Explore the Jungle
There’s so much to see in Belize. From culinary to cultural experiences, you’ll love learning about the jungles of Belize.
Zip line across the jungle canopy and view the Cayo District from above. This is a thrilling way for the adventurous visitor to soar through the jungle treetops high above the forest floor. The canopy tour involves traversing from one platform to another along steel cables suspended up to 80 feet above the forest floor. With this excursion, you can add cave tubing.
Black Hole Drop
A rush like no other! Stretch your comfort zone as you rappel down into a jungle sink hole deep in the rainforest. This expedition starts off with a vigorous hike into the foothills of the Maya Mountains. The edge of the Actun Loch Tunich sinkhole is over 300 feet above the basin below and 200 feet above the rainforest canopy that grows out from the sink hole basin. The sink hole is not actually black, however since you can’t see the bottom from the start, this definitely adds an additional element of excitement.
Mountain Pine Ridge
Established in 1944, The Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve is the largest and oldest protected forest area in Belize encompassing 300 square miles. This unique area has long been a favorite holiday weekend getaway for Belizeans and now visitors. Even getting there is interesting as you drive through the predominantly Maya villages of Cristo Rey and San Antonio. The reserve boasts the highest waterfall in Central America at 1,600 feet. The tour takes you through a land bridge known as Rio Frio Cave, sight seeing and picnic at the Rio On Pools followed by a refreshing swim at Big Rock Falls.
Ajaw Chocolate Tour
Chocolate originated in Central America and was so valuable that cacao beans were even used as currency by ancient indigenous people. Learn how chocolate was prepared the old-fashioned way and take part in roasting cacao beans over a wood fire, grinding on a granite and mixing until you have 100% pure chocolate. Try a taste and even take some home. Depart by 10:00am for this two hour tour.
Located in San Ignacio, you will have the opportunity to take a closer look at these descendants of dinosaurs and learn how vital they are to the ecological balance of the Macal River ecosystem. This hands-on tour is both fun and educational and takes about an hour to complete. Depart before 10:00am for this two hour tour.