Belize & Ambergris Caye Help

VISITOR / GUEST WATER SAFETY TIPS

Ambergris Caye relies heavily on boats for transportation not only around the island itself but for inter island travel, mainland travel, transportation of cargo and of course tourism. When Swimming or snorkeling on Ambergris Caye please

BEWARE OF BOAT TRAFFIC and follow these safety guidelines:

1) Swim/snorkel between docks and in designated swim areas when available.

2) Do not attempt to swim out to the reef.

3) Consider not wearing jewelry when snorkeling or swimming.

4) If any vessel is heading in your direction signal to make yourself visible.

5) Use a life vest or diver down buoy for visibility when snorkeling or swimming.

6) Touching coral, plant life and dock posts may cause extreme allergic reactions.

7) Always have someone watching when snorkeling or swimming at night.

8) Do not dive from docks as there could be shallow water or obstructions under water.

9) Pay attention to the wind speed and direction when kayaking away from shore.

10) A kayak and/or paddle are useful to make yourself visible while in the water.

11) Your belongings should not be left unattended on the beach or dock.

We want your vacation on Ambergris Caye to be a memorable and enjoyable one so please be safe while exploring our natural wonders.

0 (0)
Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Full Name
Email Address
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
Water Taxi from San Pedro to Long Caye
Viewed 359 times since Mon, May 7, 2018
Where can i rent jet skis or waverunners?
Viewed 7135 times since Thu, Dec 21, 2006
Where can I find a live streaming of the Belize Jaguars football game?
Viewed 2083 times since Tue, Sep 8, 2015
How far north can golf carts and bicycles go? Can we drive all the way by road to our condo at the Costa Maya Reef?
Viewed 10552 times since Wed, Dec 6, 2006
What are requirements to operate a Scuba Dive boat?
Viewed 9780 times since Thu, Nov 13, 2014
Taxi Drivers in Chetumal cheating Belizeans
Viewed 1019 times since Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Is spear fishing while scuba diving legal?
Viewed 555 times since Sat, Nov 4, 2017
We would like to rent a small boat or skiff (motorized) but have not been able to find a rental source. Can you help us?
Viewed 8896 times since Tue, Dec 5, 2006
Can you swim off the beach?
Viewed 8179 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
What can you tell me about Hol Chan Marine Reserve?
Viewed 5260 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006