You will visit the Mayan center of Xunantunich which sits on an impressive hilltop just near the border of Belize and Guatemala. Xunantunich was a major ceremonial center during the classic period.
• 7 hours
Available to everyone including cruise passengers on board Norwegian Getaway on Harvest Caye Enjoy a Half day ashore Belize’s Laughing Bird Caye National Park during this 3-1/2 hour excursion from Placencia. Enjoy an hour or more of snorkeling around this beautiful area within a UNESCO World Heritage-listed barrier reef area, discovering its , pristine coral reefs, and colorful fish life. After snorkeling enjoy some fresh fruits and its white sandy beaches before heading back to Placencia. You will need to take the ferry from Harvest Caye to Placencia
• 1 day
Explore the marine life of the the Belize Barrier Reef on this 6-hour boat tour. Your private group will receive personalized attention from your captain and guide as you cross the turquoise waters from Placencia to the tiny islands of the Silk Cayes. Snorkel among the fish, harmless rays, and nurse sharks before enjoying a traditional Belizean lunch on the beach. Then, head to Turtle Alley to swim with its shelled namesakes before a relaxing boat ride back to your departure point.
• 6 hours
Visit a picture-perfect 2-acre private island and spend the day in the sand, sun and water. Enjoy the #1 Tour in Placencia spending your day in a pristine tropical paradise. Paddle board, kayak, hammock nap, sunbathe drink, eat and play beach games. BBQ chicken lunch is included. Cash or credit card required at the bar.
• 8 hours
Silk Cayes is a marine reserve consisting of 3 small islands formerly known as the Queen Cayes. The Marine Reserve host over 25 species of reef fish, different corals and much more! The Silk Caye is considered one of healthiest areas in the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System due to its elevation and water quality. It is a great destination to snorkel, scuba dive or simply spend a day on the island! Snorkelers sightsee the reefs surrounding the islands. Scuba Divers, on the other hand, are able to explore the diverse dive sites the Silk Caye has to offer. As a bonus, each guest including the divers gets a chance to snorkel with the Sharks, Rays and Turtles!
• 8 hours
Climb to the top of Antelope Falls with your trusty harness, then let gravity take over as you descend 250 feet down the falls clipped into a rope system operated by one of our experienced guides.
• 4 hours
Enjoy a hike up to the Bocawina Falls, rappel down the face of the waterfall and swim in the crystal blue pools below. Hike back to the lodge for lunch and finish the day off with an exciting Zipline Adventure.
• 4.5 hours
MONKEY RIVER & MANATEE WATCH The most popular tour out of Placencia! Take a 40-minute boat ride through the mangroves and Caribbean Sea to enter the mouth of Monkey River at Monkey River Village. On your boat ride down the Monkey River, watch for the wildlife of Belize - birds, iguanas, snakes, crocodiles and the stars of the tour - howler monkeys. Jump in for a swim in the river...if you dare! Then return to Monkey River Village to enjoy a native lunch. Top off the trip with a stop for manatee watching on the way back to Placencia. See how many you can spot before they go back under!
• 7 hours
A scenic 100-mile drive through the hills of Belize leads to a visit to El Castillo, one of the largest Maya temples in Belize. Climb to the top and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Belize and Guatemala. On the way back, stop for lunch and then enjoy cave tubing through limestone archways in centuries-old caves.
• 10 hours
Cruise out to the Silk Caye Marine Reserve, which sits on the barrier reef for a morning snorkel on the beach. Enjoy a traditional Belizean lunch and then continue your full day experience by heading to Turtle Alley. In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to snorkel along the barrier reef, which tends to be a popular place for sea turtles and other marine life.
• 6 hours