Yok Ha Island Resort offers something fun for everyone!
Do you see yourself as an adventure traveler—someone eager to taste everything exciting now that you’ve time to indulge your inner wildcat? Then use your lodging at Yok Ha as your base and spend every waking moment on the go. What can you expect in return for your energetic itinerary? A grin on your face that rivals Lewis Carroll’s Cheshire Cat.
Yok Ha’s social staff offers a full lineup of full and half-day tours that are diverse, fun and exciting. Hike, go birding, sail out to sea or cruise up jungle rivers. Marvel at Mayan ruins or visit the world’s only Jaguar Preserve. You can even converse with our Howler Monkeys, but don’t be offended if they shout back at you!
Yok Ha Resort staff hires bright, personable tour guides and everyone speaks English, so if your idea of paradise is horseback riding in a rainforest or seeing our Manatee preserve and other ecological initiatives under the watchful eye of our guides, you can experience it all from your perch at Yok Ha.
LOCAL REEEFS: South Water Caye: Trick Ridge Rosella’s Garden Curlew Tobacco Caye:- Tobacco Cut Tobacco Reef ... Read More
Scuba Diving at local Reefs
Take a break from the sandy beaches and the hammocks on your trip to Belize and venture into the depths of the Caribbean Sea where remarkable treasures await. The crystal clear waters sports multiple dive sites known for colorful beauty and vast marine life. Whether you’re diving down the barrier reef or dropping by a bay swarming with nurse sharks, paradise extends beyond the shores with these local scuba dives sites in Southern Belize.
Tour duration: Approximately 4 hours
Turneffe Atoll Diving
The Great Blue Hole
Take a 1-hour boat ride to visit “The elbow” at the southernmost tip of Turneffe Atoll for advanced divers only. This dive site is the most exposed to currents which often attract large schools of fish such a Horse-eye Jacks, groupers and snappers, along with large schools of Eagle rays.
After a 2 -hour boat ride, you will descend along the edge in the area most likely to be visited by reef sharks. Dive down to the entrance of a recessed cave guarded by huge stalagmites and stalactites. Most people say that this reef alone is worth the trip .
Gladden Split whale shark
For the best of the Atoll, a 2-hour boat ride to reach the dive site called “Off The Wall” or “the Aquarium”. Off the wall is where a kaleidoscope of coral lines the 6,000 ft wall that welcomes divers into its depths. Expect to come across lobsters, crabs, parrot fish, eagle rays, Creole Wrasse, turtles, yellow tail snappers, horse eyed jacks and much more at these two sites.
For those who like their marine life big! This exciting dive trip includes encounters with whale sharks. The whale shark is one of the most sought after fish by divers, who are attracted to not only their size but their docile and curious nature. Diving encounters with these ancient giants are possible between the months of March to June around full moon.
South Water Caye: Trick Ridge
Tobacco Caye:- Tobacco Cut
Tour duration: Full day (8 hours)
Boat and boat captain.
Guided (by Dive Master) scuba diving trip to specified site
Dive tank, fins, mask, weight, weight belts and other equipment
Towel, bottled water, packed lunch, fruit slices and cookies
5% General Sales Tax
Sodas and beers
What to bring:
Know before you book:
You must be 14 years or older with parental consent
18 years or older without consent
You must be able to swim on your own
Divers must present evidence of scuba certification
Hours of operation are 9 am-5 pm daily. You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time upon reservation confirmation.
Not suitable for expecting mothers or people with heart/back problems
Minimum of two people must book for tour to depart