Unique Rainforest and Jungle
More than half of Belize consists of subtropical jungle or rainforest. The rainforests of Belize are home to numerous exotic birds, incredible wildlife and ample opportunities for adventure from hiking to ziplining.
One of the highlights of is the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in the Stann Creek District. Also commonly known as the Jaguar Preserve, Cockscomb became the world’s first jaguar sanctuary in 1984. Ringed on three sides by the Maya Mountains and towering Victoria's Peak, the Basin's 128,000 acres is also home to jaguarundi, margays, ocelots, pumas, deer, howler monkeys and tapirs.