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Belize Botanic Gardens

Big Eddy, Chial Road, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-3101
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A great place to go to see the native plants!

This was a nice relaxing place to go and see the native plants. We even seen some native wildlife... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Rick B
Thornton, Colorado
Great Garden

THE GOOD: Very big garden Lots to see THE NOT SO GOOD: Not great out of season We... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2016
Epsom, United Kingdom
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Belize Botanic Gardens is a great place to spend from a few hours to the whole day! Come and take one of our guided tours through the gardens and discover some of the secrets within the plants and trees. Do you know what perfumes Chanel No5? or what tree can colour your clothes? come and find the answers. Visit our Orchid house with over 120 orchids species of Belize.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Big Eddy, Chial Road, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-3101
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

This was a nice relaxing place to go and see the native plants. We even seen some native wildlife too! I would make this a stop on your trip to Belize!

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 11 May 2016

THE GOOD: Very big garden Lots to see THE NOT SO GOOD: Not great out of season We visited this place in the afternoon and the garden is very big with lots to see, although us visiting in May, it was not the ideal time...More

Thank thecheechman
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We were impressed with the wide variety of flowers, fruit trees and medicinal plants on the property. Our guide an amazing man who knew all the medicinal properties of each plant. Definitely glad we experienced this!

1  Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the garden. A guided tour provided so much more insight into the behind the scenes botanical conservation work and priorities across Belize. Accolades to the education efforts as well!

1  Thank boreal-mama
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We spent most of a day here, starting with a guided tour. The tour was very reasonably priced, and our guide was very knowledgeable. The open areas of the garden provide good sight-lines for birds and monkeys, and the restaurant provides nice meals at reasonable...More

Thank plantarum
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The botanic garden was in park like setting with rain forest, very extensive. Our tour guide Oscar was very knowledgeable. He showed us a variety of trees and bushes, naming them off and their purposes. We saw a leaf, key ingredient in Coco Channel 5...More

Thank iagboola
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Amazing experience! I'm a Horticulture major so this was probably doubly cool for me. being able to walk on trails through the jungle, see plants, that we use in america as house plants, in their natural habitat, it was an amazing experience. Can't wait to...More

Thank Michaela H
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We loved this- and wished we had reserved a tour guide. We just showed up and came when a big school group was there. It was fun to watch these kids- they were so attentive to the guides. We're impressed!

Thank jvannoppen1
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We went on a tour here and oh my goodness !! It was so interesting, learning about all the plants and their special tricks and medicinal values! Our guide was Willie and he was just a fount of knowledge and his stories were great !...More

Thank Hannah T
Reviewed 28 February 2016

William and his staff are friendly, timely and accommodating. We had his driver Edder (can't remember how to spell his name), and he was a lot of fun on our 2 hour trip. He taught us a lot about the country; pointing out areas of...More

Thank Sandra V
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