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Early morning mist in lush rainforest in Cockscomb Bassin Jaguar Preserve

A misty morning in the dense, lush rainforest canopy in the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve near the Hummingbird Inn.

COCKSCOMB BASIN JAGUAR PRESERVE TOURS

Full day jungle hiking with box lunch.........$95.00

Half day jungle hiking.............................$65.00

***Prices in U.S. dollars per person and includes park entrance fees.

***Tours include brief stop at Maya Center Cultural Gift Shop.

***Tours subject to 10% Government GST.

COCKSCOMB BASIN: The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary has
A trail-head in Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve

One of numerous trailheads in the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve

several established trails throughout it's 250,000 acres of government protected pristine rainforest. There are a wide variety of jungle critters to look for including over 300 species of birds. In fact,
hiking on one of the trails in Cockscomb Basin

A group enjoying a jungle hike through the Basin

Cockscomb Basin is considered one of the best locations in Belize for birding. There are also howler monkeys, gibnuts, jaguarundi, ocelots, margay, puma, agouti, snakes, coatamundi ..... and of course the elusive jaguar. The jaguar is a nocturnal animal, but
one of many gorgeous jungle rivers in the Cockscomb Basin

There are many inviting jungle streams and rivers in the Cockscomb Basin.

occasional daytime sightings have been reported. The highest mountain in Belize, Victoria Peak, is also located in the spectacular Cockscomb mountain range which rings the Basin. There is an extensive maze of creeks and tributaries merging to feed the Stann Creek and Swasey rivers. There are several excellent swimming holes beneath picturesque waterfalls, such as Ben's Bluff Waterfall. This is a full day or half-day tour rated easy to moderate and includes a stop at the Maya Center Cultural Gift Shop and Village
wild jungle limes seen in the while hiking in cockscomb basin

Some wild jungle limes seen in the Cockscomb Basin.

where you can view and buy hand carved Mayan artifacts. What to bring: hiking boots or hiking shoes (open toed sandals are not recommended), insect repellent, camera, binoculars, hat, water bottle, swimsuit, towel.

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