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Top 7 Things to Do from Hopkins Village

Updated: Sep 6, 2021

Hopkins Village is located on southern Coast of Belize, traveling from Belize International Airport to Hopkins via ground shuttles is approximately 3 hours ( 112 miles) drive, you can also book a domestic flight from Belize International Airport to Dangriga Town which is a 15 minutes flight, then a 45 minutes drive to Hopkins Village. The population of Hopkins is approximately 3,000 people, there are over 35 restaurants to choose in this beautiful friendly beach village in southern Belize

Hopkins Village provides a great vacation destination in Belize for adventurous travelers, with the Belize Barrier Reef 14 miles away from the village and the Belize Mayan Mountains 10 miles away, there are numerous activities to do from Hopkins such as jungle hiking, cave exploration, Mayan Ruins Tour, ziplining over the jungle, making chocolate with the Mayans, going fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling or hope from island to island on a Island Hopping tour from Hopkins.


Top 7 Things to do from Hopkins Village

Jungle and Waterfall Hike

Waterfalls at Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve tour from Hopkins Village
Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve

Jungle and Waterfalls Hike Tour starts off just 45 minutes drive out of Hopkins Belize. This hiking tour includes a stop at a waterfall inside the reserve, this is where you can enjoy a refreshing swim.


Sunset River Cruise

Sunset cruise on the Sittee River, Belize
Sittee River


Xunantunich Mayan Ruins Tour

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins in San Ignacio Cayo, Tour from Hopkins Village
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

The Xunantunich Mayan Ruins are some of the finest Maya Ruins in Belize. The drive from Hopkins to Xunantunich Mayan Ruins in western Belize takes you through the scenic Hummingbird Highway and the western villages of Belize.


Island Hopping

Southern Belize Barrier Reef view
Belize Barrier Reef

Belize Island Hopping tour allows you to get the chance to visit 2 to 4 islands (cayes) at southern Belize Barrier Reef on the same day. Our Island Hopping Tour starts off with a 30-minute boat ride from Hopkins Belize out to the South Water Marine Reserve where you will be exploring some the most beautiful islands in southern Belize. Your island-hop tour guide will take you to islands such as Bread and Butter Caye, South Water Caye, Bird Caye and Tobacco Caye, perfect Caribbean islands sightseeing tours.


Barrier Reef Snorkeling

South Water Marine Reserve snorkeling, Hopkins Village
South Water Marine Reserve

Snorkeling tour from Hopkins Belize takes you on a 30-40 minutes boat ride to the Southern Barrier Reef which offers several different snorkeling sites within the reserve for beginners and experienced snorkelers.


Reef Fishing

Belize Barrier Reef fishing from Hopkins Village
Reef Fishing

Travel on a 30 - 45 minutes boat ride from Hopkins Village with an experienced fishing guide as you journey to the worlds largest living barrier reef, This is where your Belize fishing adventure begins.


Saltwater Fly Fishing

Permit Alley in southern Belize
Permit Alley

Hunt Permit, Tarpon and Bonefish in one the world’s finest fisheries. We travel east from Hopkins Village to the famous “pancake” flats of Southern Belize Barrier Reef. There you will be on the lookout for tails of feeding Permit, schools of cruising Bonefish and pods of rolling tarpon as you hunt these incredible sportfish with fly rod in hand!


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