Caye Caulker Tour
Let’s Go Slow: Caye Caulker
It’s a small, sandy, man-made island (“caye” – pronounced “key”) about 5 miles in length, 1 mile wide, and a 45 minute water taxi ride from Belize City. There’s a small local population and the island caters to backpackers and travelers who love the water, quaint islands, local food, and small hotels in a relaxed setting. The theme on Caye Caulker is “Go Slow”, which is the perfect setting for those hoping to relax at the end of a busy mission trip. You’ll be staying at a small hotel with air conditioning, be able to get a refreshing shower, and have time to relax and enjoy another side of Belize, the cayes. Take advantage of extra activities on Caye Caulker listed below, explore the tiny island on your own, or just relax in the shade. This is one of the more unique places on earth, highly recommended by Thirst staff, Thirst participants, and Belizeans alike.
Round Trip Water Tax, One night’s hotel stay on Caye Caulker with AC, Buffet Meal included for $100/person upgrade.
All pricing for activities listed below is in addition to the $100 for the 1 night stay on Caye Caulker listed above.
Caye Caulker Marine Reserve Tour
Snorkel along the longest reef in the Western Hemisphere as you enjoy a three-hour outing in the Caye Caulker Marine Reserve. This tour consists of three snorkeling areas: the Caye Caulker Coral Gardens, South Channel, and Shark-Ray Alley. Spectacular fish and marine life, along with the occasional school of colorful fish and other sea creatures, are often seen and enjoyed. This tour now includes a stop to see tarpon and seahorses in their natural habitat. This tour is a professionally guided snorkel trip with experienced and licensed boat captains. Tour price includes snorkel, mask, flippers, fruit, ice water, and park reserve fees.
Six people minimum, $60/person.
Hol Chan Marine Reserve Tour
Snorkel along the longest reef in the Western Hemisphere with this 4-5 hour snorkeling tour at the Hol Chan Marine Reserve off Ambergris Caye. Each group will snorkel Hol Chan Coral Garden, Hol Chan Shark-Ray Alley, and Hol Chan Channel. Sea turtles are seen on most trips and snorkelers often spot schools of fish and other marine life. This tour now includes a stop to see tarpon and seahorses in their natural habitat. This is a professionally guided snorkel trip with experienced and licensed boat captains. Tour price includes snorkel, mask, flippers, fruit, ice water, and park reserve fees.
Six people minimum, $85/person.
This amazing night snorkeling tour lasts three hours as you travel along Caye Caulker’s South Channel. See the marine life that only comes out after dark like octopus, sea turtles, lobster, and squid. The tour leaves at nightfall and returns around 9:00 p.m. This is a professionally guided snorkel trip with experienced and licensed boat captains. Tour price includes snorkel, mask, flippers, flashlight, fruit, ice water, and park reserve fees.
Six people minimum, $70/person.
This tour consists of a two-hour boat excursion around the beautiful island of Caye Caulker, including the famous split, starting about an hour before sunset. You will visit the mangrove areas of the island where you will get to view the American saltwater crocodiles in their natural habitat. You will then get a rare view of the tarpon and sea horses in their natural environment. This trip concludes with the sun setting in the western sky over the beautiful Caribbean Sea. This trip is professionally led by a licensed and experienced boat captain. Fruit, soda, and ice water provided.
Six people minimum, $50/person.
Reef Fishing Trip
Enjoy a professionally guided fishing trip for three to four hours just inside or just outside of the Western Hemisphere’s longest barrier reef. Based on your interest and experience level, you may request a deep sea trip or a reef trip where the fishing is mostly done in calm water. If it’s your first time, you will be shown how to catch snapper, grouper, jack, or barracuda. This is a guided trip with all fishing equipment and bait provided. Fruit and ice water are also included.
Two to five people per boat, $275/boat.
Registration for recreation and any other trip upgrades can be done during registration or after registration through your trip portal, that’s assigned after registering.