The Giant Barrel Sponge is one of the largest species of sponge found in the Caribbean. It grows at depths of 10 meters (33 ft) or more and it grows between 60 cm and 1.8 m. It is brown-grey to reddish in color, with a hard or stony texture. It’s been called the “redwood of […]
Sometimes even the smaller things down there can amaze you once you’ve found out about them…..Like the Four-eyed Butterfly fish. Did you know that The species gets its common name from a large dark spot on the rear portion of each side of the body. This spot is surrounded by a brilliant white ring, resembling […]
Everyone listens keenly as Pedro give’s his dive briefing on Christmas morning. Here at WSPDA we are sure to give you a full run down on our local area and a few important tips to make your dive even more comfortable relaxing and an great experience that will keep you coming back 🙂
There are many wonderful dive sites along Ambergris Caye but some stick out more than others. Such as Cypress Gardens… it’s like the name says, a garden of coral filled with marine life. Dive Sites usually get there names here on Ambergris Caye from land marks that line up with the area and this dive […]
Wishing all our customers, friends and diving enthusiasts a MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
Here’s Pedro with his four Lovely Open Water Students at the Hol Chan Marine reserve in Ambergris Caye, Belize. Try the PADI Open Water SCUBA Course today and join the millions who enjoy this great lifestyle of exploring the under water world!
Great training dive at tuffy channel yesterday!…we also sighted a couple of reef squids on our dive, did you know these guys are voracious eaters and typically consumes 30-60% of its body weight daily!
The Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize’s first Marine Reserve to be established in 1987 is located about 15 minutes away from us here at BPDC. A natural break in the reef at a max depth of 28ft and filled with marine life such as turtles, sharks, rays, barracudas, snappers, groupers and many more, it creates […]