Things to do in Belize range from Maya ruins and caves to zip-lining and cave tubing, experience the best Adventures with Mariposa Jungle Tours.
Get to know Belize through Damian, Agusto, and Wilton, our friendly licensed Mayan tour guides who helped build our eco-resort from the ground up. Tours are private and personalized (no large bus or “cattle car” treatment). We also work with select guides for specialty cave adventures, such as Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) and Crystal Cave.
One of the best tours in Cayo, offering a magnificent Maya ruin, an awesome cave, river pools and falls for swimming, all while traveling through two entirely different ecosystems.
Explore two different Maya ruins, and then get a taste of local culture.
Popularly known as “ATM,” this is a rare opportunity to visit a living museum where human sacrifices and artifacts can be viewed in their original context. National Geographic designated the ATM site #1 of the “Top Ten Sacred Places of a Lifetime” in 2014.
Located across the border, Tikal is considered the greatest Maya city and the most visually sensational archaeological excavation in Central America.
Take a journey on a jungle river, then choose a visit to the iguana sanctuary, botanic gardens, or Maya chocolate demo.
Float in a tube, swim in a waterfall, watch the wildlife, and enjoy a picnic lunch on a wonder-filled day on the Macal River with your private pontoon boat and guide.
The Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve is the largest national park in Belize, with over 300 square miles of pine forest, swimmable rivers, and impressive caves and waterfalls.
Ideal for the more extreme adventurer, hike through the jungle and then descend by a rope in the hands of an experienced guide to explore this spectacular cave system.
Be awed by the beauty of an immense cave from a leisurely canoe trip.
A guided hike and descent into an artifact-filled cave discovered by the father of one of our staff members.
This incredible cave is even more incredible after dark. It offers artifacts one might find in an archaeological museum, and we’re the only resort with access after dark!
Fly through the jungle canopy on your choice of three different zipline tours or awesome jungle swing.
Experience the Belize jungle from a new perspective on this exciting half-day tour!
Experience the lifestyle, culture, and cuisine of the local people – and learn to make tortillas.
These adventures are best experienced en route to/from the Lodge and Belize City due to their locations.
An innovative and unique grassroots conservation project where you meet endangered Black Howler Monkeys in their natural habitat.
Jaguar, tapir, toucan...visit the "best little zoo in the world" with over 125 animals, most of which were born, rescued or rehabilitated there.
Enjoy floating down a river through a series of Maya ceremonial caves.
Swim in turquoise waters, explore a cave and spot birds in one of Belize’s National Parks.
We can also arrange private tours to Belize City museums, Belmopan (the capital), or the Mennonite community of Spanish Lookout.
With over 400 known bird species in the area, let our guides introduce you to this birdwatcher’s paradise.
The beautiful subtropical rainforest surrounding Mariposa offers a range of hiking opportunities, from easy to challenging.
The best way to see the famous Blue Hole is from the air.
Discover hidden treasures in the jungle with secret hikes to waterfalls, swimming holes, Howler Monkey abodes, or Maya Caves.