Explore untouched wilderness, discover hidden  landscapes, and experience nature at its most serene

 

TREE - Tropical Rainforest Education & Exploration - provides sustainable ecotourism trips for those that wish to experience the natural beauty and cultures of Belize, Guyana, and Jamaica  - all while participating in rainforest conservation.

 

Pristine Nature

At the heart of every TREE trip lies the heart of the jungle. From the depths of the Amazon in Guyana, to the Pine Ridge and Maya Mountain forests of Belize, to the hidden Blue Mountain forests of Jamaica, we go places where flora and fauna reign supreme. Although we love and appreciate the importance of trees, we do not limit our exposure to solely forests. We explore all of what these landscapes have to offer, including massive waterfalls, lively rivers, shrouded lagoons, ancient caves, secluded beaches,  limestone cayes, and the largest living coral reef in the world. 

 

Cultural Interaction

Visiting any country, no matter how beautiful the landscapes may be, is incomplete without experiencing the local culture. Everyone at TREE is either from one of the destination countries, or has lived in one (or more) of these countries for several years, ensuring a family-style experience for all visitors. In addition, all vendors, lodging, food, and excursions are locally owned and operated. You will be invited to barbecues, parties, rum shops, HHH runs, sporting events, and even people's homes - it will be up to you how many events you would like to attend.

 

Rainforest Conservation 

TREE is deeply rooted in conservation through its classroom-free EEE (experiential environmental education) platform, ecotourism standards, and funding of protected areas and local community development. TREE operates almost exclusively in protected areas with a focus on conservation, so simply by staying in these areas and going on these excursions you will be contributing to tropical rainforest and reef conservation. Participants will also learn about ecosystem services, the importance of biodiversity, roles of protected areas, and principles of sustainability. The result is improved ecological literacy and a better understanding of what living sustainably truly entails. 

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Conservation through exploration.

It's what we do.

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Last February, two friends and I went down to Belize on a TREE trip. Jordan took us hiking through the jungle to amazing secluded waterfalls and cliff jumping that only the locals knew about. He also took us to the tops of Mayan pyramids and snorkeling with turtles, all kinds of fish, and even sharks. Throughout our trip, Jordan impressed us with his knowledge of the forests, the surrounding countryside, the animals, the geopolitical climate of the region, the fish, and the environmental problems of the region, all while making us feel like we were on vacation and having discussions with one of our oldest friends. I would highly recommend booking a trip with TREE to anyone who enjoys the outdoors and actually wants to get out of the resort and enjoy the countryside like the locals do.

- Durrell Quarles
Los Angeles, California (UCLA)