St. Herman's Cave

A part of the Blue Hole National Park, St. Herman's Cave is one of the few caves in Belize that visitors are allowed to tour independently. Rent a flashlight from the visitor center, hike to the cave, and take in the wonder of one of Mother Nature's finest works.

There are several different entries to St. Herman's Cave. One is reached along the western border of the reserve, and one by following a high intensity trail from the Blue Hole.

Those who choose to enter St. Herman's Cave with a flashlight in hand will be sent on a journey of about a half a mile in which they can view a few stunning rock formations before making it through to the other side.


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St. Herman's is about 400 meters away from the Visitor Centre.

St. Herman's Cave, on the premises of St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park, is found northwest of Sarawina, a hamlet in the vicinity of Dangriga; it's 15 and a half miles (24 and a half kilometers) to the east-southeast of Belmopan.

Nearby Restaurants

There are an adequate number of restaurants to pick from in the general area near the cave. The closest place to eat to St. Herman's Cave is Amigo's, a great locale to fill up at on your way to checking out this cave. Also within reach, you and your group will find options such as Cheer's and The Meating Place where you might sample Fusion fare and enjoy the Belize scene.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of caves, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Chumpiate Maya Cave and Crystal Cave; the second of which is 7.5 miles away from this page's attraction. Other local attractions include Five Blues Lake National Park, which is within traveling distance in Stann Creek District. You might want to also consider making the trip to Blue Hole National Park, which is another nearby attraction.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this particular outdoor site are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near St. Herman's Cave
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Five Blues Lake National Park Other Attraction 2.8 mi. (22.6 km) SW 14.0 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Blue Hole National Park -- 7.4 mi. (15.2 km) W 9.4 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park -- 7.5 mi. (15.1 km) W 9.4 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Monkey Bay National Park -- 11.9 mi. (25.4 km) N 15.8 mi. East-Northeast of Belmopan

More Information


The Blue Hole National Park is open between the house of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


The cost of entry into the Blue Hole National Park is BZ$10, and includes access to this spot.


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