Be the Family Hero - Reinvent the Holidays Belizean-Style

Island Expeditions is excited to offer families a choice of adventure trips for the holidays, and a chance to be with the Maya when the world is renewed this December 21st, 2012.

Dangriga, Belize, September 02, 2012 --( Island Expeditions reinvents the 2012 holiday season with Belizean family adventures filled with fun, play and tropical pleasures. Families can enjoy a range of 'family-friendly adventure trips', with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be in Belize for the December 21st Maya Winter Solstice - a pivotal time of reflection and renewal for the Mayan culture that occurs every 52,000 years. By booking now, families can take advantage of pre-season low airfares. Discounts are available for children on all Island Expeditions trips.

Don't wait for the kids to leave the house to take an adventure vacation. Work-weary families can trade in the turkey this year for a seafood feast and a simple beachfront cabana, with world-class snorkelling and kayaking just steps away. Island Expeditions is passionate about family travel, inviting parents to enjoy the islands through their child's eyes. The unique island Basecamps offer a range of activities, with the flexibility and freedom for families to do things together or separately. Parents can relax as kids 'learn by experiencing." exploring the diverse marine ecosystem with knowledgeable guides.

The December 21, 2012 Maya Winter Solstice is the completion of the cycle of the 13th B'ad'tun in the Mayan Long Count calendar. The Mayan people - and the world - will be celebrating this momentous event this December in Belize. Contact Island Expeditions for trips over the Winter Solstice, and have your family join the Maya when the world is renewed.

Visit for family adventure vacations and detailed trip information. Current trip specials include a $100 savings on late November/early December trips - great for families traveling over the US Thanksgiving holiday.

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About Island Expeditions:
Leading the way to adventure for 27 years

Island Expeditions specializes in Belize and Yucatan adventure travel, offering small group trips to special places where few others travellers go...remote coral reefs, tropical rainforests and rich indigenous cultures. Trips provide skilled instruction in outdoor activities, as well as fun, learning and genuine interaction with the local people. No experience is necessary and trips are suitable for all levels. Island Expeditions is committed to responsible tourism, conservation and local education, supporting the Belize Zoo, Belize Audubon Society and local conservation initiatives. For student groups, Island Expeditions has been offering specialized programs for high schools, colleges and universities for over 20 years.

National Geographic Adventure Magazine rated Island Expeditions as one of the 'Best Travel Companies on Earth'.

For further information, visit
Island Expeditions
Trish Brown
PO Box 9 Pemberton, BC Canada
V0N 2L0