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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM)

Deep within the forests lies a wonder of both ancient and natural Belize. Following a 45-minute drive from San Ignacio and a 45-minute hike through...

Aguacaliente Wildlife Sanctuary

Take a dip in the hot springs of Agua Caliente Wildlife Sanctuary. This coastal plain zone is also great for fishing, hiking, caving and, of course,...

Altun Ha

Altun Ha, the archaeological site closest to Belize City, was a major Maya culture ceremonial center and the discovery site of Belize’s famous Jade...

Bacalar Chico

Discover Bacalar Chico, an established reserve since 1996, which forms one (1) of seven (7) reserve zones  that make up Belize’s World Heritage Site....

Barton Creek Cave

Tucked away in the Mountain Pine Ridge area is Barton Creek Cave, a wet cave that offers canoeing and a chance to see Maya ceramics and calcified...

Belize Botanical Gardens

The 45-acre Belize Botanical Gardens is the life’s work of Ken duPlooy, an ornithologist, who died in 2001. His wife Judy and their family carry on...

Belize Supreme Court

Built in 1926, the Belize Supreme Court building was rebuilt in the same style as the previous one that burned down in 1918. The New Orleans style...

Belize Zoo

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...

Benque House of Culture

Explore the historical journey of Belize's Mestizo community on your visit to the Benque House of Culture in Benque Viejo Del Carmen. This once police...

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Big Rock Falls

There’s a reason there’s such a thing as ‘hidden gems,’ and Big Rock Falls is the prime example of this. Tucked into the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest...

Billy Barquedier National Park

Billy Barquedier National Park is a wondrous hilly terrain, encompassing 1,639 acres of preserved tropical evergreen forest, sitting on Santa Rosa...

Bladen Forest Reserve

The Bladen Forest Reserve is the place for freshwater snorkeling—that’s right, freshwater snorkeling. The Bladen River runs through the reserve and is...

Blue Creek

Blue Creek is an amazing stretch of river and turquoise swimming holes located in the Southern District. While you’re there, check out Hokeb Ha Cave...

Blue Hole

Known as one of the best dive sites in the world, the Blue Hole Natural Monument has become a diver’s pilgrimage. At 406.9 feet in depth and 1,049.8...

Cahal Pech

Just a short walk from the present-day town of Cahal Pech, also known as "The Place of Ticks" in Yucatecan Maya, this Maya site is very convenient to...

Caracol

One of Belize’s best ancient Maya temples, Caracol is deep in the heart of the Chiquibul Forest Reserve of the Maya Mountains in the Cayo District.

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Cerros

Take a short boat ride across the Corozal Bay to Cerros or an adventurous trip by road. As the only Maya site in Belize situated on the coast, Cerros...

Chaa Creek Natural History Centre

If you really want an up-close and personal look at snakes and butterflies, take a trip to Chaa Creek Natural History Centre. The Centre has a number...

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

A haven for the endangered jaguar, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary covers 128,000 acres of rainforest in the Cockscomb Range of the Maya Mountains....

Columbia Forest Reserve

Columbia Forest Reserve is one of the largest protected areas of rainforest in Central America. Just north of San Jose village, the area is known for...

Community Baboon Sanctuary

The Community Baboon Sanctuary spans 20 miles and is home to over a thousand howler monkeys, birds and other mammals. The sanctuary was started by a...

Corozal House of Culture

Just off the Corozal Bay, the House of Culture is housed in what was once the community center point of Corozal Town. 

Corozal House of Culture, with...

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

Known as one of Belize's top birding spots, Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary (pardon the pun) spans 16,400 acres and includes more than 3,000 acres of...

Cultural Heritage Trail Tour

Walk through the old Benque and get to know the ancient Mayan, which lived here more than 2000 years ago. The tour leads through parts of the...

Davis Falls

If you’re looking to have a fantastic natural pool and 500-foot waterfall basically all to yourself, head to Davis Falls. This remote park is only...

Elbow

Located at Turneffe Atoll’s southernmost tip, the "Elbow" is considered an advanced diver’s hotspot with large groups of eagle rays frequenting the...

Elijio Panti National Park

Noj Kaax Meen Elijio Panti National Park, like other renowned nature preserves scattered throughout Belize, is blessed with both natural wonders and...

El Pilar

The isolated El Pilar Ancient Maya Temple is three times larger than Xunantunich and is still being excavated today. The focus here is showing...

Emerald Forest Reef

Emerald Forest Reef is a novice diver’s paradise, well known for its somewhat shallow attractions and spectacular Elkhorn coral formation, which is...

Gabriel Hoare Market

Located in Corozal, the Gabriel Hoare Market features local fruits and vegetables, as well as a great look at local life. Buy some fruit, chat with a...

George Price Center

Want to learn about our founding father? Head to the George Price Center for Peace and Development to explore how Belize became Belize. It has a...

Glover's Reef

Glover’s Reef Atoll Marine Reserve is located in the southernmost region of Belize and is one of the most spectacular marine biodiversity not only for...

Goff's Caye

Goff’s Caye is a 1-acre sand barrier island, situated north of the English Caye Channel. It is approximately 12 nautical miles east of Belize City....

Green Iguana Conservation Project

About the Project

The Green Iguana Conservation Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana...

Guanacaste National Park

Named for its giant Guanacaste trees, Guanacaste National Park is our smallest national park. The trees are more than 100 feet high and are filled...

Gulisi Garifuna Museum

Discover the Garifuna culture by learning at the Gulisi Garifuna Museum. Named in honor of Garifuna woman who migrated to Belize with her 13 children...

