You can get certified for scuba diving right here on Caye Caulker. It takes about 4 days - imagine taking your classes at the beautiful Belize Barrier Reef! Several dive shops on Caye Caulker offer both PADI and NAUI certification classes and diving at a variety of beautiful sites by day and at night. Typical trips include diving the walls in the Caye Caulker Marine Reserve, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Turneffe Islands, Half Moon Caye, Long Caye at Lighthouse Reef and other locations on the Belize Barrier Reef.
Blue Hole and Half Moon Caye Dive the fabulous Blue Hole and see the ancient, collapsed cave made famous by Jacque Cousteau. Huge stalctites hang like upside down trees. Sharks also frequent this area. The walls at Half Moon Caye and Long Caye also provide spectacular dives. Half Moon Caye Natural Monument encompasses both the surrounding sea and the Caye itself, which is a bird sanctuary. An observation tower takes you to nest height in a booby and frigatebird rookery, an area with many, many nests.
Night Dives Snorkelers and SCUBA divers alike can enjoy the sea at night. Different creatures come out at night - Moray eels, lobsters, shrimp, and octopus, to mention only a few.