Call into the visitor center to register, buy your ticket, and peruse the displays and visitor book (for recent jaguar sightings). You can arrange park accommodation and hire river tubes here, but you can't hire gui…
Down a lane opposite Scotia Bank (look for the sign), this private BTIA (Belize Tourism Industry Association) office has friendly staff who can offer local information such as transport info and offer a copy of the …
The office for visa extensions (BZ$50) is at the deep-water port in Independence. Take the Hokey Pokey Water Taxi from Placencia and it's a 2-mile taxi ride away (BZ$20 return).
At the entrance to the Mayflower Bocawina National Park, this is where you pay the park-entry fee and pick up information on walks and activities.
Part cafe (drinks only), part gift shop and part tourist information, Diversity also rents golf carts.
The small volunteer-staff information hut by the waterfront dispenses local information and maps.
The ATM accepts international Visa, MasterCard, Plus and Cirrus cards with no additional fee.
ATM accepts international Visa cards. Charges US$5 fee for foreign cards.
Good-standard public hospital on the outskirts of town.
Down a lane off Main St, the Belize Bank has an ATM.