Caye Caulker North Point Sanctuary Forest Reserve

Declared a nature reserve in 1998, Caye Caulker North Point Sanctuary is a great spot to learn about how animals in one of the marshy areas of Belize live.

Separated from the rest of Caye Caulker by a half of a mile, this tiny land mass is comprised of a littoral forest, marsh lands, mangrove swamps, and a lagoon.

When you reach North Point you'll find a visitor and research center near a picnic spot, plus a platform trail that allows you to walk through the mangroves. On your tour, be on the lookout for lizards, turtles, and birds, but also crocodiles.


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North Point is located about a half a mile from Caye Caulker and is only accessible by boat. You can visit as part of a tour or rent kayaks from operators on Front Street to explore the area on your own.

Caye Caulker North Point Sanctuary Forest Reserve is located on the northern part of the island of Caye Caulker; it's to the south-southwest of San Pedro.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous restaurants to select from in the neighborhood immediately near the wildlife reservation. Don Corleone Trattoria, which offers Italian food, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Lazy Lizard Bar & Grill and Femi's Coffee Shop are additional restaurant choices nearby. At Femi's Coffee Shop you and your companions should eat some International dishes and experience the Belize culture.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy wildlife reservations, and have the energy to view some others, ought to think about Caye Caulker Mini Reserve and Caye Caulker Marine Reserve; both are within a car's reach of Caye Caulker North Point Sanctuary Forest Reserve. There are a couple other activities nearby, including Ambergris Museum, which is within traveling distance in San Pedro. Also think about visiting Boca Del Rio Park, which is another nearby attraction.

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