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Diving Reviews of Peter Hughes Diving in Belize

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Average Overall Ratings
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(51 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  4 stars
Underwater Photography:  4 stars Accommodations:  4 stars
 
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Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   "Wonderful Christmas Present"
Wonderful Christmas PresentFamily vacation over Christmas. First time in Belize. Boarded and from the start the boat's crew, all locals, made us feel at home... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2015   Harry
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   "Excellent"
Excellent[None]The Sun Dancer II is a great boat with a great crew. We have been on this ship 5 times and it is our favorite live-aboard. ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2015   Phil Hampton
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   "Well run boat enjoying best of the Caribbean diving"
Well run boat enjoying best of the Caribbean divingThe Sundancer II is now a part of the Aggressor fleet, and spends much of its time cruising the beautiful waters off Belize. The ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2015   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   N/A   "Great Solution for a 2-Year Hiatus (We Had Mega Saltwater Withdrawl)"
Great Solution for a 2-Year Hiatus (We Had Mega Saltwater Withdrawl)The Good: This is our second trip on the Sundancer II. We really liked the crew, the food, the room, the diving and the options! ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   Fritz Besch
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   "Belize Dancer - great as usual"
Belize Dancer - great as usualThe good: This was a return trip to the Sun Dancer and it continues to provide great service and relaxed diving. The crew have be... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2014   Ken
500+ Dives
 
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Peter Hughes Diving Y   [N/A]   On the Sun Dancer 2 they practice "fin-tastic" service on the dive deck. ie they put on your fins before you giant stride off the ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2014   Scott L Kramer
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   This was an awesome trip. The ocean life was fantastic. Spotted toad fish, free swimming moray eels during the day, which is very ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2013   Diane Nash
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   This was an awesome trip. The ocean life was fantastic. Spotted toad fish, free swimming moray eels during the day, which is very ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2013   Diane Nash
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   A repeat trip. It was a little windy which kept us at long caye (boat ripped out 1 mooring mid dive). Only a single dive on half m... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2013   Ken
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Y   [N/A]   The hard corals were generally stressed. The soft corals were healthy and big. The overall fish population was on the low side, ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2013   David Marchese
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Lighthouse Reef/Turneffe Reef   The Sun Dancer II is a spacious boat with all cabins having a queen bed or 2 full twin beds. Cabins have a large window and plenty... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2012   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   This was a great operation! Best live aboard I have been on in terms of service and comfort. Great diving, with 5 dives per day ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2012   Karen Woods
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Long Caye, Half Moon Caye   During our twelve years of diving, Belize seems to have become our favorite Caribbean destination. We have, at any rate, vis... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2012   Rickie Sterne/Chrisanda Butto
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   This is a repeat trip for us. Boat, crew & sites remain great. Still a goto destination for us (along with Divi in Bonaire and the... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2011   Ken
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Long Caye,Half Moon Caye,Tur   We accept totally unpredictable flight schedules, incomprehensible overweight charges, and indecipherable departure gates as ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2011   Rickie Sterne/Chrisanda Butto
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Lighthouse Reef & Turneffe   Lots of lionfish & one of crew speared 5-10 each day. Crew was very helpful and friendly frequently offering any help needed, and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2010   Craig Kittelson
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Belize diving from the Sundancer II is generally pretty easy, but its important to keep in mind a couple of things before you choo... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
7/2010   Stephen Kouri
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Crew: The crew were excellent, extremely helpful and attentive. The dive staff were very knowledgeable and the dive briefings deta... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   David McDougall
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes / Sun Dancer II Full report N   [N/A]   Sun Dancer Belize June 09 Chuck and Nancy Anson Oceanside, CA Experience 501-1000 dives VIS 40 to 100 feet Water 80-83 F, choppy. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2009   Chuck & Nancy Anson
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   This was the best live aboard trip I have had since I started diving 10 years ago. The facilities were well maintained, and the f... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2009   Craig Gibson
250+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   5th trip to this destination with Peter Hughes. Great easy diving as always. New schedule did 5 dives on 3 dive sites per day inst... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2008   ken
500+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The cabins in the forward part of the boat are double beds, and cost more. However, because of the narrower location, the cabins ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
10/2008   Marilyn Sorrell
250+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Our fifth Peter Hughes Belize charter in 12 years. Amazingly, the crew maintains good humor and pleasant demeanor despite doing t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   Martha & Jeff Hubbard
1000+ Dives
 
