Mayflower Bocawina National Park

Reading Time: 3 mins
Map of Mayflower Bocawina National Park in Stann Creek, Belize

The Mayflower Bocawina National Park is located in the Stann Creek District of Southern Belize. The park consists of over 7000 acres of pristine lowland broadleaf forest, refreshing waterfalls, and evidence of an ancient Mayan city. It’s only 20 minutes by car from the coastal Garifuna towns of Hopkins and Dangriga.

Visiting Mayflower Bocawina

Waterfall Repelling at Mayflower Bocawina National Park

People typically visit Mayflower Bocawina when they are seeking active jungle exploration tours. The national park has the longest canopy zip-line course in Central America and there are three waterfall rappelling sites.

Other rainforest adventures include exploring mountains, hiking trails, swimming holes, and Maya archeological remains. Wildlife spotting is also popular, over 200 species of birds have been recorded and pumas, jaguars, howler monkeys, tapirs, spider monkeys, ocelots, pacas, and armadillos have been seen.

Staying at Mayflower Bocawina

Antelope Falls View Point at Mayflower Bocawina National Park

Within the national park, there are two lodging options for anyone that wishes to stay at Mayflower Bocawina.

There’s a jungle resort, which is one of the top-rated eco-lodges in Southern Belize, and there are backcountry camping options for guests that prefer a more rugged experience.

Aerial of Bocawina Rainforest Resort in Stann Creek, Belize

Bocawina Rainforest Resort

Bocawina Rainforest Resort is an eco-friendly lodge that prides itself in obtaining its energy from solar panels and hydro. Along with providing jungle accommodations and adventure tours, the resort has a restaurant that serves Belizean meals as well as international cuisine.

Staff at Bocawina National Park

Bocawina Campground

Though mostly undeveloped, the park has a designated camping area behind its visitor center. It is limited to tent campers and guests can use amenities such as toilets and water during the visitor center’s open hours. Contact park admin for camping fees and additional information.

Mayflower Bocawina Guides

Want more info? Check out the top articles that feature Mayflower Bocawina which may help make your trip better.