Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Maya
A visit to the zoo is the best way to get an introduction to the animals of Belize and to understand why it is important to protect the habitats that sustain them. The Zoo is exhibits over 125 animals all native to Belize. At the Zoo, opt for a ZooKeeper to join your tour, bringing along treats for many of the animals. Enjoy great views of the animals as they come right up to the front for treats while you get a first hand account of the habits, habitat and any background stories of how the animals arrived at the Zoo. You will also visit the temples at Altun Ha and get a glimpse into the life and times of the ancient Maya.
Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Maya Temple: US$90 per person
Your Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Tour package includes:
o Pick up/ Drop off at the Terminal entrance
o Clean and comfortable, air-conditioned van
o Licensed, highly trained, experienced, knowledgeable local guide
o Park entrance fee
o Purified water & soda
o Traditional Belizean lunch
o Complimentary Belize City Highlights Tour (time permitting)
o Climb to the top of the Maya temples!
Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Location: Western Highway & Northern Highway
Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Tour Length:
Total Tour Time: Approximately 5-6 hours
Traveling Time: Approximately 45 mins to each site
Recommended Wear for Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Tour:
o T-Shirt & Shorts or very lightweight long pants
o Cap or Hat
o Insect Repellent
o Hiking boots or Sneakers
What to expect on your Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Tour:
The Belize Zoo tour is led by the zoo’s very own zookeeper. This unique arrangement ensures a fantastic experience as the zoo keeper shares his intimate knowledge of the animal’s background with you. The animals are familiar with zookeeper and come out of hiding to ensure you get to see as many animals as possible. You may even get to feed a few of them yourself. No other tour operator offers this unique experience.
Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Tour Pick Up Location:
Your cruise tender will bring you from the cruise ship to the Cruise Terminal. Your driver will be waiting for you at the Gate at Terminal One with your name on a sign. After your tour you will be dropped off at the same location.
Belize Zoo & Altun Ha Tour Confirmation:
With your confirmation payment, you will receive a Tour Voucher. Print and bring along this voucher with you to present to the driver at pickup.
Tour Timelines & Back to Ship Guarantee:
o We understand ship deadlines & we have never missed a ship.
o We understand the challenges in getting off the ship - our guides remain at the designated meeting point until you arrive.
o All our Belize Shore Excursions are designed to be at a relaxed and enjoyable pace - from single tours to our triple combo tours.
o We were the first to offer our guests, in the event we should we ever miss returning our guests to the ship on time, transportation to the next port of call for your ship (up to US$1500 per person, 4 persons).
Guest Satisfaction Guarantee:
We have 3 generations of experience in the hospitality industry - at the highest levels of hotel management, tourism organizations, and tourism initiatives in Belize. We know our country and we excel at customer service. Our guides are carefully selected and individually trained in delivering outstanding customer service. They bring a true passion for sharing Belize with you. And, we stand behind our commitment to our guest satisfaction guarantee.
Cancellation Notes / 100% Refund on Deposit if:
o You cancel at least 24 hours in advance via email or phone
o Your ship does not port in Belize for whatever reason or ports after noon
o We cancel your tour due to weather or other conditions