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The Belize Zoo: Tours & Tickets

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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“local animals”(63 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
Mile 29 George Price Highway, La Democracia, Belize
+501 822-8000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We also had a great time at this zoo. It is a long way from the cruise port so you would have to arrange a private tour. But it is well worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Gary c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily accessible off the main road, think about applying insect repellent before anything else! The team there made a great job giving the animals plenty of space. Be quiet and look at the details ... you will be rewarded. A staff member could maybe show...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank HappyJohnNeuchatel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love animals this is the kind of zoo you want to support! They are strictly based on rescue, rehabilitation, and education! We got the tour that included meet and greets with a lot of the animals. One of which my boyfriend and I...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mocbagraj
Reviewed 4 October 2019

I am not a fan of zoo's in general as I feel sorry for the animals. Not only is this a refuge for animals that can't survive on their own but they are given wonderful areas to live....The animals they have are all from Belize...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 26 September 2019

I had a great time at the Belize Zoo. I loved that they only house animals that can't survive in the wild. The mission of the Zoo was explained on signs all throughout the park. The story of the animals are on signs right next...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank madison1290
Reviewed 19 September 2019

Excellent tour of the city and zoo. Lots of animals to observe; no interaction. Jeep ride through jungle and brief cave exploration was enjoyable. Driver and tour guide, Roberto, was very professional, knowledgeable, personable and accomodating. Loved the lunch in Freetown Sibun prepared by the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank m2theG
Reviewed 26 August 2019

We had a great time at the Belize Zoo! It was very fun to see jaguars, tapirs, howler monkeys, and toucans up close! The zoo only houses animals that were injured or sick and can't survive in the wild. It has a great mission that...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank hanman11
Reviewed 18 August 2019

This is a very special zoo - as many guides pointed out to us, the zoo wasn’t built with enclosures first with the environment brought in, like other zoos. It was built into the environment already there, making it even better for the animals living...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank cailinksmith
Reviewed 14 August 2019

This is a small zoo with all the local animals. If you are going to try and see the animals in the wild, it's fun to get a good look at them up close which helps to understand what you are seeing later if it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MargaretNicole
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

At first, we thought it was just a zoo. But we saw many animals we haven’t seen before. Beautiful birds and plants

Date of experience: August 2019
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2 February 2019|
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Response from Mbart13 | Reviewed this property |
I believe we paid $100 per person and it was well worth it. Contact the zoo through email—they are very responsive and helpful.
28 June 2018|
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Response from Jamal A | Property representative |
Kindly email frontdesk @ belizezoo. org and they will gladly provide you with the cost of the different tours and encounters we offer. Thank you!
20 March 2018|
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Response from Zooolie | Reviewed this property |
The daily special (chicken with rice&beans) was typical local food and was well above average for a tourist cafe.