Tagging crocodiles in Belize
Responsible tourism, she emphasised, is vital for the project and for the crocodile’s survival. Visitors to a place like the Lamanai Outpost put increased pressure on the need to preserve wildlife habitats, thus combining an unforgettable holiday experience with the opportunity to secure the future of a rare and beautiful wild animal.
After the sweaty, mosquito-filled safari, travellers can retire to the rustic-chic Lamanai Outpost lodge, where mood-lit rooms lie nestled on the riverbank near the vast and crumbling pre-Columbian Maya city of Lamanai. Most visits to the area include a wander around the ruins and perhaps a visit to a nearby Mennonite community. For a tiny country, Belize packs in astonishing diversity.