Belize Botanic Gardens, San Ignacio

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#9 of 32 in Parks in Cayo
Explore the 18 hectares (45 acres) of native and exotic plant species at Belize Botanic Gardens, a pristine garden located on the picturesque banks of the Macal River. Focused on sustainable cultivation of plant life, the gardens educate visitors on the world of exotic plants and the importance of their conservation in nature. Explore the different sections, including an orchid house, plants of the Maya, and palms of Belize. To visit Belize Botanic Gardens and other attractions in Cayo, use our Cayo online travel planner .
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  • Loved the tiny hummingbird nest with 2 fledglings we found in the orchid house and the busy butterfly garden right beside it.  more »
  • This botanical garden has one big disadvantage – even though it’s not THAT far, it’s pretty expensive to get there. But if you have a car or just don’t mind taxi fee, it’s a nice place to visit. We ca...  more »
  • have just randomly visited the garden because I had time to Xunantunich. Something secluded, not using public transport to reach worth a visit but for plant geeks. everything grows in Belize can be found on the large plant. Unfortunately, it was not the right time for orchids, they bloom mainly in March/April. But the garden has pays off even so, really very neat. Take mosquito spray, the course is situated on a river. You can buy plants at the nursery.
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