10 Things To Do In Belize
When speaking of Belize, one cannot help but continuously use the word diverse, for it is truly that. Not only is it geographically diverse, but also in choices of Belize adventure tours to pursue while visiting Belize.
The cayes and coastal areas (San Pedro, Ambergris Caye or Placencia), offer superb diving and snorkeling off the Belize Barrier Reef. Belize diving is fantastic and attracts divers from throughout the world.
2. Cave tubing
Cave tubing is a great Belize vacation experience. An experienced tour operator will guide you on rivers traversing into darken caves.
Much of the interior of Belize sits atop limestone deposits and cave formations waiting to be explored. In some caves you will see the remnants of the mighty Maya civilization. Cayo District near the picturesque town of San Ignacio and the fantastic Toledo District in the south are the most popular Belize vacation caving areas.
4. Zip Lining (canopy tours)
Zip your way through the scenic mountains and lush jungles of Belize. Zip lines are a unique and fun way to experience the all of the natural beauty that Belize has to offer.
Characterized by extensively varied native habitats, the recorded avifauna of Belize now exceeds 600 species. Visitors can expect to experience such striking species as the Crested Eagle, Harpy Eagle, Ornate Hawk-Eagle, and the Ocellated Turkey.
6. Horseback Riding
Not too long ago this was the primary source of transportation, so it is only natural that Belizeans have developed a love for the mighty steed. There are many opportunities for the experienced rider and the novice alike to explore the majestic rainforest, pristine valleys, and Maya ruins from in the saddle.
7. Jungle Trekking
Belize has thousands of trails leading through natural rainforests and along ancient rivers. You can take a dip in your very own crystal clear pool beneath a cascading waterfall. Ponder the diversity of wildlife while experiencing the antics of the tree dwelling howler monkeys, or the stunning beauty of the Blue Morf Butterfly with its exotically blue wings.
8. Exploring Maya Archaeological Sites
Experience the majesty of the ancient Maya as well as the thrill of jungle adventure with cave tubing, zip lining, and horseback riding on one fantastic Belize vacation.
9. Fly Fishing and Deep Sea Fishing
Try fly-fishing for bonefish in the shallows, or get your exercise working a giant tarpon, and let’s not forget the permit challenging us with their dorsal fins protruding above the water. Once you experience fishing in Belize, you will agree. It is fantastic! There is no other word to describe it.
10. Canoeing – Kayaking
Most all regions offer a variety of splendid opportunities to experience nature while exploring the beauty of Belize by kayak or canoe. Many coastal Belize resorts and hotels provide kayaks to explore the many atolls near the barrier reef.
No matter your preferences for a Belize vacation, Belize will be sure to provide fond memories to last a lifetime. Belize resorts are fantastic and offer superb amenities and a selection of activities to make your Belize vacation special.