GETTING TO HOPKINS FROM BELIZE CITY
Hopkins is a cultural Garifuna village and home to over one thousand Garifuna families, located along the coast of the Stann Creek District in Belize. It’s scenic location is perfect for birding and fishing. Visitors can travel by land, air or sea to get to Hopkins. The most popular way to travel is by a shuttle services provided by Tukan Shuttles and Adventures. Guests get to enjoy the picturesque views of the most magnificent highway in Belize, the Hummingbird Highway. Along the way, you will see Maya Mountains, Belize Rainforests and get a glimpse of the Sleeping Giant.
Travel smoothly in a comfortable air-conditioned and modern vehicle from anywhere in Belize, and enjoy your “101” time with our drivers who are eager to share the top things to see, taste and explore in Hopkins.
The drive from Belize City to Hopkins takes approximately 2.5 hours.
We offer free pickup within Belize City limits and an additional fee may be included for pickup in areas not within the City limits.
Tukan Shuttles & Adventures offers shuttle service from Belize City to Hopkins. For more information about the cost and how to get from Belize City to Placencia, do not hesitate to contact Tukan Shuttles & Adventures.
Other options for travelling to Hopkins:
- Travelling by public transportation (bus) from Belize City to Hopkins costs around $15USD. If you are travelling from the Philip Goldson International Airport, Belize Water Taxi or your hotel, you can get a taxi to take you to the Belize City bus terminal.
- Taxi Prices:
- International Airport to Belize City
- Bus Terminal: Approximately $50USD
- Belize Water Taxi to Belize City Bus Terminal: $5USD
- Hotels within Belize City to Belize City Bus Terminal: Approximately $5USD
“Express” or “regular” buses are available at the terminal at different times of day. Be sure to board a bus with a sign marked Belmopan, Dangriga or Punta Gorda.
In Dangriga Town, you will switch buses to one destined to Hopkins village at 12:00p.m. or 5:00p.m.
Public transportation is recommended for tourists who pack lightly and it is cost effective for those who are not in a rush. There are normally two terminal stops and a number of shorter stops along the route before your final destination.
Tukan Shuttles & Adventures offers shuttle service from Belize City to Hopkins. For more information about the cost and how to get from Belize City to Hopkins, do not hesitate to contact Tukan Shuttles & Adventures.