Planning your vacation can sometimes be a bit frustrating, especially if you’re visiting the paradise of Belize where there is so much to do and see. Your vacation decision needs to be the right one as you want to have an unforgettable and perfect time. If you plan to vacation in southern Belize, we can assist to plan that perfect getaway as we have the best adventures that you must add to your ‘Belize Bucket List’ to make it more unique, fun, and unbelizable. These adventures are exactly what you need to do during your vacation.
1. River Tubing
If you’re vacationing in Belize and you want to cool off while being surround by pristine rainforest, then the river tubing is your adventure. During this adventure, you will cool off in the refreshing waters of the South Stann Creek River while listening to the sounds of the jungle! For almost 2 miles, you will enjoy the thrills of rushing over small (Class 2) rapids and the relaxation of the slower parts of the river via expedition-style tubes. You will be able to see hard-to-spot birds, endangered Scarlet Macaws, iguanas, and other jungle wildlife that call the riverbanks home while you sit back and enjoy the ride.
Home to the second largest barrier system in the world, Belize possesses over 200 breathtaking and beautiful islands. With turquoise waters, sandy beaches, an abundance of corals and marine life, your snorkeling experience in Belize will be a magical and unique one.
All the times you see birds flocking high in the sky and you wish you can be like them. I have some good news for you, here in Belize you can fly at the same height of birds while ziplining. Soaring over 400 feet while viewing Belize’s spectacular mountains hills and lush rainforest.
4. Monkey River
The Monkey River Tour is a popular one for its abundant wildlife sightings, jungle walk tours, and Howler Monkeys. This adventure takes you through the river of the local village of Monkey River where you have the opportunity to sight different species of birds, iguanas, crocodiles, and of course the Howler Monkeys. After a boat ride through the river, you get to hike through the jungle for a closer look at one of the loudest animals in Belize, the Howler Monkeys.
5. Belize Zoo
Designated as an education center for the country, The Belize Zoo is the perfect place to take the entire family. Many of the animals found here are rehabilitated, rescued, and tamed. Kids will enjoy seeing over 100 animals found at the zoo such as howler monkey, different types of wild cats, birds, snakes, mammals and so much more! Exploring The Best Little Zoo in the World is a must when vacationing in Belize.
6. Cave Tubing
You cannot vacation in Belize and not do this adventure. Cave tubing is probably one of Belize’s most authentic and breathtaking adventures as you get to drift downriver inside a cave while sighting stalactites, stalagmites, and learning about the history of the cave.
7. ATM Cave
Situated in the middle of a lush jungle, the Actun Tunichil Muknal or ATM Cave is one of the most magnificent sights in Belize and the world. National Geographic ranked the cave as one of the planet’s top sacred caves. Many visitors are drawn to the ATM Cave because of its history, beauty, and mystical appeal. One thing is for sure: After participants explore the ATM Cave, they will be truly amazed by this lost underworld in Belize. There are also many remains in the cave, including those of extremely young children.
8. Waterfall Swimming
Here you get to plunge yourself in refreshing waters, stand under the rushing waters of the fall, take amazing photographs of this gem, or just use the natural rock sides as a seat to relax and enjoy this one-of-a-kind view. Waterfall swimming is the perfect jungle pool you need during your vacation.
9. Climb Xunantunich Maya Ruins
Exploring and Climbing Xunantunich Maya Ruins is a must when in Belize. Views from its 130-foot tall pyramid of the Mayan Sun God ‘El Castillo’ will definitely leave you in awe.
10. Waterfall rappelling
Start with a hike through the jungle to reach the top of Bocawina National Park Falls, while spotting wild animals like monkeys, colorful birds, and even large cats. Then gear up with a rope and harness as a guide helps you safely rappel down the tropical waterfall on a thrilling descent. Cool off with a refreshing swim in the natural pool below at the end of the adventure.
If you would like to add any of these amazing adventures to your ‘Belize Bucket List’ feel free to contact the Premiere Tour Company in Belize, Untame Belize Tours and Transfers. We are known as the #1 tour company on Belize for creating unforgettable memories in all our services. Untame Belize also offers comfortable and affordable shuttle services from the Philip Goldson International Airport to your vacation destination. If you need help putting together your unbelizable vacation Itinerary feel free to reach out to us for assistance.