Packing list for your Belize Trip
Select casual, breathable clothing to minimize discomfort in the subtropical climate of Belize. Women participants should plan to dress modestly (please avoid low-cut shirts; tank tops and short-shorts and skirts).
- Water Bottle
- Spending money (for souvenirs and such: $100 cash recommended or ATM card)
- Currency $2 BZE = $1 USA (fixed exchange rate)
Clothes & Shoes
- For Service:
- Casual khaki pants or skirts
- Knee-length shorts
- Light sweater/jacket
- Collared shirt/blouse
- Lightweight rain jacket
- Long pants (loose and lightweight)
- Lightweight hiking and walking shoes
- River shoes
- Flip flops (for everyday and showers)
- Lightweight towel (REI style)
- Mosquito repellent (containing DEET)
- Hand sanitizer
- Camera, Ziploc bag for camera
- Headlamp and/or Flashlight
- Prescription medications
- Shower gels, shampoo, soap (gels)
- Personal Toiletry items
- Face wipes
- Ear plugs
- Reusable water bottle (wide-mouth, refillable, quart-size plastic or metal bottles are the best)
- Electrolytes (dissolvable in water or chews)
- Do not keep essential documents, such as your passport and excess cash, on your person.
- You should have with you at all times a copy of your passport, program emergency card and insurance card in the event you need to show identification or access emergency medical care.
- Excess cash should be stored in a safety deposit box at the lodge.
- We recommend you check one bag (50lbs or less) and pack a light carry-on bag/backpack with some clothes and other essentials.
- We also encourage you to put your name and home address on your luggage tag and inside your suitcase.
- Special adaptors are not required as Belize has standard 3 prong outlets.
- 24 hour Wi-Fi access is available in the common areas.
- A waterproof case is highly recommended if your camera requires special batteries; bring a spare along.
- Underwater cameras are great for snorkeling.
- We do not recommend you bring a personal computer, but iPads and iPhones (in airplane mode) can be useful for photos