Belize Dive and Marine Conservation
Belize is home to some of the most beautiful and unspoilt marine life in the world, yet this beauty and ...
Marine Science Internship in Belize
Experience/ Qualifications required: Undergraduate or graduate in Marine Sciences, Oceanography or related subject with a strong academic record. Nationalities: This programme ...
Gap year Belize
One of the jewels in Central America’s crown, beautiful Belize blends incredible Caribbean coastline with dense, tropical jungle. Nestled just south of Mexico and next to Guatemala on the Caribbean Sea, Belize is just a short flight from the USA. With so much on offer it is a magnet for travellers with a sense of adventure who are looking for something different on their gap year.
Adventure Travel Belize
Formerly known as British Honduras, Belize gained its independence in 1981 and is still a developing nation. It is a small country with a population of less than 350,000 people but attracts visitors keen to explore the mystery of Mayan sites including Altun Ha or Lamanai, snorkel the cayes such as the breathtaking Caye Caulker and enjoy a Central American adventure.
The Belize barrier reef, a UNESCO world heritage site, is the second largest in the world and boasts an incredible spectacle of marine life. As a result it’s a great place for scuba diving with sites such as the Blue Hole being world renowned on the dive circuit.
Whether you’re an experienced scuba diver or a complete novice there’s plenty of great diving at all levels. Our Marine Conservation project also enables you to take your PADI Open Water Course so is the perfect opportunity for you to get qualified and explore the underwater world.
Student Travel Belize
The Belizean people are very friendly and love to give travellers a warm welcome. Lots of locals, especially in Punta Gorda where our Diving and Marine Conservation programme is based, love to talk to tourists and hear all about other countries and cultures!
So if you’re looking for some gap travel adventure then check out Belize for your gap year.