Because the reefs and Cayes on the (south) east of Dangriga are less visited by those whom are based at the northern islands (Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker), these reefs are the least visited of all the atolls. The closest dive spots to Dangriga are at the Southern Barrier Reef, which are half a day trips. Tobacco Caye and South Water Caye are popular where you can dive the Grand Channel. From April to June around full moon you can go diving with whale sharks at the world famous Gladden Spit, located near Placencia. Another popular resort area for diving in the Dangriga region is Hopkins, where you will find various facilities to cater to your diving needs.
Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize, located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the North Stann Creek River. It is the capital of Belize’s Stann Creek District and also the largest town in southern Belize. It is served by the Dangriga Airport.