The Belize Zoo, La Democracia

#1 of 12 in Parks in Belize District
Observe a wealth of native species of Belize at The Belize Zoo, a site that encompasses 12 hectares (29 acres) of tropical savannah. The facility aims to foster at-risk animals and educate the public on the creatures in the region. Learn about the animals and their habitats, including pumas, ocelots, and the harpy eagle, plus ways that their homes can be sustained. You can book a guided tour that includes the opportunity to get very close to, or interact with, the animals here. See The Belize Zoo and all La Democracia has to offer by arranging your trip with our La Democracia trip itinerary maker website.
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  • This zoo is in the jungle so make sure you wear long sleeves, long legged pants, cover as much skin as possible and use a good insect repellent, I think they like Deet so maybe Pacaridin 20% might...  more »
  • This is a great zoo well run ,friendly staff and super animals and birds a little out of the way but not inaccessible and certainly well worth the effort.  more »
  • Very nice zoo, you can tell the keepers love the animals and take very good care of them. It was very informative and we enjoyed walking through the zoo. It’s not very big but we did spend about 2 hours there. Grab a snack a cold beer by the gift shop. Very pleasant visit.
  • This zoo is absolutely worth the visit. It is obvious that their animals are not mistreated or harassed because they are so laid-back and not anxious like the animals in many other zoos. The staff (and signage) are very serious about making sure the animals are respected by visitors. Overall, a wonderful place to visit, just make sure you bring your bug spray.
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