The Great Blue Hole is a giant marine sinkhole just off the coast of Belize. It is located near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 43 miles from the mainland. This world-famous site attracts divers from all over the world to see it’s geological wonders and fascinating marine life. Apart from exploring the deep, you can fly over and get a better perspective of this fascinating sea hole.
Join scheduled tours with Tropic Air and Fly to Lighthouse Reef Atoll, and make several fly-bys of this natural wonder of the world. While en-route, you will see the Belize Barrier Reef (the longest in the Western Hemisphere), and Turneffe Atoll. Keep an eye on the water below for Manatees, Rays, Sharks, Dolphins, and other wildlife.
Board a private charter for your Great Blue Hole Tour and fly out to the reef where you will follow the reef wall south to the historic St. George’s Caye, then head east over Turneffe Atoll, Half Moon Caye and Lighthouse Reef Atoll to the Great Blue Hole. You’ll make several passes of the Blue Hole, and return via Northern Two Caye and north Ambergris near Rocky Point. From there, fly down the Barrier Reef, over San Pedro town and back to your airport. Along the way, you’ll get to see Turneffe Atoll, Glovers Reef, the Booby Bird Sanctuary, shipwrecks, Manatees and other animals and points of interest.
Fly over the Great Blue Hole before you dive it. Enjoy a one-hour flight with Tropic Air over the Caribbean Sea and be amazed by the change in scenery of water turning from light blue to turquoise. Get a glimpse of fishermen sailboats, small unspoiled islands, crystal clear water (perfect for snorkeling), and drop-offs (a diver’s delight).