Everyone is family here, from the lizards that wander along the foot paths to the maintenance crew and the howler monkeys… Within these 29 acres of tropical savannah, you will meet over 150 animals that call it home. It’s an experience that will forever shift your views on zoos, plus it’s all accessible by wheel chair!

Discover the Belize Zoo, home to the rehabilitated, orphaned and rescued wildlife of Belize!

As a tropical mecca for biodiversity, the wetlands, jungles, rivers and seas make Belize a haven for the most exotic wildlife residents, including: tapirs, jaguars, manatees, spider monkeys, keel-billed toucans, scarlet macaws, and more!

Be acquainted with the wildlife of the jungles without being in the jungles…

Getting here…

Take a drive, hop on the bus or book a tour. The Belize Zoo is located only 29 miles from Belize City, on the George Price Highway. Opened 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. (daily), the Belize Zoo has undergone construction to enhance the experience of not only its guests but also its residents.


There’s so much to see (over 45 species to be exact)!

Meet “Lucky Boy,” a recently rescued black jaguar, whose popularity skyrocketed throughout Belize and even internationally after being found in an emaciated state. Lucky Boy has since improved tremendously and is a proud staple of the zoo!

“Luck” is the universal theme for the zoo animals that have been rescued and relocated here… You can find a little story of each animal as you tour the grounds. Get the VIP treatment. Why stand outside, when you can go in?

Your zookeeper guide will take you on a truly remarkable tour of some of the animals. Get jumped-on by the very inquisitive Keel Billed Toucan (Belize’s National Bird), or get your photo taken next to a Tapir!

Animal lovers will find solace here, after-all the animals are priority #1… Join the zoo family, and share in the love of our wildlife community!

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Belize Zoo