Checklist and first aid
Tours- David’s adventure tours Cayo Belize
Remember, before you begin your trip:
Camera: determine if a disposable would be better
suited for your trip than an expensive bulky camera and lenses.
Insect Repellent: The best repellant is to wear
long pants and boots. You will avoid continually adding repellant to
your exposed skin.
Hat: Much of your loss of body moisture is via
your head. You can dehydrate in the jungles.
Sun Screen: You can be exposed to the sun for
long periods of time, especially when canoeing.
Jungle Boots: If you are going to go into the
jungle it is advised that you have the proper foot gear, no open or
Binoculars: The small convenient ones are the
best. Remember too many accessories detract from good site seeing.
Water: Carry enough water or gatoraid to keep you
hydrated for the trip. Ask your guide how long the trip will take.
Handkerchief: Works well in wiping, wetting, and
applying, and could be used for medical purposes.
Useful information about Belize:
- English is the official language.
- We drive on the right side of the road.
- Our electricity is 110 volts, same as the U.S.
- Belize was formerly known as British Honduras and was renamed in
1981 after Belize gained its independence .
- Water and food are generally safe. Purified (bottled) water is
- The exchange rate is fixed at $2.00BZ to $1.00US
- The US dollar is widely accepted.
- Taxes: hotel tax of 9%; sales tax of 10% on goods and service.