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106 Glover’s Reef & Southern Cayes
0

Glover’s Reef & 88º10'W
Southern Cayes
Spider Caye

Buttonwood Caye
0

88º00'W
not for navigation

10 km
6 miles

Glover’s Reef & Southern Cayes

Cary Caye
Gladden Spit

74
Hatchet Caye

Laughing Bird Caye
National Park

Silk Cayes
Silk Cayes
77
Reserve

75

Little Water Caye Marine

Laughing Bird Caye

78

79
76
Reef

Depth

Pompion Caye

80

81

0-35ft
36-70ft
71-100ft
101-170ft

Ferry

82

Glover's Reef

171ft+

87º50' W

16º20'N

Ranquana Caye

Glover's Reef
Marine Reserve
64

71

Northeast Caye

Long Caye
68

72

67 66
Middle Caye

65

69
70

y

Ferr

Southwest Caye
0
0

10 km
6 miles

88º10'W

Glover’s Reef

64 LONG CAYE LAGOON

• •
• •

GLOVER’S REEF

Silversides in the atoll sea grasses

In Southern Belize one can find the
third of the atolls off Belize’s coast. Of
the three, Glover’s Reef sees the least
amount of human contact and remains
largely unexplored.
First designated a National Marine
Reserve and then, in 1997, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Glover’s unique
environment has received more than
five decades of attention.

65 LONG CAYE CUT
66 LONG CAYE WALL
67 BEV’S GARDEN
68 THE CRACK
69 THE ABYSS
70 MIDDLE CAYE WALL
71 SOUTH WEST WALL
72 THE PINNACLES

107

•

•
•
•
•
•
•
•

ADVANCED

Moho Caye

INTERMEDIATE

Long Coco Caye

73

NOVICE

16º30'N

GOOD SNORKELING

First recognized as a bird sanctuary
in 1954, it has long been atop the conservation list, getting various conservation designations in 1978 before finally
being declared a complete marine reserve in 1993. There is a marine research
station on Middle Caye and the remains
of an ancient Mayan settlement are
being studied on Long Caye.
Glover’s Reef Atoll was named after
17th century pirate John Glover, who
used the remote islands as a base for
raids against treasure-laden Spanish
galleons heading to and from the Bay
Islands of Honduras.
Located about an hour’s dive boat ride
from Hamanasi in Hopkins or the Nautical Inn in Placencia, Glover’s Reef rises
from abyssal depths of well over 2,000ft
(700m). Oval in shape it is comprised
of more than 700 patch reefs within a
100 sq mile lagoon. Just to the south is
one of the Caribbean’s deepest valleys,
where depths reach 10,00ft (3,000m).
Dived mainly by shops in Dangriga,
Hopkins and Placencia, there are also
several rustic outpost resorts here for
divers and fishermen. Blue waters and
the chance of seeing dolphins, mantas
and whale sharks keep adventurous
divers coming ba...
106 Glover’s Reef & Southern Cayes
GLOVER’S REEF
In Southern Belize one can find the
third of the atolls off Belizes coast. Of
the three, Glovers Reef sees the least
amount of human contact and remains
largely unexplored.
First designated a National Marine
Reserve and then, in 1997, a World Her-
itage Site by UNESCO. Glovers unique
environment has received more than
five decades of attention.
First recognized as a bird sanctuary
in 1954, it has long been atop the con-
servation list, getting various conserva-
tion designations in 1978 before finally
being declared a complete marine re-
serve in 1993. There is a marine research
station on Middle Caye and the remains
of an ancient Mayan settlement are
being studied on Long Caye.
Glover’s Reef Atoll was named after
17th century pirate John Glover, who
used the remote islands as a base for
raids against treasure-laden Spanish
galleons heading to and from the Bay
Islands of Honduras.
Located about an hour’s dive boat ride
from Hamanasi in Hopkins or the Nauti-
cal Inn in Placencia, Glover’s Reef rises
from abyssal depths of well over 2,000ft
(700m). Oval in shape it is comprised
of more than 700 patch reefs within a
100 sq mile lagoon. Just to the south is
one of the Caribbeans deepest valleys,
where depths reach 10,00ft (3,000m).
Dived mainly by shops in Dangriga,
Hopkins and Placencia, there are also
several rustic outpost resorts here for
divers and fishermen. Blue waters and
the chance of seeing dolphins, mantas
and whale sharks keep adventurous
divers coming back for more.
Glovers Reef & Southern Cayes
107
Glover’s Reef
GOOD SNORKELING
NOVICE
INTERMEDIATE
ADVANCED
64 LONG CAYE LAGOON
••
65 LONG CAYE CUT
••
66 LONG CAYE WALL
67 BEV’S GARDEN
••
68 THE CRACK
69 THE ABYSS
70 MIDDLE CAYE WALL
71 SOUTH WEST WALL
72 THE PINNACLES
Gladden Spit
Silk Cayes
Marine Reserve
Laughing Bird Caye
National Park
88º10'W
16º30'N
88º00'W 88º10'W
16º30'N
16º20'N
Glover's Reef
Marine Reserve
Southwest Caye
Long Caye
Middle Caye
Northeast Caye
Glover's Reef
71
72
69
68
67
64
65
70
66
87º50' W
Buttonwood Caye
Spider Caye
Cary Caye
Moho Caye
Long Coco Caye
Ranquana Caye
Pompion Caye
Hatchet Caye
Little Water Caye
Laughing Bird Caye
Silk Cayes
Ferry
Ferry
82
81
80
79
78
77
74
76
73
75
Depth
Reef
171ft+
0-35ft
36-70ft
71-100ft
101-170ft
Glover’s Reef & Southern Cayes
0
10 km
0
6 miles
not for navigation
0
10
km
0
6 miles
A guide cuts up pineapple for lunch
Silversides in the atoll sea grasses
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