|Researchers wishing to book a place at GRRS should direct inquiries of availability to the Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that prior to the start of any research activity, a scientific research permit is required from the Belize Fisheries Department. Click here for an up-to-date price list for Glover’s Reef Research Station.
If WCS pays for the scientific research permit, the cost is 500 BZD, which will be added to your final station bill. Station equipment is provided for use on the basis that guests will pay for the replacement of any damaged or lost item at local prices, plus 10%.The balance of all fees and charges is payable at the conclusion of your visit.
A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. The deposit can be paid via international wire transfer, credit card or couriered check. Upon your completed visit, the remaining balance can be paid on site by check or credit card. The balance can also be paid within 10 days via international wire transfer, credit card or couriered check.
Discounts on accommodation rates are offered for groups of 10 or more persons, some restrictions apply.
In the event of cancellation, a full deposit refund will be given up to 8 weeks prior to the arrival date. If cancellation occurs less than 8 weeks prior to arrival date, half the deposit will be refunded. Cancellations of less than four weeks notice will forfeit the entire 50% deposit, to cover costs already incurred on your behalf or as recompense for lost revenue if alternative clients were turned away.
WCS Visitor Release Form
Snorkeling and Diving
Guests who snorkel are required to have a GRRS-provided Water Safety Officer accompany them on all snorkeling excursions. The daily cost of a Water Safety Officer is 50 USD (1-8 persons).
When you are coming to dive with us please bring your Dive certification and DAN Insurance information with you. We will need proof of these before any dives can be carried out. Please note that all research dives done from GRRS will be accompanied by a local Dive Master (DM). Aside from being a legal requirement, our DMs will help to coordinate and plan your dives, leaving you to concentrate on data collection. The daily cost of a DM is 50 USD (1-8 persons) and will be billed to your group. Please see our SCUBA Policy for more information.