Adventures in Paradise – The Best Things to do in Ambergris Caye, Belize

Want to go to paradise? It's as simple as taking your next vacation in Belize, where fun in the sun is only the beginning! The top tours in Ambergris Caye, Belize will take you on amazing adventures. Explore the nation's ancient ruins, then see how intrepid you really are when you go underground for a caving expedition. Observe a variety of sea life on incredible dives and snorkeling excursions. Don't fancy jumping in? Enjoy a glass bottom boat tour. Hike through jungles, sail into the sunset (with cocktail in hand), and more!

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49 Things to Do in Ambergris caye

Secret Beach and Island Hopping, Belize
Secret Beach and Island HoppingAmbergris Caye

No trip to Ambergris Caye is complete without a visit to the picture perfect Secret Beach area. The west coast of the island is located on Chetumal Bay and its protected waters are like a giant swimming pool.

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Beach Trip
Boat Tours
Mexico Rocks Snorkeling Tour, Belize
Mexico Rocks Snorkeling TourAmbergris Caye

Mexico Rocks is one of the top snorkeling destinations. Not only is the water around Mexico Rocks incredibly clear, it also has a very mild current, making underwater observation especially easy.

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Marine Wildlife
Snorkeling
Altun Ha Maya Ruin and Maruba Spa, Belize
Altun Ha Maya Ruin and Maruba SpaAmbergris Caye

Combine history, culture, and relaxation on this tour of the Altun Ha ruins and the Maruba Spa. The spa has treatment areas out in the open that blend in with the jungle surroundings.

Archeology
Leisure
Naturalist Guide
Nature Walk
Ruins
Airboat and Crystal Cave Adventure, Belize
Airboat and Crystal Cave AdventureAmbergris Caye

This aquatic tour will take you down the most interesting waterways of St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park. Your will begin with an airboat ride through the park’s wetlands, where your guide will point out some colorful local wildlife. Then you will visit the Crystal Cave, which you can enter only with the help of a guide.

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Cave Exploration
Mangrove Tours
Naturalist Guide
Cave Tubing and Xunantunich Maya Ruin, Belize
Cave Tubing and Xunantunich Maya RuinAmbergris Caye

We begin by making our way to the mainland & up the Belize River. Along the way as we serve breakfast keep an eye out to spot crocodiles, iguanas & possibly manatees.

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Archeology
Cave Exploration
Ruins
Tubing
Cave Tubing and Zip-Lining, Belize
Cave Tubing and Zip-LiningAmbergris Caye

This is an adventurous tour of the jungles of central Belize. You’ll see the treetops on a zip-line ride and the depths of the caves in an inner tube.

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Cave Exploration
Tubing
Zip Lines
Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley, Belize
Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray AlleyAmbergris Caye

Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley are two of Belize’s most popular destinations for nature tours. Take this 2.5-hour tour to get close to marine wildlife.

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Marine Wildlife
Snorkeling
Snorkel Tour - Ambergris Caye, Belize
Snorkel Tour - Ambergris CayeAmbergris Caye

The Hol Chan Marine Reserve is a mecca for snorkelers. This reserve is located on the coast of Ambergris Caye, one of Belize’s most popular islands for visitors. Hol Chan Marine Reserve is known for its sea grass beds, mangrove forests, coral reefs, and a section of reserve known as Shark Ray Alley.

Snorkeling
Zipline and Zoo Adventure, Belize
Zipline and Zoo AdventureAmbergris Caye

This tour is an exciting way to experience the jungle of Belize. First, you’ll go on a zip-line ride above the canopy. To get to the zip line you will climb to a platform in the treetops. As you make your ascent, you can listen to the sounds of the rainforest and its exotic birdcalls.

Species Exhibits
Walking
Zip Lines
Black Hole Drop Adventure, Belize
Black Hole Drop AdventureAmbergris Caye

For this tour you will hike through the forested foothills of the Maya Mountains to a brink overlooking a river. From there you will descend into the Actun Loch Tunich sinkhole.

Cave Exploration
Rappel
Caye Caulker Day Sail, Belize
Caye Caulker Day SailAmbergris Caye

Begin your day by sailing to Hol Chan Marine Reserve & Shark Ray Alley.

Boat Tours
Snorkeling
Cave Tubing and Belize Zoo, Belize
Cave Tubing and Belize ZooAmbergris Caye

This tour introduces you to Belize’s wildlife. You’ll explore jungle rivers and take an educational trip to the Belize Zoo.

Cave Exploration
Species Exhibits
Tubing
Lamanai Jungle River, Belize
Lamanai Jungle RiverAmbergris Caye

Lamanai Jungle River will explore new areas of the new river of Lamanai

Archeology
Naturalist Guide
Nature Walk
Ruins
Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave, Belize
Actun Tunichil Muknal CaveAmbergris Caye

In the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave you get to explore both a natural wonder and an archaeological goldmine. ATM is a wet cave that the Maya believed served as an entrance to the underworld. They used it for ceremonial purposes, and left plenty of evidence behind.

Archeology
Cave Exploration
Naturalist Guide
Reef Fishing Full Day, Belize
Reef Fishing Full DayAmbergris Caye

Ambergris Caye provides easy access to the Belize Barrier Reef, one of the largest and most impressive coral reefs in the world. This tour will allow you to fish and snorkel in an endangered but thriving ecosystem.

Boat Tours
Sport Fishing
Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve, Belize
Bacalar Chico Marine ReserveAmbergris Caye

Hop on a skiff to see Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve, a protected area that you can only reach on a boat. You’ll see interesting sights along the way and eventually arrive at one of Belize’s most off-the-beaten path reserves.

Boat Tours
Mangrove Tours
Beach Picnic and Sailing, Belize
Beach Picnic and SailingAmbergris Caye

This tour takes you on an off-the-beaten path picnic on the white, sandy shore of Robles Point. To whet your appetite, your first stop will be to go snorkeling around Mexico Rocks. After you’ve had a look around underwater, you’ll get to try to catch a few fish yourself with a traditional hook or a spear — whatever you catch, you can have for lunch .

Boat Tours
Scuba Diving
Snorkeling
Caye Caulker Sail and Snorkel, Belize
Caye Caulker Sail and SnorkelAmbergris Caye

Take a boat trip 14 miles southeast of Ambergris Caye. You’ll stop at Caye Caulker, which is a small island with a classic Caribbean vibe, where the locals are mostly Garífuna and Rastafarian.

Boat Tours
Snorkeling
Lamanai Ruins Half Day Tour, Belize
Lamanai Ruins Half Day TourAmbergris Caye

Lamanai Archaeological Site Walking through actual plazas and temples that were once of paramount importance to the ancient civilization, visitors will feel the vibrancy and mystery of the Maya.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Nature Walk
Ruins
Full-Day Ocean Adventure Tour, Belize
Full-Day Ocean Adventure TourAmbergris Caye

Take this tour for a fun, relaxing day in the Caribbean. This full-day tour comes with a picnic lunch and the chance to see the interesting marine landscape that surrounds Ambergris Caye.

Boat Tours
Guided Tours




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