Caye Caulker Tours
Read MoreShow Less
Ruled by the motto, go slow, Belize’s Caye Caulker is a relaxed Caribbean island famous for its turquoise waters and manatee population—a lack of cars adds to the sense of tranquility. Explore the surrounding coral reefs by snorkeling or scuba diving, or just sip rum cocktails on its sun-soaked docks.
The waters surrounding Caye Caulker are a mecca for marine life. Spend time exploring the coral reefs, seagrass beds, and shark habitats of Hol Chan Marine Reserve on a half-day tour from either Belize City or Caye Caulker, which typically includes hotel pickup and drop-off and a barbecue lunch accompanied by rum-based drinks. To see more marine life, take a boat trip to the Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary, home to rescued manatees.
Things to Know Before You Go
- A must-visit for relaxed travelers looking for top snorkeling and diving opportunities.
- Bring cash to Caye Caulker. Although there are several ATMs on the island, these machines may not always function.
- Accommodation options are budget to mid-range, and do not include any luxury hotels.
- Front, Middle, and Back streets are the only ones on the island. Front Street is the main street for restaurants and bars.
How to Get There
The easiest way to get to Caye Caulker is by water taxi from Belize City; the ride takes about 45 minutes and then continues to San Pedro, located on neighboring Ambergris Caye. Taxis leave daily on a frequent schedule, and round-trip tickets are available. From the Belize City bus station, the port is a 5-minute drive.
When to Get There
The dry season in Belize runs from late November to mid-April, making it the best time to visit the Caribbean country. The clear skies and comfortable temperatures during this season make it well worth the crowds, but advance booking for accommodation and activities is recommended.
The Great Blue Hole
Within day-tripping distance of Caye Caulker is the Great Blue Hole. As well as being an emblem of Belize, the circular sinkhole is considered to be one of the greatest scuba diving sites in the world. Diving the Blue Hole requires absolute buoyancy control and intermediate to advanced diving skills.
Address: Caye Caulker, Belize
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Caye Caulker
The Hol Chan Marine Reserve is one of the most popular snorkeling and scuba diving sites in Belize and lies just off the coast of Caye Caulker. With this tour, enjoy a full day of snorkeling, stopping at six different sites around the marine reserve. Dive in to snorkel in areas known for nurse sharks, southern sting rays, and manatees; explore a sunken shipwreck, and swim among schools of tropical fish and colorful coral reefs.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What's the best way to experience Caye Caulker?
The best ways to experience Caye Caulker are:See all Caye Caulker experiences on Viator.
Things to do near The Cayes
- Things to do in Ambergris Caye
- Things to do in Petén
- Things to do in Riviera Maya & the Yucatan
- Things to do in Central Highlands
- Things to do in Belize City
- Things to do in Costa Maya
- Things to do in Bacalar
- Things to do in Hopkins
- Things to do in San Ignacio
- Things to do in Western Highlands
- Things to do in Pacific Highlands
- Things to do in Guanacaste and Northwest
- Things to do in Oaxaca
- Things to do in Central Valley
- Things to do in Central Pacific