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Willing and able to do the impossible

Most importantly, Upclose Belize is fully functional despite a domain hack of some sort that has... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
RL-NorthTustin
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Tustin, California
WOW!

We boofked this tours before our cruise and Kim was lovely and quick on the answer and... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2016
Cassie1209
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Montreal, Canada
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Born and raised in this jewel we call Belize, we are the Belize Adventure Experts you can trust to help you plan your best Belize vacation. We GUARANTEE that we can create a vacation experience in Belize unique to your interests, while matching your budget. Our itineraries are completely free, and with no obligation to book! Give us a try - there is absolutely nothing to lose and a wonderful vacation in Belize to gain! We have never met a budget we could not match - ever! We have never had an itinerary too complex to complete - including overnight side trips to Mexico & Guatemala!
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Belize City, Belize
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Most importantly, Upclose Belize is fully functional despite a domain hack of some sort that has their website offline in early 2017. I confess to being quite anxious on behalf of our tour of 16 people, but Kimberlee kept in touch, and our guides were...More

Thank RL-NorthTustin
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We boofked this tours before our cruise and Kim was lovely and quick on the answer and communication. Arrived on site we met our AMAZING guide BRACILIA!! Wow she made our day! She is so passionate, and very knowledgeble ! We visite the Altun Ha...More

Thank Cassie1209
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Ok....so we've done several cruise trips in belize, but we've always left the mainland behind in favor of the cays. Those were enjoyable experiences, but THIS....this was something altogether different. Kayaking the Caves with UpClose Belize is quite probably the single best shore excursion we've...More

3  Thank Calypso-Pictures
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with Charlie and Elle traveling the Belizean zip lines and then cave tubing. Love working with these guys because they are flexible and do things at your pace all while sharing fun facts about the locale. They took care of lunch...More

Thank kyle829
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We booked the private cave kayaking tour with up close Belize, and had an absolutely fantastic time. When booking, I am really looking for an authentic experience. Not something that feels manufactured for the sake of making money from tourists, or overly crowded, etc. This...More

1  Thank BBM0615
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

In planning our recent trip to Belize, I used UpClose Belize to book a couple of transfers as well as some tours and one of our hotel accommodations. Our driver, Ian, was very friendly and chatty. One time he was late picking us up, but...More

Thank AmeriBrit09
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We took a private tour with UpCloseBelize to visit the Altun Ha ruins and go cave tubing. That could not have been a better decision for us. Both are rather adventuresome, and being alone with our guide allowed us to go at our "senior" pace...More

Thank BobnClaudette
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Mayan site was fascinating Views were breathtaking. Our guide Joel was very knowledgable in addition to being patient when needed to Go Slow. Tubing was lots of fun. Cave experience was unique. Enjoyed our local lunch chicken rice and beans. Tina responded immediately to our...More

1  Thank ROBEERT C
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We booked our excursion for Altun Ha & Belize Zoo. Our guide was Joe (?) and he was so amazingly wonderful, friendly, and knowledgeable. Kim, the director, was excellent in communicating and answering questions all done through email and ALL done in a prompt fashion....More

Thank lorie80
Reviewed 22 October 2015

What a day in Belize!!!! My family and I went on a Carnival cruise recently, with Belize being one of our port of calls. Having a 9 year old boy, I do not like large tour groups; so we decided on doing a private tour....More

2  Thank sim02
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Snoopgirl49
I cannot get your website to open nor can I access your email. Can you post it here? Snoopgirl
25 February 2017|
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Response from KimBelize | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your message. I apologize about the website - changed technicians midstream and now having a nightmare! It's almost ready! In the meantime please email me on upclosebelize at gmail and I would be happy to... More
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vacationmom05
Do you have any excursions for first time divers. We have snorkeled several times and would love to learn to dive. Also do you have a current email address
27 January 2017|
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Response from KimBelize | Property representative |
Hi - am awfully sorry. I didn't address this email/website issue and only now just catching up! I hope you had a great time in Belize!
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