Becoming A Scuba Diver
At the tender age of 14, I got the opportunity to become a scuba diver. Ever since then I started my career in scuba diving and teaching people how to do it.
Being underwater opens another world for me consisting of peacefulness, tranquillity, and weightlessness that gives me the space to open my mind for creativity and find solutions for challenges I am facing, or new ideas. Diving is my inspiration.
In the last few years, I got the opportunity to work for National Geographic part-time as a pilot for their cruise ship travel in Belize.
Dive Into The Blue – Explore Belize Amazing Underwater World
Discover the magnificence of the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere—Belize, an absolute haven for divers. The prime diving spots in Southern Belize are conveniently accessible within a 30-40 minute boat ride from Hopkins. However, some of the most breathtaking dive sites are nestled in the Lighthouse Atoll, the renowned home of the UNESCO World Heritage site, The Blue Hole, and Half Moon Caye National Monument.
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Numerous atolls, including the Lighthouse Atoll, are designated as protected Marine Reserves, showcasing Belize's unwavering dedication to conservation and maintaining the reef system in a pristine condition. An enchanting underwater realm adorned with vibrant coral formations, sponges, sea fans, and a diverse array of both small and large marine creatures eagerly awaits your exploration.
Whether you are a novice embarking on a Discover Scuba Diving Course or a certified scuba diver seeking to revel in the underwater wonders, Belize Unknown and its dedicated team are committed to ensuring your dive experience is nothing short of extraordinary.
With a combined experience of over 7000 logged dives and the certification of more than 500 divers, our team of Dive Masters and Instructors is well-equipped to ensure your diving journey exceeds industry standards. Your safety and happiness are our top priorities, and our dedicated professionals go above and beyond to teach and guide you. Before your initial dive, we engage in personalized discussions about your dive background and skills, emphasizing a commitment to creating a secure and enjoyable underwater experience for every diver.
Our Pelican Dive Vessel, measuring 38 feet, offers comfortable accommodation for up to 14 divers and guides.
Our equipment - your safety
Despite the advancements in scuba diving safety, ensuring a secure experience remains paramount at our Dive Center, aligning with PADI standards. We strictly adhere to the buddy system and always have a Dive Master present. Offering well-maintained equipment and complimentary personal gear care, our commitment extends to continuous air quality monitoring and regular equipment checks.
Equipped with aluminum tanks and using regular air, we prioritize safety with annual tank inspections, five-year high-pressure tests, and constant regulator and BCD maintenance. Our safety measures include:
thorough briefings and debriefings
Essential safety equipment on board.
As part of our commitment to your well-being, we recommend obtaining Dive Insurance with reputable providers like DAN. Secure it online for added protection during your diving experiences. Your safety is our top priority, and we are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable dive for everyone.