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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 Altun Ha 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. Altun Ha jewelry pieces are on display at many of which was found in the temple of the “Green Tomb.” Also found was a solid jade head weighing almost 10 pounds and standing 6 inches in height. This treasure is the largest jade carving found at any Mayan site and it was discovered in the temple o which is the tallest building standing over 54 feet from the plaza floor. On this fully guided tour around historic Belize City you will see many places of interest
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Belize City Tour and Belize Zoo
"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!Belize City is the commercial capital of the country and is home to about 75000 people. You'll view the Colonial Governor's Mansion the redbrick St. John's Cathedral
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Mayan sites Tips (7)

Xunantunich

Xunantunich is a great little-known Mayan site near the western border of Belize near Guatemala. Built from 200-900AD, it showcases unusual stucco facades. The facades are different from other Mayan...
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kgduke
Apr 02, 2010

Lamanai - too far in the jungle for most people

Lamanai is an impressive Mayan archaeological site set deep in the Belizean jungle. A two hour boat ride from Orange Town (northern Belize) is required to get there. The beauty is that not many people...
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pipercherokee
Oct 23, 2005

Day trip to ruins

Lamanai, which is located on the New River (keep your eyes open for crocodiles and manatees, as well as the local troop of black howler monkeys and the more than 350 bird species recorded hereIt is a...
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kyoub
Feb 16, 2005

Altun Ha and Belize Mayan Temples

Don't miss a chance to visit Altun Ha, even if it does require renting a car or taxi for the day, although not as impressive as the other Mayan ruin near the Guatamala border "Xunantunich", as one of...
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plexus77
Jan 05, 2004

Rappelling... a peek into the past

Picture yourself in 40 degree jungle heat rappelling down a rock face. Not just any rock face... but one that has small caverness openings in it containing sacrificial pottery from the Maya. Very cool...
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epicult
May 23, 2003

When trying to see an...

When trying to see an impressive Mayan Ruin in Belize, most tour companies will take you to Guatemala. We didn't want to travel there because we were here to see Belize.so Carlos shared with us...
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tiger13girl
Aug 25, 2002

Go find Mayan Temples, they...

Go find Mayan Temples, they are all over the place, here's Altun Ha, easily accessible from the cayes via boat to Bomba, and then a quick hours bus ride to Altun Ha. Stop and pick up some wood...
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damerow
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Snorkel

This preserve is along a break in the barrier reef that protects the Belizean coast. That break allows many deep sea predators and other fish such as sharks, rays and turtle to come into the calmer...
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Tips that refer to places other than Belize City

The Cays are a must see if you can afford to spend a night or two. Brodies off of Albert Street - It has everything and then some that you can imagine. Water Taxi - That's always a great things to do...
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Xunantunich

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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Caving

We used cavetubing.BZ for cave tubing from our cruise ship. We got the 1st tender off the ship as instructed and followed their instructions to find the guide. The owner's son, Vitalino Jr., was our...
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Split

The Split is a channel between the North and South Cayes ( the north caye is mostly uninhabited). Its the only real swimming/ snorkelling spot on the island and even here currents can be strong....
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Belize Zoo

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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