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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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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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Snorkel

The Coral gardens are one of the top snorkelling spots. their is intricate coral formations here along with abundant tropical fish and an occasional Moray eel. The area is an about 45 minute boat ride...
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Tips that refer to places other than Belize City

There are several unique and fascinating things to do in Belize. One of the most unique is the river cave tubing; if we ever return to Belize, this type of day trip is definitely on my list! If you...
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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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Caves and Tubing

One of our two prime objectives of staying in the San Ignacio area was to explore a Mayan cave. The particular one that we wanted to see was Actun Tunichil Muknal (known as ATM or 'Cave of the Crystal...
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Mayan Ruins: Xunantunich

Although treking to see the Mayan ruins, it is worth the trip. Most of these structures are well preserved and gives you a sense of how people lived in the past. It was a bit scary scaling the sides...
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Top Warnings and Dangers in Belize

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Belize City

Oh oh oh, the typical comfort zone luxury cruise type of tourists found their way to these internet forums. Don't go along with the panicking, you'll be fine. I am a solo travelling woman, bright...
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Bugs / Worms

I don't know when I was bitten, possibly on my horseback ride through the jungle. It was just a mosquito bite I thought. I came home and was still scratching at this really itchy mosquito bite on the...
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Road hazards

This is the ferry to get to the other end of the island.There is a nice residential area then the road gets real bad. Make sure you have fresh batteries on the golf cart and know when the ferry stops...
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Weather

We arrived in June, which is after the big rainy season. In parts of Belize they receive over 200 inches of rainfall annually. The rain started coming down in buckets after our tubing excursion, but...
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Dive shop

If you are thinking about getting your Open Water certification, please visit my Honduras page for some very important tips on choosing a good dive shop.
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