Take a 45 minutes’ drive down the Southern Highway until you get to the Cockscomb Basin, then hike in this unique sanctuary which covers an area of about 150 square miles of tropical forest, which is the world’s only Jaguar Preserve since 1986. Surround yourself by nature that is rich in beauty and wildlife. It is estimated that over 80 resident Jaguars are in the area. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is home to all five (5) of Belize’s cats: Jaguar, Puma, Margay, Jaguarondi, and Ocelot. Belize’s national animal, the endangered Baird’s Tapir also inhabits the Basin and over 290 different species of birds have been recorded. This tour is ideal for nature lovers and intrepid travelers.
Available From The Lodge at Jaguar Reef, Almond Beach Resort, The Colonial at Jaguar Reef, Villa Margarita & Villa Bella Vista.
Request for Tour must be made at least 12 hours in advance.
Minimum: 4 Persons Days Offered: Upon Request **
Departs: 5:00 pm • Returns: 9:00 pm***
Lunch Not Included
What to bring:
- Long-Sleeved Shirt
- Long Pants
- Bug Spray/Repellent
- Hiking Boots/Durable, Well-Threaded Shoes
- Water/Water Bottle
*All rates are in US dollars per person, based on minimum persons indicated. An additional 22.5% will be applied for General Sales Tax and Resort Fee.
**Minimum persons required.
***Length of time may vary depending on weather conditions that could affect travel times.