Blue Hole Cave

Located at the Blue Hole National Park, the Blue Hole Cave provides a welcome reprieve from the hot Belize summers, along with the experience of having taken a dip in one of nature's wonders.

The Blue Hole is essentially a water filled sinkhole that is said to run 100 feet deep and is 300 feet in diameter while the pool of water only goes 25 feet deep. The bright, shimmering blue of the water is hard to look away from.


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You can access the Blue Hole National Park off Hummingbird Highway, 12 mile south of Belmopan.

Set in Central Belize, 29.9 miles west-northwest of Sarawina, Blue Hole Cave invites residents and visitors who are rooming in this part of Belize. Even if you are not staying nearby, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. It is southeast of Belmopan.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be sharing food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Blue Hole Cave. Brown's Deli is an ideal restaurant to enjoy a meal at on your way to spending time at this cave, and offers quick access to it. It is maybe about within taxi range away, so stop by and dig in! Ter's Delights and Tropical Restaurant are some of the additional refreshment choices nearby where you have the chance to enjoy the local cuisine in Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like caves, and would like to see others, should consider seeing Crystal Cave and Chumpiate Maya Cave; which are both within traveling distance of this page's cave. Additional local attractions include St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park, which is within driving range in Central Belize. You might also want to consider heading to Blue Hole National Park, which is another attraction in the area.

A cave is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Blue Hole Cave
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park -- 0.6 mi. (15.1 km) ESE 9.4 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Blue Hole National Park -- 0.7 mi. (15.2 km) E 9.4 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Five Blues Lake National Park Other Attraction 5.9 mi. (22.6 km) E 14.0 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
George Price Center for Peace and Development Museum 8.5 mi. (0.9 km) NW Belmopan

More Information


The Blue Hole National Park is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


The cost of admission into the Blue Hole National Park, which is BZ$10 includes the opportunity to visit the Blue Hole.


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