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Getting to Caves Branch
Getting to Belize
Caves Branch is located 12 miles south of Belmopan, the capital city of Belize, on the Hummingbird Highway and can be reached in 3 accessible ways.
How to get here
All international flights arrive at the Philip Goldson International Airport, located just north of Belize City, and most cruise lines disembark in or near Belize City.
The George Price Highway, more commonly known as the Western Highway, directly links Belize City to Belmopan and surrounding towns and villages. Caves Branch Lodge is located 12 miles outside of Belmopan, on the scenic Hummingbird Highway.
Caves Branch Shuttle
Our friendly drivers are ready to pick you up at the airport and other locations across the country. These locations are shown in the table below. We do not offer Private Transfers. The shuttle service offered will many times have other visitors joining in the same van with you. Please let our agents know that you would like to schedule a pickup or drop-off from the locations provided.
OPTIONAL STOPS on Shuttle Services are additional to all shuttle fees and does not include entrance fees where applicable. Please note that the Belize Zoo is closed on both Christmas Day and Good Friday- Annually but open all other days including holidays.
Prices are in US dollars per person and are subject to 12.5% GST and 10% Resort Fee.
Private Vehicle or Rental
Once you’re in Belmopan, getting to the Caves Branch Jungle Lodge is simple. Exiting the city, simply follow the Hummingbird Highway south towards Dangriga. The Caves Branch Jungle Lodge is approximately 12 miles south of Belmopan at mile marker 41 and a half. Follow the large sign on the left-hand side of the highway that read “Ian Anderson’s Caves Branch” onto the private road that leads to the lodge.
NOTE: Flights to the Belmopan airstrip have been suspended for the time being – please contact us for the latest information.
Many visitors prefer to fly to the Belmopan airport and then arrange for shuttle service from the Caves Branch Lodge to get the most out of their time in Belize. Since Belmopan is just 12 short miles from us, flying from Belize City to Belmopan is the fastest option, giving guests more time at Caves Branch Lodge.
Best of all, the airstrip in Belmopan has direct air connections to other top destinations in the country, including Placencia, Ambergris Caye, and Caye Caulker.
Private Helicopter Transfer
A fabulous & unforgettable way to arrive in Caves Branch Jungle Lodge is by air -courtesy of Astrum Helicopters. If arriving from the Belize International Airport- pickups and drop-offs take approx. 24 minutes and you have a choice of 2 chopper sizes:
4 Seater for US$1,250
6 Seater for US$1,875
For arrivals from June to February, please inquire about weather situations that will prevent landing in this area. We will be happy to arrange for alternative landing areas or other suggestions for getting to Caves Branch.
“Thank you again Cave’s Branch for a magical vacation. We have put you on our “must go again” List. You all have a special place in our hearts. It was meeting all of you that made this so much more than another pin on the map.”