Category Archives: Things to Do

White water rafting

Fast-moving runoff waters from the mountains of Belize create some very exciting river rafting. Come discover the Belize River, the Macaw River, the Mopan, and the Caves Branch River (offering an underground adventure with some five miles running through a cave system).

Mayan Ruins Exploration

Take advantage of the daily guided trips available to ancient Mayan ruins. Hike, explore and discover. Lubaantun is the closest ruin and makes for an excellent day trip. The magnificent ruins of Tihal in Guatemala are also accessible for day trips.

Jungle Excursions

The dense mystical jungle is just a short drive from Placencia. The Cockscomb Jaguar Reserve offers marked trails amongst unique plants and animals, thrilling waterfalls and magnificent scenery. 112,00 fully protected acres

Scuba Diving

The world’s second-largest Barrier Reef is right at your doorstep. Three of the only four atolls in the Western Hemisphere await your exploration, as do the hundreds of tiny nearby islands. Dive with turtles, manta rays — even the magnificent whale shark — off the coast of Placencia. www.BelizeScuba.com