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This exciting family adventure explores the best of Belize at sea and on land. Venture through lush rainforest to explore Mayan caves and ruins, and visit a coral atoll on the beautiful Barrier Reef.

  • Explore Mayan ruins
  • Swim & snorkel on the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Try sea kayaking & paddleboarding
  • Hike through jungle

Begin your trip in a resort overlooking the rolling hills of San Ignacio. From here you will hike through jungle and explore ancient Mayan ruins and caves.

Next, take a boat out to a coral atoll which will be your base for the rest of the trip. From here you can kayak, swim and snorkel in the tropical waters of the Belize Barrier Reef. Explore a marine adventure playground of warm, turquoise, shallow waters teeming with colourful fish, and learn about this enchanting underwater world as you practice your sea-kayaking, kayak-sailing and stand-up paddleboarding skills.

A choice of activities ensures there’s something for all the family on this active trip, and there are options to extend your stay in Belize if you wish.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart UK

    Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Belize; most flights require an overnight stop in the USA.

  2. Day 2: Arrive Belize, transfer to San Ignacio

    Transfer by road to your resort overlooking the rolling hills around San Ignacio

  3. Day 3: Mayan ruins & caves

    Visit the ancient Mayan ruins of Xunantunich. Walk deep into the rainforest to explore the underground archaeological site of Actun Chechem Ha cave system.

  4. Day 4: Boat to Glover's Reef

    You'll be transferred along the scenic Hummingbird Highway through the rainforest to the coastal town of Dangriga. From here it's a short boat ride to your remote camp on a coral atoll located in Glover's Reef Marine Reserve.

  5. Days 5-7 : Optional activities at the camp

    Receive instruction in kayaking, snorkelling and stand-up paddleboarding. All abilities are catered for; you can be as active or as relaxed as you like, and the itinerary is flexible in order to accommodate the group's preferences. Each morning you will be briefed with a choice of activities for the day including paddling, snorkelling and learning to sail a kayak. Or, you can simply relax by the beach.

  6. Day 8: Boat to Dangriga & fly back to the UK

    Take a boat back to Dangriga for a short flight back to the airport to connect with your overnight international flights back to the UK.

    Alternatively, there are also options to extend your stay in Belize:

    Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary: Spend two nights at Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary. Tour the ancient city of Lamanai, go on a boat ride along the New River Lagoon for tremendous birding and wildlife watching and visit the Mayan site of Altun Ha.
    Rainforest Canopy Extension: From Dangriga, transfer to the eco-resort of Bocawina Park. Choose from guided rainforest trails, zip-lining, abseiling or visit a wildlife sanctuary.

  7. Day 9: Arrive UK

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £1,699 per adult, £1,299 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £2,589 per adult, £2,010 per child

Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.

Other information

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Ideal for ages: 7+
  • Itinerary type: Small group

Departure Guide

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  • Easter
  • Xmas

What’s Included

All prices are per person and include:

  • Accommodation

    2 nights resort, 4 nights tented camp The first two nights of the trip are spent in a 3* property with a swimming pool, just outside of the small town of San Ignacio. You will then transfer to a safari-style camp on a remote coral atoll on the Belize Barrier Reef. Accommodation is in 2 person wall-tent cabanas with wooden floors, and proper beds. All tents have an ocean view. The camp is powered by solar generated electricity with freshwater showers and modern compost toilets. Bathrooms are shared.
  • Meals

    7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 5 dinners
  • Activities

    • Hiking

    • Kayaking

    • Snorkelling

    • Stand up paddle boarding

    • Swimming

    • Wildlife watching

Flights

You can typically expect to pay from £890 for an adult, and from £710 for a child aged 11 and under.

Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods or when booking late.

For peace of mind, we recommend that you book your flights with us. If you choose your own flights, please ask us to confirm all arrangements first.

Next Steps

Departures

Choose your preferred departure date from the 6 options below, then make a no obligation booking request, or enquire if you would like to ask us a question.

Our small group holidays require a minimum of just four participants to operate. Most of our holidays are also available on a private basis or can be tailored to meet your requirements.

Itinerary dates Prices per person from (exc. flights)
Year Starts Ends Adult price, excluding flights, from Child price, excluding flights, from Holiday Status Options
* Available: this holiday is available to book. ** Guaranteed: this holiday is available to book and has reached a minimum of four participants, so is guaranteed to run.
2018 24 Dec 30 Dec £1,699 £1,299 Available* Book or Enquire
2018 31 Dec 6 Jan £1,699 £1,299 Available* Book or Enquire
2019 22 Apr 28 Apr £1,699 £1,299 Available* Book or Enquire
2019 23 Dec 29 Dec £1,699 £1,299 Available* Book or Enquire
2019 30 Dec 5 Jan £1,699 £1,299 Available* Book or Enquire
2020 13 Apr 19 Apr £1,699 £1,299 Available* Book or Enquire