Belize: an adventurous destination

Looking for an off-the-beaten-path travel destination where you can experience top-notch adventures? Look no further: Belize should be the country entered when buying flight tickets. The Central American nation offers some of the best adventures.

Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAWhen you want adventure you can try one of the adventure races in Belize. Registered teams will be competing eachother in a 500 km race by mountainbiking, canoeing, pack rafting, trekking & orienteering, caving and rappeling. It shouldn’t be a surprise that you need to deliver a medical form as well.

Diving Glover’s Reef

When searching for the best scubadiving location, people always think of the Great Barrief Reef in Australia. However, Belize’s Glover’s Reef might even be a better option to explore the amazing underwater world. It’s also a great place for sea kayaking.

Rivertubing on Caves Branch River

When kayaking might seem a bit boring to you, Belize has a solution: rivertubing. river-tubing-dominica6Rivertubing is the perfect alternative if you want to float down the many waters in a special way. You will be conquering the gentle currents on a tube!

La Ruta Maya Belize River challenge

La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge is a gruelling multi-day canoe race travelling a perilous river route across the country of Belize. The route runs West to East along the Macal. This annual competition is entered by 80 canoes paddling 250 km in 4 days!

Jaguar spotting in Cockscomb Basin

Belize offers also adventures where you will be sweating hard without doing very much effort. Tours are offering opportunities to spot jaguars in their natural habitat. However, every guide emphasizes that only with a great deal of luck can you catch a glimpse here, and your chances improve if you are walking the trails at night, or very early in the morning. Consider yourself lucky if you see one.

Caving in Actun Tunichil Muknal

img_0698Even when going below ground level you will find adventures in the Central American country. Actun Tunichil Muknal is a cave located near san Ignacio notable as a Maya archaeological site. Catching glimpses of skeletal remains is an extra thrill to your caving experience.


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