For snorkelling, Sea Horse Dive Shop, near Gas Station Dock (t 523-3166, w www.belizescuba.com), offers the best instruction, excursions and equipment rental. Nite Wind Guides (t 523-3847, [email protected]) and Ocean Motion Guides near the Main Dock (t 523-3363, w www.oceanmotionplacencia.com) also put on snorkelling and manatee-watching trips.

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