Reef Conservation International (ReefCI)

Tom Owens Caye, Belize
Save $400 off our regular price of $1330 for a Monday - Friday marine conservation trip to Belize!!
Feel the thrill of swimming with a whale shark, the excitement of spearing the invasive lionfish, and the satisfaction in helping the marine environment. ReefCI dive trips are a unique opportunity to protect the reef ecosystem by directly participating in our ongoing marine conservation projects! Learn to dive or further your dive qualifications; everyone contributes regardless of their experience. ReefCI has been developing and working on a wide variety of marine conservation projects and sharing our passion for marine conservation and diving with guests from around the world for over 13 yea... read more
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Diving types
Boat Diving, Shore Diving

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We attract a vast cross section of demographics from diverse ages and backgrounds and have had guests as young as 3 and as old as 82.  We attract working professionals, families, singles, couples, college groups, and retirees that come to our island!  You will find that people coming on this type of vacation all have a shared passion for diving and ocean conservation, which makes for great group dynamics.  We try to give the general diver a unique opportunity to learn about and help conserve the marine environment while having a fun vacation. Our trips are for both experienced and non-experienced divers, everyone contributes regardless of their background and experience. We accept non-diving guests and snorkelers and certify people wanting to become divers!  The research methodologies we teach are very simple and straight forward and you can learn all you need to know in our training session prior to the dive.  You will be spearing the invasive lionfish and participating in our other conservation dives and making a difference!

$1330 USD per week

$995 for each additional week



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Reef Conservation International (ReefCI)
Location ReefCI offers a unique marine conservation diving experience – an all-inclusive Monday thru Friday diving and marine conservation trip on a small private island in the Caribbean Sea situated on the Belize Barrier Reef. ReefCI is located on a picture-perfect remote private island that is part of the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve Park, located in southern Belize. Our island, Tom Owens Caye, is a true ‘castaway’ coral caye island located directly on the Belize Barrier Reef. T...Continue reading
Instructors & Dive masters Meet our diverse team!

Frank Hachmann (Germany)
Willie Caal (Guatemala)
Smiley Smith (United Kingdom)
Number of Dive Guides 3
Non-diving activities We have lots to offer on the island for non-diving guests.
• Kayaking
• Snorkeling
• Fishing from the island
• Conservation help (dissections, data collection)
• Volleyball
• Badminton
• Great food
• Lots of hammock time!!
Infrastructure Bar, Classrooms, Shower, WC, Wi-Fi
PHYSICALlY DISABLED DIVERS ReefCI is based on a remote island with no facilities for physically disabled divers.
Equipment Description BCD's, regulators, and fins are included. We do suggest our guests bring their own masks and snorkels, booties and wetsuits for fit. All of our equipment is regularly serviced and in excellent condition. We have a regular compressor, we do not offer Nitrox. Our tanks are all regularly inspected and up to date with hydro testing.
Distance to nearest Deco Chamber 2839206.87 km
"Reef Conservation International One" is our 36 foot dive boat with a maximum capacity is 20 guests, we average 10-15 guests.
Number of boats 1

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Check-in time Guests arrive at Placencia on a Saturday or Sunday and we leave for the island Monday mornings at 9:00 -9:30. We transfer our guests to the island on Monday mornings and return Friday.
Seasonality January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November, December
REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS Certification Card, Date of birth, Date of last dive, Diving Insurance, Logbook, Medical Statement, Name in accordance with passport, Number of dives, Passport
Accepted Payment Methods Card Methods:
American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron
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PayPal, Other
Read before you go Whale Sharks?
Whale shark season/migration in Belize runs March-June; however, we do spot them year-round. In fact, a month has not gone by this year where we have not had a sighting; however, the frequency is much greater March thru June. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in Belize attracts one of the largest concentrations of whale sharks in the world. Moreover, the presence of the whale sharks is dependent on the health of the spawning fish aggregations. So there are man...Continue reading
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Our trips run Monday till Friday – we depart at 9:00 - 9:30am on Monday and return to the mainland of Belize on Friday anywhere from 11am-1pm. Guests need to arrive and depart during the weekends. Our mainland base is in the southern Belize village of Placencia. Once a sleepy fishing village, Placencia has emerged as an increasingly popular eco-destination on the Caribbean. All shops and restaurants are within walking distance from your hotel.

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Recommended hotels Weekend accommodation: St Charles Inn, Coral house inn, Hickatee cottages, Blue belize, Cotton tree lodge and Natures way (hostel) ReefCI book these for our guests.

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