Father’s Day Activities in Belize

by Vivian Roe

Here’s your gentle reminder that Father’s Day is just around the corner! This special day, celebrated on June 21, gives us the opportunity to celebrate the special man in your life – whether that be Dad, Granddad, a friend or father figure. These men make us feel special every day, so it’s important to let them know how much we appreciate and love them. Here, we have rounded up all the ways to show the #1 guy in your life how much you care. Whether he loves outdoor adventures or a delicious Father’s Day brunch, these Belize activities are guaranteed to bring a day of fun and memories.

Fishing with Dad

June is one of the best months for fishing in Belize, perfect for Father’s Day. If your Dad loves the water and the outdoors this is one for him. Fishing trips are available for any level, from first time fishermen to avid sea men. These include catch & release, fly fishing or deep-sea fishing. The country also has a number of destinations to choose from. If spending the day on the sea sounds like your ideal Father’s Day activity, read more here on the best destinations for fishing and what to know when planning your trip.

Brunch or BBQ

BBQmeat pies- food- budget

If the way to your special man’s heart is through his stomach, then this one’s for you.

Staat yuh mawin’ rite wid sum meat pies!

Try making these Belizean breakfast favorites from scratch for Dad. Full recipe here. However if they fall flat, we’ve also included the best shops to pick up your pies!  If BBQ is more his thing, get grilling with Nolan’s Famous BBQ Recipe. With meat on the grill and a case of Belikin Beer, that’s the perfect way to spend Father’s Day in Belize with Dad.

Horseback Riding

One for the animal lovers – horseback riding is a great activity to enjoy together amidst nature. Here are the best places around Belize to saddle up. And remember no matter what he’s doing, he will love creating great memories with some of his favorite people. Happy Father’s Day planning!

The Belize Zoo – Open on Weekends 

Tapir the Belize ZooHave an immersive wildlife experiences and interact with the majestic animals native to Belize! Over 200+ animals call The Belize Zoo (TBZ) home. Besides being a rescue centre, TBZ is also a wildlife conservation and environmental education centre. Not to mention, the Zoo allows visitors to learn about rare or endangers animals while enjoying thrilling animal encounters. When visiting with the special guy in your life, be sure to take a photo with Ranger the Scarlet Macaw, interact with Lordess the Tapir, and meet Cortland, a margay that’s one of the Zoo’s newest members. This is a Father’s Day adventure not to miss in Belize for exciting memories!

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