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.

Location

Located in Toledo District, 21.5 miles northeast of Hopeville, Port Honduras Marine Reserve happily welcomes local residents and vacationers lodging in this part of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights. In case you're wondering, Punta Gorda is 22 and a half miles (36 kilometers) to the south west.

This conservation zone lies north of Punta Gorda Town.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like wildlife reservations, and are interested in visiting others, should consider Paynes Creek National Park and Swasey Bladen Forest Reserve; the first and closest of which is a half mile to the northwest of this wildlife reservation. You'll find other places of interest nearby, including Golden Stream Waterfalls, which is within traveling distance in Toledo District.

More Information

Location: Toledo District, Belize

Website

http://www.southernbelize.com/honduras.html

 

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