day trips from placencia

A list of Placencia tours carried about by an amazing crew. Touring the Reefs and islands. Many travelers wrote great reviews on Trip Advisor about our tour company.

Plan a Day trip with Conrad and his experienced team of guides for an amazing time on the waters. The Placencia Peninsula is the top coastal destination in Belize, Central America. Many travelers plan a trip every year to engage in their favorite hobbies.

Some wish to increase their diving skills, catch that Grand Slam or Snorkel at new sites. Whether you’re a first-timer or a professional, Conrad and his licensed tour guides will ensure your safety and having fun.

If you’re still unsure about the waters, they will take their time until you’re comfortable. All-day trips are private, whether you’re traveling with family, a group, or alone.

Day Trips in Placencia includes traveling to islands/cayes and patches reef systems. Get a chance to do the top tours in southern Belize. Take a boat ride to the destination like Southwater Caye, Belize Barrier Reef, Marine Reserves, and Private island.

Our List of Placenca Tours

SNORKELER PARADISE

Snorkelers Paradise - Laughing Bird Caye

5/5

Snorkeler’s Paradise is a trip mainly done at Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Lark Caye. At these locations, you will see an abundance of marine life and diverse fringing Reef.

Other snorkel charters available from Placencia include: Pompion Caye, South Water Caye as well as half-day trips at Lark Cayes or Bugle Cayes.

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Silk Cayes & Turtle Alley Snorkeling

5/5

Snorkel at some of the most beautiful cayes in Placencia. Silk Cayes was formerly known as “Queen Cayes” is a protected marine reserve just off the coast. The Reserve contains some of the healthiest parts of the reef system due to its elevation and crystal clear water.

These three Cayes have been an all-time favorite for locals and is now a top destination for snorkelers. Loved for their turquoise waters with white sandy beaches. 

While exploring the reef, your guide will take you to Turtle Alley. Get a chance to meet Loggerheads, Sting Rays, Nurse Sharks and Eagle Rays. These creatures are harmless and enjoy the company. Simply keep your hands to yourself and enjoy the encounter.

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Night Snorkeling

5/5

Sounds scary? It really isn’t. Gear up, grab a light and follow your guide.

You will see the real “Wildside” of the reef. It amazing the difference in marine life in the same area. We will do 2 snorkels in the same area one at dusk to see whats out and then another after the sun sets.

See a difference in the marine life when the sun goes down. Its fun and exciting and our newest tour addition.

lobster lunch - spearfishing in Belize

Seafood Hunting - Spearfishing

5/5
laughing bird caye national park

Snorkeling & Fishing combo

5/5

Designed with family in mind, start your day of bottom fishing, then a bit of trolling. From there head over to one of the islands, and snorkel then have a beach lunch in the afternoon fish or snorkel again, your choic

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Swimming with Whales sharks

5/5
Snorkel at some of the most beautiful cayes in Placencia. Silk Cayes was formerly known as “Queen Cayes” is a protected marine reserve just off the coast. The Reserve contains some of the healthiest parts of the reef system due to its elevation and crystal clear water. These three Cayes have been an all-time favorite for locals and is now a top destination for snorkelers. Loved for their turquoise waters with white sandy beaches. While exploring the reef, your guide will take you to Turtle Alley. Get a chance to meet Loggerheads, Sting Rays, Nurse Sharks, and Eagle Rays. These creatures are harmless and enjoy the company. Simply keep your hands to yourself and enjoy the encounter.
Green iguana

Monkey River Tour

5/5

About 40 minutes south of Placencia is Monkey River Village, a small village at the mouth of Monkey River. Enjoy a short cruise through mangrove tunnels to the mouth of Monkey River. As the boat slowly cruises up the river, your guide will point out various wildlife along the banks of the river.

There are many species of birds, minute bats, sunbathing iguanas, turtles, and sometimes even crocodiles.Eventually, your guide will stop at a nature trail for a short tour in the jungle. Follow a narrow trail and learn about tropical plants and trees while looking for the elusive howler monkey.

After the tour, enjoy a local Belizean meal at the village and learn about their culture and history.

On your way back, look out for manatees. These animals are gentle and shy but very interesting.

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Scuba Diving & Certifications

5/5

Visit Laughing Bird Caye National Park for some of the best dives in Placencia. The water is crystal clear- perfect for practicing, discovering colorful corals, and swimming with a large variety of fishes and other sea creatures.

Whether you’re a rookie or a certified diver, Conrad and his licensed guides will be at your service while providing safe and professional equipment.
Placencia Wildside Adventures offer Open Water Certification, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, and Divemaster Certifications.

You can take private lessons and practice in your atmosphere at your own pace. For those who don’t want to be certified, Conrad will gladly teach you the basics and assist while driving. As for the professionals, you can practice your skills, learn new ones, and dive deeper for longer periods.

Choose One, two, or three dives for the day. Begin early and do a dawn dive, or start late and do a dusk or night dive.

Placencia tours to inland attractions

There is not much wildlife in Placencia, perhaps you would like to do some inland tours or mixed them up on our list of fun-loving activities. Snorkeling or Diving one day and Explore Mayan ruins from Placencia the next. It all possible with staying on the peninsula.

Our concierge can help you arrange a day tour to many wonderful attractions inland. We do not have the price listed on our website. We are more like an agent helping you make the best of your vacation in Belize.

Inland Tours:

  1. Maya ruins you can visit from Placencia are Xunantunich and Cahal Pech in the Cayo District, and Lubaan Tun and Nim Li Punit in Toledo district in the South
  2. Go Horse Back riding and Bathing at Mayan Kings Waterfalls near Placencia Junction.
  3. Visit the Inland Blue Hole or Go Zip Lining at Angles falls on the Hummingbird highway.
  4. Our listing of Placencia tours wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t mention the Chocolate tour.
  5. the Cockscomb basin is a long-standing tour destination and probably a must-do within Belize. The cockscomb basin has the world’s only jaguar preserve, which has long been on the peninsula list of things to do.

Placencia Village is a unique tourist destination in Belize, offering a multitude of tours to visitors. Book thrilling and educational adventure tours, Relaxing and informative Trips. Experience them all, with licensed tour guides and tour companies in good standing with the Belize, Tourism Board the governing body of the tourism industry in Belize.

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