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The Belize Zoo

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Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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“local animals”(63 reviews)
“big cats”(55 reviews)
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The Belize Zoo is an institution that cares for over 150 native wildlife, and promotes Conservation, Education, Recreation, and Research. It is also the first nature destination in Belize that is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. We...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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Mile 29 George Price Highway, La Democracia, Belize
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+501 822-8000
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This zoo is in the jungle so make sure you wear long sleeves, long legged pants, cover as much skin as possible and use a good insect repellent, I think they like Deet so maybe Pacaridin 20% might work better. Over all the Zoo trip we booked through the cruise line, I would
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This is a great zoo well run ,friendly staff and super animals and birds a little out of the way but not inaccessible and certainly well worth the effort.
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Great few hours spent in the Belize Zoo - we stopped off here on our way from Belize City to Hopkins. Definitely worth the stop off - saw big cats- jaguars, pumas etc. and endangered species like beautiful parrots. Had a really nice conversation with one of the animal keepers
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If you’re going to visit the zoo I strongly suggest that you use insect repellent as we were bit up badly with what we were told as our version of ticks(US)at our next stop. We had to scrape off the black spots, some where bleeding. By the next tour we were given alcohol to rub
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A small but clean and well organized zoo. It took us about an hour to tour around. The pens were spacious and primarily filled with local flora. Definitely wear your bug spray inside the grounds. The mosquitos are big and plentiful. Overall a very good place to visit.
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