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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary Bird Watching - Private

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5-Hour Duration
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This trip begins in Belize City and lasts 5 hours from start to finish
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Private Tour
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A fully private tour with a knowledgeable guide for up to 12 people
Family Friendly
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This tour is a family-friendly experience and suitable for all ages


Nestled 40 minutes northwest of Belize City, the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary is a birdwatcher's paradise, offering an immersive journey into the heart of Belize's avian world. This expansive sanctuary, covering over 16,400 acres of wetlands, lagoons, and marshes, is the stage for a spectacular display of nature's finest. 

Imagine stepping into a realm where the air is filled with the melodious calls of over 300 species of birds, from the majestic herons to the vibrant parrots, each adding a splash of color and life to the lush backdrop.

Your adventure begins with a scenic drive, transporting you into a world far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. Upon arrival, the sanctuary reveals its treasures through a series of trails and viewpoints, each offering a unique perspective on the diverse birdlife that calls this place home. 

Using a small boat to maneuver through the lagoon on your birding adventure your time a the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary promises an unforgettable experience. With expert guides at your side, you'll learn about the intricate ecosystems and the fascinating behaviors of the birds you encounter, making each sighting a memorable moment.

So, grab your binoculars and prepare for an expedition that will enchant your senses, deepen your appreciation for nature, and perhaps even ignite a lifelong passion for birdwatching. 

This is not just a tour; it's an invitation to witness the harmonious dance of wildlife, where every chirp, flutter, and flight tells a story of survival and beauty.

Optional Belize City Tour

Bonus! - If your group is interested we include a complimentary city tour upon your return from the bird sanctuary. Let your guide know and you can tour the city to see the highlights and take photos before returning to your hotel or cruise ship.

What's Included

Local Guide
Bottled Water
Optional City Tour
Round-trip Transportation with AC
Optional Gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring on the tour?
As you’ll be traveling on an open boat in wetlands, we recommend you bring strong mosquito repellent to protect you from being bitten. Also bring sunscreen, as you’ll be out during the late-morning sunshine. A camera to remember all those birds and animals, as well as a pair of binoculars to take in all the details of the varied plumage, are also recommended.
What time does the tour start and finish?
This tour requires an early start, as the birds are more active during the morning and later in the afternoon. So, the tour picks-up guests at 7.30 am in Belize City. You’ll be returned to Belize City at around 12 noon.
What is included in this birding tour?
This birding tour includes: Pick-up and drop-off from chosen location, entry fee to Wildlife sanctuary, expert tour guide, bottled water & all related taxes
Is Lunch Included In The Tour?

Lunch isn't included, however bottled water is provided during the tour.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: 2 years old • Maximum Age: 100 years old
Small Group Size
Your tour costs are refundable if canceled 24 hours before the tour departure. If booking using the Book Now, Pay Later option, the 5% deposit is non-refundable under all circumstances.

Quick Facts

Belize City

5h 00min

Adult Rate

Child Rate

Itinerary • 5h 00min • 3 activities

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Enjoy a relaxing scenic drive on your way to Crooked Tree, where you'll meet the nature expert who will act as your guide

1 hour
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Explore the untamed beauty of the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary with the help of your guide, a nature expert who'll answer all your questions

3 hours
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Unwind after a day well spent aboard your A/C van, and enjoy the sights as you head back to port

1 hour
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