Snorkel and paddle Glover’s Reef Atoll - a four day safari-style Basecamp adventure
The Glover's Getaway is a 4 day adventure on remote Glover’s Reef Atoll, a protected marine park and designated world heritage site thirty-six miles off the shore of mainland Belize.
Perfect for active families and couples of mixed abilities, this adventure Basecamp offers flexibility and choices in daily guided activities, so traveling companions can do things together or separately. Ideal for those wanting a shorter island Basecamp adventure; combines well with independent travel. Spend 4 Days at a unique, Island Basecamp on Southwest Caye, a remote 13 acre island. Sleep in comfortable tent-walled cabanas and dine on fresh seafood, tropical fruit and local fare. Kayak, SUP and snorkel amongst Glover’s tropical islands and 700 patch reefs.
Special Departure Available on this trip from Feb 2-5, 2020: Glover's SUP Adventure & Skills Camp with Norm Hann
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
You’ll travel by water taxi beyond the main Barrier Reef to our remote Basecamp on Southwest Caye within Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve. We depart from Dangriga at approximately 8 am and typically arrive at Southwest Caye before 10 am. Your guides will introduce you to your new environment and you’ll have time to settle into your tent cabana. You’ll receive professional instruction, learning the fundamentals of sea kayaking, snorkeling, and tropical water safety. Then you’ll paddle to a nearby patch reef and begin exploring some of the 700 snorkel sites that Glover's Atoll has to offer.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Consider starting your day with an early swim or participate in a sunrise yoga session with our resident yoga instructors (yoga is not available on all departures - please check our website or call for a current schedule of trips with yoga instructors). Our itinerary is kept flexible in order to respond to the desires and abilities of both groups and individuals. Activities on days 2 & 3 include: sea kayaking, snorkeling the inner and outer walls of the reef, and learning to sail a kayak. In the mornings and the evenings we host informative sessions on a range of topics - providing an opportunity for guides to share their knowledge of Belize, the marine environments, and local culture. Try your luck in a high stakes game of Hermit Crab racing to finish the day! You always have the choice of just relaxing in a hammock with a good book and a cold beverage.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
For your last morning on Glover's Reef the choice is yours. You may choose to don a mask, snorkel, and fins for a final visit to your favorite coral reef, or fly fish on the flats before a motor charter arrives to transport you back to the mainland. Arrival in Dangriga is at approximately 1:30 to 2:30 pm.
If you would like assistance with your travel arrangements from this point please let us know and be sure to ask us about our Flight & Hotel Packages.
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