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Prince William and Duchess Kate are guests of honour at special Belize reception – best photos

The Cambridges are enjoying their final night in Belize

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were guests of honour at a special reception held on day three of their Belize trip. William and Kate are due to travel to Jamaica on Tuesday, but on their final night in Belize, they were thrown a reception at the Mayan ruins at Cahal Pech.

GALLERY: Best photos from William and Kate's trip to Belize jungle

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The event, which demonstrated the best of Belizean culture, was hosted by the Governor General of Belize in celebration of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The royals were able to mingle with community leaders, well-known Belizeans, and members of government, as well as being reunited with Belize's Prime Minister, who had welcomed them on the first day of their Caribbean tour on Saturday.

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The Duke and Duchess were all smiles as they were welcomed to the event. 

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WATCH: Prince William gives speech at special reception

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Kate looked incredible for the formal reception, wearing a floor-length magenta gown by The Vampire's Wife and accessorising with an incredible pair of pendant earrings.

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A closer look at Kate's stunning pendant earrings. 

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The Duke of Cambridge made a speech over the course of the evening, thanking the Prime Minister and Governor General for their warm welcome. Speaking about the Queen, he said: "Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honoured to convey the very warmest wishes from my grandmother, The Queen of Belize, on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee.

"She always speaks so fondly of her visits to Belize, which of course included a memorable stop here at Cahal Pech in 1994. And she may have mentioned something about a gibnut."

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The Duke also spoke fondly of his wife, saying: "Catherine and I have been deeply touched by the warm welcome Belizeans have given us. We only wish we could have stayed longer."

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Earlier in the day, the Duchess joined her husband in venturing into the depths of the Belize jungle to meet British troops and tour a Mayan archaeological site, where she opted for a more casual outfit.

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