Belize Zoo

The Belize Zoo was opened in 1983 and is home to most of the animals found in the jungles of Belize. There are over 150 different animals at the Belize Zoo and they are all native to Belize.

If you are planning on visiting the Belize Zoo, a great place to stay is at our San Pedro Hostel. We have 40 dormitory style beds. Each comes with its own locker, has beach access and is air conditioned. We also offer 3 private rooms with spectacular views and private baths. The hostel is located on the beach about a quarter mile north of town.

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The Belize Zoo is open daily from 8:30 am to 5 pm.

A few of the most popular animals at the Belize Zoo are:

  • Jaguars
  • Tapirs
  • Parrots
  • Toucans
  • Crocodiles
  • Snakes
  • Turtles
  • Lizards
  • Monkeys

The Belize Zoo also has a Tropical Education Center and is an excellent place to take the kids. The Belize Zoo receives over 50,000 people a year with about a quarter of them being students from the local schools.

If you and your family would like to visit the Belize Zoo, please let us know and we can make arrangements for your visit, usually at a discount!

After you have visited the Belize Zoo, you may be interested in some of the other things to do in Belize. We can help you go zip lining, Belize Diving, horseback riding, or Cave Tubing Belize. Our arrangements will include your necessary travel as will as the needed tickets. Just ask and don't forget, we can usually provide these all at a discount!