The Jungle Adventure Tours in Belize
Because of the central location of Hopkins on the coast, the plethora of activities and natural wonders are accessible from the front porch of your beachfront room, let us customize a package to keep you as active as you want to be. These are an example of adventures we offer, but we add more as they are developed and we also customize experiences pertaining to our guests individual interests, if there is something you would like to do and don’t see it listed here, just talk to Tony.
Guided Nature Hikes
Beaches and Dreams are literally minutes away from 2 of Belize’s premier national parks. Take a guided hike in Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve or Mayflower Bocawina National Forest to view the pristine rainforest. Hike to beautiful waterfalls and swim in the cool refreshing water. Spot wild life such as peccary, howler monkeys, armadillo and anteaters. You may even get to glimpse on of the big cats still abundant in the area. We offer day and night hikes for individuals or groups with guides willing to unlock the secrets of the jungle for you.
Whether you are an avid birder or a lifelong bird enthusiast, we have some of the most exceptional birding right from our front door. Travel to the Sittee River to spot toucans, Trogans and aracari, pigmy kingfishers, tiger herons and all of the native species of birds of Central America. Our experienced guides know where to find the birds and when to find them. Ask Tony about our beginning bird watching class. Take 3 mornings to introduce you to the wonderful world of aviary appreciation and light the fire that can become a lifelong passion. Family rates available for our Introduction to the Birds of Belize.
Take a meandering jungle horseback ride with gentle horses along wonderful rainforest trails. Ride to the waterfalls for a refreshing swim. You are only minutes away from Out Back Adventures for a great equestrian experience. Great for advanced or inexperienced riders.
Sittee River Wildlife Tour
Take a boat ride up the Sittee River to spot crocodiles, Iguanas, birds and experience a quintessential Jungle river in all of its splendor . Take this trip at night and explore the glowing phosphorescence of bioluminescent plankton of Anderson Lagoon and use spot lights to spot the river night life.
Monkey River Day Trip
Travel to Monkey River to see howler monkeys, crocodiles and Manatees. Your guide will pick you up in a boat after a 20 minute drive to the landing. You can order lunch at the local restaurant before you go, then cruise up the river to see the resident troop of Howler Monkeys as your guides point out the variety of flora and fauna native to this unique area of Belize.
Take a day to explore the caves of the Cayo area with a combination of tubing and hiking. Don your headlamp as your guides take into the caves that were sacred to the Mayan people. See artifacts and cave paintings still intact and visit sites that once were locations of Mayan sacrifices and ceremonies.
Actun Tunichil Muknal
One of the most spectacular cave adventures of a lifetime. Actun Tunichil Muknal was the place of human sacrifices for the Mayan Civilization and artifacts are still in place as you take this full day hike through caves and caverns as rivers disappear underground and stalagmites offer otherworldly illusions beneath the surface of the earth.
Get high above the canopy of the jungle as you safely glide on cables suspended high in the jungle. A bird’s eye view is the payoff as you zip through the jungle as rivers and cliffs offer views only obtainable on this trip.
Placencia Day Trip
Take the 20 mile drive down to the town of Placencia with a variety of shops and restaurants, it’s the perfect place to get your shopping fix or just to tour the versatile town of Placencia.
These are just a sample of some of the trips available from the front porch of Beaches and Dreams. We add more from time to time and if you don’t see what you want to do , Just talk to Tony!