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PARADISE ISLANDS

Belize Lodge-to-Lodge Sea Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Journey
In The Southwater Caye Marine Reserve


Trip Features

Explore Southwater Caye Marine Reserve on Belize’s Southern Barrier Reef, a United Nations’ designated world heritage site.  

Days will be spent exploring lesser traveled areas of the reef by sea kayak and snorkel, with nights at family-run island cabanas enjoying fresh seafood and local cuisine and a comfortable bed and shower. This trip is Ideal for those seeking the adventure of a guided paddling journey combined with the comforts of family-run island lodges.  No previous paddling experience required.
  • The only guided lodge to lodge paddling and snorkeling journey in Belize. 
  • Visits small islands that see fewer visitors: Tobacco Caye, Southwater Caye and Billy Hawk Caye
  • A safe, protected reef setting, ideal for exploring the uninhabited islands, coral reefs, mangroves and abundant marine life by sea kayak, kayak sail, snorkel or Stand Up Paddleboard. 
  • Travels inland to the savannah of the Tropical Education Center; forest cabanas, interpretive trails and a specially arranged nocturnal tour of the Belize Zoo – a great introduction to local ecology and wildlife. 

Itinerary Summary

Day 0 - Welcome to Belize! Meet your group, settle into your forest cabana.  Optional nocturnal zoo tour.
Day 1 - Travel through the Maya Mountains before visiting our first island, Tobacco Caye.
Day 2 – Paddle the lagoons and reefs of the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Try some SUP’ing!
Day 3 - On to South Water Caye. Hoist the sails for a little kayak sailing!
Day 4 - Discover the reef from a kayak, or through your snorkel mask.
Day 5 - Paddle to Billy Hawk Caye’s Garifuna Fishing Camp for lunch and incredible off-shore snorkeling.
Day 6 – Return by motor boat to mainland.  Depart out of Dangriga, Belize today.

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“The organization and attention to every detail impressed every single one of the 12 people in our group. Please accept a big round of applause to each and every one of the people that makes IE tick. Thank you Island Expeditions and the little country of Belize.”  
Steffany Walker, Richmond BC - Paradise Islands 

Trip Summary

Price:    $1699 USD or CDN Per Person (Double Occupancy).  Includes in-country taxes and fees.  ( Traveling as a Family? )
Duration:      5 Days / 6 Nights 
When:       November through August  
Starts:     Belize City   
Finishes:     Dangriga
Dates & Prices: Click Here for Dates & Prices
Group Size:     6-13 
Guides:     2 Belizean Leaders
Accommodations:    Tropical Education Center, Paradise Lodge Tobacco Caye, Southwater Caye Lodge
Activities:    Sea Kayaking (Paddling), Sea Kayak Sailing, Snorkeling, Birding, Photography, Natural History Interpretation, Scuba Diving (optional, cost not included in trip price)
Extensions:   This trip combines well with the Rainforest Canopy Extension , the Maya World Extension , Also, visit our Combining Trips Page  for more suggestions