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Glover's Reef & Kayak Rental Combo

Glover's Getaway & Kayak Rental Combo

Explore the Belize Barrier Reef using your kayaking skills. Start with a three-night stay at our Glover’s Reef Basecamp and then a five-day self-guided kayak expedition.

Explore the Belize Barrier Reef using your kayaking skills. Start with a three-night stay at our Glover’s Reef Basecamp and then a five-day self-guided kayak expedition.


9 Days / 8 Nights
$1529 USD
When: Weekly, November through April
Starts: Dangriga
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Swimming Stand-up Paddle Boarding Sea Kayaking (Paddling) Sea Kayak Sailing Scuba Diving Fishing

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Glover's Getaway & Kayak Rental Combo

$1549 USD Single Boat
$1529 USD Double Boat


The Glover’s Getaway and Kayak Rental Combo combines a self guided kayaking trip on Belize’s Southern Barrier Reef with a Basecamp adventure on Glover’s Reef Atoll, a protected marine park and UN world heritage site thirty-six miles off the shore of mainland Belize. 

This trip is ideal for experienced paddlers wanting the independence of self-guided paddling, with the opportunity to explore and stay on one of Belize’s remote coral atolls.

  • Three nights at a unique Basecamp on Glover’s 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. 
  • Four nights of self-guided kayak exploration. Includes kayaks, gear and transportation to your start point, as well as assistance and guidance with route and trip planning. 
  • Previous paddle sports experience is required for the self- guided portion of the itinerary.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Dangriga Guesthouse
Meals: Dinner is not included on this night

Start with a "provision day" to prepare for your paddling adventure. Arrive in Dangriga and check into your hotel before heading over to the Island Expeditions’ Operations Base. Our staff will review with you your route, fit your kayak(s) and set you up with any rental gear you've ordered for the self yourself-guided portion of the trip. 

Day 2
Stay: Glover's Reef Basecamp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We meet at 7:30am for an 8am departure to Glover’s Reef Basecamp on Southwest Caye.  After settling into your tent cabana, guides provide professional instruction - teaching sea kayaking, snorkeling, and safety in tropical seas before we head out on the water.

Glover’s is one of only four atolls in the Caribbean Sea and  the waters are exceptionally clear with over 700 patch reefs and snorkel sites 

Days 3-5
Stay: Glover's Reef Basecamp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast & Lunch only on Day 5)

Perfect days of sun, turquoise clear waters, coral reefs, great food and a full range of adventure activities for you to choose from each day. In the evenings we host informative sessions on the history and cultures of Belize, its unique marine ecosystem. 

For our last morning at 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 with your most productive Bonefish fly. After lunch a motorboat charter will pick up the group for a return trip to Dangriga. On the charter back from Glover’s Reef, you’ll be dropped off at Tobacco Caye on the Southern Barrier Reef. Your gear, food, water, and kayaks will be awaiting you, and from this point you can begin your own self-guided adventure. You’ll be entirely responsible for planning your route and activities, and making decisions regarding safety. There will be no guides, meals, or lodging provided for this portion of your trip.

Days 5-9
Stay: Camping
Meals: N/A

Each day, choose how active you wish to be, how far you would like to travel, and which island you wish to camp on. Sea kayak to nearby patch reefs, paddle to a nearby island resort for a cold beverage, or drag a fishing line near a local patch reef to see what bites your hook - the choice is yours. 

Before heading to the cayes our staff will review your intended camps, and let you know where the best spots are for fishing and snorkeling in any given area. On your last day, you can either paddle back to Dangriga or pre-arrange for a motorboat charter to take you back to the mainland. 

Our Dangriga Operations Base is open daily from 8am to 5pm. We are available by VHF Radio and phone during these hours. The base serves as a place to log itinerary changes, and can provide daily weather reports. You may also call if you require support.

For those requiring an additional night or more in Belize.  Please visit our Flight & Hotel Package page for options. 

The Places We Stay

Glover's Reef Atoll, Belize, all inclusive glamping
Glover's Reef Marine Basecamp

On the water's edge, with dramatic views over the main reef wall and the open Caribbean Sea, is our dining area, with large raised verandah, lounge and resource library. The enclosed outdoor verandah is where your island guides give their fun and informative talks on the surrounding ecology each morning.

The camp is powered by solar generated electricity with freshwater showers, modern compost toilets and solar powered refrigeration. Guests sleep in comfortable wall-tent cabanas with beds, wooden floors, a night stand, lighting and can be outfitted for singles, doubles and family sizes.

Delicious meals featuring Creole and international cuisine are prepared and served buffet style in our open air dining area by our much beloved cooks.

Expedition Camping on the Sea
Expedition Camping - On the Sea

On the sea we have established camps in remote wilderness settings under a canopy of coconut palms on white coral sand cayes. These spectacular camps give us access to some of the best kayaking and snorkeling destinations along the Southern Belize Barrier Reef.  On our self guided trips, and kayak rentals, we will help you plan your route to access the best areas.  Bring along your expedition camping gear, or rent a full set of gear from our Dangriga office.  

Dates and Prices

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$1529 USD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
9 Days / 8 Nights
$300 Deposit to secure your space


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