Belize Kayaking Expedition
Snorkeling & Kayaking on Belize’s Turneffe Atoll
The sea kayaking adventure is designed to introduce novice kayakers as well as advanced paddlers to the beauty and ecological diversity of Turneffe Atoll. Turneffe has the highest biodiversity in the entire Caribbean with a well-developed reef encircling the entire island chain. Over 25 species of birds are found on Blackbird and the surrounding habitat serves as a feeding and resting area for dolphins. Coral gardens are found in the protected waters within the atoll, all within easy paddling distance of the Resort.
Morning and afternoon paddles to different parts of the atoll for snorkeling and exploration. Look for some of the atoll’s resident dolphins. Explore mangrove creeks, coral gardens and uninhabited cayes. Meet some of the friendly local residents and learn about their way of life a
t this remote atoll. On Tuesday, kayakers can choose to join other resort guests on an optional, non-kayak, day trip to Lighthouse Reef and the Blue Hole for snorkeling and bird watching. Towards the end of the week, a full day paddle the northern part of the atoll is caped off by a special picnic on an uninhabited island.
No previous kayaking experience is needed to participate in the kayaking trips. The protected, shallow waters of Turneffe are an ideal area for our adventure. Double kayaks willbe provided. Limited single kayaks are available and are on a first request basis. We principally use Necky ocean kayaks. And each kayaking tours is led by an experienced sea kayaking guide.