Ready to set out on an adventure full of color, variety, and surprising discoveries? Point your compass toward Belize and get ready to experience exotic wildlife, ancient Mayan ruins, and a variety of active expeditions from the rainforest to island beaches. For travelers who love to get the most out of every day, Belize is sure to please!
Hidden Gem of the Caribbean
Imagine a country with natural resources that are untouched and protected from development. Imagine traveling to pristine rainforests and islands with an abundance of wildlife, encountering animals such as ocelots, tapirs, peccary’s, jaguars, and howler monkeys. Imagine a place with over 200 species and hundreds more sub-species of birds including macaws, parrots, toucans, mot-bots, red-footed boobies, harpy eagles, and frigates. Imagine snorkeling or diving among colorful coral with angelfish, yellow-tail damsels, barracuda, seahorses, spotted eagle rays, parrotfish, starfish, sea anemones, and bonefish.
Welcome to Belize!
Belize has been a leader in promoting eco-tourism in the region, so travelers get to see pristine beauty with minimal human impact on the natural landscape. The Belize Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the second largest barrier reef in the world. It is made up of islands and coral reefs running 200 miles along the length of the country that offer a stunning array of fish and marine life. With its Mayan roots, Belize is a country rich and diverse in culture, which is reflected in the cuisine, language, and native traditions.
Blue Skies Ahead
The weather in Belize is warm and comfortable all year long. Most trips to Belize correspond with the country’s dry season (November – April) so you can expect sunny days and calm, clear water. The average temperature is 84° F with ocean temperatures averaging 80° F. Winter storms may bring the water temperature down to the low 60s, but visitors can generally expect an abundance o suny days and pleasant weather
Belize Adventures Come in all Shapes & Sizes
Whatever your adventure level is you can find your ideal trip in Belize. Be on the go, choose a new activity every day, or relax on a hammock overlooking a stunning beach – it’s your choice!
On the move –
Paradise Islands & Coral Islands SUP trips are great for people who enjoy exploring something new each day! Both trips will begin at the Tropical Education Center, so you can learn more about the wildlife and diverse ecology of Belize before journeying on to the Southwater Caye Marine Reserve for a guided paddling journey. You can choose to sea kayak on the Paradise Islands trip or stand up paddleboard on the Coral Islands trip, but your route will be the same as you discover the less traveled areas of the Belize Barrier Reef. You will visit mangrove islands, coral reefs, and the Garifuna Fishing Camp for an experience bursting with both nature and culture.
Paddle and Play!
Glover’s Reef is the perfect trip for families. The daily schedule is filled with choices geared toward all interests and abilities allowing everyone to enjoy the beauty of the reef. Glover’s Atoll is a protected marine park and designated world heritage site with some of the richest marine environments in the Caribbean Sea. The accommodations at Glover’s Reef will be a comfortable and well-appointed basecamp where all your adventures will begin. Try sea kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, stand up paddleboarding, windsurfing, diving, and more with expert instructors. Trip lengths and itineraries are flexible so you can find the trip that is best for you.
Lighthouse Reef Adventure will appeal to birders, divers, and anyone who is interested in a flexible schedule and choice of activities. For avid birders, this trip includes a visit to a mainland wildlife sanctuary followed by a stay on Half Moon Caye, a protected island managed by the Belize Audubon Society and home to red-footed boobies among hundreds of other exotic bird species as well. For people interested in diving, you will enjoy the chance to dive at the legendary Blue Hole and other beautiful reef locations near Lighthouse Reef Atoll. This trip is also perfect for anyone who is interested in a unique adventure. There will be plenty of opportunities to explore shipwrecks, island mangroves, and beautiful patch reefs by sea kayak or snorkeling where you’ll get an up-close look into the colorful world underwater. With so many options, this trip will appeal to everyone in your group.
See it all!
If you want to see the best that Belize has to offer from rainforest to beach, the Epic Belize or Belize Adventure Week won’t disappoint!
Epic Belize begins on Glover’s Reef for several days of island life where you can enjoy sea kayaking, snorkeling, and stand up paddleboarding on an atoll in the Belize Barrier Reef. Here you can explore the spectacular marine environments of the reef or simply take in the beauty of this remote tropical marine wilderness. Next, you will travel to the wild rainforests of the southern Maya Mountains to visit Mayan Ruins and hidden waterfalls. Challenge yourself with a rappel down the waterfalls and an exciting zipline adventure through the rainforest canopy. A kayak trip down the Moho River navigating drop pool rapids and travertine falls with an overnight camp in the rainforest finishes off this impressive adventure!
Belize Adventure Week begins in the rainforest with a waterfall hike and rappel followed by a thrilling zipline ride on the longest zipline course in Central America! Your trip will continue with a kayak run down the Mopan River through small drop pool rapids and an afternoon visit to El Castillo, a Mayan temple. You will also kayak through an underground river and cave system navigating only by headlamp. After the excitement of the first part of your week, you will get to enjoy a few days on an island atoll in the Belize Barrier Reef. There you will have the opportunity to snorkel, kayak, fish, windsurf or just relax on Glover’s Reef before this unforgettable trip ends.
Give us a call – we’ll guide you through!
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