SALTWATER   >   BELIZE
TURNEFFE FLATS

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Turneffe Flats, located on Turneffe Atoll has long been recognised as one of the best and most professionally run saltwater fly-fishing lodges in the Caribbean. Turneffe atoll is a large series of islands and lagoons that is spread over 530 square kilometres. It has a huge variety of habitat that is ideally suited to the tropical flats species, namely bonefish, permit and for part of the year tarpon, that draw those of us that have an affinity for saltwater fly-fishing to travel all around the world in search of them

Your fly-fishing days will be overseen by highly experienced Permit guides who understand what is required to catch these special fish. If a Permit is high on your list of saltwater fly-fishing priorities, then there is no better place to go than this permit paradise. There are several lodges targeting permit specifically and who have fine tuned their techniques to give you the best chance of landing these elusive fish.

Belize's coral barrier reef is World Heritage listed and it is unspoilt tropical rainforest makes this a perfect holiday destination for those who wish to combine jungle and beach. Fly Odyssey regularly runs hosted and group trips and offers the most competitive bespoke packages to Turneffe Flats, Belize.

  • World-class Permit and Bonefishing
  • Great location for a 'Grand Slam'
  • Ideal for fishing groups, couples and family holidays
  • Tackle hire available
  • Non-fishing activities available including diving
  • Average temperatures: 25-35℃

Regarded as one of the finest locations for bonefish and permit in the Caribbean. The catch and release policy and conservation efforts introduced many years ago by Turneffe Flats ensures that this fishery will be fine for many years to come but should always continue to improve.

Turneffe flats is regarded by many as the top locations to stay and after forty years is still setting the standards. Well serviced skiffs and experienced guides will have you on the fishing grounds in a very short time and whilst Bonefish are the main quarry there are a wide range of species to target.From the elusive Permit to Tarpon, Snook and Barracuda. A well stocked tackle shop at the resort can cover emergencies and the opportunity to try new equipment.

There is a range of air conditioned accommodation is available at Turneffe from waterside cabanas to larger residences as well as three bedroom villas. The lodge includes a dinning room and barthe deck at the main lodge boasts and infinity pool to relax in after a hot day.

For non fishing partners and family there is also a well managed diving operation with regular well planned dives together with snorkelling trips available to explore the nearby reefs surrounding the flats. Their atoll adventure program is excellent with knowledgable guides and always enjoyed by our clients.

  • Season: all year round
  • Saturday to Saturday program
  • Fly-fishing but with opportunities to spin and for night fishing
  • All fishing is guided and a typical day 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Packed lunch and drinks included or return to the lodge for lunch
  • Well serviced and maintained boats
  • Knowledgeable and experienced guides

The operation out of Casa Laguna offers both guided panga fishing for a range of species including tuna, mani mahi, roosterfish, jacks as well as billfish. The guide team also specialises in beach fishing for roosterfish so if your goal is to land one from the beach then this is the place to do it. Each day you will have a choice of fishing from a super panga or fishing the beach on a side by side ATV.

The rates for this destination vary throughout the season. We offer the best available rates for this destination and do not charge for our service. By calling we are able to tailor a package to specifically suit your requirements at the best available rate. As we have offices in both the United Kingdom and Australia we can also ensure you are being quoted in your local currency. Please enquire for the latest rates and availability, including information on any applicable special offers and group discounts.

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CONTACT OUR AUSTRALIAN OFFICE

  • Belize city is easily accessible through many US airports. From Europe an overnight in the US is required on the outbound journey.
  • Met by Lodge representative
  • Transfer from Airport to Lodge by road
  • Greeted by Lodge owner
  • Access accommodation
  • Travel essentials: Valid Passport (at least six months validity)

The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 for Fly Odyssey Ltd, and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following:

  1. non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK;
  2. non-flight packages commencing and returning to a country other than the UK; and
  3. flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the UK, which are sold to customers outside of the UK.

1, 2 and 3 provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provides for repatriation. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Fly Odyssey Ltd.

OVERSEAS BOOKINGS

Contact: Mat McHugh
Tel: +44 (0)1621 743711
Mob: +44 (0)7936 708305
Email: enquiries@flyodyssey.co.uk

CHALK STREAMS BOOKINGS

Contact: Gilly Bate
Tel: +44 01730 825626
Mob: +44 (0)7817 304232
Email: g.bate@flyodyssey.co.uk

AUSTRALIA BOOKINGS

Contact: James Laverty
Mob (Australia):
+61 (0)499 900816
Email: j.laverty@flyodyssey.com.au