Crossing the Mopan river near the Village of San Jose Succotz on a hand-cranked ferry towards the archaeological site of Xunantunich (pronounced “shoo-nan-too-NEECH”) offers quite a scenic view of local flora and fauna. Take some great shots of green iguanas wile you get across or offer to work the hand-cranked ferry yourself.
Western Belize is truly a “birder’s paradise“. It is home to some 540 species of birds. Over 200 species migrate back and forth annually. More than 40% of Belize is designated as protected areas which makes it a haven for exotic birds. It’s the perfect destination to search out the magnificent jabiru stork, the colorful & majestic Toucan, ornate hawk-eagle and blue-crowned motmot, scarlet macaws… and so many more.
Barton Creek Cave Canoeing
One Of Belize’s Most Fascinating Natural And Cultural Wonders With A River Passage Of Over 4.5 Miles Long!
This adventure will amaze you with Cathedral-like chambers and wide passages. Sit back and relax while your guide navigates your canoe for a leisurely visit.
An eco-center featuring interactive exhibits about ecology, biodiversity, birds, bats, ants, plants, the Ancient Maya, and more. Fun and educational, it’s not just for kids!
A screened and landscaped 42′x60′x21’ butterfly house, spotlighting a wide variety of free-flying butterflies native to Belize.