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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on May 14, 2013

On Glover’s Reef, once is never enough

by guest blogger Katherine Forbes 20 years ago, my sister Lisa and I travelled with Slickrock Adventures after learning about a sea kayaking adventure from a tiny ad in Outside Magazine.  At that time Slickrock was a much smaller operation leasing Northeast Caye as their destination island.  Lucy was our head guide, Elmo and John were her assistant guides, also our fishermen and cooks.  Our sma

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on April 4, 2013

Kite sailing in sea kayaks

With the spring winds kicking up the dust here in our US homebase town of Moab, Utah, it seems appropriate to mention that one of Slickrock’s many island activities is sea kayak kite-sailing trips, where we employ special kites made to tow kayaks. When the wind is from the right direction, we often get out the kayak kites and hook them up for a down-wind run to Middle Caye. The kites still allow

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on December 5, 2012

The early days in Placencia, Belize

When we first started running sea kayaking tours in Belize we were kind of inventing things as we went. There wasn’t anyone else doing it and there were no examples to follow. Our first trips launched from a sandy beach just past the end of the sidewalk in the little town of Placencia. Our guests would camp there the first night and then the next morning we would set out in our sea kayaks lo

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on September 14, 2012

No matter the weather, Multi-sport Adventure Island always has something to offer

The fact that we have so many different water sports out on Adventure Island means that no matter what the weather in Belize is like on a given day, there are always some of the sports that are perfectly suited for those conditions.  If the winds are blowing but the surf isn’t up, the conditions are ideal for windsurfing and kiteboarding. If the surf is up but the wind is calm, it’s i

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 22, 2012

King of the iMat

This is a game we invented on our private island 35 miles off the coast of Belize. Players try to knock their opponent(s) into the 80 degree water by moving and stopping. But no physical contact is allowed. Last one on the iMat wins! This video was shot by Slickrock guest, Susan Beverage, and shows Slickrock guide, Matt Szymanwicz taking on another Slickrock guide, Neri Chi and an unidentified gue

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