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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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Northern Highway at Mile 33, Belize
+501 223-5416
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Birding

One of the nicest places to do birding if you are a birder. This sanctuary gives you a look into... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Omar R
Come see the birds

A long way out, but worth the trip. Staff was awesome. Saw some really cool birds. Best time is in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jason O
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Northern Highway at Mile 33, Belize
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+501 223-5416
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the nicest places to do birding if you are a birder. This sanctuary gives you a look into what makes Belize's lush lands so beautiful.

Thank Omar R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long way out, but worth the trip. Staff was awesome. Saw some really cool birds. Best time is in the morning or late afternoon.

1  Thank Jason O
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Our group took a late morning tour of the lagoon from the Bird’ Eye View Lodge. Even though our knowledgeable guide told us the viewing would have been much better earlier in the day, there was lots to see. He pointed out many birds and...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We did an early morning boat tour in the Crooked Tree Sanctuary and thoroughly enjoyed the outing. We're somewhat new to bird-watching but I was really overwhelmed with what we saw. Our guide was Rudy, and he made the trip special for us. I would...More

Thank safarisandy2017
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed to find that the water levels were quite high and recent rains made some of the roads quite muddy. Most of Crooked Tree is very driveable but the Visitors Center was closed and in the process of being rebuilt. We...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Set remotely with a large body of water this sanctuary is a must for anyone that enjoys birdwatching. The guides are extremely knowledgeable & very friendly. They have a motorized boat to accommodate groups but cannons are also available. Be prepared to start your bird...More

Thank Jetlaggedbrain
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Even in the rain, there were many birds to see. We booked a lagoon tour and were stuck with a rainy cool day. On a nice day the lagoon would have been wonderful. Our guide was very knowledgeable, pointing out and identifying birds and giving...More

Thank 662marc
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Bird watching tours are not cheap, but don't miss them. We took a morning cruise from the birds eye view lodge with the incredibly knowledgeable Lionel. The lagoon is beautiful and Spanish Creek is teaming with wildlife. Loads of raptors, rare roseate spoonbills, 2 types...More

1  Thank Wags63
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We spent half a Sunday relaxing and wondering around the lagoon in Crooked Tree Wildlife. We had walks on the Limpkin Trail, which we enjoyed a lot, it's for everybody, takes about 30 minutes - 1 hour. Make sure you bring tons of insect repellent....More

Thank Ada V
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Birds, Birds, Birds!!! Truly a Birding Paradise!!! All Kinds of Wildlife, Miles of Hiking Trails and That Beautiful Lagoon... :O Beautiful and Charming Village with Very Friendly, Helpful People!!! Knowledgeable Staff at the Sanctuary!!! A Must-Visit!!! :)

Thank Cheryl21598
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