Half Moon Caye

The best diving on Lighthouse Reef is Half Moon Caye. Beginning at 35 feet and dropping to nothing but blue for who knows how far, Half Moon is a free...

Hol Chan Marine Reserve

As translated in Maya as "Little Channel," the Hol Chan Marine Reserve refers to the deep cut or "quebrada" in the barrier reef off Ambergris Caye....

House of Culture

Once known as the Government House, the House of Culture was renamed after Hurricane Hattie in 1961, when the government was moved to Belmopan. It was...

Lamanai

Boat up the New River from Orange Walk to the Lamanai Maya temples. On your boat ride, in addition to some amazing scenery, you’ll see wildlife like...

Las Banquitas House of Culture

Located in the heart of Orange Walk Town, on Main Street, Las Banquitas House of Culture offers a unique historical collection depicting the evolution...

Lebeha Drumming Center

Learn to play drums like the Garifuna at the Lebeha Drumming Center. The drums are made by a famous drum maker in Dangriga, Austin Rodriquez, and are...

Long Caye Wall

With its deep drop-off, Long Caye Wall has earned its name. Great for seeing spot turtles, rays and barracudas.

Lubaantun

The Maya temples of Lubaantun are unique in that they were built entirely without the aid of mortar. Each stone was carefully measured and cut to fit...

Marco Gonzales

The Marco Gonzalez Maya Site is located in Ambergris Caye. It was once a Maya trading post with 20,000 inhabitants, and many Maya fishing artifacts...

Mayflower Bocawina National Park

With 7,087 acres of preserved low and highlands, Mayflower Bocawina National Park is one of the best choices for leisure or adventurous explorations....

Mexico Rocks

Mexico Rock is a range of 10 to 12 foot rocks in Ambergris Caye. It is filled with starfish, elkhorn and staghorn coral, as well as lobster, eel and...

Monkey River Village

Located at the mouth of the Monkey River, the village is bordered on the west by riverine forests and is a great place for experiencing the Belizean...

Mountain Pine Ridge

Located in the highlands of the southern zone of western Belize, the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve offers cool temperatures and reveals splendid...

Museum of Belize

Built in a former prison, Belize Museum offers an insight into our history and culture, including ancient Mayan artefacts, eclectic memorabilia,...

Nim Li Punit

Nim Li Punit, located near the village of Indian Creek in the Toledo District, is well known for the number of stelae discovered. Nim Li Punit gets...

Nohock Che'en Caves Branch Archeological Reserve

Grab an inner tube and take a float through the Caves Branch River. The Nohoch Che’en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve is home to caves the ancient...

Rainforest Medicine Trail

Take a trail through Rainforest Medicine Trail to learn about natural and traditional Maya medicine. Maya used plants like the red gumbo-limbo for...

Rio Blanco National Park

Take a short hike to Rio Blanco waterfall for a look at one of our largest waterfalls in the area. Once you’re there, take a dip in the deep limestone...

Rio Frio Caves

The Rio Frio Cave is considered one of the best caving systems throughout Belize. With a length of around a quarter mile, there is no shortage of...

Rio On Pools

Getting here is only part of the fun! Located within the magnificent Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, the Rio On Pools is scenic, with its granite...

San Antonio

The second largest town in the Southern District, San Antonio is a market town and was settled by Guatemalans. The village church was built from...

San Ignacio Market

If you want to get a feel for how the locals shop, check out the San Ignacio Market on a Saturday. Local farmers sell fruits and vegetables and...

Santa Rita

Located about one mile from the town square, this great historical Maya site commemorates the birth place of the Mestizos. Once atop the main temple,...

Sapodilla Cayes

The Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve is located along the southernmost tip of the Belize Barrier Reef, nearly (75 kilometers) 46 miles east of Punta...

Sarstoon-Temash National Park

Take a boat tour of one of the wildest, most remote National Parks in the country. Located in the Southern District, Sarstoon-Temash National Park is...

Serpon Sugar Mill

Serpon Sugar Mill is the country’s first historical reserve. Hidden in the jungle one mile in on the access road to the village of Sittee River is an...

Shark Ray Alley

Shark Ray Alley is located just one mile south of the Hol Chan cut and is listed as "Zone D" of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Once a place where...

Shipstern Nature Reserve

Located in Corozal District, Shipstern Nature Reserve is a 31-square-mile tropical rainforest, with more than 300 different species of birds awaiting...

Southwater Caye Marine Reserve

A lesser-known gem in Belize, 15-acre South Water Caye is our version of an off-the-beaten-path destination (though most places are here) for diving...

Southwest Caye Wall

Southwest Caye Wall is best known for offering a feeling of diving into an abyss of blue. The cliff falls at 130 feet and after a narrow shelf...

St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Not to be confused with the Great Blue Hole, St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park has a natural turquoise pool that’s part of a river system. Great...

St. Johns Cathedral

Aside from Maya temples, St. John’s Cathedral is the oldest Anglican Church in Central America. It’s also the only place outside of England where...

The WARASA – Garifuna Drum School

The Garifuna culture is infectious! Visit Punta Gorda, Toledo District, and let the WARASA Garifuna Drum School seal that bond with the ultimate...

Thousand Foot Falls

Thousand Foot Falls is a sight to behold. With 1,290 acres designated as a monument within the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, it is located only...

Turneffe Atoll

Close to Belize City, Lighthouse and Glover’s Reef, Turneffe Atoll is a great base for exploring all of the atolls. Plus, with its steep drop-offs,...

Xunantunich

Take the hand-cranked ferry over the river to Xunantunich, which sits atop a hill overlooking the Mopan River and the Cayo District. The area was a...