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Belize City

Central Travel Hub

About Belize City

While Belize City may not be as popular, it serves as a central hub to move around the country through the terminals and International Airport. Some attractions found nearby include the Belize Zoo, the Belize Museum and access to the best cave tubing in the country.

Explore Belize City

Frequent Questions

How long do I need in Belize City?

Staying in Belize for 24 hours is more than enough to get a feel for the area. If you have a layover, checking out the museum or having lunch at a cafe or restaurant is a good way to pass the day.

When is the best time to visit Belize City?

High season (tourism peak) is between October & June which is when the weather is best. Avoid this period if you don't like crowds.

Is Belize City safe?

In general, the city is safe during the day. One can walk to the ferry terminal or go to a restaurant with no problem but it's important to be aware of your environment. A relatively unsafe zone is the South Side of Belize city. Locals know how to navigate the complexities of a city so ask if you are not sure.

Where is Belize City in Belize?

Belize city is in the center of the country all the way to the east with access to the Caribbean sea.

How do I get from Belize Airport to Belize City?

From the Belize airport, take a taxi to Belize City for approximately $30.00 USD. The trip is a 30-minute ride and can be shared with another passenger.