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Belize Botanic Gardens

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Address: Big Eddy, Chial Road, San Ignacio, Belize
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+501 824-3101
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Belize Botanic Gardens is a great place to spend from a few hours to the...

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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A worthwhile time and money spent

The botanical garden on the property of the du Plooy's Jungle Lodge is well worth the time and money spent...especially if you hire a guide to give you all you want to know about... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 January 2016
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

The botanical garden on the property of the du Plooy's Jungle Lodge is well worth the time and money spent...especially if you hire a guide to give you all you want to know about the trees...and then some. There are also lots of birds to see. The earlier in the day of my visit to the garden I had fallen... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

For a reasonable fee, the garden will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to the garden. Its a bumpy ride down a long, unpaved road, but well worth it to see this beautiful garden. We also saw monkeys and macaws! Our tour included lunch at the on-site restaurant. It was a wonderful afternoon!

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We had a guided tour that lasted about an hour. The property has a vast and varied collection of tropical plants, trees, and birds. An easy walk and our guide discussed the plants and trees and their medicinal value. There is Mayan home that displays the living quarters and building materials. Around the home are the medicinal plants. We had... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

If you like plants this is the place to visit. It will take about an hour and after you can go to the hotel bar and enjoy a very pricey beer with a fantastic view.

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lompoc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

My wife and I went through the gardens both to see the plants and the birds. We had a fantastic time. The Birds were amaizing. The walk through the garden is so nice you just spend all you time looking at all the plants and great trails.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Gorgeous grounds, great plant selection, and surprisingly informative self-guided tour. I was really impressed with this place. It's a nice 50-min walk from Chaa Creek, if you're staying there.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

My fiancé and I walked through this for a bit. It was very pretty. There are also some great hiking trails.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

The Belize Botanic Gardens are located on the grounds of DuPlooy's Jungle Lodge where we stayed for a recent holiday. I am an avid gardener in the mountains of Virginia and I was mesmerized by the variety and maturity of the plantings, both indigenous and from other lands, that the garden contains. There are numerous fruiting trees, not many fruiting... More 

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Belmopan, Belize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

When you visit the BBG, you find a sample of all the different eco-systems in Belize. It is wonderful, with friendly and knowledgeable people.

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Belize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

We did about and hour tour with our excellent guide who brought to life that tropical feeling. we saw many interesting plants and a few mammals.

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