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Double Atoll Adventure Itinerary

Lighthouse Reef Atoll and Glover's Reef Atoll are two of Belize's hidden gems, and in this unique adventure take the chance to experience both

Day 0 stay
You will arrive at Belize International Airport and will transfer onto a domestic flight to Dangriga. Here you will be met by an Island Expeditions' representative upon arrival at Dangriga airstrip and will be transported to Bocawina Rainforest Resort in the sourthern Mayan Mountains. This unique eco-resort is located in the heart of Mayflower Bocawina National Park and offers a wide range of optional guided activities. Depending on your arrival time, you may want to book a guided bird walk or a rainforest canopy zipline adventure (not included).  For those of you arriving at the lodge later in the day, we can arrange a nocturnal zipline tour or a guided night hike through the jungle.

Day 0 is the day to meet your fellow travelers, and acclimatize to your new tropical environment.  Enjoy the evening at your leisure in this unique eco-resort, surrounded by the sounds of the rainforest.
      

Bocawina Rainforest Eco Resort

MEALS 
Dinner
        


Day 1 stay
Journey from rainforest to remote tropical reef. After breakfast at Bocawina Rainforest resort, a boat charter will take you beyond the barrier reef to our remote basecamp on Southwest Caye, in the Glover's Reef Marine Reserve. Weather permitting you typically arrive at the Caye before 10am, when you will be given an introduction to your new environment and a chance ti settle in to your tent cabana. As morning turns to midday, our guides provide you with proffesionak instruction on the fundamentals of sea kayaking, snorkeling, and water safety. Your afternoon will wrap up with a gentle paddle to a nearby patch reef, giving you the chance to explore some of the 700 snorkel sites that Glover's Atoll has to offer.  

Glovers Reef Basecamp 

MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 2 stay
Start your day with amazing options; whether you prefer an early morning swim, a sunrise yoga session, or simply a morning coffee overlooking the lagoon, the choice is yours. For the rest of the day our itinerary is flexible, with options that include sea kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling, and learning to sail a kayak. With all of these options you will have the oprtunity to explore the inner and outer walls of the reef at your leisure. If you would rather do less and simply unwind, you always have the choice of just kicking back and relaxing with a good book and a cold drink.

Glovers Reef Basecamp 

Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3 stay

For your last morning on Glover’s Reef, the choice is yours. Don mask, snorkel, and fins for a last visit to your favorite coral reef. Fishing enthusiasts can “work the reef flats” with their most impressive Bonefish fly prior to a midday return ride to Dangriga. You’ll arrive on the mainland approximately 1:30-2:30 pm, and be transferred to Dangriga Airstrip to board a flight to Belize City Municipal Airport. From here you will take a taxi to the Belize Biltmore Hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.   

Belize Biltmore Hotel

MEALS

Breakfast & Lunch


Day 4 stay
After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to the boat launch for a motor charter to Lighthouse Reef Atoll. This seafaring journey takes approximately two hours, and travels through the inner lagoons of Turneffe Atoll and 20 miles of open sea before reaching your destination. Half Moon Caye, situated at the southern end of Lighthouse Reef, is 55 miles offshore at the furthest edge of the Belizean Reef System, and offers an experience you’ll never forget. Upon arrival your guide team will orient you to your newest island setting. After settling into your accommodations and having lunch in an open-air dining pavilion, you’ll head out for an afternoon of kayaking or snorkeling.  

Half Moon Caye Basecamp 



MEALS

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 5, 6, 7 stay
Early risers may want to go for a swim, do some yoga - or just grab a cup of coffee and watch the tropical sunrise. After a healthy Belizean breakfast everyone gathers to plan the day’s activities. The waters of Lighthouse Reef Atoll are exceptionally clear with a fabulously rich reef system. Throughout your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to try a variety of activities as you explore this remote part of the Barrier Reef. Snorkeling at a nearby site called the aquarium is one of the favorites among guests. You’ll also be taken on a snorkeling excursion to the renowned Blue Hole. The Blue Hole is an underwater cave and sinkhole in the center of the Lighthouse lagoon. In the mornings and evenings a favorite guest activity is walking to the red-footed booby colony to watch nesting birds come in from the sea to feed their chicks.  
Half Moon Caye Basecamp 

MEALS Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8   stay
Choose your favorite activity for this last day at Lighthouse Reef - snorkel your favourite patch reefs, walk the island trails, swing in a hammock or beachcomb along the island beaches. After lunch a motor charter arrives, and you’ll begin your trip back to the mainland, arriving at the Belize Biltmore Hotel by late afternoon. Your final evening is reserved for relaxing at the hotel or exploring the local area.    

Belize Biltmore Hotel  

MEALS 

Breakfast, Lunch


Day 9   stay
Enjoy time at your leisure prior to your departing flight. Flights out of Belize usually depart in the late morning or early afternoon. You can use the morning to lounge by the pool or check out the hotel’s activity desk for optional tours. Please note: Taxi transfer to the airport is not included.

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Meals

Not Included


Note:  Due to the remote location of the Glover’s and Lighthouse Basecamps, the activities on this trip are weather dependent. As a result, this itinerary is a ‘guide’ and must remain flexible. We hope you bring a spirit of adventure with you, and allow us to adjust the sails.

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