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"Photo by Madeleine & Light Hawk"

CHARTERS ANY DAY TO ISLAND
(weather permitting) If you cannot make our weekly Sunday boat from Sittee River

One-way $350 for up to six passengers from Sittee River Village or Dangriga 1 1/2 to 2 hours to island, or back to mainland.  Boat must leave before 2 p.m. to get through the reefs. From Placencia $400. From Belize City $800. To charter the Walkyrie, 70ft catamaran, double the costs for up to twelve passengers, additional passengers on any charters $60.ea. To go on our Sunday weekly trip it is $60 ea one way. Charter connection with most outgoing flights if you leave early morning on a charter boat to Dangriga one may fly to International Airport and meet all out going international flights. Airlines www.mayaislandair.com e-mail: miatza@btl.ne phone 501-223-1140 and www.tropicair.com e-mail: reservations@tropicair.com phone 501-226-2012.Belize, Belize travel, scuba diving, snorkeling, islands, islands in Belize, beachfront,

SUNDAY BOAT SCHEDULE INCLUDED IN WEEK PACKAGES:
On Saturday go to Glover’s Guest House Sittee River so we know you have arrived and sign in. Sunday load the boat and leave at 9 a.m. for the island. Return is the next Saturday around noon leaving island at 9 a.m. (occasionally safety delay due to bad weather, which happens one or two times a year).

GETTING TO SITTEE RIVER VILLAGE:

  • Belize, Belize travel, scuba diving, snorkeling, islands, islands in Belize, beachfront, Go to Dangriga and take the 10:00 am, 11:00 am, or 4:00 pm bus for Placencia going through Hopkins Village, then arriving at Sittee a 30 min ride. Southern Transport Bus Phone:501-502-2160. If you do not want to take the bus, take a taxi, which is $50 US +-. Ask the driver to let you off at the Glovers Guest House in Sittee River. The bus from Placencia leaves at 5:30 a.m., 6 a.m.and 1:30 p.m. going to Sittee River. A taxi from the International Airport to Sittee is $150 and takes two hours.

  • Or fly to Dangriga and take a taxi. Maya has an eight o’clock flight from Belize City to Dangriga on Sunday mornings (make a reservation), then immediately catch a cab from Dangriga airstrip to Sittee Guest House to connect to boat.
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    "Photo by Dan Clark"
    We do not recommend this because it is tight and you arrive in Sittee when the boat is leaving or has left, so you must call us to hold the boat (Sittee Phone 509-7099).

    From Sittee to Dangriga 6 a.m. and 1:30 bus. You can also catch the Placencia bus at 1 pm, stop in Maya Center, then wait for the bus to Dangriga or Punta Gorda. contact us

LOVERS GUEST HOUSE IN SITTEE RIVER:
Departure point for Glover's Atoll and center for excursions to the south part of Belize. Many of our guests that want to spend a few days on the jungle river or explore the surrounding attractions arrive a day or two early to explore Bring light weight long clothing, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, binoculars, camera and insect repellent.

Close to the Mayflower National Park, and Jaguar Reserve. Waterfall, Maya Ruins, Sugar Mill Ruins, Old Cemetery and Lagoons, all accessible by rental - canoes, or bikes or horse or by taxi. Tranquility and lots of birds, iguanas, some crocodiles. Swim in the river or hike in the jungle. FREE KAYAKS …STAY 2 NIGHTS 3RD NIGHT FREE

Safe camping
Bunkhouse
Private room
Private cabin
$4 US per person + 12.5% tax $9 US per person shared bath+ 12.5% tax $12.00 US for per persons shared bath + 12.5% tax $19 US per person with bath + 12.5% tax

Enjoy meals with fresh vegetables and fruits in our lovely over the river thatch restaurant (breakfast - $9.00, lunch - $6.00 & dinner - $12.00 + 12.5% tax). Just five minutes to the grocery store and internet cafe.

Belize, Belize travel, scuba diving, snorkeling, islands, islands in Belize, beachfront, REYNOLDS SITTEE RIVER STORE:
Reynolds Store, a local grocery store or tienda, sells basic staples, including canned cheese and butter, which does not need refrigeration. A vegetable truck comes through on Sunday morning. If you want trail mixes, granola bars, snacks bring that with you from home. (We suggest that you bring light weight things from home and buy the balance in Sittee River) . Bring food that does not need refrigeration for a week or bring a cooler RENTAL COOLER 15 FOR THE WEEK. and buy ice in Sittee River. No bar on island so bring drinks and alcohol. Stay a second week or longer and order supplies from Sittee River at cost plus 20%.

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"Walkyrie 70ft (22m) Proa Catamaran"

FREIGHT AND LUGGAGE ON BOAT:
One suitcase or backpack and one box or cooler of food and a small bag of fruit/Vegetable each. Extra crates $8, Each kayak $35, Bicycle $35, Small boat $35. Bring food, supplies, soap, towels, flashlight, candles, matches, toilet paper, solar shower(optional) sunscreen, bug repellent, liquor or soft drink, raincoat for Sittee River and maybe boat. Bring on boat food for lunch, snacks, and keep sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and rain gear handy. Music with earphones only. Low price is made possible by carrying freight, lumber, and coconuts; please help with loading and unloading.

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