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.


Blue Hole Cave is located 29.9 miles west-northwest of Sarawina, a hamlet in the vicinity of Dangriga; it's to the southeast of Belmopan.

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

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending a few hours exploring the area could be eating a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of Blue Hole Cave. Brown's Deli is a wonderful location to fill up at on your way to visiting the cave, and is the closest restaurant to it. Brown's Deli is maybe about within taxi range away from the cave, so check it out and dig in! Ter's Delights and Tropical Restaurant are some of the other food and drink options near Blue Hole Cave where travelers will have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Belize culture.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like caves, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing Crystal Cave and Chumpiate Maya Cave; both of which are within a car's reach of Blue Hole Cave. Other local attractions include St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park, which is within driving range in Central Belize. You might also consider checking out Blue Hole National Park, which is another attraction in the area.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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.

Location: Central Belize, Belize


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