With travel at a standstill, we may not be able to tick adventures off our bucket list but we can certainly look for travel inspiration during our downtime. With that said, the Great Blue Hole is a top must-do in Belize. Not only is it on the bucket list for many divers as a premier dive site, but it is also on the bucket list for snorkelers and adventure lovers alike.
A national treasure and Belize’s most famous dive site, the Blue Hole Natural Monument is located in the center of Lighthouse Reef some 62 miles from the mainland. Affectionately known as the Great Blue Hole, this marine treasure measures approximately 984 feet wide and 410 feet deep. It is a part of Belize’s World Heritage Site by UNESCO, attracting avid scuba divers from all over the globe, the environmentally conscious, and many other travelers to its depths.
There are many ways to explore the Great Blue Hole’s magnificence, whether from its aerial perspective or below. Below, find 3 amazing videos that allow you to experience an adventure of a lifetime!
The Great Blue Hole has become a famous dive site, both locally and worldwide. It is now ranked number one on The Discovery list of “The 10 most amazing places on Earth.” The experience is unlike any other.
Read more about diving into the Great Blue Hole HERE. Looking to add more diving hours to your belt? Check out the following Dive Resorts in Belize:
An aerial tour of the Barrier Reef and surrounding atolls presents a new perspective of the natural beauty with which Belize is blessed. Enjoy the awe-inspiring experience of flying over the Great Blue Hole with Maya Island Air.
Read more about flying over the Great Blue Hole HERE.
In Belize, there are only a handful of companies that offer skydiving on a seasonal basis. Sky diving over the Blue Hole is not an adventure done regularly, with special clearance and expertise needed. With it being not your average adventure, gain your thrill from watching the Blue Hole experience play out in videos instead!
Read more about The Great Blue Hole HERE.