Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central America and is known for its numerous unique and exciting adventure tours. Adventure can be found across the country, both on the mainland and many islands that dot the coast, such as Ambergris Caye â€“ the largest and most visited island in Belize.
Grand Caribe, located 2 miles north of San Pedro Town on the beautiful island of Ambergris Caye, offers several Belize inland and island adventure tours. Among these tours is Grand Caribeâ€™s helicopter tours with Astrum Helicopters.
Helicopter tours in Belize is the best way to explore and see more of Belizeâ€¦above and beyond! These helicopter tours include both fly-overs and activity stops at some of the best attractions in Belize.
Top places to visit in Belize
Great Blue Hole & Barrier Reef
Enjoy miles of unspoiled beauty as you wind across the Belize Barrier Reef System to view secluded islands, mangrove-covered cayes, diverse marine life, and the famed Great Blue Hole, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Â Add on a diving or snorkeling stop, where a waiting boat will whisk you away to three amazing sites: The Great Blue Hole, Half Moon Caye, and The Aquarium.
Waterfalls & 1,000 Foot Falls
A one-of-a-kind tour, tracing freshwater rivers into the untouched tropical evergreen interior, soaring through the incredible Maya Mountain landscape, and offering breath-taking views of five Waterfalls, including the largest waterfall in Central America â€“ The 1000 Foot Falls.
Victoria Peak & Mountain Pine Ridge Add-On
Experience a trip across the Mountain Pine Ridge area, where youâ€™ll enjoy a birdâ€™s eye view of the second-highest elevation in Belize, Victoria Peak. Located on the remote northern boundary of the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Tiger Creek Pools & Falls Lunch Add-On
Land next to Tiger Creek Pools & Waterfalls for an up-close view of the creek as it falls off the edge of the Mountain Pine Ridge Valley. Enjoy lunch on a private lookout next to the waterfalls.
Belize Zoo – Director’s VIP Tour Add-On
Land at the Belize Zoo, where you will take a special tour with the founding Director of the Belize Zoo, Sharon Matola. Meet the animals of the Belize Zoo up close and personal. After the tour enjoy lunch on the private Tapir Deck.
Altun Ha & Lamanai Maya Ruins
Enjoy an amazing half-day tailored for cultural connoisseurs. This tour takes guests through the awe-inspiring Maya Ruins of Altun Ha and Lamanai via helicopter, sweeping through rain forest canopies and river lagoons for the ultimate Belizean experience. You will land at Lamanai for a personalized journey of the Mayan Ruins and an exhilarating Airboat ride, followed by lunch at the Lamanai Outpost Lodge.
Cave Tubing & Trekking
For the thrill seekers and true jungle adventurers, this tour takes guests by air and water through some of Belizeâ€™s most beautiful sceneries, caves and cultural sites, where ancient Maya ceremonial centres, pottery and artefacts are still seen. Spectacular crystal formations over 5 million years old cast eerie shadows into the black abyss, as you explore the most sacred sites of the ancient Maya.
Experience an underground riverside picnic for lunch. Add to your journey a trip across the Mountain Pine Ridge Waterfalls, where youâ€™ll enjoy a birdâ€™s eye view of the largest waterfall in Belize and Central America, the 1,000 Foot Falls and four additional waterfalls located within the Pine Ridge.
Barton Creek & Jungle Canopy
Travel by helicopter, canoe and zipline as you explore the mysterious Mayan underworld. In Barton Creek youâ€™ll sit back, relax, and direct your 1,000,000-candle lamp at the amazing formations inside huge caves believed to be, Xibalba, the Mayan underworld. Then prepare to be awestruck by the jungle as you zip line, climb, and rappel your way through a labyrinth of jungle canopy.
This adventure is not for the faint of heart! Still need more? Add to your journey with a trip across the Mountain Pine Ridge Waterfalls, for a birdâ€™s eye view of five waterfalls located within Pine Ridge.
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
Experience the best of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye as few have seen it. Enjoy a tour highlighting natural attractions, around San Pedro. This 30- or 45-minute tours is perfect for romantic evenings, proposals, anniversaries, and birthdays!
Waterfalls, Xunantunich & Horseback Riding
Hover above the largest waterfall in Central America, as you enjoy a world-class view of their spectacular plunge off a sheer cliff and into the dense forest below. Overly the unspoiled Mountain Pine Ridge, where you will see more waterfalls. Then take a horseback ride into the lush interior and through the paradisiacal Chaa Creek Nature Reserve, set along the banks of the Macal River or swap out horseback riding for a ground tour of Xunantunich.
You can also add on a luxury picnic lunch, where a bottle of champagne and chocolate dipped fresh tropical fruits awaits you after landing. After lunch, your expert guide will bring horses and take you on a tour through the rainforest up to the mystic Maya ruins. A luxury mini brunch buffet will be served, then guests will continue their horseback ride through the mystic jungles of Chaa Creek.
All the above helicopter tours can be booked with our friendly on-site tours and concierge staff at Grand Caribe Belize. After an exciting day of adventure guests can unwind in the comfort of their luxury suites or enjoy a rejuvenating beachside massage.
Where is Grand Caribe Belize located?
Grand Caribe Resort is located two miles north of San Pedro Town on the beautiful island of Ambergris Caye.
How to get to Grand Caribe Belize?
There are several ways to get to Grand Caribe Resort. You can get to Grand Caribe Resort by a taxi cab or by golf cart if you’re already on the island of Ambergris Caye. If youâ€™re not in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye and would have to get on the island, then you can take a flight via Tropic Air or Maya Island Air, take a water taxi via San Pedro Belize Express, Ocean Ferry or Thunderbolt (Corozal only), or book a helicopter transfer with Astrum Helicopters.