Lionfish Hunting Expedition

Great Options for 2023!

Tobacco Caye Marine Station is a research and study abroad center. We host students from around the world and teach them about our incredible ocean. One of our key research projects is studying the invasive lionfish here in Belize. In the past 3 years we have culled over 2000. For our research we weigh, measure, identify gender and dissect every single one of them. By joining our lionfish expedition you will not only be hunting an invader but also contributing to our research.

Tobacco Caye Belize Lionfish Expeditions

Unforgettable Experience!

Tobacco Caye Marine Station is a research and study abroad center. We host students from around the world and teach them about our incredible ocean. One of our key research projects is studying the invasive lionfish here in Belize. In the past 3 years we have culled over 2000. For our research we weigh, measure, identify gender and dissect every single one of them. By joining our lionfish expedition you will not only be hunting an invader but also contributing to our research. We have interns waiting for your catch so they can dissect, measure, document important data. Your help is important!

Lionfish Partnerships

Paradise Awaits You!

Working with our partner Tobacco Caye Paradise we can offer a 4 night stay in an over the water cabana with all meals, water, juice and a glorious lionfish dish platter included. 7 boat dives including 1 night dive on the beautiful Belize Barrier Reef. All dive equipment, wetsuits and tanks included. Return boat from the coastal town of Dangriga to Tobacco Caye. Working alongside Tobacco Caye Marine Station to help with their data collection. All lionfish hunting equipment will be provided by the marine station.able.

Tobacco Caye Lionfish Expedition

Lionfish Expedition:  Contact for Pricing

Price is per person based on double occupancy and includes all taxes.

Dates: Contact for Dates

The divers responsibility is their flights to Belize and their transport to Dangriga. Participants can book an internal flight from BZE to Dangriga or book a transfer by road. Participants must be in Dangriga prior to 3pm on their transfer day to Tobacco Caye. The diver is also responsible for dive insurance, our top recommendation is DAN. Please note that all participants should be at least open water certified and are a confident scuba diver.

This is a chance to cull the invasive lionfish whilst helping a not for profit organization collect scientific data. Feel free to watch our lionfish dissection demo and get hands on experience collecting data if you wish. Tobacco Caye is a tiny 4 acre island situated right on the Belize Barrier Reef, unwind after a day of diving on your private over the water cabana looking out at the Caribbean Sea. There are 2 bars on the island, snorkeling opportunities straight from the island, kayaks and SUPs are also available.

Lionfish Expedition Contact

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