Discover colorful underwater wildlife in Belize

Are you a solo female traveler with a passion for wildlife and adventure? Us, too! At Canyon Calling, we’re gearing up for an epic new Belize tour that’s tailor-made for nature-loving chicas like you. Adventure tours for women are kinda our thingso, get ready for some seriously wild times as we explore the untamed jungles, crystal-clear waters, and sandy beaches of this tropical paradise.

And in the meantime, you can treat this blog post as your virtual Belize tour—showcasing the thrilling wildlife encounters and soul-stirring experiences that await in the heart of Central America.

🤿 🐠 Wildlife in Belize Hot Spot #1: Snorkeling in Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Dive into a Rainbow Wonderland

Picture yourself slipping beneath the waves and entering a vibrant underwater wonderland. That’s exactly what you’ll find in Hol Chan Marine Reserve! As you don your snorkel gear and plunge into the azure waters, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a kaleidoscope of colors. Vibrant blue tangs dart playfully between coral formations, while elegant horse-eyed jacks glide effortlessly through the water. 

Keep your eyes peeled for the dazzling hues of parrotfish and the graceful movements of octopi and lobsters. And don’t forget to say hello to the friendly anemones waving in the gentle currents. With over 160 different fish species to discover, every snorkeling excursion is a new adventure waiting to happen!

🐢 🏖️ Belize Tour Wildlife Hot Spot #2: Chilling on Maya Beach

Where Sea Turtles Rule the Sands

After a morning of snorkeling adventures, unwind on the sun-kissed shores of Maya Beach. As you soak up the tropical rays, keep an eye out for gentle sea turtles gliding gracefully through the waves. With a bit of luck, you may even spot majestic stingrays gracefully skimming the sandy ocean floor. Feel the warm Caribbean breeze caress your skin as you bask in the tranquility of this idyllic beach paradise.

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🌴 🦜 Wildlife in Belize Hot Spot #3: Ziplining in Bocawina National Park

Soar With the Birds Over the Jungle Canopy

For adrenaline-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike, ziplining through the canopy of Bocawina National Park is an experience like no other. As you soar high above the rainforest floor, take in panoramic views of the lush jungle below. 

Keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of colorful bird species flitting through the treetops, from vibrant toucans to iridescent hummingbirds. Feel the rush of exhilaration as you zip from platform to platform, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Belizean wilderness.

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“Animals are a window to your soul and a doorway to your spiritual destiny. If you let them into your life and allow them to teach you, you will be better for it.”

— KIM SHOTOLA

🦇 🦀 Belize Tour Wildlife Hot Spot #4: Cave Tubing Adventure at Jaguar Paw

Explore Ancient Underground Rivers

Now, let’s switch gears and head underground for a cave tubing adventure at Jaguar Paw. Picture yourself floating through ancient, darkened caverns, illuminated by the soft glow of your headlamp. The cool, clear river gently carries you through a maze of stunning rock formations and mysterious passageways. It’s like stepping into another world!

As you drift along, look for freshwater crabs scuttling curiously along the riverbed or small fish darting in the clear water. The echoes of your laughter and the gentle splashes create an otherworldly symphony in these ancient caves. It’s a thrilling, yet peaceful journey through Belize’s hidden underworld.

🐆 🐒 Wildlife in Belize Hot Spot #5: Jungle Hiking in Jaguar Preserve

Discover Hidden Treasures in the Wilderness

Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to explore the wild heart of Belize in Jaguar Preserve. As you trek through dense, lush rainforest, every step reveals new wonders. The air is filled with the sounds of chirping birds, rustling leaves, and the distant calls of howler monkeys. It’s nature’s concert—just for you!

The Jaguar Preserve is home to an incredible array of wildlife. Keep your eyes open for jaguarundis, margays, ocelots, and even the elusive puma. While spotting a jaguar is rare—they’re nocturnal, after all!—you might come across fresh tracks that tell the story of these majestic creatures. Deer might peek through the foliage, and tapirs—those odd, fantastic  animals—might be seen grazing quietly.

As you hike, you’ll be surrounded by vibrant flora, from towering trees to colorful orchids. Every turn in the trail brings a new surprise, a new chance to connect with the wild side of Belize. It’s an adventure that will leave you in awe of the stunning natural world.

Adventure tours for women are our specialty—so, what are you waiting for? Let’s make some memories in Belize!

Grab your sense of adventure and join us for the ultimate wildlife experience in Belize! Whether you’re snorkeling with sea turtles, ziplining through the jungle, or hiking through ancient ruins, there’s no shortage of thrills to be had. 

✈️ Book your spot on our Best of Belize Tour today and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with Canyon Calling!

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“I am certain that many of the images and deeply emotional experiences I have had on this trip will remain clear in my memories. I am grateful for your leading me into challenging adventures that have given me more self-confidence. Your trips get me in touch with my heart and soul—it’s good medicine.”

— LESLIE V.

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