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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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Bugs / Worms Tips (11)

Beware of Fallen Termite Nests!

While we were on our guided jungle walk in the Community Baboon Sanctuary at Bermudian Landing, Sue and the guide walked past a large termite nest that had fallen off a tree trunk and was lying in the...
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Bwana_Brown
Jun 05, 2006

This Doctor you don't want to visit.

The Doctor Fly is one of those pesky buggers that bite you repeatedly before you even know you've been bitten. For some, like me, you have a reaction to the bite that will cause itching irritation and...
Travmad
Mar 27, 2007

Parasites & Going Barefoot

While studying herbal medicine in Belize, a travel friend got an infestation of worms that worked their way through her blood system until ultimately, the worms crawled out from 100's of boil-like...
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epicult
Dec 29, 2004

Ticks... a nightmare

When trekking through the jungle these little blood suckers fall on you and embed themselves into your skin. Although not dangerous, like their Canadian counterparts, they are a pain in the *ss....
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epicult
May 20, 2003

Belize- Bot Fly

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...
chris12345678
Mar 21, 2009

Bugs

We were lucky to have stayed in places with lots of netting around the cabannas to keep out the little bugs. On the beach, make sure you cover up from the sandflies after the sun sets. In the jungle...
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tizerprawn
Jul 01, 2003

Mosquitos!!

Okay, I normally don't complain about mosquitos since I'm an island girl, but the mosquitos here were horrible. I came prepared for them with Off repelent with a high dose of deet, but even though I...
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Gypsystravels
Feb 19, 2009

Some people go bananas when...

Some people go bananas when they see the little gecko like lizards on the walls of their hotel rooms in the tropics. Don't worry about them. They will never come near you. They are paid by the hotel...
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dantes2
May 27, 2004

Yikes! Don't touch these! =)

We found this little fellow in our bathroom! Be careful where you stick your hands... =) Also, the mosquitos are horrendous! Make sure you take lots of strong repellent!
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saraheg77
Feb 12, 2004

You don't want to catch this

I don't know much about this bug. But I think the parasite that it carries eventually affects your heart to the point that you need a transplant. So sleep under netting and don't worry.
Travmad
Mar 27, 2007

Caterpillers

If you see any caterpillars while in Belize I have been told DO NOT TOUCH! Apparently they can give you a nasty rash.
Travmad
Mar 27, 2007
 
 
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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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