Attractions

Wildlife Reserve in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is Belize’s most famous sanctuary and one of its biggest protected areas. This great swath of tropical forest became the world’s first jaguar sanctuary in 1984, thanks to the e…
National Park in Mayflower Bocawina National Park

Mayflower Bocawina National Park

This beautiful 11-sq-mile park of jungle, mountains, waterfalls, walking trails, swimming holes and small Maya sites lies about 16 miles southwest of Dangriga and 12 miles northwest of Hopkins. The walks here are at…
Gallery in Dangriga

Pen Cayetano Studio Gallery

Renowned throughout Belize for his art and music, Pen Cayetano's workshop and gallery displays Garifuna artifacts and crafts. It also has works of art and music by Pen, and the textile artwork of his wife, Ingrid, a…
Museum in Dangriga

Gulisi Garifuna Museum

This museum, operated by the National Garifuna Council (NGC), is a must for anyone interested in the vibrant Garifuna people. It brings together artifacts, pictures and documents on Garifuna history and culture, inc…
Factory in Dangriga

Marie Sharp's Factory

The super-hot bottled sauces that adorn tables all over Belize and beyond are made from habanero peppers here at Marie Sharp's Factory, 8 miles northwest of town on Melinda Rd. Free tours are usually offered during …
Historic Site in Sittee River

Serpon Sugar Mill Historical Park

This well-kept riverside historical park is the preserved site of the Serpon Sugar Mill, which operated here from 1865 until 1910. There's a small interpretative center but the real attractions are the various piece…
Landmark in Dangriga

Drums of Our Father's Monument

This monument in the traffic circle south of Dangriga's main bus station underscores the importance of percussion in Garifuna (and Belizean) life, with its large bronze representations of ritual dügü drums and sisir…