River Wallace and Burrell Boom
Get ready to enjoy a scenic cruise up the coast of Belize City and through the infamous Belize River, and enjoy a cultural experience in the historic village of...
DescriptionGet ready to enjoy a scenic cruise up the coast of Belize City and through the infamous Belize River, and enjoy a cultural experience in the historic village of Burrell Boom when you book this exciting excursion. You'll get five hours worth of crossing the River Wallace and indulging in the historical sites of Burrell Boom, making this the perfect excursion for history buffs. You'll also get a bottle of water to quench your thirst while exploring these famous attractions and a ton of memories that will last a lifetime.Start your journey zipping up the coast of Belize City via boat before cruising through River Wallace. River Wallace has a rich history and was named during the New World's Conquistador rule. Mayan traders and British loggers used this famous river as the main transportation route for exporting mahogany wood. The river comes alive with its local wildlife, so get your camera ready to capture the scenic views and exotic animals, such as the iguanas, howler monkeys and crocodiles that call River Wallace home.You'll continue your journey northeast and pass through the historic village of Burrell Boom, which lies just 20 miles from Belize City. This historic village dates back to the 18th century and was once a haven for loggers who settled in the area. The loggers created the anchor and chains that gave this historic settlement its namesake and called them booms. The boom and anchors worked to retain floating logs, and you can still catch a glimpse of this piece of history in the village's center at Burrell Boom Park.Make your memories in Belize magical! Book this amazing tour to experience Burrell Bloom and River Wallace for an unforgettable trip.
An approximately 2 minute walk from the cruise ship tender pier.
Preparation AdviceWe recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are also suggested.