marine Reserve in Belize, covering an area of 117,878 acres. The South Water Caye Marine Reserve is an important part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site. The reserve includes a mosaic of coastal and marine habitats including rare littoral forests, mangroves, seagrass beds, and a diversity of coral reef types.
 
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Available Listings
$
85
/ Person
$
360
/ Group
Departs From:
Hopkins
Take a relaxing 30-minute ride out to the South Water Marine Reserve where you will be visiting some of Southern Belize Island.... more

Bread and Butter Caye

Tobacco Caye

South Water Caye

Bird Caye

Wee Wee Caye
$
350
-
$
500
/ Group
Departs From:
Hopkins
Hunt Permit, Tarpon, and Bonefish in one of the world’s finest fisheries. We travel east from Hopkins Village to the famous “pancake” flats of Southern Belize. There ... moreyou will be on the lookout for tails of feeding Permit, schools of cruising Bonefish and pods of rolling tarpon as you hunt these incredible sportfish with a fly rod in hand!

Departure times are based on tides. We will call you the day before your trip to assure you fish during the best tides and weather available.

$
1,000
/ Person
Grand Slam Fishing Package - Price is for 1-2 persons If you’re looking for your next big fishing story, dinner, or the Grand Slam of fishing, you’ll find it here in Belize, We are ... morethe perfect base for your Belize fishing vacation!
Belize’s southern barrier reef is crystal clear and one of the best destination for flats fishing. The shallow waters are home to lots of flats perfect for playing catch and release with the elusive permit, bonefish, and tarpon.

Our friendly and knowledgeable guides will transport you to calm turquoise water about 35 minutes away around South Water Caye and it features a large seagrass lagoon, teeming with coral shoals and pristine flats. Whether you are an avid, intermediate, or novice fisherman, our local guide is ready to take you on the trip of a lifetime where they can be as hands-on or as relaxed as you need.

Huge schools of bonefish spread out over the lagoon. Tailing these large bonefish schools will provide hours of fly rod action at your own pace.

When the tide is just right, your guide will take you to cast on neighboring mangrove flats, home to permit up to ten pounds in size. Try your hand at snook and tarpon. Tarpon often reaches 75 pounds in the inner channel of southern Belize.
$
75
/ Person
Departs From:
Dangriga
In this tour, you'll get to visit two islands, South Water Caye and Bird Island. You will also get the opportunity to snorkel in Belize's Barrier Reef and swim with the manatees.
$
7
-
$
395
/ 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.
$
70
/ Person
Departs From:
Hopkins
 (1)
This is a great tour for exploring the beautiful Belize Barrier Reef. We keep our snorkel tour to a small group size of 8 pp maximum per boat. This is a guided snorkel, your experienced ... moreguide will be with you pointing out various sea life and answering your questions. Our guides will provide a snorkel orientation and lesson to anyone who needs it and will always be available to assist. Our boat is kept close by another crew member at all times for safety. This tour will include two snorkels. The South Water Caye Marine Reserve is the biggest marine reserve in Belize and has many interesting and varied sites to choose from based on the best conditions and the desires of the group.
$
280
/ Group
Departs From:
Hopkins
This tour is a private, custom experience that starts at 1:00pm from our docks on the Sittee River and return at 5/5:30pm. We work with our guests to create an itinerary that is of ... moreinterest to them. Activities that can be done on this charter include but are not limited to the following:

Reef snorkel

Mangrove snorkel

Reef or river fishing (trolling, traditional handline, spear fishing for lionfish, diving for lobster or conch (seasonal)

Island hopping

Birding

Swimming and beach time

Manatee and dolphin spotting
$
280
/ Group
Departs From:
Hopkins
 (3)
This tour is a private, custom experience that starts at 8am from our docks on the Sittee River and returns at 12/12:30pm. We work with our guests to create an itinerary that is of ... moreinterest to them. Activities that can be done on this charter include but are not limited to the following:

Reef snorkel

Mangrove snorkel

Reef or river fishing (trolling, traditional handline, spear fishing for lionfish, diving for lobster or conch (seasonal)

Island hopping

Birding

Swimming and beach time

Manatee and dolphin spotting
$
150
-
$
200
/ Person
Departs From:
Hopkins
Our friendly and knowledgeable guides will transport you to calm turquoise water about 35 minutes away around South Water Caye and it features a large seagrass lagoon, teeming with ... morecoral shoals and pristine flats. Whether you are an avid, intermediate, or novice fisherman, our local guide is ready to take you on the trip of a lifetime where they can be as hands-on or as relaxed as you need.

Huge schools of bonefish spread out over the lagoon. Tailing these large bonefish schools will provide hours of fly rod action at your own pace.

When the tide is just right, your guide will take you to cast on neighboring mangrove flats, home to permit up to ten pounds in size. Try your hand at snook and tarpon. Tarpon often reaches 75 pounds in the inner channel of southern Belize.
$
85
/ Person
$
420
/ Group
Departs From:
Hopkins
 (1)
This tour is a private, custom experience that starts at 8am from our docks on the Sittee River and return at 3/3:30pm. We work with our guests to create an itinerary that is of interest ... moreto them. Activities that can be done on this charter include but are not limited to the following:
Reef snorkel
Mangrove snorkel
Reef or river fishing (trolling, traditional handline, spear fishing for lionfish, diving for lobster or conch (seasonal)
Island hopping
Birding
Swimming and beach time
Manatee and dolphin spotting
Island BBQ lunch
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Little Caye with many things to do!
The crystal clear water, views and food made this one of my favorite places in Belize! You are guaranteed to have a great day here. :) Be sure to book online prior to your trip.
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