Golden Stream Waterfalls

This small natural waterfall is part of the history of the village it gets its name from, Golden Stream. Even today, villagers still use the waterfall to get water, wash clothes, and bathe in. Today they also use it to make money, by offering visitors a guide to get to it.

These small waterfalls are more well known for the large pools they flow into. The pools are large and deep, and are perfect for swimming, as long as you do not mind that the water is brown like the dirt along the banks. It is not far from the village of Golden Stream, so it is a perfect place to see the life of the locals, as you may be swimming along side them.


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Golden Stream Waterfall is located just outside Golden Stream Village just North of Punta Gorda. However, the village is small, and no large roads go into it. As such, you will most likely need a car with four wheel drive and probably a guide or a reliable GPS, as the roads will be windy and unreliable.

Set toward the center of Toledo District, Golden Stream Waterfalls invites local customers and travelers rooming in this part of Belize. However, even if you aren't staying very close, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. If you're wondering, Punta Gorda is to the south-southwest.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite during your visit to Golden Stream Waterfalls, you should consider experiencing one of the nearest restaurants. The most nearby place to eat to Golden Stream Waterfalls is Golden Restaurant, which dishes out Asian food. Also close-by, you and your party will encounter options such as Waluco Bar and Restaurant and BoneVille Cafe where you and your group will be able to eat some eclectic fare and experience the flavors of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some other activities in the area, including Nim Li Punit, which is within traveling distance in Toledo District. Also consider heading over to Living Maya Experience, which is another attraction close by.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

Attractions Near Golden Stream Waterfalls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Nim Li Punit Historic Site 7.4 mi. (29.6 km) NW 18.4 mi. North of Punta Gorda
Living Maya Experience Historic Site 9.5 mi. (19.4 km) W 12.0 mi. North-Northwest of Punta Gorda
Cotton Tree Chocolate Factory Tour Other Attraction 13.0 mi. (0.6 km) S Punta Gorda
Paynes Creek National Park Other Attraction 13.4 mi. (36.1 km) E 22.4 mi. Northeast of Punta Gorda

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