Bocawina Falls

Bocawina Falls is another wonderful Belize natural attraction, offering guests a unique mix of swimming and rock climbing. Just because this waterfall is not tall, doesn't mean it can not be fun!

While the waterfall is not as steep as the traditional torrents, that makes for an added bonus! Guests, with some equipment, will have the unique experience of climbing up the waterfall as the hard rock and less-than-steep incline allows you to gain a good foothold. You will feel like a true explorer while holding on to your rope and slowly making your way up the waterfall, all while being surrounded by rushing water, the sound of rapids, and a dense forest. For those wishing to stay dry, the banks of the river are a great place to try and see how many of the 238 different bird species you can find.


Located in , always welcomes local residents and visitors who are lodging in this area of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights.

You may want to get a guide for this waterfall. It is located in a rain-forest, and while there are trails, the road is rough and has many drops and climbs. Additionally, not all the wildlife or plant-life are safe, and having a knowledgeable guide is the safest choice.

Located near the heart of Stann Creek District, west of Sarawina, Bocawina Falls welcomes local customers and travelers lodging in this part of Belize. Whether or not you are staying in this location, you are free to stop by to check out the sights. In case you're wondering, Dangriga is to the east.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite while viewing the waterfall, don't worry -- you'll find numerous choices of restaurants near this attraction. The most convenient place to eat to Bocawina Falls is The Wild Fig Restaurant, which offers Creole food. Tyson's Diner and Therese's Home Cooking are some of the other food and drink options near Bocawina Falls. At Therese's Home Cooking you and your party will want to eat some Belizean cuisine and enjoy the Belize scene.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some other attractions in the area, including Marie Sharp’s Factory, which is within traveling distance in Stann Creek District. You might also want to think about visiting Bocawina Adventures & Eco Tours, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If a visit to the Bocawina Falls isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Bocawina Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Marie Sharp’s Factory Other Attraction 8.5 mi. (7.3 km) E 4.5 mi. West-Northwest of Dangriga
Bocawina Adventures & Eco Tours Other Attraction 9.3 mi. (15.6 km) SE 9.7 mi. South West of Dangriga
Gulisi Garifuna Museum Museum 13.0 mi. (0.5 km) E Dangriga
Rosalie’s Tortilla Factory Other Attraction 13.2 mi. (0.9 km) E Dangriga

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