A world-class destination for recreational scuba divers attracted by the opportunity to dive in crystal-clear waters and see myriad species of marine life including tropical fish and spectacular coral formations.
A giant marine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef. The hole is circular in shape, over 318 meters (1,043 ft) across and 124 meters (407 ft) deep. The world's largest natural formation of its kind.
The world's largest natural formation of its kind and is part of the larger Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, a World Heritage Site of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Tropical coral reefs occupy a tenth of 1% of the ocean's floor. Their shallow warm water and stable year round conditions supports some of the most crowded and varied communities in the . New discoveries can be made on each and every one of them.