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Island Expeditions

A pioneer in the adventure travel industry, Island Expeditions has been providing world-class kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and snorkeling experiences in Belize for thousands of international travelers since 1987. Our Belizean guides are recognized as the top professionals in the industry. Speaking multiple languages, they receive extensive training and are licensed by the Belize Tourism Board. Over the thirty years, the company has brought over 22,000 tourists, including high school and university educational groups to this Central American country. Students and travellers can get educated on the tropical marine life located on United Nations World Heritage Sites and jungle wildlife located in National Rainforest Parks. Island Expeditions is able to offer year-round trips to Belize for all levels of travelers.

With 30 years’ experience kayaking and snorkeling in Belize we know the reef system like few others. Choose from our all-inclusive safari-style basecamps and adventure on remote coral atolls on our classic sea kayak journeys paddling from island to island along the Southern Barrier Reef. From first-time kayakers to seasoned adventurers we have a trip that matches your interests and activity level. Our guides have a reputation as the very best in the country and from the moment you arrive in sunny Belize we'll take care of the details, so you can leave your worries and cares behind and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime!

Island Expeditions is part of the following groups: Belize Travel Agents

Featured trips & expertise

Seak kayaking on Glover's Reef
Discover Belize: Rainforests, Ruins, & Reefs - 10 Days

Spend 10 days discovering Belize’s greatest outdoor gems. Start out at a lodge in the heart of a rainforest. Then, spend some time in a Mayan village, followed by a few days paddling and camping along the Moho River. Next, visit the jungle, tour the Mayan ruins of Lubaantun, and take a tour of a chocolate farm. The trip concludes with several days of free time to explore Glover’s Reef Atoll to paddle, kayak, and snorkel at your leisure.

Tobacco Caye
Rainforest & Reef Exploration in Belize - 7 Days

Spend one week discovering two different sides of Belize. Check in to your eco-lodge within Mayflower Bocawina National Park, and enjoy a few days adventuring in the rainforest—go ziplining, birdwatching, rappelling, and more. Then, head to Tobacco Caye, part of the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, and enjoy some time on the pristine beaches. Laze in a hammock on your over-the-water deck, go snorkeling around the Southern Barrier Reef, and spend some time paddling and kayaking surrounded by the fresh ocean breeze.

Half Moon Caye, Lighthouse Reef
Belize Wildlife, Mayan Ruins, & Reef Tour - 9 Days

Spend nine days exploring some of the best of Belize. Upon arrival, head to Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary to do some birding and view the native wildlife, along with exploring two, different Mayan ruins. Next, take a water taxi to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll, and spend the next few days snorkeling, paddling, and relaxing beachside. Then, enjoy a final night on the town in Belize City.

Sunset in South Water Caye
Islands of Belize: Tobacco Caye & South Water Caye - 7 Days

On this seven-day tour of Belize’s best islands, you’ll spend time discovering underwater marine life, while enjoying the pristine beaches. Begin at the Tropical Education Centre, where you’ll embark on a nocturnal tour of the Belize Zoo. Then, head to Tobacco Caye to start exploring the mangroves and coral reefs. The trip continues to South Water Caye, where you can swim, snorkel, paddleboard, and dive your way through the Southern Barrier Reef.

Mayan ruins in Xunantunich
Experience Belize: Glover's Reef & Mayan Caves - 7 Days

This seven-day adventure combines the best elements of Belize—the inland exploration of Mayan ruins and rainforest caves, along with several days to discover the remote coral atoll of Glover’s Reef. Perfect for active families and couples of all skill levels, this itinerary offers the flexibility to relax, paddle, snorkel, dive, and sea kayak, depending on your preference.

Half Moon Caye
Belize Lighthouse Reef Adventure - 7 Days

The seven-day adventure begins with an overnight at Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, then heads out by boat to Lighthouse Reef. You’ll explore the Lighthouse Reef atoll—a tropical marine park and designated UNESCO World Heritage Site—via various snorkeling and paddling opportunities. Spend five nights at your Half Moon Caye Basecamp, which offers both guided and independent excursions, and end your trip with a night in Belize City.