Placencia Peninsula is the top coastal destination in Belize, Central America. Thousands of travelers plan a trip to Placencia every year to engage in their favorite hobby. Some wish to increase their diving skills, catch that Grand Slam or snorkel at new places. Whatever the goal, Placencia Wildside Adventures is sure to deliver.
Plan a Day trip with Conrad and experience an adventure like no other. Whether you’re a first-timer or a professional, Conrad and his licensed tour guides will ensure that you are well-equipped and having fun; and if you’re still unsure about the water, they will take their time until you’re comfortable. All-day trips are private, whether you’re traveling with family, a group or alone.
Day Trips in Placencia includes traveling to islands/cayes and patches of reef. Get a chance to do the top tours in southern Belize.
Snorkeler’s Paradise is a trip mainly done at Laughing bird Caye National Park and Lark Caye. At these location you will see an abundance of Marine life and diverse fringing Reef.
Other snorkel charters available from Placencia include: Pompion Caye, South Water Caye as well as half day trips at Lark Cayes or Bugle Cayes
Silk Cayes & Turtle Alley Snorkeling
Snorkel at some of the most beautiful cayes in Placencia. Silk Cayes was formerly known as “Queen Cayes” is a protected marine reserve just off the coast. The Reserve contains some of the healthiest parts of the reef system due to its elevation and crystal clear water. These three Cayes have been an all-time favorite for locals and is now a top destination for snorkelers. Loved for their turquoise waters with white sandy beaches.
While exploring the reef, your guide will take you to Turtle Alley. Get a chance to meet Loggerheads, Sting Rays, Nurse Sharks and Eagle Rays. These creatures are harmless and enjoy the company. Simply keep your hands to yourself and enjoy the encounter.
Sounds scary? It really isn’t.
Gear up, grab a light and follow your guide.
You will see the real “Wildside” of the reef. It amazing the difference in marine life in the same area. We will do 2 snorkels in the same area one at dusk to see whats out and then another after the sun sets.
See a difference in the marine life when the sun goes down. Its fun and exciting and our newest tour addition.
Seafood Hunting - Spearfishing
Snorkeling & Fishing combo
Swimming with Whales sharks
Our whale shark tours put snorkelers first and takes you to Gladden Spit (locally called “point of reef”) this is the portion of the reef furthest from the mainland. This area is a spawning site for over 10 different species of fish.
In the month of March April May and June, huge schools of cubera and mutton snappers aggregate in this area to spawn. The spawning attracts the Whale Sharks.
Please understands that, there is no guarantee of whale shark sightings, we can guarantee that our crew will do our best to seek out a whale shark for our guests.
Monkey River Tour
Scuba Diving & Certifications
Visit Laughing Bird Caye National Park for some of the best dives in Placencia. The water is crystal clear- perfect for practicing, discovering colorful corals and swimming with a large variety of fishes and other sea creatures. Whether you’re a rookie or a certified diver, Conrad and his licensed guides will be at your service while providing safe and professional equipment.
Placencia Wildside Adventures offer Open Water Certification, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and Divemaster Certifications. You can take private lessons and practice in your own atmosphere at your own pace. For those who don’t want to be certified, Conrad will gladly teach you the basics and assist while driving. As for the professionals, you can practice your skills, learn new ones and dive deeper for longer periods.
Choose One, two or three dives for the day. Begin early and do a dawn dive, or start late and do a dusk or night dive.