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Trip Leaders for a World of Difference in Belize

Quality leadership is an integral part of any great trip and distinguishes Island Expeditions trips from the rest

Quality leadership is an integral part of any great trip and distinguishes Island Expeditions trips from the rest

Our leaders - far and away the most experienced in Belize - are consummate professionals who take great pride in sharing and creating incredible travel experiences with you. With backgrounds as naturalists and teachers, photographers, fishermen and explorers, they provide invaluable insights into the areas and cultures we travel.

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You are venturing into the wilds with our team of guides and support stat who are trained to North American standards in First Aid, food safety, Swiftwater Rescue and sea kayak or paddleboard instruction. Perhaps most important, IE guides' consideration for your safety, their enthusiasm, fun nature and complete dedication to you're experience set the tone for each trip.

fishing in Belize

Omar Gillet -sea kayak guide
 A fisherman and sea kayak guide , Omar hails from the coastal town of Dangriga.

Garifuna culture and food at Lighthouse Reef Reef Atoll

Oliver 'Bol' Flores - Chef & Basecamp Manager
Has an enduring  passion for preparing beautiful, nutritious food,  Bol loves having his guests join him in the kitchen. 

Wasani Miranda operations manager for Belize sea kayak and adventure trips in Belize

Wasani Miranda - Operations Manager
Your Belize trip is in capable hands with Wasani. Her role is to ensure that everything needed for your trip is exactly where it needs to be at the right time.

Our most experienced guide for whitewater river adventures in Belize, Central America.

Pedro Chub - Jungle  & River Guide
Pedro, a Kekchi Maya from southern Belize is our lead river and jungle guide. 

Sea kayaking in Belize, Central America

Jack Wilde - Resident Biologist
You can usually find Jack at Lighthouse Reef Atoll, Jack never tires of sharing his passion for the abundance of life found in tropical seas.

Logistics manager for Belize Adventure and snorkelingTours for trips to the Belize Barrier Reef and outer atolls

Rio Palacio - Logistics Manager
Rio provides invaluable support making sure supplies and equipment reaches the most remote locations we travel.

Jungle, river and sea kayak guide for our all inclusive adventure tours

Mario Chub - River & Sea Kayak Guide
If you're hanging with super Mario you're likely to be having the time of your life! Super capable and super fun jungle and sea guide.

Jacqui Sabal

Jacqui Sabal - Island Chef 
When she is not in the kitchen baking delicious breads and deserts Jacqui loves to spend time sharing stories and getting to know her guests.


All inclusive adventure basecamp manager for sea kayaking, SUP and snorkelling adventures.

Steve Barnes - Glover's Reef Basecamp Manager
Steve is the consumate host and is always on hand to ensure that you have everything you need for your vacation of a lifetime!

Mayan sea kayak and snorkel guide on the Belize Barrier reef near Southwater caye

Venancio Ack - Sea kayak and River Guide

At a young age Venancio began working with IE as a porter on our remote river trips, he has developed into an exceptional leader on both the sea and in the rainforest.

Garifuna woman at Lighthouse Reef all inclusive lodge

Miss Ann - Island Chef

You're in for a special treat when Miss Ann is creating her magic in the kitchen. She especially loves to prepare traditional Garifuna and Belizean dishes for her guests.  

Zipline and jungle tours based from an all-inclusive resort in Belize, Central Amer

Wilson Del Santo - Jungle and Sea Guide

Wilson began working with us in Bocawina National Park as a  high ropes guide. He now guides sea kayak and jungle tours and we're privileged to have such a talented and caring young man on our team..

We could not have been happier with our guides. amazing training, personalities, concern for our welfare, everything perfect!
Colin A.
Paradise Islands
Absolutely loved our guide Venancio. We had a 9 year old on the trip and he was exceptional at looking out for him, encouraging him and talking in language that made sense for him too.
Kim R.
Paradise Islands
Our guides were patient, funny and helped the group mesh into one happy family! They seemed to be having as much fun as the rest of us and it was clear they truly enjoy their jobs.
Paul & Lori K.
Lighthouse Reef
Bol's cooking was amazing! I met another person who had been at Half Moon Caye the week before us and we spent 15 minutes chatting about how much we loved Bol! The food was wonderful. He always would greet us as we walked past the kitchen and really made us feel like family.
Holli B.
Lighthouse Reef