Belize – Blue Hole Nominated for 8th Wonder of the World

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Blue Hole Chabil Mar Belize Resort

Visible from outer space & more than 1000 ft in diameter & 412 ft deep, the Great Blue Hole is a breathtakingly grandiose sinkhole located 43 miles off the coast of Belize, known as a diver’s mecca.

Blue Hole with Reef Chabil Mar Belize Resort

First discovered by Jacques Cousteau, one of the world’s most famous divers and marine conservationists, the Great Blue Hole in Belize is the best of the bunch, and every diver’s dream. Measuring 305m (1,000 ft) across and 123 m (400 ft) deep, the Blue Hole is almost perfectly circular and can be found in Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Dive trips leave weekly from Placencia via our premier dive center partners. Dive Packages to Blue Hole and other Placencia Dive Sites. Belize Scuba Diving.

Vote for Belize’s Great Blue Hole here: http://www.virtualtourist.com/8thwonder?nominee=The+Great+Blue+Hole

 

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