When seen from above, the Great Blue Hole looks like the pupil of an eye. Seen from within, this Unesco World Heritage–listed ocean sinkhole is a visual treat for divers. Ringed by fringing reef, and approximately 400m in diameter, the Great Blue Hole drops away to around 145m. About 40m down are the formations that lure divers from around the world: marine stalactites up to 15m in length. Marine life is noticeable only in its absence – you might not see a single fish – but ... Bucketlist, Buckets Lists, Beaches Resorts, Hole Belize, Blue Hole, Places, Adventure Travel, Planets Earth, Lonely Planet
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Belize ... This is called the ATM Tour or ATM Cave. It's amazing, you swim in with headlamps on and climb rocks and ladders to get to different levels. On each 'platform' you observe different artifacts. It's pitch dark inside with flowing water. Once in a lifetime tour, there are 25 guides that go through special training to be allowed to take tourists in the cave.
Though best known as a world-class snorkeling and diving location, Belize also offers spectacular natural attractions and the authenticity of a genuine Caribbean getaway. Nestled between Mexico and Guatemala on the Caribbean coast of Central America, Belize is one of the few remaining unspoiled places on earth.
The Great Blue Hole, one of the top 10 best scuba diving spots in the world, is an underwater sinkhole located off the coast of Belize; it is found in the middle of the Lighthouse Reef ecosystem. The Great Blue Hole measures 984 feet (300 m) across and plunges 394 feet (120 m) deep, providing divers with a crystal clear haven for exploring this underwater wonder