Every parent is aware that a teenager while on vacation can either break or make your family trip. Here are some activities sure to make even a teen happy and satisfied while visiting Belize. 

Teens are some of the most enthusiastic travelers filled with energy and expectations. However, their interests and schedules don’t always align with younger siblings or parents. This makes traveling a bit tricky and challenging. This guide will help give some ideas of places and activities Belize has to offer which will make the trip enjoyable for your teens based on their personality and interests. 

The Adventurer & Thrill Seeker

For teens who need to be outdoors with a thrill of action and challenge here are a few options: 

Snorkeling or scuba diving 

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Explore Ancient Maya Ruins 

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Lamanai - Maya Site © Duarte Dellarole
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Cave tubing or Cave Kayaking 

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The entrance of ATM Cave. Photo by Leonardo Melendez Photography
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Hiking, mountains & waterfalls 

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The Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve

Extreme activities 

  • Belize Jungle Paintball Challenge 
  • Jungle ATV Ride 
  • Zipline at Bocawina 
  • Waterfall Rappelling at Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures 
  • Black Hole Drop Belize (Rappelling ropes down a 300 feet “Mother of all Caves”, Actun Loch Tunich) 
  • Lionfish hunting on Glovers Reef 
Photo by Leonardo Melendez Photography
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The Animal & Plant Lover 

For teens who delight being surrounded by trees, forests, plants and are fond of seeing and learning about animals.  

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Howler Monkey
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The “Lazy” (Relaxed) 

For teens who simply want to sunbathe, socialize, drink, eat, party and bask in the Caribbean with a view.  

Written by Jiyoung Chehade

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