Canoeing in Belize

Through Belize canoeing, you experience the perfect adventure and discovery of a lifetime. From canoeing to kayaking, Belize is the ideal place to quench your thirst for fun and adventure. The Mopan and Macal rivers of the Cayo District are the perfect locations to stop and explore. Moreover, you get naturalist as well as self guided tours down these rivers. During the guided tour, the naturalist intimates you about the various species of birds and local plants found there. Natural History Center, Blue Morpho Butterfly Farm, San Ignacio Town, and Belize Botanic Gardens are some of the places you can discover and explore while you are canoeing Macal River. The proximity of your lodge to the river helps you indulge in both upstream and downstream Belize canoeing. In the flood plain area of Macal, you can witness various endangered species of Belize such as the jaguar, Tapir, Scarlet Macaw and the Morelet’s crocodile.

Canoeing along the Mopan River gives you the fantastic experience of a lifetime. From parrots and iguanas to orchids and bromeliads, all of nature’s beauty can be experienced while canoeing Belize. The calm and rapid flow of the rivers and the small waterfalls define and fill your days with excitement and thrill. The shops and restaurants along with the ancient Maya site of Xunantunich gives you the relaxation that you need after canoeing in Belize.


Canoeing Belize is a wonderful way to spend you holiday. This activity makes your holiday an unforgettable and unique one. If you are desirous of more action then just take your boating stick and participate in the annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge. Held every year in March, this multiple day canoeing race takes place near or on Baron Bliss Day. Cayo Tropical Fruits Ltd had started this race with assistance from many local businesses. This is a traditional race that is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor throughout the multiple days in March. So floating down the rivers is a wonderful way to witness the natural habitat and diversity of Belize. But the best part is that you don’t need any experience or skill to try out your hand at canoeing in Belize! 
 
By canoeing Belize you are left with such an overwhelming experience that you feel like coming back for more! With so many facets of Mother Nature to explore, you can’t give this holiday destination a miss and in particular on canoeing too!