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Hol Chan

At Hol Chan, enter the shallow waters at 4 feet and make our way towards the channel, surrounded by schools of sergeant majors, snappers and jacks. Occasionally, a gigantic sea turtle can be found feeding peacefully on the splendid green sea bed. The channel is approximately 30 feet deep. As we approach the deeper end, look out for the heavy weights dog-toothed snappers and elegant eagle rays – they like to hang out around here. Swim across the channel and there is a swim through you can drop 15 feet down – test your free diving skills here if you must. Before returning to the boat, be sure to look out for the green moray eels – they move swiftly in the waters!

At Shark Ray Alley, the water is approximately 8 feet in the area. While you get surrounded by the nurse sharks coming to the surface for their chum, don’t forget to look beneath you. The rays will be swimming at the seabed, feeding off the scraps dropped by the nurse sharks.

Come with Somos to explore one of the oldest marine reserves in a different way to begin your amazing day full of new experiences.


per guest


  • 8:30 or 1:30  Come join us for freshly brewed coffee or cool refreshments on the dock

  • 9:00 or 2:00  Boat ride from Somos to Hol Chan (1st stop)

  • 9:15 or 2:15  Snorkel at Hol Chan

  • 10:00 or 3:00  Light refreshment & snacks served on-board

  • 10:15 or 3:15  Snorkel at Shark Ray Alley (2nd stop)

  • 11:00 or 4:00  Yummy rum punch served on return trip

  • 11:15 or 4:15  Photo sharing at Somos

We highly encourage you to hang around Somos at the end of the trip to share the photos taken during the day.

P.S. Someone has to finish the rum punch anyway!


  • A 2.5 hour trip with 2 stops that bring you to Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley



  • Bustling marine ecosystems

  • Colonies of radiant coral formations

  • Channel crossing

  • Brilliant canyon formations

  • Dolphins, snappers, groupers, sharks, eagle rays

  • Natural swim-through


  • ​Our team will guide you throughout the trip

  • Exclusive! Your guide will be armed with a camera to capture the special moments of the trip

  • Light refreshments & snacks served on-board

  • All snorkeling equipment included

  • Rum punch served at Somos upon return


  • $10 cash for park entrance fee

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Tours leaving at 5pm daily

A 2 hour trip stopping at Hol Chan

just before the sun sets where you can snorkel under the stars.




Every 2 hours starting at 8am

A swift 20 minute boat ride that takes you along the western coast to the Secret Beach.


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