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Glover's Reef & Maya Mountains

Glover's Reef & Maya Mountains

Explore the wonders of the tropical rainforest before venturing out to the palm-fringed white sand cayes of Glover's Reef Atoll.

Explore the wonders of the tropical rainforest before venturing out to the palm-fringed white sand cayes of Glover's Reef Atoll.


8 Days / 7 Nights
$2499 USD
When: Weekly, November through April
Starts: Belize International Airport
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Swimming Stand-up Paddle Boarding Snorkeling Sea Kayaking (Paddling) Sea Kayak Sailing Scuba Diving Rappelling Mayan Ruins Hiking Fishing Birding Zip Line

Trip Highlights

  • Rainforest adventure, waterfalls & wildlife from the comforts of our boutique jungle lodge located in the heart of a 7000 acre National Park
  • Five perfect days exploring the stunning beauty and extraordinary underwater world of Glover's Reef Atoll National Marine Reserve
  • Sea kayaking, snorkeling, paddle-boarding and a full range of activities led by Belize's finest guides
  • Delicious, fresh caught seafood, tropical fruits and and local cuisine.
  • Stay at a unique Adventure Basecamp on Southwest Caye in the middle of a protected Marine Reserve



Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Dinner is included on this night

Upon arriving at the International Airport, connect for a scenic 20 minute flight to the coastal town of Dangriga and then by road to Bocawina Rainforest Resort, the only lodge situated within a National Park. Tonight, we dine in the rainforest at the acclaimed Wild Fig restaurant.

Days 2-3
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The rainforests of the Maya Mountains are a stunning backdrop for two days of incomparable adventure. This is your home now, we’ll take care of your every need!

Stepping out your front door you have a kaleidoscope of adventures awaiting within what feels like our private 7000 acre National Park. We’ll hike to the top of Antelope Falls and take in majestic views of pristine rainforest stretching to the Caribbean Sea, zipline through the jungle canopy, rappel down a waterfall. Join an exhilarating adventure flowing through the river of caves, gliding through caverns sacred to the ancient Maya and showing their crystal formations. Visit a Mayan chocolate farm.  We return to Bocawina for sunset, happy hour and a delicious dinner each day. 

Days 4-7
Stay: Glover's Reef Basecamp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Bid farewell to the rainforest and welcome the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Our motorboat charter takes us 36 miles offshore to the sun-drenched cayes of Glovers Reef Atoll.

We settle into our tent cabanas, then after lunch, guides provide professional instruction - teaching sea kayaking, snorkeling, and safety in tropical seas before heading out on the water. Each day is packed with activity choices, as the day is split into morning and afternoon excursions. You can expect to be pampered by our staff with delicious food and perfect days of sun, turquoise clear waters, coral reefs.  Learn about Belizean local culture, marine habitat and Garifuna history, or relax in a hammock with a good book!

Day 8
Stay: n/a
Meals: Breakfast

Our boat charter departs mid morning to take you back to the mainland. Your trip finishes in the Garifuna town of Dangriga, where our logistics and support staff will coordinate your land or air connections.  Note:  All return flights on Sunday should be booked for departure after 3pm.  

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.

Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures
Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures

This boutique lodge in the midst of a 7000 acre Bocawina National Park offers guests a quintessential tropical rainforest experience. Over 150 species of birds, howler monkey, wild peccary, jaguars and ocelots have been recorded in close proximity to the lodge.  Enjoy the beautiful tropical landscaping on the property and dine in style at the acclaimed Wild Fig restaurant.

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$2499 USD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
8 Days / 7 Nights
$300 Deposit to secure your space


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