Bannister Island, Belize City

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Soak up the sun or relax with a cold drink at Bannister Island, a small private island which accommodates a restaurant serving authentic Belizean food. Children can enjoy the shallow waters to swim in, a touch tank of starfish to examine, and a playground. Other activities include taking a trip onto the water in a rented kayak. Consider bringing footwear for the water as the manmade beach can be quite rough. Make Bannister Island part of your personalized Belize City itinerary using our Belize City trip itinerary builder.
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  • May 9, 2017
    We really enjoyed our excursion at this tiny little island. Food was good, restrooms were clean. Go early as cruise line excursions start to crowd the area.  more »
  • October 9, 2016
    We got off the ship and the men who were on board of starfish island were amazing. They absolutely made out trip. When we went snorkeling they helped my husband and I see new creatures up close. They ...  more »
  • April 29, 2016
    This is my 9th cruise and I have done many excursions in the past. This is by far the worst! We were stuck on this "beach" with no way of returning back to the ship for 4 hours. The water is murky and...  more »

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