Port Honduras Marine Reserve

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One of the most recently declared marine reserves in Belize is Port Honduras Marine Reserve, which was named as such in January of 2000. It serves as one of the most important fish nurseries in the Caribbean, and is an all around beautiful site to see.

The Port Honduras Marine Reserve spans 100,000 acres of barrier reef, rivers, cayes, and mangrove coastline.


Located in , invites residents and tourists lodging in this section of Belize. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights.

This conservation zone lies north of Punta Gorda Town.

Located in Toledo District, 21.5 miles northeast of Hopeville, Port Honduras Marine Reserve always welcomes vacationers 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. If you're curious, Punta Gorda is 22 and a half miles (36 kilometers) to the south west.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, should consider going to Paynes Creek National Park and Swasey Bladen Forest Reserve; the first and closest of which is 0.4 miles away from this nature preserve. Other local attractions include Golden Stream Waterfalls, which is within traveling distance in Toledo District.

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