Updated: May 26, 2022
Hopkins Village by the Caribbean Sea
Vacation to one of the most friendliest place in Belize with sandy beach and over 35 restaurants to choose from for some Belizean cuisines. Hopkins Village is located on the coast of Stann Creek District, 112 miles from Belize International Airport (BZE). The village of Hopkins started off as a farming and fishing Garifuna community, in recent years the village has grown, now more travelers venturing to Hopkins Village as it provides easy access to Belize Barrier Reef and the Mayan Mountains.
Hopkins Village is known for the best cultural experience in Belize, with the display of the vibrant Garifuna culture and heritage, also there are additional things to do in Hopkins. These activities includes scuba diving, snorkeling, going fishing, experiencing how to make chocolate, jungle hiking, cave tubing tour, zipline, horseback riding, ATV jungle adventure, day trip to ancient Mayan Ruins or enjoy the day on the beautiful beaches of Hopkins Belize.
Top Day Trips from Hopkins Village
1. ATV Jungle Adventure and Swim at Waterfalls
Gear up for a fun jungle adventure in the rainforest of Belize, drive your own ATV through the jungle and swim at a waterfall along the way. This combination tour is a great mix of ATV riding and relaxing at the waterfalls. Your knowledgeable tour guide will point out and explain about trees, plants, animals and rivers along the way.
2. Cave Tubing at St. Herman's Cave
Imagine yourself floating - relaxed in a very peaceful atmosphere with your private experienced tour guide. Walk, wade and tube subterranean rivers that flow through St. Herman’s ancient cave systems whilst viewing the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the cave decoration. Cave tubing at St. Herman's Cave is the place to get away from the crowds!
3. Jungle and Waterfall Hiking at Cockscomb Basin
Venture off to the rainforest of Belize an discover hidden gems at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, with hundreds of species of indigenous plants and animals thriving in the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve. Swimming in waterfalls, jungle hiking, birdwatching or learn about medicinal plants, Cockscomb Basin is located 45 minutes away from Hopkins Village.
4. Ancient Mayan Ruins Tour
Explore the ancient Mayan site of Xunantunich in western Belize, This is a cultural experience, sightseeing tours with first hand views of the countryside, Mayan Mountains, farms, colorful homes and San Ignacio farmers market.
5. Cook Your Catch
Take a day trip from Hopkins to the Belize Barrie Reef and experience one of the best marine tour in southern Belize. The Cook Your Catch tour is a combination of fishing, snorkeling and cooking lunch on a private island, its the most recommended tour from Hopkins Village.
6. Island Hopping
Discover Islands and Beaches in southern Belize from Hopkins Village. Swim on a sandy island beach in the Caribbean, or just relax on a island. Snorkeling gear are provided on our Belize Island Hopping tour.
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