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Belize Zoo and Baboon Sanctuary Tour from Belize City
"An incredible array of Central America's wildlife can be found just a short scenic drive away from Belize City at the Belize Zoo. The zoo is home to an impressive array of large cats primates reptiles and birds giving you the opportunity to view Belize's prolific wildlife in one location. As an added bonus you'll see the famous sites of Belize City on the way!The Black Howler Monkey sanctuary was created in 1985 (in Belize black howlers are called ""baboons"" even though they have little in common with African Baboons) with funding from the World Wildlife Fund
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Private Tour of Xunantunich And Belize Zoo
"Xunantunich and Belize Zoo adventure begins as you head for the wildlife habitat known as The Belize Zoo. The zoo was created as a sanctuary for the country’s indigenous species and is now home to an impressive array of large cats primates reptiles and birds. A visit to the zoo gives you the opportunity to see Belize’s amazing wildlife in one location. The adventure continues with a scenic drive up the Western Highway to the Cayo District. Xunantunich sits just on the Western b your party will board a 19th-century hand-cranked ferry which takes you across the Mopan River. The ruins are actually located on one of the highest plateaus in the area and it is possible to climb to the top of “El Castillo” the largest of the temples at this site. From this vantage point one gains a panoramic view of the Cayo District and nearby Guatemala."""
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Belize Zoo and Xunantunich Day Trip by Air from Ambergris Caye
"After a shuttle ride to San Pedro Town and a 15-minute flight to Belize City from the San Pedro Ambergris Caye Airstrip enjoy a drive along the Western Highway to the Belize Zoo. After you arrive at this wildlife sanctuary your guide will help you spot native animals in natural-like habitats including five species of rainforest wildcat plus primates reptiles and more than 500 types of tropical bird. Afterward ride a short distance across the emerald green Mopan River by wooden ferry; the interesting hand-crank technology dates back to the 19th century. Keep an eye out for the huge green iguanas that sun themselves on the forested bank and scamper under the fo
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Belize Zoo Tips (4)

Leave your mark!

If you get a chance to check out Belize Zoo outside of Belize City, be sure to leave your mark on the wall here. The cost is about 2.75 USD, 5.00 in Belize Dollars. The money goes to donations for the...
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Dec 13, 2006

Belize Zoo!

This is was another excursion I did during my last week on ships, seeing Belize for the last time. It was a wildlife tour that started off somewhat boring but once we got to Belize Zoo, it picked up....
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Dec 12, 2006

Belize Zoo

The trip was offered as an excursion by Carnival. The drive was long but comfortable. The guide was irritating though. He was some sort of mellow Marxist who just rambled on and on about the...
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Dec 06, 2006

Belize Zoo

small and a legacy of the British. Saw my Jaguars, one black and one regular spotted, howler monkeys sleeping, birds of prey, macaws and a boa constrictor plus smelly peccaries. Easy enough to see in...
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Oct 04, 2002
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Xunantunich was one of my favourite Mayan ruins in Belize. Unlike most of the other ruins I was able to investigate this large ruin on my own, so I could climb up and down the large pyramids and tombs...
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Getting to Belize Zoo


Outside of Belize City


  • Sunday 08:30 to 16:30
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  • Tuesday 08:30 to 16:30
  • Wednesday 08:30 to 16:30
  • Thursday 08:30 to 16:30
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  • Saturday 08:30 to 16:30