Welcome to EcoTourism Belize

EcoTourism Belize provides rustic lodgings, nature and culture based ecotours in southern Belize. EcoTourism Belize is helping to keep wild places and wildlife amazing.

Join us on an adventure into the secret world of tropical forests, rivers and reef, and immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of the Maya people.

You directly support biodiversity conservation, community development and sustainable tourism in southern Belize.

EcoTourism Belize - Ranger for a Day

Day Tours

Join our team for a half or full day adventure in the forests, farms, and villages of Toledo, Belize

Maya Cultural Visits Birds of Belize Ranger for a Day Maya Healing Eco Farm Tour River Patrol Mastodon Cave

EcoTourism Belize - Group Tours

Group Tours

We can prepare a customized learning and adventure experience for groups including:

Ornithologists/Birders Nature Groups Service Organizations Student Groups Scientists & Researchers Photographic Expeditions Corporate Team Building

EcoTourism Belize - Multi Day Tours

Multi Day Tours

Join one of our popular multi day tours to soak up more culture, nature and wilderness.

2 day Maya Cultural Immersion

3 day Adventure Package

4 day Maya Golden Excursion

5 day Bat Adventure

Latest News

Saturday marked the ending of the Slippery Rock Universiy's visit. The last couple of days, students had the opportunity to volunteer at the Community Babboon Sanctuary by decorating the temporary visitor center, bus stop improvements, painting a bird tower and cleaning and filling bags for the nursery. The end of the trip took the group to Tobacco Caye where they got to experience the sea by snorkeling around several areas, not to mention some fun in the sun before leaving beautiful Belize. Many students stated they weren't sure of which direction they wanted to take with their studies until they visited and experienced our great country. So glad we could help. Thank you for visiting! 😀✈@sru_prm ... See MoreSee Less

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It's been a busy couple of days for the Slippery Rock University students. They had the opportunity to attend a traditional Maya Healing Spiritual tour, a medicinal trail tour, and swim in the Golden Stream river. Yesterday concluded their stay in the Toledo District with the group heading north to see howler monkeys on the nature hike and a night hike. Students are keeping busy with continuing to learn about the interconnection between humans and nature with just the right amount of down time. @sru_prm ... See MoreSee Less

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Another wonderful and fun filled day for the Slippery Rock University group. Started the morning with an ecofarm tour learning about agrofofestry and the importance of organic farming and the negative effects of slash and burn, followed by a chocolate making tour in the afternoon rain, and how the environment and human health are interconnected. Hiked a total of 6.5 miles through the jungle. The group can't stop talking about how much they are learning and the fun they are having. @sru_prm @ Toledo District ... See MoreSee Less

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Second day of Slippery Rock University's visit - our popular Ranger for a Day Tour. Students had the opportunity to explore the jungle, saw many tracks and 21 bird species including the parrot and olive throated parakeet followed by a delicious lunch. The group figured out that some birds are bilingual and sound different in the States. Many birds birds were also seen right from the field station deck! A very busy and exciting day! ... See MoreSee Less

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First day of Slippery Rock Universiy's (Pennsylvania) student visit. Students are in the parks and recreation and recreational therapy disciplines. Busy day already - Belizean breakfast, shopping at the market and now helping elders make sub-irrigated planters at Helpage Punta Gorda at the Robert K Pennell Center. ... See MoreSee Less

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We believe that Belize's wild places, wildlife and  people are amazing and take pride in our role of helping to keep it that way. We want to share the stunning nature and wildlife with you, immerse you in the traditions and folklore of the indigenous Maya people, and take you deep into the forests for a jungle adventure that shows you how we care for Belize's wild places. Our experiences are brought to you in partnership with  Ya'axché Conservation Trust and the local Maya community that they work with. Our unique connection with Ya'axché (we are it's social enterprise business) means that 100% of our profits directly support the wildlife and wild places of southern Belize.

Be amazing, take a tour with us, and help save the homes of tapir, jaguar, keel billed toucan, puma, and much more...

Reviews

Feedback from a few of our latest guests

Wow, what an experience. I didn’t just learn about how Ya’axché’s work benefits the protected lands, preserves, farm lands and communities of the Maya Golden Landscape, but I saw first-hand the passion and commitment the rangers have and some of the amazing places and wildlife they are protecting every day.  Jenny Wain

Fantastic experience! The team at Ya'axché is incredibly knowledgeable, not only about modern day challenges to protecting nature but how to do so sensitively, by including their neighbours and communities. For anyone interested in conservation and the environment, this is a 'must-do' experience, and totally worth the trip to Punta Gorda. Go on, do it! Meera Shah

EcoTourism Belize - Ranger for a Day

Ranger For a Day

Take part in scientific wildlife monitoring, patrol for illegal activities & learn about the flora and fauna of the Golden Stream Corridor Preserve.

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EcoTourism Belize - River Patrol

River Patrol

Paddle down Golden Stream on an official Ya'axché ranger patrol. Look out for kingfishers, hummingbirds and herons.

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EcoTourism Belize - Maya Cultural Tours

Maya Cultural Visits

Dance, cook and create traditional arts & crafts along with a Maya family.

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