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Ranked #1 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Caverns/ Caves
This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
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Ranked #2 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

For approximately 15 years the San Ignacio Resort Hotel has been at the forefront of conservation for the threatened Green Iguana. The Green Iguana Conservation Project, a highly... more »

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Ranked #3 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
This Mayan ruin features a 130-foot tall pyramid and impressive stone carvings.
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Ranked #4 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
This 30-acre complex is the largest Mayan ruin in Belize.
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Ranked #5 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins
This ancient Mayan site features a museum and several dozen surviving structures.
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Crystal Cave (Belmopan)
Ranked #6 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #7 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #8 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Green Hills Butterfly Ranch is the place to go to enjoy Belize butterflies and learn about them in the process. Green Hills... more » Owner description: Green Hills Butterfly Ranch is the place to go to enjoy Belize butterflies and learn about them in the process. Green Hills literally has thousands of live butterflies on display in a 4,000 square feet walk-in flight area. The guided tour in the butterfly flight area and the Blue Morpho Breeding Center takes about an hour. The facilities are surrounded by a botanical garden with more than 150 labeled plants, shrubs and trees. These gardens are home to dozens of hummingbirds, and the average visitor can easily see eight or even more species while visiting the Butterfly Ranch. Green Hills is worth a stop on your way to or from other popular destinations such as the Mountain Pine Ridge, Barton Creek, Caracol or the nearby villages of San Antonio and El Progresso. We open at 7 am and close at 4 pm. Late tours are welcome but only after reservation. « less
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Ranked #9 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: Canoe deep into the Mayan Mountains and see the incredible formations that took nature millions of years to make .This cave... more » Owner description: Canoe deep into the Mayan Mountains and see the incredible formations that took nature millions of years to make .This cave was listed this year as one of the of the world's most beautiful and unusual cave destinations by Mother Nature Network. Outside the cave swim in the pools, lay on the sandy beach, climb the bamboo ladder and dive from the rock cliffs in the pools at cave entrance . Ride the zip line down from the top of the cave to the entrance that the Maya believed was the portal to the underworld used by there rain god. « less
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Ranked #10 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: The Actun Halal and Actun Chapat Caving Adventure is our main adventure. Located on Belizean Sun Tours private property, we... more » Owner description: The Actun Halal and Actun Chapat Caving Adventure is our main adventure. Located on Belizean Sun Tours private property, we offer a day of adventure, an incredible experience. You will not feel like you are on a tour, but out with a group of new friends discovering hidden Maya treasures. A Landrover ride through the jungle, over a 4WHDR road. A short hike to the caves.Incredible/beautiful/mystical/mysterious caving. Good food, and ice cold beer, or whatever you like when we get back. What is missing?We have only recently decided to share this trip with our clients. It is a special place, that we think some should experience. Decide to be one of the few that, "take the time" to visit and experience Actun Chapat and Actun Halal. « less
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Ranked #11 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #12 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: National Parks
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Jaguar Paw (Belmopan)
Ranked #13 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: From Cave Tubing on Caves Branch River system or Crystal Caves - Rock Climbing and Repelling - Zip Lining through the Jungle... more » Owner description: From Cave Tubing on Caves Branch River system or Crystal Caves - Rock Climbing and Repelling - Zip Lining through the Jungle Canopy, and so much more. Our newest addition is the Jungle Tumble In New Zealand where it was invented they call it ZORBING. It is the sport of rolling downhill inside a large 11 foot (3.5 meter) inflatable Ball. « less
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Ranked #14 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Waterfalls
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St. Herman's Cave (Belmopan)
Ranked #15 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Banana Bank Ranch (Belmopan)
Ranked #16 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #17 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Forests

The area of Belize known as the Mountain Pine Ridge offers lots of activities, but be prepared -- most of the forest of pine trees has been devasted by the beetles. The Southern... more »

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Ranked #18 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Museums
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Belize Soul Project (San Ignacio)
Ranked #19 of 38 attractions in Cayo
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96 Orchid Garden (Belmopan)
Ranked #20 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #21 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Art Museums
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Poustinia Land Art Park (Benque Viejo del Carmen)
Ranked #22 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Parks
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House of Culture (Benque Viejo del Carmen)
Ranked #23 of 38 attractions in Cayo
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El Pilar Mayan Ruin (San Ignacio)
Ranked #24 of 38 attractions in Cayo
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Ranked #25 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Trails
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Ranked #26 of 38 attractions in Cayo
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Ranked #27 of 38 attractions in Cayo
This cave is located in a beautiful part of Belize and features Mayan relics and a 65-foot tall opening.
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1000 Foot Falls (San Ignacio)
Ranked #28 of 38 attractions in Cayo
Category: Waterfalls
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Ranked #29 of 38 attractions in Cayo
This reserve is home to several endangered species.
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Ranked #30 of 38 attractions in Cayo
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