Focus on Wildlife

Take your family on the trip of a lifetime to see some of Belize’s amazing wildlife and natural beauty, set against a glorious rainforest backdrop with enticing cave pools and refreshing waterfalls, or amidst the rich marine eco-system of the barrier reef. Along the way there are also plenty of opportunities to learn about the ancient Maya culture and traditions, and to visit one of Belize’s many Maya ruins. To end this Belize family holiday enjoy some ‘down-time’ by the beach.


Focus on Belize's Wildlife - a sample holiday for families

Day 1

En route to Belize

Fly to the US and spend the night in an airport hotel.

Day 2

Belize City - Orange Walk

Arrive into Belize City around mid-morning and transfer up river to Belize's Orange Walk district.

Days 3-4

Orange Walk

There is a variety of activities to choose from during your stay at the lodge, including a crocodile hunt, a guided tour of the nearby Lamanai Maya ruins, Maya medicine trail and sunrise canoeing.

Day 5

Cayo District

Transfer to the Cayo District for a 4-night stay. En route experience one of Belize's signature activities - cave-tubing.

Day 6

Cayo District

Get up early today for a guided bird-watching tour around the local area.

Days 7-8

Cayo District

Days at leisure. Options include: hiking, horse-back riding, visit the Maya ruins at Xunantunich, Caracol, Cahal Pech or Tikal in Guatemala, river tubing, the ATM Cave tour.

Day 9


Travel south today to Placencia on the Caribbean coast. Along the way stop at an Iguana Project to learn all about Green Iguanas, one of the largest lizards in the world.

Day 10


Day at leisure. Enjoy some R&R on the beach or by the pool.

Day 11


Today you'll take a boat out to Belize's Barrier Reef, the second longest in the world, and enjoy some world-class snorkelling amidst colourful coral and iridescent fish.

Days 12-14


Days at leisure. Options include: beach combing, snorkelling, diving, fishing, hobie cats, boat trip down Monkey River, visit the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Reserve.

Day 15

Placencia - Belize City - fly home

Take a short-hop domestic flight to Belize City, in time to catch your plane home.

The above sample Belize family holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


Belize has a good range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made family holiday to Belize.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Belize Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Belize family holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The itinerary can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made family holiday to Belize.

Duration of your Belize Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday to Belize, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your Belize family holiday along with a link to the hotel’s website, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this family holiday in Belize.

Flying to Belize

There are no direct flights to Belize, and no same-day flights. Routes into Belize include via the USA, via Mexico, via Guatemala and via El Salvador. Please discuss your preferences with your Travel Consultant.


For younger children there may be a minimum age, a minimum height or minimum weight restriction for some of the activities.  Please ask your Travel Consultant for details.