Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary & Jaguar Preserve

The world’s only jaguar preserve is a superb place for birding, hiking and wildlife viewing. Hiking trails are well marked and range from easy to more challenging and it is possible to see Howler Monkeys, agouyi brocket deer and peccary. The 128000 acre wildlife sanctuary is a jaguar hotspot and priveds critical habitat to an estimated 80 jaguars. Take a picnic lunch, float down the river in an inner tube and then cool off under refreshing waterfalls.

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Add-On Options:
Combine a visit to the Jaguar Preserve with a stop at the fascinating Maya Museum where you will learn about ancient and contemporary Maya culture. Your Maya hosts will show you how to make corn tortillas and how they grow shade coffee and cacao. Your trip to the Maya Museum at the entrance to the Jaguar Preserve can also be combined with a night walk in the Jaguar Preserve. Please enquire for details and pricing. 


Featured Explore

Featured Explore

Monkey River

Explore Monkey River by boat observing howler monkeys, tropical birds, iguanas, crocodiles and many other species of wildlife. Your experienced guide will take you through mangrove estuaries at the edge of the lagoon, which is home of the manatee.