Belize Discovery Guide

Overview

Belize is a country in the Central America. It is composed of diversified inhabitants. This diversity offered Belize cultural mix that makes it a wonderful community for every tourist. Belize is likewise the only country in the Central America that does not carry English as the main language. This difference however does not stop tourists from enjoying every bit of attraction Belize has to offer.

Thus, if you want to enjoy the magnificence of various Belize attractions, here is a short list of must-see and do things in Belize.

Top things to do in Belize

The Great Blue Hole

Looking at the Blue Hole from the top, you will cringe at the site of this 300 meters sinkhole and 120 meters deep. This fear however is not a reason to avoid a dive in the best dive site known worldwide.

Another blue hole is the St. Herman’s Blue Hole National park. This is a 7.6 meter deep collapsed sinkhole that is popular swimming spot in Belize. The park is likewise home to the St. Herman’s Cave, animals, birds and the flora in Belize. There is no limit to the enjoyment in this Park and of course in the Great Blue Hole

Caves

Belize is home to thousands of caves which tourists can explore. Some popular caves are Rio Frio in Pine Ridge Area, Che Cham Ha Cave in Cayo and the Blue Creek Cave in Toledo.

Macal River

Canoe along the river in Cayo District and enjoy the site of Morolet’s crocodiles, tapirs and jaguars.

Snorkeling

The clear waters of Hol Chan Marine Reserves will provide you with the experience to swim with nurse sharks and stingrays.

Manatee watching

Enjoy a boat ride to see the gentle aquatic mammals known as Manatee. They grow up to as long as 3 meters but they are already endangered and thus, you have to move quickly if you still want to see them in their habitat.

Belize Barrier Reef

Belize is likewise home to series of coral reefs known as Belize Barrier Reef. It is located 300 meters offshore in the north and 40 kilometer in the south within the country limits.

The Belize Barrier Reef is the second largest coral reef system in the world. The first being the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Other popular activities in Belize

The many different areas in Belize offer these activities:

  • Fishing

  • Rafting

  • Kayaking

  • Jungle and wildlife parks

  • Flora and Fauna

  • Hiking

  • Bird watching


Maya ruins are likewise popular among tourists in Belize. This is for the historically inclined tourist.

Popular Districts in and around Belize

  • Altun Ha

  • Ambergris Caye

  • Museum of Belize

  • Belize Zoo

  • Caye Caulker

  • Belikin Beer Brewery

  • Big Rock Falls

  • Barton Creek

  • Rio Bravo

  • Caracol


If you notice, almost every corner of Belize is worth a visit. This is the reason why tourism and eco-tourism is the second larges economic source for Belize.

The variety of activities and attractions in Belize is so dizzying that it may be hard for you to lump them all together in one visit.

The best thing for you to do is to get in touch with your travel agent and ensure that the activities that you want to experience would be incorporated in your itinerary.
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