11 days in Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker & Dangriga Itinerary

11 days in Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker & Dangriga Itinerary

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San Pedro
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Caye Caulker
— 4 nights
Fly
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Dangriga
— 1 night
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San Pedro

— 3 nights
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Explore hidden gems such as Shark Ray Alley and Secret Beach Belize. Visiting Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and shop like a local with Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro road trip planner.

Quebec City, Canada to San Pedro is an approximately 65-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Quebec City in November: high temperatures in San Pedro hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Caye Caulker

— 4 nights
At just under 8 km (5 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the limestone coral island of Caye Caulker offers a small but perfectly formed getaway 32 km (20 mi) offshore from Belize City.
Explore hidden gems such as Shark Ray Alley and The Estuary of Caye Caulker. Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Stressless Eco Friendly Tours. Step out of Caye Caulker with an excursion to Belizean Arts in San Pedro--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique and browse the exhibits of Red Flower Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker trip planner.

Ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Dangriga.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:

Dangriga

— 1 night
Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize, located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the North Stann Creek River. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the vivid underwater world at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Studio Gallery Cayetano, stroll through Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve, then indulge your taste buds at Marie Sharp's Fine Foods Limited, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gulisi Garifuna Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dangriga road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Caye Caulker to Dangriga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Dangriga, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dangriga

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Ambergris Caye travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Reefs · Water Sports
Belize's largest island, Ambergris Caye is a tropical paradise with sweeping views, clean beaches, and access to one of the largest coral reefs in the world. The island's only real town, San Pedro boasts quaint and colorful colonial streets. Things to do in Ambergris Caye include hiking through lush tropical forests, snorkeling or diving to see the marine life inhabiting the reefs, and experiencing pristine, white-sand beaches.