Belize Birding Inland Blue Hole Tours

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Aquatic, Inland, Nature
Departs From
San Ignacio Town
Intensity Level
Easy
$
95
/ Person
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Mayawalk T
Response rate: 
68%
Response time:
several hours
About Listing
Features:
Avifauna
Mountain Views
National Park
Nature Trails
Description

INLAND BLUE HOLE BIRDWATCHING

Belize is a birdwatcher’s paradise! As many as 587 birds have been recorded in Belize and, of these, approximately 20 percent are migrants from North America. Every year new species are being documented. Eight new records were accepted in 2007, including the Crested Caracara, Canada Goose, and Spot-breasted Oriole. For those interested in exploring the diversity and beauty of the avifauna of the diverse habitats MayaWalk expert birdwatching guides will point out tiny iridescent hummingbirds, impressive raptors, and various migratory and endemic songbirds. One of the best places to go on a Belize birding tour is St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park, a beautiful protected area along the scenic Hummingbird Highway.

This small park covers 575 acres and has two natural features open for touring, St. Herman’s Cave: a beautiful crystalline cave in the limestone hills and the Blue Hole: a clear sinkhole filled with turquoise waters, perfect for a swim. A series of lovely hiking trails over various landscapes take visitors into the jungle where the foliage, tropical flowers, and rainforest canopy are the feeding and nesting grounds for hundreds of species of birds. For those interested in finding out more about the amazingly diverse avifauna of Belize we recommend purchasing Birds of Belize (University of Texas Press) by H. Lee Jones, illustrated by Dana Gardner-- a must-have for serious birders. Published in 2003, this is the first complete guide to the identification of all to the birds of Belize and it is beautifully illustrated and complete with habitat information. Our birding guides will be equipped with binoculars and a spotting scope to make the most of your birding experience. Enjoy the serene trails of the park and end the day with a lovely swim in the Blue Hole.
 
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Sturdy Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Bug Spray
  • Spotting Scope
Provider
YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE! Belize Adventure Tours Mayawalk Tours is an eco-friendly, family owned, local tour operator based in San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize. We have been operating ... moreadventure tours since 1997, and we offer over a dozen adventure tours in Belize, with special emphasis on caving and canoeing tours. Our local guides are more than happy to share their knowledge about the archaeology and history of the sites that you will visit. Whether you are in the mood for a leisurely tour or a more rugged adventure, Mayawalk Tours can help you plan a special trip that you will remember for a lifetime.
Tagline:
The Adventure People
Tour Operator License:
TO 092-028
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Languages:
Creole, English, Spanish
Activities
Birding, Swimming, Nature Walk
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Duration
Daily4
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Person
$
95
Destinations
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Flexible
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be refunded 70% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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