SUN DANCER II Full report N   [N/A]   PETER HUGHES KNOWS HOW TO PAMPER DIVERS ON HIS BOATS...FROM THE WAKE-UP CALL AND COFFEE SERVICE IN THE AM TO WARM WATER SHOWERS ON... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2008   TOM LOPATIN
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Captain Mike Tougas and his crew run an excellent operation. They work extremely well together and all seem to genuinely enjoy on... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2007   Greg & Pat White
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Lighthouse Reef, Turneffe Isl.   This was offered as a Valentine's Day special and for some reason the boat wasn't full. We had 12 passengers on a boat that would... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2007   Jeff Robertson
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report Y   [N/A]   My husband and I have been on a total of ten liveaboards with Peter Hughes and this trip was our last. We have since been on the ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   Jeanette Jackson
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes - Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   We arrived in Belize City, Belize via Continental from Houston. PH staff greeted us outside the airport and had a cool bottle of w... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2006   Darren Sieck
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Liveaboard Full report N   [N/A]   Great crew-most dive masters were enthusiastic. Weather was not cooperative but crew did the best they could. They even have turn... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2006   Mary Ellen
<100 Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Caribbean   This trip was our first Caribbean diving and first trip in a "chain" dive boat. I did a lot of research and chose the Dancer beca... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
5/2006   Lynn Morton
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer Full report N   Atolls   If and when I dive here again, it will be earlier in the year. Tropical depressions start in Mid-June and can suspend silt in the ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
7/2006   Gary Nagel
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report Y   [N/A]   Our trip was aboard the Peter Hughes live-aboard Sun Dancer 2 out of Belize City, Belize. The boat was absolutely georgeous and v... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   Kevin
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report Y   [N/A]   Our trip was aboard the Peter Hughes live-aboard Sun Dancer 2 out of Belize City, Belize. The boat was absolutely georgeous and v... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   Kevin
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes' Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   This was my fourth live aboard trip to Belize and my third trip aboard this particular boat. It's the quintessential Peter Hughes... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2006   George Lock
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sundancer Full report Y   [N/A]   Great operation, great people, great food. The overall experience was outstanding. They treated us as adults with quality wine... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2005   Jerry Jensen
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sundancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Second Peter Hughes trip. The Sundancer II is the Mercedes of live-aboard in terms of layout and accommodations. Very spacious ca... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   Tom Chase
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   The boat was well run. We had 8 staff for 15 divers. We didn't go to the blue hole and had a couple of dives cancelled due to weat... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   JulieConner
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Sun Dancer 11 Full report N   [N/A]   I've been diving for 23years, and have done a live-aboard almost every year since 1987. The Sun Dancer 11 is the first boat I've b... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
6/2005   Milton Provel
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Huges/ Sun Dancer Full report N   [N/A]   I will have a hard time going to land based diving after this trip. The owners swuit is the best deal. Biggest room, best accomida... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2005   Bart Dahneke
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report N   [N/A]   Their was no bad..... this was our first expirence with Peter Hughes, and it was leaps and bounds better than any of the liveaboar... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2005   Phil Tobin
100+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Wow, what an awesome trip. We have never done so much diving in one week like this, we are now spoiled. This is definitely on our ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2004   Joni & Bobby Lamb
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   This is my first live aboard, and it was a pretty good experience. I love this live aboard.... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2004   Tita Lamm
<100 Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   This was my first live-a-board experience and I found it to be overall a good one. Things ran smoothly from the pick-up at the air... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2003   John DeBonis
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes SunDancerII Full report Y   [N/A]   Not any really bad. Would have liked more Pelagics. As for the good, the boat is outstanding, large, comfortable rooms with lots... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   Donald Rowe
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Diving/ Sun Dancer II Full report N   live aboard   The trip left little to be desired. The captain was not very sociable and seemed to make little effort to know the passengers but... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   Ed Boyer
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   Peter Hughes runs a quality shop, at least with the SunDancer II. This is an excellent operation. You dive your own profile or y... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2004   Mike Garrison
100+ Dives
 
Peter Huges Diving (Sun Dancer II) Full report Y   [N/A]   I have nothing but the highest praise for this operation. The vessel is the best I have ever been on and the crew surpassed all ex... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2004   Gabriel I. Peñagarícano
250+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   The weeks diving is five days plus 3 hours on Friday morning. One could do 26 dives. Usually the two morning dives are at one s... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2003   Martha & Jeff Hubbard
1000+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer II Full report Y   Lighthouse Reef   Great boat, great service (despite them being short too crew that week). Thought I would not like the more "organized" Peter Hughe... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2002   John
250+ Dives
 
Sun Dancer II Full report Y   [N/A]   [None]Best of the Peter Hughes boats we have been on. Good, fun crew made for an enjoyable week. Hurricane Isador impacted the w... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
9/2002   Brian
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Sun Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   My husband and I were on only the 2nd cruise in Belize for the Sun Dancer. Peter and Alice Hughes were also on the boat that week... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2002   Judy Flagg
100+ Dives
 
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