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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary Bird Watching - Private

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Birdwatchers take a look. Spot the largest bird in the Americas from your boat! The Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary is, without doubt, the best place in Belize to sate your ornithologist appetite. Belize is home to well over 500 species of bird, and almost all of them can be spotted in these natural wetlands that are situated around 30 miles north of Belize City.

Your early-morning birding tour in Belize begins with meeting you at your hotel or cruise port in Belize City for the 50-minute drive to the sanctuary. You’ll be accompanied by an expert guide, who will introduce you to some of the birds you might see during your visit. These include the Jabiru Stork - the largest flying creature on the American continent - notable for its distinctive red-ringed neck. Herons, tropical waders called Jacanas, and egrets are also in residence, as are crocodiles, howler monkeys, and a variety of iguana species.

Your small group will take a guided boat tour on the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary’s lagoon, where you’ll enjoy 2-3 hours of full-on bird-watching time, perfect for taking photographs for your collection or just to soak up the excitement of seeing wildlife that’s so different from what’s found at home.

Pickup Information

This tour includes transportation from your hotel or cruise port. Specific meeting instructions will be provided in your booking confirmation.

Belize City Tour Bonus

Optionally, if your group is interested we include a complimentary city tour upon your return from the bird sanctuary. Let your guide know and you can tour the city to see the highlights and take photos prior to returning to your hotel or cruise ship.

What's Included

Round-trip Transport w/ AC
Local Guide
Bottled Water
Optional City Tour
Optional Gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in this birding tour?
This birding tour includes: Pick-up and drop-off from chosen location, entry fee to Wildlife sanctuary, expert tour guide, bottled water & all related taxes
What do I need to bring on the tour?
As you’ll be traveling on an open boat in wetlands, we recommend you bring strong mosquito repellent to protect you from being bitten. Also bring sunscreen, as you’ll be out during the late-morning sunshine. A camera to remember all those birds and animals, as well as a pair of binoculars to take in all the details of the varied plumage, are also recommended.
What time does the tour start and finish?
This tour requires an early start, as the birds are more active during the morning and later in the afternoon. So, the tour picks-up guests at 7.30 am in Belize City. You’ll be returned to Belize City at around 12 noon.

Quick Facts

Belize City

5h 00min

There is no minimum age to participate in this tour.

Your tour costs are refundable if canceled 24 hours before the tour departure. If booking using the Book Now, Pay Later option, the 5% deposit is non-refundable under all circumstances.



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