Trip Checklist ~ What to Bring

Plan Your Trip


Below is an itemized list to help prepare for your trip to Belize River Lodge.  It is a very good general list and should help with packing; however, please note, that depending on your schedule, all items may not be needed.  Also, before traveling, you should check for any changes in flight restrictions.  The following are a few websites to read before traveling.

Transportation Security Adm

The Travel Insider


____ Itinerary & Phone Contacts
____ Airline Tickets
____ Passport (Valid for 6 months after travel)
____ Travel Insurance (see Info to Note)
____ Notarized letter for Minors that are accompanying you
____ Wallet with credit cards, cash, checkbook & pen
____ Wristwatch
____ Eye Glasses/Contacts
____ Notebook/Reading Material
____ Pen
____ Sewing Kit
____ Personal Toiletries or Cosmetics
____ Medications (Always bring in carry on luggage)
____ First Aid Kit
____ Sunscreen (30 SPF or higher)
____ Lip Balm (SPF 30 or higher)
____ Aloe/After sun lotion
____ Cortaid for Bites
____ Insect Repellent (DEET/ Avon s Skin So Soft)
____ Flashlight & Extra Batteries
____ Pocket Knife or Leatherman Tool
____ Sunglasses (polarized)


____ Wide Brimmed Hat
____ Light Weight Shirts (Short & Long Sleeved)
____ Light Weight Pants & Shorts
____ T-Shirts
____ Underwear
____ Bandana
____ Buff(s)
____ Shoes/Sneakers
____ Socks
____ Sandals
____ Rain Gear (can rain any day of the year, so good to have)
____ Wind Breaker or sweatshirt
____ Sun Gloves
____ Swimsuit
____ Lightweight Hiking Shoes
____ Wading shoes/boots (optional)


____ Travel Alarm Clock
____ Travel Guide Book
____ Cash in small denominations (misc purchases)
____ Tarpon Stretcher Case
____ Small boat towel
____ Boga Grips
____ Emergency Gear Repair kit
____ Zip Lock Baggies (Large & Small)
____ 2-into-3 prong electrical plug converters
____ Photocopy of credit cards location
____ Photocopy of Passport (Copies of first two pages)
____ Insurance certificates
____ Address and telephone number of whom to contact in case of emergency


____ Rods & Reels, Extra Spools
____ Extra Fly lines
____ Leaders & Shock Tippets
____ Flies & Lures
____ Boat Bag (waterproof)
____ Polarized Glasses (Amber)
____ Sunglass straps/Croakies
____ Lens Cloth
____ Hemostats or Pliers on Lanyard or belt
____ Nippers
____ Hook File
____ Nail Knot tool
____ Line Cleaner
____ Reel Oil/Reel Lube
____ Nu Skin or similar for Leader cuts
____ Boat Shoes/Socks
____ Flats Wading Boots (optional)


____ Binoculars
____ Book – Birds of Belize
____ Field guides & reference materials
____ Reusable water bottle
____ Wash n’ Dry pre-moistened towelettes


____ Snorkel
____ Fins
____ Fin booties
____ Mask


____ Camera
____ Video Camera
____ Lenses
____ Film & Tapes
____ Batteries
____ Lens Cleaner
____ Waterproof Case

Not all items are needed, but this is a good list to help when packing.   When considering what to bring, please remember Belize River Lodge’s on-site amenities.

__ 24-Hour Electricity – 110 volts
__ Ceiling Fans in rooms
__ Air-Conditioned Rooms
__ Hair dryers in bathroom
__ Hot Water in all bathrooms
__ Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion & Soap
__ Alarm Clocks in Rooms
__ Power Strip Tower Surge Protector Electric Charging Station (3000W 13A 16AWG, 10 Outlet Plugs with 4 USB Slot) in each Room
__ Hammocks on all Verandah overlooking the Belize Olde River
__ Wireless internet is available on main lodge porch and living room free of cost
__ “Family style” restaurant Serving Three Home-Cooked Meals Daily
– Dietary Needs easily met, just let us know ahead of time
__ Daily Maid Service
__ Laundry Services available
__ Well-Stocked, Self-Service BarFax services available for fee
__ Small Gift Shop
__ Rental Fly & Spin Equipment
__ Flies, Lures, Leaders available for purchase