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Address: P.O. Box 180, San Ignacio, Belize
Phone Number: (501) 824-3101
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Description: Belize Botanic Gardens is a great place to spend from a few hours to the...
Belize Botanic Gardens is a great place to spend from a few hours to the whole day! Come and take one of our guided tours through the gardens and discover some of the secrets within the plants and trees. Do you know what perfumes Chanel No5? or what tree can colour your clothes? come and find the answers. Visit our Orchid house with over 120 orchids species of Belize.
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Kind of small but what would you expect in Belize, Great scenery and very nice Gardens. Tropical Plants, Etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Healdsburg, California
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Healdsburg, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Kind of small but what would you expect in Belize, Great scenery and very nice Gardens. Tropical Plants, Etc.

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Mission, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The grounds were beautiful and well done. Not at all handicap accessible as the grounds are all natural. The road in is like most roads in Belize, gravel and full of potholes and trenches and barely 2 lanes wide, but well worth the trip.

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Santa Barbara, California, USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Pretty grounds, but not spectacular. We may have been out of season in March. I would focus on the jungle experiences.

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Punta Negra
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The Belize Botanic Gardens at DuPlooy's are fantastic. If you are at all interested in flora you owe it to yourself to spend at least part of a day here. You can do a self-guided tour using a nice booklet that the staff have put together but you would be short-changing yourself. Our guide, Kelly, was fantastic. There was nothing... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A very nice way to end our trip to Belize. Best part was seeing the mayan hut!..Getting to know about the variety of plants was amazing very clean garden. I will do this again. Must do!!

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Rockyford, Ab
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We took the self guided tour of the gardens. The booklet provided gave good info as to the layout of the gardens as well as the botanical information. If you wish to glean in depth info,I suggest you take the guided tour. By this point in our journey, we were "info saturated", & were happy to simply stroll , breath... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The grounds of the botanic gardens are lush with a stunning variety of plants. It is well worth paying for a guide. Ours was Genesis and she was excellent, knowledgable and able to keep us going at a steady pace. We stayed on after the tour to do some further exploring and were fortunate to see a small flock of... More 

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San Ignacio, Belize
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a place for all plant lovers to visit. The only thing is that you want to go back again and again - or maybe just live there!

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A great paddle upstream from Chaa Creek, about 45 minutes. We had a guided tour of the botanical garden and then had a wonderful lunch at the bar patio. We watched a group of aricaris feeding right next to us. It also has a great walkway out over the Macal River above the jungle canopy.

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Finger Lakes, New York
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4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It's a 30 minute drive west of San Ignacio to duPlooy's Botanical Gardens. We hired a taxi to drive us, wait 90 minutes, and drive us back for $40 US. If the weather has been rainy the road will be too muddy for a taxi, and you can have the gardens transport you. We did the self-guided tour and enjoyed... More 

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