COCKSCOMB BASIN & JAGUAR RESERVE
PLACENCIA DAY TOUR
Cockscombs Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is recognized internationally as the world’s first jaguar preserve. It is also known for its spectacular waterfalls, mountain views, nature trails, and rich diversity of neotropical birds. The tracks of wildcats, tapir, deer, and other wildlife are often seen on hiking trails or along the bank of South Stann Creek. Plan an extended visit so that you can appreciate all that Cockscomb has to offer.
People who understand the value of Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary know that it is much more than a natural area set aside for jaguars. The area was also designated to protect the upper watersheds of important river systems that deliver ecosystem services to people. Cockscomb has two distinctive basins, which are separated by a ridge of land. The East Basin drains into South Stann Creek and the West Basin drains into Swasey River, a tributary of Monkey River. In the Maya Mountain extension of the Sanctuary is Trio Branch, this ultimately drains into Monkey River Watershed.
Placencia Resorts & Hotels
Approximately 3:00 PM
MINIMUM # OF PERSONS
WHAT TO BRING
Comfortable hiking clothes, comfortable walking shoes, Bug Spray, Sunblock, Backpack, extra cash, Camera or video camera
Pick up/Drop off at hotel, Entrance fee, Lunch, Guide, Waters, and juices
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