Travel tip #18: Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize

Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize

The Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize boat leaves from Livingston on Wednesdays and Fridays for Q200 ($26.65). The trip takes about one hour. The boat from Livingston to Belize is sometimes available on other days, but the cost is Q250 ($33.35) for boats that are not regularly scheduled. If you're taking the Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize boat, you'll also be required to pay a $10 exit fee to Guatemalan immigration, which is not included in the cost. You will pay the fee in Puerto Barrios, where the Livingston to Belize boat stops to deal with immigration.

The Livingston to Belize boat leaves in the mornings, generally when full. It's best to arrive at the Livingston dock fairly early (8:00 AM or 9:00 AM) to ensure you don't miss the boat.

Keep in mind when taking the boat from Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize, that you'll be leaving the country and passing through a basic immigration inspection. It's best to check at the Livingston public dock for the most up to date information about this route.

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