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#303836 - 10/12/08 06:11 PM can I see Blue Hole?
Marinka Offline
I will be on Ambergris in the middle of November and only for one day. I will come from Xcalak(Mexico) by a bout. Really, I don't know what I can do there for only one day... go to see sharks and swim with them, or may be it is possible to get a small plane and see the Blue Hole.. How far away from AG is it? How much can cost a flight to see Blue Hole?

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#303897 - 10/12/08 08:30 PM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Marinka]
Peter Jones Offline
A privately chartered plane is always possible, though you'd have to arrange it ahead of time. Expect it to cost not-a-small fortune. Although Astrum Helicopters do offer sightseeing rides - see whether they may have one when you want to go.

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#303900 - 10/12/08 08:37 PM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Peter Jones]
JZB Offline
email Javier's Flying Service at javiers@btl.net.

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#303901 - 10/12/08 08:48 PM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: JZB]
skippy Offline
There are a lot of good images of it from the air, some on this site I think. With your time frame of 1 day, you should go snorkeling in the Hol Chan preserve, it's close and marvelous. pm elbert and set it up.
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#303903 - 10/12/08 09:22 PM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: skippy]
Marinka Offline
skippy, I have seen a lot of good images of Blue Hole on the Internet, but I would like to see it by my own eyes.
Also, I thought, a flight would take not more then one hour, and after that I can see Hol Chan preserve. How far away from AG is this preserve? Do I need to have a special permition to snorkel there? Do any bout can able take me there? How deep is there?
I do not swim well, and I am not afraid to be in shallow water only. Also, how much can cost a trip to Hol Chan preserve? and flight above Blue Hole?
JZB - thanks for emeil address.

Marinka

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#303904 - 10/12/08 09:23 PM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Marinka]
Marinka Offline
pm elbert and set it up.
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where I can find elbert?

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#303939 - 10/13/08 01:52 AM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Marinka]
Marinka Offline
I couldn't send a letter to address which I got from JZB.
my mail said that the address doesn't exist.
I am writing from Russian email address, and may be
it is a reason.
Please, if anyone knows how much it costs, help me!!!
I don't know English well enough to find information. I am looking for any info, which will help me to plan my trip, I will be a short time in Mexico-Belize.
thank you!
Marina

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#303945 - 10/13/08 02:54 AM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Marinka]
Peter Jones Offline
Astrum Helicopters website is http://www.astrumhelicopters.com/. I can't find the website for Javier's Flying Service (which operates fixed wing aircraft) but http://belizegateway.com/db_clients/2234.php gives info.

We don't know how many of you there are, nor when you want to make the trip. Why don't you contact these people directly - they will understand your English problem and will help you. My first choice would be Astrum (email: info@astrumhelicopters.com), as in a helicopter you can see much more than from an aeroplane. I don't know the cost and it isn't shown on their website, but Astrum will obviously be able to tell you if you email them.

Astrum made a superb video of scenes around Belize taken from their helicopters, and you can watch it on the web here http://www.astrumhelicopters.com/videos.htm.

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#303949 - 10/13/08 03:11 AM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Peter Jones]
Marinka Offline
Peter, thank you very much!
I wrote a letter to Astrum with my questions.
Also, the video is great!!!


Edited by Marinka (10/13/08 03:12 AM)

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#303986 - 10/13/08 03:08 PM Re: can I see Blue Hole? [Re: Marinka]
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