Belize Adventure Week – First Half Week
EXPLORE BELIZEAN JUNGLES by paddle, hiking shoe, zipline, and more! Belize Adventure Week — our ever-popular, action-packed tour — explores this fascinating country using a multi-sport format. You can now join us just for the first half of our longer adventure. This trend-setting active vacation package is based on 32 years of Belize exploration.
We meet at a beach lodge in the coastal town of Dangriga, transferring to the jungle early the next morning for waterfall rappelling in the morning and ziplining in the afternoon. From there we drive the beautiful Hummingbird Highway to western Belize where we spend two days learning to kayak on the Mopan River, exploring the Mayan Ruins of Xunantunich, and kayaking the Caves Branch River underground before finishing up in Belize City.
We stay in three different lodges on this four night adventure. This is the way to see Belize! In only four days you will experience three different regions of jungle wilderness areas in this fascinating country.
No Experience Needed
This trip is designed for those looking for an active vacation, and although no experience is required, some guests may find the activities strenuous (particularly the hike to the rappel and the portages on the Caves Branch River). Each sport is introduced, taught, and guided by expert guides, and each sport is suitable for a complete beginner in good shape. People who are in good physical shape and have a good attitude will do fine.
[photo credit at top of page: Max Nohel]
JUNGLE-ISLAND COMBO OVERVIEW
Belize Adventure Week – First Half
TRIP LENGTH: First Half Week – 4 nights (1 at a beach lodge, 2 at a jungle lodge, 1 in Belize City)
PER PERSON: $1575 US (2017-2018 rates)
DAYS OF WEEK: Sat – Wed
SEASON: December – April
DEPOSIT: $450 per person
GROUP SIZE: Minimum 4, Maximum 12
2018: Dec. 22, 29
2019: Jan. 26
Mar. 2, 16, 23, 30
We will add any Saturday not listed for a group of 4 or more (December – April only).
We are closed May – November due to rainy season, followed by hurricane season.
Min: 10*; max:70; no exceptions permitted to age limits
*Children ages 10 and 11 may not be able to participate in all activities. The guide will assess the child’s physical capabilities for each activity. If the guide decides that it is unsafe for the child to participate, a parent will either have to sit the activity out with the child, or hire a Belizean babysitter at a cost to the parent of $25 US/day. This assessment is weather-dependent (high water due to rain can drastically alter the difficulty.)
Meets: Pelican Beach Resort, Dangriga, Belize
How to Get There: 15 minute local flight from Belize International Airport.
Guests are responsible for their own transportation to Dangriga. Contact the airline directly to reserve: Tropic Air – tropicair.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, 011-501-226-2012. Maya Island Air – mayaislandair.com, email@example.com, 011-501-223-1140.
Schedule for Arrival: We meet at 6 pm on Day 1 of your trip. Your international flight should land in Belize City no later than 4:00 pm to ensure you will be able to catch the last flight to Dangriga; check local flights before confirming international flights. If you are late you will have to use a cab to catch up with the group (3 hour drive, approx. $200 US).
Participants should be able to perform two hours of exercise without becoming overly fatigued.
If you have questions about a particular activity and whether it will be appropriate for you, please give us a call.
We do not offer individual days purchased separately. If you book two trips back-to-back (trips with overlapping overnight accommodations with Slickrock), you will receive an additional discount. Visit our extended stay deals page.
ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE OVERVIEW
- Accommodations listed in itinerary (booked double occupancy if possible); includes all bedding
- All transport and meals in itinerary
- Cold beer, soda, juice, and water (other alcoholic beverages are available in Belize)
- Guides and support staff
- All kayaks, ropes, helmets and kayak accessories
- Sports instruction & guided activities
- 2-3 staff, depends on group size
- Park entrance fees
- Sales and hotel taxes, all other fees associated with travel package
- Slickrock T-shirt
- Flights to and from Belize
- Flights to Dangriga, Belize on Day 1 see Domestic Flight Reservations
- Taxis to airport at end of trip
- The last night’s dinner in Belize City for both First Half and Full Week guests
- Alcoholic beverages in restaurants, and any alcohol except for beer
- Any services not listed in itinerary
- Tips for staff (see Note on Tipping)
- Any extra expenses due to late arrivals or delays
- Belize int’l departure tax: approx. $40
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“It’s a VERY hard pill to swallow stepping back into reality after such a wonderful 2 week experience in Belize. We feel so fortunate to have stumbled into the whole Slickrock experience and really feel that our guides made the experience so memorable and remarkable for us. We are talking about returning next season and have labeled our suitcases Slickrock 2017!”Michelle Jones-Hughes
Outdoor Trips for Active People
Pelican Beach Resort
You will fly directly from Belize International to Dangriga upon arrival in the country (unless you arrive a day or more before Day 1 of the trip.) From the airstrip you walk one block to Pelican Beach, located right along the Belize coast. This charming two-story lodge will remind you of the Florida Keys in the 1950s. This is a great way to start your trip… you’ll be enjoying a cool drink on the edge of the Caribbean Sea in just over an hour from landing in the country!
Windy Hill Resort
Windy Hill Resort is located in the Cayo District of Western Belize, the most popular inland area in the country. Windy Hill is the perfect location for our base for adventure because it is quite accessible, and yet feels very remote. This quaint jungle lodge is located near several of Belize’s greatest natural attractions including well-known Maya Temples, caves, rainforest reserves, and several rivers.
Windy Hill’s accommodations have all of the modern conveniences in a lush tropical setting. The resort property also features cable television, a restaurant with a bar and lounge, a recreation area and fitness center, and a swimming pool. There’s also a gift shop, and phone and internet are available.
Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel
The Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel is a full-service hotel located in the suburbs of Belize City, three miles from downtown near the airport. The Biltmore has a business center, beautifully landscaped courtyard, swimming pool, great restaurant, bar, gym, gift shop, tour desk, and internet cafe. It’s perfect for guests who arrive early, stay late, or who have just a few extra hours in the city.