COCKSCOMB BASIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Aquatic, Inland, Nature
Departs From
Placencia
Intensity Level
Moderate
$
95
/ Person
Trusted Provider
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UNTAME B
Response rate: 
81%
Response time:
several hours
Location Information
Departure:
Placencia, Hopkins, Dangriga
About Listing
Features:
Nature Reserve
Nature Trails
Waterfall | Stream
Wildlife
Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights
  • Jaguar Reserve
  • Colorful Insects
  • Diverse species of flora and fauna
  • Verdant hills
  • Lush wetlands
  • Thick rainforest
  • Howler monkeys
Description
Stretching from the eastern slopes of the Maya Mountains down to wetlands and then the Caribbean Coast of southeastern Belize, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the country’s most beautiful, unspoiled areas.

Measuring more than 150 square miles (400 square km) in size, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary has no roads, automobile traffic, or residences, making it the perfect place to see Belize’s nature at its finest.

Located approximately 30 minutes from Placencia and 15 minutes from Hopkins Village, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including approximately 200 jaguars. The reserve is home to the world’s only dedicated scientific and conservation program to help preserve these rare animals in their natural habitat. Indeed, the IUCN and World Wildlife Fund have declared that the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is performing vital work in protecting jaguars as well as four other big cat species indigenous to Belize.

Other attractions in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary include colorful insects, hundreds of species of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals. The diverse landscape includes verdant hills, lush wetlands, and thick rainforest, making it an excellent place to see and explore nature.

The tour includes a brief orientation upon arrival, followed by a scenic hike along a well-marked trail. Participants will get to see fragrant flowers, exotic plants, colorful birds, and several different animal species, including potentially black howler monkeys, tapirs, gibnuts, and peccaries.

This tour also includes a stop at one of the amazingly beautiful waterfalls inside the reserve as well as the chance to enjoy a refreshing swim or a fun slide down one of the natural waterslides created by the falls. The tour also includes an inner tube trip down a section of the pristine South Stann Creek River and a delicious packed lunch.
 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Couples
Seniors
Recommended Age Range:
Under 10
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Transportation to and from hotel/airport
  • Lunch
  • Park Fees
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Swimsuit
  • Change of clothes
  • Towels
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Minimum:
2 people
Minimum number of people.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Person
$
95
Add-ons
The total cost of the options you choose will be added to the total cost of the tour.
Per
Name
Price
PersonRiver Tubing
$
15
Activities
Hiking
Swimming
Nature Walk
Sight Seeing
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
Transportation is provided to and from hotel/airport.
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily8:00 AM7 hours
Provider
Did you come to discover and be one with the different ethnic cultures or did you come to have fun and feel the adrenaline rush?... more

Untame Belize is a premier, licensed, private tour company, that provides International Airport Transfers and excursions in Belize.

We strive to provide top quality service to our clients on every occasion whether it is an airport transfer or transport to the amazing sites of Belize.

Here at Untame Belize our fleet of vehicles are modern, spacious, air-conditioned and equipped with Wi-Fi.

Safety is our priority! We offer free child car seats (upon request) on all our tours across Belize. Our drivers are trained in defensive driving as part of our dedicated effort to keep our visiting friends safe and secure.

We are the best Tour Company in Belize offering a private shuttling option at great rates. We put a lot of heart into our business, ensuring that all tours and transfers are done with the aim of satisfying our customers. Untame Belize will be the guarantee of your satisfaction, after all, we couldn’t be tamed if we didn’t know Belize BEST.

We look forward to meeting you and helping you enjoy the vacation of a lifetime.
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Languages:
Creole, English
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Strict
  • Cancellations made 90 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 45 days before will be refunded 25% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
It is HIGHLY recommended that all clients purchase “trip cancellation insurance” in order to cover a possible cancellation
 
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