Dangriga is a small town located in the Stann Creek District on the Caribbean coast. Getting to Dangriga from Belize City or San Ignacio is best by Shuttle. Travel on the Hummingbird Highway, one of the largest and most scenic highways in Belize decorated with rolling hills, vast acres of vegetation and small unique villages. William Belize shuttle offers one way or roundtrip from Belize City or San Ignacio to Dangriga.
Travel time is approximately 2 hours. Whether traveling from San Ignacio on the Western Highway or from Belize City on the Philip Goldson Highway, either way is about an hour to Belmopan City, and another hour to get to Dangriga Town.
Enjoy a private or shared shuttle service in a comfortable AC van with free WIFI, a scenic ride and a friendly driver ready to answer any questions about traveling in Belize.
Things to do in Dangriga
Dangriga, meaning “Standing Waters”, is home to the Garifunas, a cultural and ethnic group. It’s also where the Caribbean music, Punta Rock, originated and where some of Belize's folk bands can be found. Although it may be a slow paced town, there are amazing things to do in Dangriga and the surrounding villages. Visit the small Garifuna museums, and learn about their journey to Belize, their culture and way of life. Take a local tour, and take cooking classes, drumming lessons and learn how to dance punta music. For adventures on the sea, plan a full day of sailing, snorkeling or diving at Marine Reserves, National Parks or nearby islands. Get a chance to swim with nurse sharks, rays and logger head turtles. Spend a day traveling to places like Laughing Bird Caye, Silk Cayes or South Water Caye for fun and adventure, or visit the flats for fly fishing/sport fishing.
Travel to the small villages outside of town, and visit a small Maya community, take cooking classes and learn about their culture. Join an adventure tour, and visit the Cockscomb Basin wildlife Sanctuary, a jaguar reserve in the Maya Mountains. Take a nature hike and rappel exotic waterfalls, go on a night hike or camp on grounds and get a 90% chance to see a jaguar in the wild. Zip line over tree tops in the valley, and hike to the 1000 foot waterfalls.
Dangriga v.s. Placencia and Hopkins
While staying in Dangriga, travel to other tourist destinations like Hopkins and Placencia. Hopkins is a small developing fishing village, while Placencia hosts a variety of local, Caribbean and international lifestyle.
Travel like a local in Dangriga, taste the different types of food, meet new people and relax on the beach. Enjoy a bit of beach and jungle in one vacation. Don’t forget to look out for the “sleeping giant” went traveling on the Hummingbird Highway.
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William and his team of Belize Shuttle drivers are able to transfer you, no matter if you’re traveling with family, a group or solo. Get to your destination with ease, comfort and on your time. William Shuttle Service makes getting to Dangriga easier!