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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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Belize Zoo by aussirose

This is by far my favourite Zoo experience in front of Singapore Night Zoo and Sydney Taronga Zoo. And the reason is that the animals are all local, most of them are found injured and rehabilitated...
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aussirose
Nov 27, 2015

Go in the morning!

Went to the Zoo at 8:30 when they opened after advice given---Belize in May is monster hot and the animals are much more active in the mornings than later...definitely enjoyed the birds including the...
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dustmon
May 27, 2013

Belize Zoo

This zoo about a half hour west of Belize city was formed to protect animals that formerly had been kept as pets. Today it has samples of most of the wildlife of Belize, many of which such as the cats...
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Jim_Eliason
Feb 04, 2013

Visit the Zoo!

The Belize Zoo is a delight to visit. It is a small zoo, about 125 different animals, but it is well worth your time. The animals are well cared for, and the staff of the zoo are supremely helpful....
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HasTowelWillTravel
Jan 08, 2013

The Belize Zoo

One of the finest small zoos in the world, it houses an assortment of native wildlife, from birds to mammals to reptiles. Highlights include Jaguar, Harpy Eagle and Tapirs. Most are rescued animals,...
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roamer61
May 02, 2010

The Belize Zoo

If you are spending anytime in Belize City itself, I suggest that you take a trip to the Belize. For such a small zoo, I was very impressed. This is all of animals here are indigenous to Belize and...
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Paul2001
Mar 12, 2008

Belize Zoo

Not like the zoos you find in the majority of the 'developed' world. The zoo is not that large but it is as close as possible to the natural environment and the only thing separating you from the...
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Bianca_Aguilar
Jan 17, 2008

Belize Zoo

Another one to miss! If it is included with another day trip than go with Daniel-Tanisha Tours. He takes a vote to see how long you will stay. It has some interesting animals but a zoo is a zoo is a...
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bren1125
Sep 13, 2007

In the Forest

After leaving Bermudian Landing, it was only a short drive to the Belize Zoo, located in the tropical savanna countryside. It is different from most zoos in that it does not import animals from...
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Bwana_Brown
Nov 17, 2006

Belize Zoo

Typically I am not a big fan of zoos: I find them depressing and prison-like! However, this zoo is a refuge for abandoned animals, who could not survive in the wild on their own. Compared to big-city...
Aliseeya
Dec 04, 2005

Enjoying Belize Zoo

The Belize Zoo is a very interesting zoo. It's a place to get good close up looks at some of the animals native to Belize that we are not likely to get a look at. The zoo is a key to their...
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no1birdlady
Apr 11, 2005

The Belize Zoo

This is a great way to spend the day. Many travellers make a day trip to the zoo from either Belize City or San Ignacio. Just take the local bus for 5BZ and ask to be dropped off at the zoo.Try to...
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windsorgirl
Mar 20, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near 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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Mile mark 29 (Km 46) Western Highway

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