Placencia combines a mix of local culture, small fishing town vibes, beautiful beaches and thrilling fishing opportunities.  This 16-mile long peninsula features white sand Caribbean beaches on one side and pristine protected mangroves on the other.  Down the middle of the peninsula you’ll find some of the nicest hotels in Belize, great local restaurants, and of course some of the country’s top fishing guides.  Below is a list of some of the day tours and adventures available during your stay in Placencia.

Sport Fishing

Experience why fishing the saltwater flats in Belize is considered to be some of the best flats fishing in the world.  With your local English speaking guide you’ll head out in your 23′ panga for a day of exciting fishing.  Fish the flats for bonefish, permit and tarpon or troll the reef for snapper, grouper, wahoo, jacks, and barracuda.  Full days include lunch, snacks, water, and drinks.  What to bring: sunglasses, sun lotion, hat, long sleeved shirt, rain jacket, flies, leader, wading boots.  Fishing can be done fly fishing or with conventional tackle.

Includes:  Fishing gear, bait, gas, bilingual captain, Fresh juices and water for the journey.
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hat, camera, bug spray, secure shoes, cash for tips.

Fly-Fishing-Packages

 

Combo Tour: River Tubing, Zip line, Bird Watching & Nim Li Punit Mayan Ruins

Get immersed into a day of thrilling adventure through Belize’s tropical rainforest with a twist of culture visiting the Nim Li Punit Mayan Ruins, including a small stop in the hot springs.  These feet six cable, zip-line is the perfect option if it’s your first time on a canopy tour or taking the little ones. Cables range distances of between 350-450 feet and are strategically located among tree tops where you will be able to spot different kinds of animals.  After going into this amazing adventure you will proceed to have a delicious home cooked Belizean typical lunch at a traditional restaurant.  On your way home you will visit the Nim Li Punit Mayan ruins.   Nim Li Punit, is a classic Maya period site in the Toledo district and is home for a big archeological site originally from Guatemala.

Includes: Park fees, Lunch at a local restaurant or packed depending on location, fresh juices and water for the journey
What to bring: Clothes to get wet in, change of clothes, secure shoes, cash for tips.

 

Bocawina Zip line & Waterfall Rappelling

Adventures travellers usually mention that both waterfall rappelling and zip lining are two signature tours that you can do in your vacation to pump up your adrenaline for a bit! You will enjoy a thrilling zip line ride through the Belizean jungle, while having a chance to see great views and different species of flora and fauna.  The area has 2 unexcavated Mayan mounds and many archeological sites.  After the zip lining adventure you will proceed to the famous Antelope Falls where you will be able to enjoy some world class waterfall rappelling, depending on how adventurous are you can choose between the 500 feet drop on the Antelope Falls, rappel down the Big Drop Falls or if you are bringing the little ones the Bocawina Falls.

Includes: Park fees, Lunch at a local restaurant or packed depending on location, fresh juices and water for the journey
What to bring: Clothes to get wet in, change of clothes, secure shoes, cash for tips.

 

Cave Tubing & Zipline @ Jaguar Paw

This adventure starts with a cultural hike through the rainforest at Jaguar Paw, where your guide will point out various medicinal plants and roots used by the ancient Mayan civilization.  After your hike you will proceed to the river area where your guide will have inflated inner tubes, where you will slide down.  The gentle currents will let you appreciate the cave system which includes crystalline formations, stalactites and stalagmites. After a few hours relaxing inside the caves you can zip line through the rainforest.

Includes:  Park fees, Lunch at a local restaurant or packed depending on location, fresh juices and water for the journey.
What to bring: Clothes to get wet in, change of clothes, secure shoes, cash for tips.

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve

Belize is famous for their diverse fauna and the Cockscomb wildlife preserve is famous since it is one of the biggest Jaguar preserves in the world.  It is also known for its spectacular waterfalls, mountain views, nature trails & river tubing. This is a perfect adventure for hikers and families that want to enjoy and unforgettable experience.
Once you are done with your hike, you will be able to enjoy a delicious pic nic lunch alongside the waterfalls.

Includes: Park fees, Lunch at a local restaurant or packed depending on location, fresh juices and water for the journey
What to bring: Clothes to get wet in, change of clothes, secure shoes, cash for tips.

Crystal Caves @ St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park

The Blue hole was formed by the collapse of an underground limestone cave, and you can take a 300 yard walk to go into the cave and enjoy a nice swim.
The depression measures about 100 feet deep and 300 feet in diameter, with the actual blue hole at the depression’s base having a depth of about 25 feet.
The caves contain skeletons and stemware left by the ancient Mayan civilizations. And then you can float back to the inner tube. The cave itself is several kilometers long with several chambers.
Includes: Park fees, Lunch at a local restaurant or packed depending on location, fresh juices and water for the journey
What to bring: Comfortable Clothes, secure shoes, cash for tips.

Snorkeling Tour

Enjoy an incredible day of snorkeling in one of Belize’s finest beaches, where you will have the chance to explore hundreds of cayes and coral reefs, where you can swim with different species, such as nurse sharks and look at the amazing coral diversity!
You will also have the chance to visit the pristine marine reserves like the Laughing Bird which is 11 miles away from the beach village of Placencia, since 1981 this place has been called a protected wildlife reserve for the amount of animals and birds you can spot!

Includes: Snorkeling equipment, snacks, drinks included.
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hat, camera, bug spray, secure shoes, cash for tips.

Tikal Maya Ruins

Tikal is one of the most famous Mayan ruin and is actually located in Guatemala! It’s also one of the largest archeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian Maya civilizations and was declared UNESCO world heritage site! Tikal is host to toucans and a million other creatures great and small and is the most renowned Mayan Ruin in Central America.

Includes: Park Fees, Lunch in restaurant or packed depending on location, Border Fees, Fresh Juices & Water.
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hat, camera, bug spray, secure shoes, cash for tips.

Horseback Riding

If you like horses, water activities and also having the chance to spot different animals, this will be the tour for you!
You will have the chance to visit a family owned ranch, and interact with the nice Belizean culture.  The staff is gentle and they have fully trained horses that are suitable for both experienced and non-experienced riders.  After you enjoy the horseback riding experience you will have the chance to relax on the soothing waters of a natural swimming hole!

Includes: Park Fees, Lunch at a local restaurant or packed depending on location, Border fees (when visiting Tikal), Fresh juices and water for the journey
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hat, camera, bug spray, secure shoes, cash for tips.