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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

#26 of 78 things to do in Belize District Features Animals
Northern Highway at Mile 33, Belize
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Stunning bird watching

Bird watching tours are not cheap, but don't miss them. We took a morning cruise from the birds eye... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Epsom, United Kingdom
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Relaxing and interesting day in the nature

We spent half a Sunday relaxing and wondering around the lagoon in Crooked Tree Wildlife. We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Northern Highway at Mile 33, Belize

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bird watching tours are not cheap, but don't miss them. We took a morning cruise from the birds eye view lodge with the incredibly knowledgeable Lionel. The lagoon is beautiful and Spanish Creek is teaming with wildlife. Loads of raptors, rare roseate spoonbills, 2 types...More

Thank Wags63
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent half a Sunday relaxing and wondering around the lagoon in Crooked Tree Wildlife. We had walks on the Limpkin Trail, which we enjoyed a lot, it's for everybody, takes about 30 minutes - 1 hour. Make sure you bring tons of insect repellent....More

Thank Ada V
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Birds, Birds, Birds!!! Truly a Birding Paradise!!! All Kinds of Wildlife, Miles of Hiking Trails and That Beautiful Lagoon... :O Beautiful and Charming Village with Very Friendly, Helpful People!!! Knowledgeable Staff at the Sanctuary!!! A Must-Visit!!! :)

Thank Cheryl21598
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were staying at Birds Eye View lodge and had 24/7 access to the lagoon for the 3 days we were there. Absolutely amazing diversity of birds and animals. Be sure to take the early morning 3 hour Bird watching tour and be prepared to...More

2  Thank FarFlungStarling
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We flew over from San Pedro to the international airport and my wife wanted to see some birds. Seeing that Crooked Tree was only 30-40 minutes from the airport, we drove our rental out there up the very quiet Northern Highway. After turning left you...More

Thank j0hnl313
Reviewed 15 February 2017

In a matter of one month I visited the Sanctuary three time. Each time the experience was different though with the same guide (Rudy). Rudy was excellent and if you go there ask for him at the Bird Eye resort. The Sanctuary is located about...More

Thank dnest
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We absolutely loved our visit here. The staff was generous with their tips and genuinely so wanted us to see the special birds here. And so happy when we did! Both Derrick and his assistant were great. We mentioned to Derrick that we wanted to...More

Thank jazzie F
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We squeezed in a quick 45 minute stop at Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary,. The visitor center, operated by guides from the Audubon society, had an informative display about the birds and wildlife found in the area, as well as the local cashew nut production. To...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We stayed in Becks B&B as our first stop in Crooked Tree (because of it's central location) while driving from Mexico. We spent some time at the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary next morning. If you are not big into birds, I'd suggest skipping this.

1  Thank jokerji
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We stayed at Birds Eye View Lodge in Crooked Tree. They are a family run resort right on the estuary. With your morning coffee in your hand you can wander out onto the lawn and see many many different birds. We took a boat up...More

Thank barb_ken
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