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!

Featured trips & expertise

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.