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Belize Wildlife Tours

Over a third of the land in Belize is set aside as protected parks and nature reserves. Guests of Black Orchid Resort can get the chance to interact with some of the amazing birds and animals that call Belize home. Guests will be taken to pristine locations to see an astonishing variety of tropical birds with brightly colored plumes. Guests will also get the rare privilege to see some of Belize's most famous animals up close, including the Black Howler Monkey (called a "baboon" locally), jaguars, tapirs and crocodiles.

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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The Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary is one of Belize’s many wildlife reserves. Over 540 species of birds have been spotted in the country, and at Crooked Tree, it is impossible not to be impressed by the abundance of birdlife.


Community Baboon Sanctuary

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The Black Howler Monkey is the largest monkey in the Americas, and found only in a small section of Central America. . The Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS) is a pioneering project in voluntary grassroots conservation. 


The Belize Zoo

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In 1983 upon completion of a film called "Path of the Rain Gods," the movie's production assistant, Sharon Matola, found herself with quite a few nearly tame animals that the movie had featured. Fearing they were no longer capable of surviving the wilds, Sharon set about arranging other accommodations for them. From these humble beginnings, Matola and her staff have built a world-class zoo that is thought to be the best of its kind in the Americas


Belize Zoo Night Tour

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This spectacular night adventure allows you time with creatures of the night, an awesome experience that takes you behind the scenes with an expert zoo keeper guide. Hold a friendly Boa Constrictor, learn the story of Junior Buddy ‘the friendly Jaguar’ and ‘the Black Jaguar’ Lucky Boy’s miraculous recovery! See all the night creatures up close in their natural habitat exhibits. 


River Cruise, Nature Hiking & Crocodile Spotting

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Meander downstream with one of our cruise option. Daily tours will depart Black Orchid Resort in one of our comfortable water crafts. Your tour guide will point out the Birds, Iguanas, Crocodiles, and Howler Monkeys while you sit back, relax and gain first-hand knowledge of the culture and history of the Belize Old River.