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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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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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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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Sunscreen

Mosquito repellent is a must here!!!Mosquitos will come and get you if you do not wear it at night!! A must, must No fancy clothing here.. just swimsuit/sandles/shorts/tank tops Any and all medical...
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Underwater Cameras

If you don't have a camera or videocamera that you can use under water, you should concider buying an Aquapac or something similar. It's a waterproof "pocket" where you can put your camera and...
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What to bring ashore

Depends on what activity you are planning on doing, for cave tubing we needed swim wear, a change of clothes for after the tubing, a towel to dry off and water shoes to walk from the parking area to...
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Dabs
Jan 22, 2012

Batteries and Cigarettes are hard to find

Watershoes, large beach towel for the day trips. Chapstick Underwater camera for diving, snorkeling, cave tubing (need a flash for caves)Plenty of batteries for digitals and an extra memory card if...
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bren1125
Sep 13, 2007

Mosquito coast

You can buy repellant almost anywhere in the country but Belize was once called the Mosquito coast for a reason. Some of my friends have slept under netting but I never have. Malaria is a very...
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solarone
Aug 12, 2006

Pack for the tropics

I would try to avoid bring a ton of luggage -- packing light is the way to go. Make sure you bring plenty of SOCKS! For walking around in the jungle I just wore shorts and tank tops, but several other...
Aliseeya
Dec 27, 2005
 
 
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whatever you prefer. most people take a car or a bus to their location so you wont have to worry about lugging it around LONG PANTS AND SHIRTS no matter the weather. you`ll need it if you go into...
Jennifay3
Nov 17, 2005

What to Bring

Prescription drugs camera and films, batteries Snorkeling gear, binoulars ... though most dive operators have diving and snorkeling gear to rent. Passport, visa (if applicable), personal items,...
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AnnaLupilla
Sep 03, 2005

Sunscreen, Lightweight clothes, & Bathing Suits

We had everything in two carry-on bags each (we are not back-packing types). Bags with wheels don't work well in sand though. We also had a soft side cooler in one of the bags for use in the car - we...
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grandmaR
Aug 05, 2005

Prepare to pay the price if U don't come prepared!

plastic bags for wet clothing and swimwear comfortable shoes to do a lot of walking around the island, if you have waterproof military boots if you plan on doing the cave tour on the mainland...
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mcsmiles77
Apr 08, 2005

Travel light but be prepared

light weight and easy to carry light weight, light colors, hat, sunglasses, long sleeves, bathing suits, a towel, sandals and sneakers sunscreen and insect repellent (with DEET), consider treating...
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scieyence
Apr 03, 2005

Be prepared for rain

Traveling light is always a good idea when going by boat or small plane.Surprisingly though they didn't say anything about all the luggage that we had. Casual clothing, shorts,t-shirts, and...
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kyoub
Feb 16, 2005

Overall Suggestions for the Cayes

If you're going kayaking or if you'll be out snorkeling/diving, put your things inside garbage bags and put the garbage bags in your luggage/backpack. You'll be happy to have dry clothes in the...
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Kacia
Jan 15, 2005

Things to bring

Try to fit all of your packing into one, carry on for ease and speed of travel. Pack an extra back pbring home to put the trinkets you buy there, or better yet ship them! Bring mosquito repellent with...
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MeredithR
Dec 14, 2004

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Top Things to Do in Belize

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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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"Ya Betta Belize It!"
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Aliseeya

"Belize"
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kyoub

"Ambergris Caye"
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"Diving and Caving in Belize"
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"Trip to Belize 2002"
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