Belize is the ideal destination for adventure-seekers. With our heart-pumping excursions leaving directly from the resort, guests could choose from exploring the beautiful barrier reef to visiting the only jaguar preserve in the world. At Umaya, our tours are guided by adventure experts bringing you face-to-face with the lush Belizean nature and wildlife. Please contact the resort directly to enquire as due to COVID, there may be restrictions on what tours and activities will be available during you stay.

Barrier Reef Snorkel

Enjoy snorkelling along the second largest coral reef in the world, and see multicolored walls and ridges teaming with sea life. After Refueling with a Belizean-style lunch on a tropical island before splashing back in at a spot famous for attracting throngs of nurse sharks, stingrays and sea turtles.


Dive deep into the largest living barrier reef in the world and experience spectacular reefs, drop-offs and underwater caves. Highly experienced dive professionals accompany you on exceptional excursions into the must-see reefs.

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Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve & River Tubing

Located in Southern Belize is the world’s only jaguar preserve, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. The park offers a wide variety of hikes, a waterfall where you can dip in the refreshing waters. Knowledgeable guides identify the numerous plants, birds and fauna of the pristine rainforest. With over 290 recorded species of birds this park is ideal for birders as well.

Half-Day Chocolate Making Tour

Visit the small southern village of Maya Center, where you will be met by a traditional Mayan family led by a chocolate master offering the opportunity to go on a two-hour tour, including a hike at the cacao farm. Taste the cacao bean and get to know a variety of wild birds, flora & fauna. During the second half of the excursion, you will be taught how to make your own chocolate and enjoy it afterwards.

Monkey River & Manatee Watch

Explore Monkey River by boat, observing Howler Monkeys, tropical birds, crocodiles and many more. Stop at the village of Monkey River for lunch and then boat upriver for 20 minutes and hike trails through the rainforest to view families of the Howler Monkeys and several species of the Flora and Fauna (including medicinal plants) with an experienced guide. Upon returning downriver, the tour stops in the village of Monkey River for a lunch of local creole food. After enjoying lunch, you are taken through mangrove estuaries at the edge of the lagoon, home of the manatees.

Umaya Sunset Cruise

Cruise through the lagoon and watch the magnificent sunset over the Maya Mountains. Rum Punch, chilled fruit plate, snack and water are served during the tour. Private charter available. Table setting or lounging.

St. Herman’s Cave Tubing

Learn interesting information on the geology of the formations & cave history. Following a 20-minute hike through the jungle, you will arrive at St Herman’s cave and explore past side windows that filter the jungle light through the mist as they float on inner tubes with only headlamps to light the way.

Actun Tunichil Muknal “ATM Cave”

Hike through the 6,700-acre Tapir Mountain Nature Preserve for about an hour before crossing three shallow rivers. The cave’s entrance is guarded by a spring-fed pool, requiring you to swim in and then wade up a subterranean river. Enter several large caverns, including one known as the “Cathedral” where a number of undisturbed Maya artifacts are visible, including a soaring altar carved from the native stone.

Zipline & River Tubing

Experience the most scenic zip line in Belize. Fly through the air across the South Stann Creek River valley and soar with the birds looking over a gorgeous part of Belize as you Zip over the beautiful South Stann Creek River that rests between two valleys. After soaring through the sky, float and off in the refreshing waters for almost two miles of the South Stann Creek River while listening to the sounds of the jungle.

Nim LI Punit & Lubaantun Adventure

Nim Li Punit Maya Ruin inherited it’s named from a carving on the longest of sites twenty-six stone monuments or Stelae, depicting a figure wearing a large headdress. The site has some prominence in the culture of the ancient Maya site in Southern Belize. Nim Li Punit is comprised of two of the most fascinating complexes the Plaza of the Royal Tombs and the Plaza of the Stellae. Lubaantun, which means “place of the fallen stones” is a modern name for the site. It is also the largest Maya site in Southern Belize. It is well known for the unusual style of construction and is a late classic ceremonial center dated to 700-900AD.