Latin America - Liveaboards
Central and South America offers a wonderful variety of spectacular scuba diving and diving holiday options. Visit the mystical Blue Hole in Belize and the 185 mile long reef second only to the Great Barrier Reef in Austalia. Experience Whale Shark encounters off Utila in the Honduras or dive with the Giant Mantas and Hammerheads off Cocos Islands. The perfect locations for a world class dive holiday.
To get the best out of diving in Latin America we offer a range of Aggressor liveaboard boats. Providing the highest standards of service, equipment and comfort, you can enjoy carefully planned itineraries. All the yachts are built and powered for comfort, safety and stability with air-conditioned ensuite single and double cabins and luxury facilities including hot tubs, satellite linked media centres and computers. Diving schedules ensure you visit the best diving in each destination with time to explore the cultural sights in the programme.
Belize Aggressor III - Belize, Latin America
The Belize luxury liveaboard the Aggressor III is a luxury Caribbean Liveaboard which is a 120ft aluminum yacht built and powered for comfort, safety and stabiility whilst being ideal for diving the best dive sites in Belize. Belize is known as a wall diver's paradise with huge crimson gorgonian and giant ear sponges plus morays, spiny lobsters and tiny crabs hiding in every crack, crevice, cave and tunnels of these beautiful coral formations.
The Belize Aggressor III casts off from the Radisson Ft. George dock in Belize City.
Nine deluxe staterooms, each with double and single berths, private toilet and shower, individual climate control, port light and TV/DVD.
Air-conditioned salon with entertainment centre, galley, dining room, sun deck with wet bar, hot tub and deck chairs. Computer with email access via satellite. Onboard safety equipment including defibrillator and D.A.N. oxygen system. Photo lab.
Large well designed dive deck with divers own personal dive station with seat and locker. Air/nitrox fills.
|Liveaboard (1 + 7 nights) Sample Itinerary:
Depart London for Miami. Overnight Miami International Airport Hotel (no meals).
Depart Miami to Belize City. Transfer to the Belize Aggressor. At approx 18:00hrs the vessel departs for its first anchorage while the onboard chef serves a delicious dinner. Afterwards, the Captain gives a detailed welcome aboard and safety briefing.
Dive briefing. Guests may enjoy up to five dives each day. All dives are conveniently made from the mothership. Excellent snorkeling is available for non-diving passengers. While you are diving, the chef prepares delicious snacks and scrumptious meals, served on schedule. Night dives are offered throughout the week, conditions permitting.
Monday - Thursday
Diving continues at favorite locations like The Elbow, Quebrada, Long Caye Ridge, Painted Wall, Elk Horn Forest, The Blue Hole and Cathedral. Lighthouse Reef: The crew will shuttle you to Half Moon Caye for a walk on the beach and a tour of the bird sanctuary, weather permitting. Here you can observe red-footed booby and frigate birds. The lighthouse was built in 1848. This shore excursion is conducted mid-week.
Diving ends at approx 13:00hrs. The Belize Aggressor returns to Belize City. Exciting tours such as Cave Tubing, Belize Zoo or Mayan Ruin explorations can be arranged locally. The Captain and crew host an evening cocktail party at 18:00hrs. Since dinner is not served onboard this evening, the crew will arrange transportation to a local restaurant.
Checkout time is 08:00hrs. Transfer to Belize City airport for flight to Miami. Connect with overnight London flight.
Sunday Arrive London.
Itinerary may vary due to weather conditions.
A non-refundable deposit of is required at the time of booking. Final balance due 15 weeks prior to departure.Note. Belize airport departure tax from US$35 and Port fee of US$95 payable locally.
Best Time: Year round (Aug - Oct hurricane season).
Average Air temps: 23-27°C (74-80°F) Oct-Mar, 25-35°C (78-95°F) Sept-Apr
Average Water temps: 26°C (80°F)
Visibility: 20-30m (up to 60m on outer atols).
Top Dive Sites: The Blue Hole (300m diameter), Lighthouse Reef, Turneffe and Glover coral rings, The Elbow drop off (Turneffe Atoll), Gadden Spit (feeding Whale Shark), Wrecks - Myron L & HMS Advice.
Great Reasons to Dive in Belize