Reef Runner Glass Bottom Boat has been in operation for over 15 years. The boat is 24 feet long and the viewing glass is 20 inches wide and 16 feet long. It has a shade where one can climb to sunbathe. The Reef Runner Glass Bottom Boat is licensed and can comfortably accomodate 20 passengers. It is equipped with lifevests for both adults and children and also with floating rings.
Aboard the Reef Runner Glass Bottom Boat, you are taken on a sightseeing and snorkeling tour along the the second longest Barrier Reef in the world, the spectacular Belize Barrier Reef. So come and experience the unforgettable and magnificent Belzean Barrier Reef on board the original and best glass bottom boat in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize.
On the sightseeing and snorkeling tour you will enjoy beautiful sights of spectacular corals, such as elkhorn coral, sheet coral, grooved brain coral, finger corals and many more. There are also colorful purple, yellow and red sponges. Swimming and hiding amongst these corals are a colorful array of playful and curious fishes and other sea animals such as flounders, starfish,crabs, nurse sharks, stingrays, octopus, yellowtail snappers, blue stripe grunts, parrot fish, hogfish, damsel fish and much much more.
These are but a few of the wonders that can be seen on a sightseeing and snorkeling tour on the well-known Reef Runner who has one of the best guides on the island. Very helpful and well informed, Nestor Bermudez will ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable experience aboard the Reef Runner Glass Bottom Boat.
Reef Runner Glass Bottom Boat offers two tour options. Two tours daily leaving at 9:00am and 2:00pm.
Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley
This tour is to the well-known protected area known as the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and the famous Shark Ray Alley, where you can swim with the nurse sharks and southern and atlantic stingrays. Occasionally you see loggerhead turtles. The sites are located about three miles from San Pedro Town on the reef.
It's a 30 minute boat ride each way to get there and once there you have approximately 2 hours of snorkeling. Total time on this tour is 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Cost is $45.00US(adult) and $20.00US (child - 4 to 11 yrs). This includes boat, park fees, complimentary fruit punch and snorkeling equipment. If not snorkeling, you may deduct $5.00US from the above rates.
Non-snorkelers can watch the fish and sharks and stingrays from the glass or the side of the boat. They can also swim by the boat at Hol Chan where the water is waist deep or sunbathe on the top of the boat. On the way to the sights there is some sightseeing. Charters available for large groups. We pick up at most resorts with piers in town or south of town. Please make arrangements when booking.