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.
The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary has
One of numerous trailheads in the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve
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,
A group enjoying a jungle hike through the Basin
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
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
Some wild jungle limes seen in the Cockscomb Basin.
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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