A Belize family vacation: 23 great affordable things to do


BELIZE, September 9, 2104  – Situated in Central America, the beautiful country of Belize is the perfect choice when looking for a family-friendly destination. There are plentyof things to do with your kids in Belize.

Here is our top 23 awesome things to do with your kids in Belize.

1. Visit a Maya Ruin Like Lamanai, Xunantunich or Altun Ha

No vacation to Belize is complete without a visit to the Maya ruins of Belize. These delightful archeological sites contain museums and tourist shops that your kids are sure to enjoy.

2. Hike the Belizean Rainforest

For an experience your kids will never forget, hike the Belizean rainforest, where you will spot different jungle animals and birds.

3. Go on a Cave Tubing Expedition

Going on an exhilarating cave tubing expedition down the rivers of the Belizean rainforest is one of the most unique and exciting things to do.

4. Go Snorkeling

When snorkeling through the crystal clear waters of Belize, you’ll spot nurse sharks, dolphins, morays and many other colorful fish.

5. Go Sailing

Belize is the perfect destination for going sailing, with oceans as far as the eye can see.

6. Go Fishing

Take one of a myriad of charters out and go fishing for anything from bonefish to tarpon.

7. Go Bird Watching

With over 600 types of birds in Belize, there’s no better way to experience the serene and peaceful atmosphere of Belize than by bird watching.

8. Go Horseback Riding

Take your kids on a horseback riding adventure through the fields and forests of Belize.

9. Go Mountain Biking

Belize is home to trails that are perfect for mountain biking and will take you by riverbeds and ancient ruins.

10. Go Canoeing

Paddle through the waters of the pristine Macal River in San Ignacio Town and experience the exotic flora and fauna of the area.

11. Explore Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek Cave provides stunning glimpses of the old Maya civilization when traveling in by canoe.

12. Explore the Mountain Pine Ridge Rainforest Reserve

The Mountain Pine Ridge rainforest reserve makes way for some of the best scenery in Belize, the waterfalls and native pine trees providing a fascinating backdrop.

13. Relax on the Beach

Belize is home to amazing tropical beaches that provide sun and relaxation in spades.

14. Go Zip Lining

When not spending time on the water, zip lining through the rainforests of Belize will provide you with spectacular top down views of the area.

15. Visit the Great Blue

Explore and scuba dive the Great Blue, a massive sinkhole along the coast of Belize where you can spot Caribbean Reef Sharks and Midnight Parrotfish.

16. Explore Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye, the largest island in Belize, contains a myriad of fun things to do, such as skydiving, fishing and snorkeling along the shallow waters.

17. Explore Caye Caulker Island

Caye Caulker is a small island in Belize that is rife with tons of places to explore, including the spacious underwater caves.

18. Explore Placencia

The small town of Placencia is home to exceedingly comfortable sandy beaches for you and your kids to relax on.

19. Explore San Ignacio Belize

San Ignacio is a great town for tourists, with a plethora of shopping centers, food stands and restaurants to take your kids to.

20. Go Scuba Diving

To get the best views of the reefs and underwater caves in Belize, take your kids scuba diving.

21. Check Out the Belize Zoo

Your kids will love it at the Belize Zoo, where they can walk among pumas, jaguars, ocelots and monkeys.

22. Check Out the Iguana Conservation Project in San Ignacio

Check out the Iguana Conservation Project at the San Ignacio Hotel which contains over 80 separate iguanas.

23. Go on a Kayaking Trip to a Nearby Island like Laughing Bird Caye

Take your family on a wondrous kayaking trip throughout the reefs of local islands such as Laughing Bird Caye.


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