The Cayes and Atolls Sights

Blue Hole

  • Lighthouse Reef Map It
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 03/09/2017

Fodor's Review

From the air, the Blue Hole, a breathtaking vertical chute that drops several hundred feet through the reef, is a dark blue eye in the center of the shallow lagoon. The Blue Hole was first dived by Jacques Cousteau in 1970 and has since become a diver's pilgrimage site. Just over 1,000 feet wide at the surface and dropping almost vertically to a depth of 412 feet, the Blue Hole is like swimming down a mineshaft, but a mineshaft with hammerhead sharks. This excitement is reflected in the thousands of stickers and T-shirts reading, "I Dived the Blue Hole."

Sight Information

Address:

Lighthouse Reef, Blue Hole, , Belize

Map It

Published 03/09/2017

Advertisement

Book A Hotel

Map View

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks