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Belize City
Belize

The port of Belize City located on the coast of Belize a little south of Mexico. This country is a proud protector of ecology. Nearly 20% of its territory, mostly covered by forests, is protected. Large reefs are also present along its coast, making it a popular spot for divers. The country also has several Mayan sites.

Useful Information

Language

English (official language) and Spanish

Currency

BZD
Belize dollar - Merchants accept credit cards or American money. On the other hand, make sure you receive the exchange for American money.

Currency Converters:  
Bing   CAD   USD   EUR  
XE

Time difference

UTC: -5

from New York: 0h

from San Francisco: +2h

from London: -5h

Tips

A 10% tip will be appreciated in restaurants.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
19 66
23 73
27 81
1265.00
February
19 66
24 75
28 82
612.50
March
21 70
25 77
29 84
532.00
April
23 73
27 81
31 88
431.75
May
24 75
27 81
31 88
994.00
June
24 75
28 82
31 88
2168.50
July
24 75
27 81
30 86
1867.25
August
24 75
27 81
31 88
1646.50
September
24 75
27 81
31 88
2379.25
October
23 73
26 79
30 86
27811.00
November
21 70
24 75
28 82
2168.50
December
19 66
23 73
27 81
1626.50

Where is locate the Port de Belize City

Ships anchor off Belize and tender boats carry passengers to the dock. When your ship approaches or leaves Belize, you will notice that it zigzags around the protected coral reefs.

Travelling around the port of Belize City

There are not many activities in the port or yhe city. The best option will be to take an excursion to visit one of the beautiful natural or historical sites of the region.

Activities in Belize City

Historical sites

Altun Ha

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This site is located an hour from the port. In the tombs, jewels and jade were found, including the jade head, 15 centimeters high, of the King of the Sun.

Lamanai

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This archaeological site is in the middle of the forest. You will see several ruins, but also mounds that hide other monuments not yet restored. Get mosquito repellent for this visit. To get to the site, the excursion combines a boat ride in the nearby rivers where you can observe the flora and fauna.

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This historic site is located near the border with Guatemala. It is home to the highest Mayan structure in Belize.

Museums

This former prison built in 1857 is now a museum displaying exhibitions about the history of the city and the Mayans in addition to Mayan pottery.

This house was the home of the governors of Belize and the center of the administration. The museum now features art exhibitions and cultural events.

Maritime museum

Presents Belize’s maritime history by displaying maps, model boats and paintings.

Nature

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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This protected park allows the observation of different species of birds.

Community Baboon Sanctuary

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This sanctuary created by the local population is home to black howler monkeys.

Family activities

Belize Zoo

Located near the city, this zoo has more than 125 animals.

Excursions in Belize City

Catamaran excursions allow you to snorkel to admire the corals and then go to an island to kayak or relax on the beach.

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