The Mayflower Bocawina National Park is located in the southern district of Stann Creek, Belize. It is approximately a 17 mile drive from Dangriga and 12 miles from the Garifuna village of Hopkins. Established as a national park in 2001, this beautiful area offers over 7000 acres of pristine tropical rainforest, waterfalls and evidence of an ancient Mayan City.
This past December 2016, we were thrilled to hear about some very exciting news from Bocawina Rainforest Resort. A harpy eagle was spotted on the resort which is located in the southern district of Stann Creek is the Mayflower Bocawina National Park.
The harpy eagle was thought to be extinct in Belize since 2000 and classified as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for Conservation of N
Belize, for such a small country supports a remarkable variety of tropical habitats. This translates into an astonishing diversity of birds with almost 600 species inhabiting tropical forests, savannahs, cayes, wetlands and coastal plains. In Belize it’s common to see keel-billed toucans, collared aracari, oropendolas, snowy egrets, frigates, blue-crowned motmots and trogons and it’s not unlikely to see rare or uncommon species like harpy eagles, jabiru storks, king vultures and the yellow head amazon parrot.
Since January, we have been randomly selecting a winner every week as part of our 30 Year Celebrations. All guests who made trip reservations for 2017 were automatically entered for a chance to win one of these cool prize offers. We are still giving away these prizes until the end of April 2017 so there’s lots of winners yet to come.
ADO Bus from Cancun to Belize City and Belize City to CancunADO Bus Lines has daily Express bus service from Cancun to Belize City. The bus departs the Cancun Bus terminal at 10:15pm, and drives south along the Yucatan with one stop at Playa Del Carmen and then into Belize City for 9:00am at the Novello's Bus Depot.
Please note that we do not sell ADO bus tickets, this page is to provide information on the service. Please contact ADO directly at the contact details below.
We’ve really enjoyed reading all the stories and looking at the incredible photos submitted for our 30 Year Celebrations, so far.
If you have taken an adventure to Belize with us, we would love to hear from you.
Any skill level or age can enjoy fishing on an Island Expeditions’ trip where the fish are so abundant it won’t take long before you’ve landed your first catch. From traditional Belizean Handline fishing - hugely popular with kids and first-timers - to finessing a sleek bonefish to take your fly, our trips cater to different fishing styles and interests.
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