Belize’s animal and plants are the star attraction of the country thanks to nation’s dedicated conservation efforts. Home to more than 150 species of mammals, 549 birds, 150 amphibians and reptiles, nearly 600 species of freshwater and marine fish and 3,408 species of vascular plants, it’s a wild and plentiful location like no other you’ve seen before.


  • Black tipped reef sharks

    Black-Tipped Reef Sharks are unparalleled hunters, ultimate survivors, they are at once beautiful and imposing.

  • Hawksbill seaturtle

    Named for its bird-like beak, the hawksbill sea turtle is one of the smaller species of sea turtle, growing to about 70 kilograms.

  • Barracuda

    Two metres long, weighing as much as 45 kilograms, the barracuda is a ferocious predator - cutting through the water at speeds of up to 40 kilometres an hour.

  • Spotted Eagle Ray

    The Spotted Eagle Ray has a long, poisonous whiptail used to defend against predators.

  • Lionfish

    Lionfish are native to the Indo-Pacific region and were accidentally introduced into the Atlantic more than 20 years ago.