Unbiased Scuba Vacation Reviews

Huracan Diving Belize November 2015

This was our 4th visit to Huracan Diving in Belize.  Obviously we like the place!   The diving is excellent, however, there is signs of distress this year on the reef.  A disease has hit some of the large sponges and it is killing the sponge.  Lighthouse reef still has lots of large groupers, sharks, spotted eagle rays and this year we were treated to a dive with 6 dolphins who swam back and forth for about 20 minutes.

I will keep this review short as there is plenty of info on Huracan on the other reviews.  As usual, the management and staff at Huracan did an excellent job.  Overtime we go there are a few new improvements.  The rooms now have a curtain divider between the bathroom and the bedroom.  The dive shop has moved back to the main building/hotel.  The food is still excellent and this is amazing considering how difficult it is to get food out to the island.

This year we had some more very hard rains at night.  Very little to no rain during the day.  Weather was good considering this was November/December which is known as being a time where the seas can be a bit rough.  The ride out was rough and the first 2 days had some strong winds and this stirred up the vis a bit.  The visibility varied from 30 feet to 80 feet depending on the day and the dive site.  Overall it was good considering this is probably the worst time to go.  Summer is hot and dry with no rain, excellent vis and you will have mosquitos.  November will have lots of rain and no mosquitos and some varied vis.  Remember this island uses rain water for showers and such so rain is good……

 

file clam with Huracan Diving Belize

file clam with Huracan Diving Belize

Gaudy Clown Crab with Huracan Diving Belize

Gaudy Clown Crab with Huracan Diving Belize

Goby on Coral with Huracan Diving in Belize

Goby on Coral with Huracan Diving in Belize

Arrow Goby with Huracan Diving Belize

Arrow Goby with Huracan Diving Belize

Reef Shark with Huracan Diving Belize

Reef Shark with Huracan Diving Belize

Blue Hole with Huracan Diving Belize

Blue Hole with Huracan Diving Belize

Top of Blue Hole with Huracan Diving Belize

Top of Blue Hole with Huracan Diving Belize

Hermit with Huracan Diving Belize

Hermit with Huracan Diving Belize

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Reef scene on Light House Reef with Huracan Diving

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Reef scene on Light House Reef with Huracan Diving

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Royal Gramma with Huracan Diving Belize

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Goby

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Goby on Coral Light House Reef Belize with Huracan Diving

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Very small Neck Crab / Decorator Crab on sponge Belize

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Adult neck crab on soft coral. Huracan Diving Belize

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Goby on Coral, Huracan Diving Belize