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Back to Belize

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic is once again sailing to the breathtaking Belize Barrier Reef and venturing inland in search of elusive jaguars and mystical Mayan ruins. In 2022, experience this stunning geography aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion, a 62-guest expedition vessel once likened to Jacques Cousteau’s Calypso by National Geographic author Andrew Evans. 

When we silence the engines and pause our excited conversations, a tranquil symphony emerges from the gently swaying canopy and undulating surf. Listen (sound on!) for a preview of your Belizean escape.

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Solo savings!

Just added to our Belize expeditions! Waive the solo premium on select departures of Wild Belize Escape or Belize to Tikal and join our vibrant onboard community. See itinerary pages for details.  

(2) Belize & Guatemala Itineraries

Belize & Guatemala

New Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of The Maya World

Special Offers

Length

9 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb

From

$5,880

Prices are per person

Special Offers (2)
Highlights

Belize & Guatemala

New Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of The Maya World

Length

9 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb

From

$5,880

Top Highlights

  • Venture into the jungles of Guatemala with local experts to discover the spectacular temples and pyramids of both Tikal and Yaxhá
  • Spot rainbow-colored fish, turtles, and rays while snorkeling or diving the corals of the Belize Barrier Reef, one of the largest barrier reef systems in the world
  • Explore Belize’s coastal rivers by Zodiac, to sight toucans, green iguanas, and other wildlife
  • See dazzling birdlife and monkeys amid a towering forest in the Maya Biosphere Reserve—twice the size of Yellowstone National Park, it is home to over 400 bird species

Special Offers

  • SOLO OFFER

    Waive the 50% solo traveler premium on solo cabins for 2022 Belize departures. Valid for new bookings only on select departures, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • FREE ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE ON SELECT DATES

    Book by February 28, 2022, and receive FREE ROUND-TRIP economy group airfare between Miami/Belize City. Complimentary air is based on economy group flights and must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions. In the case that Lindblad's group flight is not available at time of booking, we reserve the right to issue a credit. Baggage fees may be additional. New bookings only and not combinable with other offers or pre- or post-extensions. Call for details.

Belize & Guatemala

Wild Escapes

Wild Belize Escape: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb

From

$3,990

Prices are per person

Special Offers (3)
Highlights

Belize & Guatemala

Wild Escapes

Wild Belize Escape: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb

From

$3,990

Top Highlights

  • Paddle a kayak or stand-up paddleboard in turquoise lagoons and board Zodiacs to cruise wildlife-rich coastal rivers
  • Spot turtles, rays, and myriad species of colorful fish while snorkeling or diving the coral gardens of the Belize barrier reef
  • Join a naturalist for a hike in Mayflower Bocawina National Park and learn about the latest research on jaguars
  • Enjoy a festive drumming performance from the internationally acclaimed Garifuna Collective

Special Offers

  • SOLO OFFER

    Waive the 50% solo traveler premium on solo cabins for 2022 Belize departures. Valid for new bookings only on select departures, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by February 28, 2022, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

    4th person travels free on select departures. Book by February 28, 2022. Bookings of three full-paying guests may bring a fourth person for free on select departures. Offer applicable only on bookings of two double-occupancy cabins, and second cabin must be in same category or lower as first cabin. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on airfare or extensions, and is not combinable with other offers. Call for details.

Into the blue of Belize and the mystery of the Maya

The eastern coast of Mesoamerica is a glittering tropical gateway to a vast taptestry of culture and dense jungle mysteries. From the cradle of the Ancient Maya, flourishing along the coast more than 1,500 years ago, a wellspring of identities, flavors, biodiversity, and adventure flows. Large swaths of the region remain wild with protected tropical forests, meandering rivers, abundant birdlife—and the largest coral reef system in the Northern Hemisphere. The Belize Barrier Reef is alive with a galaxy of brilliantly-hued fish and corals. The human history is fascinating, and the imprint of the Maya evident. Discover temples nestled in the forest or set overlooking lakes, and observe modern life—a melting pot of people, cultures, languages, and music. 

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Discover Belize & Guatemala

Expedition Highlights

Discover temples and forests teeming with life. See remarkable ruins of pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Delve into the mystery and history amid stone temples, palaces, and terraces cut by ancient people. And dive into a wealth of biodiversity in the Northern Hemisphere’s largest reef system at the Belize Barrier Reef. Revel among hundreds of species of fish, marvelous sea turtles, graceful rays, over 90 varieties of coral, and with luck, manatees. As only a small percentage of the reef has been studied, researchers believe hundreds, even thousands more species could be discovered in this protected zone.

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I don’t know if it could get any better than having guides who are super knowledgeable about the way of life today and the way of life 2,000 years ago.

Sarah D.

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The geography is really remarkable—with a great diversity of ecosystems and an abundance of land and marine species. On the human side there’s fascinating diversity as well. The region contains many cultures and languages and has a rich history.

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