Belize River once used as a major trade, shuttling goods between the Mayan ancient cites. The British logger transported the mahogany trunks to the Caribbean Sea. The old Belize River has accommodated to a multitude of travelers and boat throughout past history. Belize River is a 180-mile (290 km) the longest river in Belize that drains more than a one-quarter of the country. Also known as the Old River, the river is navigable up to the Guatemalan border and served as the main route of commerce and communication between the interior and the coast until the twentieth century. Canoe down the Belize River and experience something that only traveler and traders did in the past, identifying exotic birds and wildlife. Discover the divers of birds and wildlife that our country offers, as you paddle down the river.