Nature Tours

Belize Zoo Tour

Experience Wildlife Wonder at Belize's Best Zoo, the biggest little zoo in the world.

  • See over 175 different species of animals

  • Observe jaguars, tapirs, monkeys, & others

  • Support a non-profit organization

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About this tour

Welcome to the Belize Zoo Tour! If you’re looking for an unforgettable wildlife experience in Belize, look no further than the Belize Zoo. Located in the heart of the country, this unique wildlife sanctuary is home to over 175 species of animals, including jaguars, toucans, monkeys, and more.

During your tour of the Belize Zoo, you’ll have the opportunity to see these incredible animals up close and learn about their natural habitats, behaviors, and conservation efforts to protect them. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides will take you on a leisurely walk through the zoo, sharing fascinating facts and stories about each animal along the way.

Wildlife you will be able to see on your Belize Zoo Tour

  • Belize’s national animal, the Baird’s tapir
  • The five wildcat species found in Belize: (jaguar, puma, ocelot, margay, and jaguarundi)
  • Other mammals include white-tailed deer, red brocket deer, collared peccaries, white-lipped peccaries, Yucatan spider monkeys, black howler monkeys, Central American agoutis, lowland paca, gray foxes, neotropical otters, coatimundi, kinkajous and tayras
  • The Belize Zoo features several species of parrots, owls, and raptors, as well as a wetland aviary. Birds at the zoo include scarlet macaws, red-lored amazons, yellow-headed amazons, keel-billed toucans, jabiru, harpy eagles, king vultures, great black hawks, ornate hawk-eagles, barn owls, mottled owls, crested guans and great curassows
  • Reptiles at the zoo include American crocodiles, Morelet’s crocodiles, boa constrictors, fer-de-lance, green iguanas and black spiny-tailed iguanas.

One of the things that sets the Belize Zoo apart from other zoos is its focus on native Belizean species. Many of the animals you’ll see here are rescued or orphaned, and the zoo is dedicated to educating visitors about the importance of conservation and protecting Belize’s natural resources.

Other Belize Zoo Experiences

In addition to the zoo tour, we offer a variety of other experiences to make your visit even more memorable. You can take a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about animal care and feeding, or even participate in the zoo’s animal enrichment program, where you’ll help create and deliver fun and stimulating activities for the animals.

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