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Full day mainland tours include transportation to and from Thatch Caye Resort, packed picnic lunch, tour permit fees and services of a tour guide. Mainland tours require a minimum of 2 or 4 people.
For full details on tours see our Thatch Caye Resort Adventure Book
Bocawina Tour: Zip Line and Rappelling Bocawina Falls
Zip line the longest zip line in Belize. It’s over a mile and a half of zipping with a beautiful view. After 12 platforms and 8 runs of zipping, fill your belly with a delicious lunch provided by Mama Noots’ restaurant. You will then get into gear and venture on a guided hike to Bocawina Falls where you will have the opportunity to rappel one hundred feet down the falls! After reaching the falls you’ll strap up and just lean back. With the sound of gushing water and beautiful scenery, your guide will educate you on your rappel. After your brief intro you’ll enjoy 100 ft of water rappel battle, hold on tight the water will be coming at you. After a tiring but AMAZING decent, enjoy the nature pool at the foot of the waterfall, there after you’ll hike back to the starting point. It’s a two hour plus jungle affair.
$250/person • Minimum 4 participants
• Zip Lining
This tour is offered without waterfall rappelling (Half Day) for $200/person.
Caves Branch Tour: “River of Caves” Cave Tubing
This excursion starts with a 10 minute Jungle bus ride to Caves Branch
River. Then take on Belize’s longest and most spectacular cave tubing float. The 5-cave chain has over 2 miles underground to float through. Enter the exciting world of rivers disappearing into the Mayan underworld as you float on inner tubes with only your headlamp to light the way. Take off your lights for just a few seconds and experience the beauty of darkness in relaxation. Be cautious not to fall asleep as you’ll be swerving around beautiful stalactite and stalagmite as they dive down from the ceiling. There are only a few sunlight windows along your trip, making it easy to never realize how long you’ve been exploring. During your float, you’ll need to raise your body just a little bit or hop off and stretch your legs and hike as you’re amazed by the wonders of your surroundings. After your 7 miles of adventure, you’ll have a quick lunch before you take on the journey back to the resort.
$200/person • Minimum 4 participants
Not in a rush to get back home? Then take a few minutes and sore the Belize jungle canopy with a 45 minute zip line. It’s an adventure and experience that will never be forgotten!
This tour is CLOSED from March - June each year.
Outback Trails Tour: Horseback Riding
Go horseback riding along trails where the Maya once lived. View the tropical rain forest with a local guide/cowboy. Ride on friendly, well-trained horses. A short riding lesson is provided for those beginner riders before setting off into the wild. This four-legged jungle adventure kicks off with a brief ride through a fragrant orange grove. Without stopping the ride, the trail takes us into the mysterious greenery of the tropical rain forest. A new world arises before you as you ride under the canopy of vine-entangled palms accompanied by the songs of exotic birds. This region is directly adjacent to the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve. Giddy up through the forest of silver pimento palms, pines, and Kapok trees. Last but not least, you’ll arrive at a pristine spot on the Sittee River where we will stop for a cool refreshing swim. From there we continue our journey that will take us where it all started.
$180/person • Minimum 4 participants
• Horseback Riding
Cockscomb Jaguar Tour: Jungle Exploration
The Cockscomb Basin includes over 100,000 acres of well-preserved raw jungle. It is the largest jaguar reserve in the world and home to a variety of additional wildlife. You’ll have a chance to see ocelots, jaguarundis, scarlet macaw parrots and the Baird’s tapir. You might even see the elusive jaguar. Beyond the wildlife, discover the southern Mayan history and explore Chucil Baluum, a ceremonial site dating back to the classic period. On your hike
as you look up at our national tree “the Mahagony”, which is our economic history origin. You’ll see the unexplored peak, Victoria Peak, our country’s largest mountain. On this unique adventure you’ll surely see signs of Jaguar activity. There’s a number of walking trails that range from easy to moderate to strenuous. Upon your exit from the reserve, take advantage of being in the heart of the southern local Mayans. See a family operated artisan chocolate making factory or shop for art & souvenirs at the Maya Center.
$225/person • Minimum 4 participants