The creation of bucket lists has become a popular endeavor for many people recently. Often these lists include taking trips to foreign lands. If you have created this type of destination list or have the desire to travel, there are many Belize journeys to include on your list of things to do in Belize. Taking the work out of the search for you, below is a list of 24 Epic Journeys To Take Across Belize Before You Die.
ATM Cave in Belize
This is one of the most enchanting caves in Belize and the tour include underwater passageways to caverns.
Xunantunich Maya Ruins
This Mayan ruin is located in western Belize and once housed over 200,000 people. The size and beauty of this site is awe inspiring.
Caracol Maya Ruins
The structures that are located at this historic site are an impressive display of ancient ruins.
Mountain Pine Ridge
This trip offers endless breathtaking scenery including impressive water falls, unique foliage and fauna, interesting wildlife, and endless views.
Monkey River Tour
Monkey River Tour is one of the best inland tours to do from Placencia and is not just a village or town, but also home to the Black Howler Monkey, alouatta pigra, which are also known in Belize as the “baboon”. They are also the largest monkey in the country and one of the largest in the Americas.
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
This reserve offers visitors unforgettable sights of impressive waterfalls, rushing rapids, unique wildlife, and lush vegetation.
This town is a destination spot for activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, diving, whale shark watching, and of course partying.
Laughing Bird Caye
This destination takes a boat to get to, but the bright blue waters washing up on the white sand beaches look absolutely great from any view.
Punta Gorda Belize
Punta Gorda is the largest town in Toledo District and is a perfect base to explore the southern cayes and Belize Maya ruins.
Caye Caulker Belize
This small coral island is full of restaurants, shops, and hotels. It is accessible by boat or plane, and offers its visitors some of the best sea adventures in Belize like snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing or fishing.
Ambergris Caye Belize
Ambergris Caye is the largest and most popular island in Belize. Scuba diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, or sail boating to other islands or cayes are just a few reasons why you have to visit.
Lamanai Maya Ruins
Lamanai is the Maya word for “submerged crocodile.” The site’s name – “Lamanay” or “Lamayna” was recorded by Franciscan missionaries in the seventeenth century. It is one of the only sites retaining its original name and is among one of Belize’s largest ceremonial centre.
Altun Ha means “Rockstone Pond” and is an impressive Maya site to explore from Belize City.
Great Blue Hole
The Great Blue Hole is one of the top diving sites in the world.
The exotic animals that are found here make this trip to the zoo an unforgettable experience. They have over 48 native Belize animals as well as special tours to guide you through this jungle of adventure.
Scuba Diving with Whale Sharks
Scuba diving with whale sharks is by far the most exciting and unique experience you will ever have in your life.
Snorkeling at Hol Chan Marine Reserve
This experience will have you viewing some of the most spectacular sea grass beds, coral reefs, and mangrove forests. This reserve is optimal for viewing stingrays and sharks as well.
Sailing with Ragamuffin Tours
This one day sailing and snorkeling adventure includes all of the equipment needed. This also includes your meals and children are welcome to join in the fun!
Fishing in the Belize Barrier Reef
Belize’s location makes it an absolutely fantastic place to come for a fishing vacation.
Canoeing the Macal River
Canoeing this lazy river is the perfect way to spend a day in San Ignacio Belize.
Bird Watching in the Belize Rainforest
Bird watching is a sure to delight visitors of all ages. Species of birds that can not be found anywhere else in the world are abundant here.
Explore Barton Creek Cave
Barton Creek is a unique cave in western Belize that can only be explored on a canoe. Inside the cave you will be able to see Maya artifacts, impressive stalagmites and much more.
Cave Tubing at Caves Branch
Cave tubing is the ultimate in Belize adventures. You will float inside a cave where you will discover stalagmites jutting from the river and stalactites looming from above.
Zip Lining at Calicko Jacks
This thrill ride will take you high over the jungles for spectacular sites of the landscape and fauna while zipping through the treetops. A truly unforgettable experience!
Come and be one with Belize!