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From the air, the Great Blue Hole of Belize resembles an otherworldly maw, intent on drinking down the surrounding Lighthouse Reef Atoll. Geologists believe that an underlying cave system collapsed under increased pressure some 10,000 years ago due to rising sea levels. The dark hole descends 412 feet, terminating in lightless depths where a lack of oxygen prevents most forms of life from thriving.
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For the adrenaline junkies amongst you, Belize has some seriously exciting, action-packed tours and excursions, offering great diversity and exhilaration. Zip line through the jungle, dive at the world-famous Blue Hole, horseback ride through the jungle, clamber through caves, or hang out with the big fish at night to witness them flashing their bioluminescence.
You’ve been a fantastically successful pop star, sold over 40 million records, have your own TV show and claimed to have romanced thousands of women, and now you’re finally going to ask the one woman you’ve really loved to be your first wife. Where do you pop the Big Question? Why, Belize, of course. Gene Simmons could have picked any spot on the planet to ask Shannon Tweed, his long-time girlfriend and mother of his two children to finally tie the knot.
Like a giant pupil in a sea of turquoise, the Blue Hole has become the most famous dive site in all of Belize and continues to attract divers from all over the world, vivid of exploring the numerous wonders of this spectacular geographical phenomenon.
The Blue Hole is part of the larger Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, a World Heritage Site of the UNESCO, it lies approximately 60 miles off the mainland out of Belize City.
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Chaa Creek and Belize have so much to offer with the following being of greatest interest to myself:
I understand that diving around the atolls is world-class containing several outstanding reefs, including barrier reefs such as near Ambergris Caye, as well as the world famous Blue Hole. Snorkeling …