5 Best Places to Visit in Belize During the Summer

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Waterfall in the Mayflower Bocawina National Park, Belize
Are you considering a trip to Belize during the summer months? If you are, it’s a great time to go. Many visitors to Belize are concerned about the weather during the ‘Green’ season which runs from June to October.  There is no need to be concerned. It might be the wet season in Belize, but the reality is that it often just rains at night or the rain showers that occur during the day are usually brief and intermittent.  You might even find it refreshing!

Leading Conservation Work in Belize Since 1987

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Half Moon Caye National Monument
Island Expeditions conservation work in Belize started 30 years ago.  In the first years of running paddling trips we recognized that we could not take for granted the remarkable abundance of pristine habitats and wildlife that we have been have so fortunate to make a part of your trip experience. 

Share Your Belize Trip Photos and Stories

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Celebrating 30 Years at Island Expeditions
The Final Week To Enter Your Belize Trip Photos and Stories for Island Expeditions’ 30 Year Celebrations

2017 is an important milestone for Island Expeditions as it marks our 30th Year of offering adventures in Belize. As part of the celebrations, we asked guests to help tell the story of our journey in Belize over the last 30 years, by sharing their trip photos and stories. The last 4 months have been truly amazing hearing from all our recent guests and ones from over the years. 

Celebrating 30 Years at Island Expeditions: Your Belize Stories and Photos - Part 3

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Sunrise at Southwest Caye, Glovers Reef
We are in the final month for the 30th Year Anniversary celebrations!  Over the past four months we have been thrilled, inspired and blown away by all the incredible stories and photos we have received. Thank you to all of you who have helped share our story, about the 30 years we have been offering everyone amazing adventures in Belize.  Here’s to the next 30 years!

5 Ways to Explore the Mayflower Bocawina National Park

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Waterfall in the Mayflower Bocawina National Park, Belize
The Mayflower Bocawina National Park is located in the southern district of Stann Creek, Belize. It is approximately a 17 mile drive from Dangriga and 12 miles from the Garifuna village of Hopkins. Established as a national park in 2001, this beautiful area offers over 7000 acres of pristine tropical rainforest, waterfalls and evidence of an ancient Mayan City. 

Harpy Eagle Spotted at Bocawina Rainforest Resort

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 Harpy Eagle at Bocawina Rainforest Resort, Belize
This past December 2016, we were thrilled to hear about some very exciting news from Bocawina Rainforest Resort.  A harpy eagle was spotted on the resort which is located in the southern district of Stann Creek is the Mayflower Bocawina National Park.
 
The harpy eagle was thought to be extinct in Belize since 2000 and classified as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for Conservation of N

The Top 5 Best Birding Locations in Belize

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Birding in Belize
Belize, for such a small country supports a remarkable variety of tropical habitats. This translates into an astonishing diversity of birds with almost 600 species inhabiting tropical forests, savannahs, cayes, wetlands and coastal plains. In Belize it’s common to see keel-billed toucans, collared aracari, oropendolas, snowy egrets, frigates, blue-crowned motmots and trogons and it’s not unlikely to see rare or uncommon species like harpy eagles, jabiru storks, king vultures and the yellow head amazon parrot.   

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