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Drumming Dancing and Dinner Indigenous Garifuna Style provided by Warasa Garifuna Drum School

Drumming Dancing and Dinner Indigenous Garifuna Style

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Warasa Garifuna Drum School
New Road, St Vincent Garinagu Estate, Punta Gorda, Belize
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    Warasa Garifuna Drum School
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    All of your activities happen here at the drum school
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You'll end at
Warasa Garifuna Drum School
New Road, St Vincent Garinagu Estate, Punta Gorda, Belize
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Departure Point
Warasa Garifuna Drum School, New Road, St Vincent Garinagu Estate, Punta Gorda, Belize
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Dinner
  • 10% Live Entertainment Tax
  • Local guide
  • Live entertainment
  • Entry/Admission - Warasa Garifuna Drum School
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
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Rachael P wrote a review Jul 2018
Punta Gorda, Belize10 contributions3 helpful votes
We participated in this drum school and dinner through Hillside International. Such a great experience for all. The beats kept us moving all night.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from WarasaDrumming, Owner at Drumming Dancing and Dinner Indigenous Garifuna Style
Responded 9 Jul 2018
Thanks so much for the great review Rachael, we're glad you had fun! Please do encourage all your Hillside companions to leave one too as we get most of our guests through our great TripAdvisor reviews and as a small family business every guests helps support our community and culture :-)
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mattworks wrote a review Feb 2018
Los Angeles, California3 contributions
This is a must when visiting Punta Gorda! Rhythm isn't something that comes natural to me but Ronalds patience and teaching style made it easy for me to pick up some basic beats! Thank you again and I can't wait to come back!!
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Date of experience: February 2018
Response from WarasaDrumming, Manager at Drumming Dancing and Dinner Indigenous Garifuna Style
Responded 21 Mar 2018
Thanks so much for the great review Matt - we pride ourselves on being able to teach anybody at least one of the Garifuna beats and we're glad you're one of our many happy customers!
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April F wrote a review Dec 2017
Mankato, Minnesota, United States29 contributions2 helpful votes
Thank you Ronald and crew for your energetic and authentic Garifuna drumming experience. We enjoyed the evening of music, dancing and learning about your culture during our stay at Cotton Tree Lodge.
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Date of experience: February 2017
Response from WarasaDrumming, Owner at Drumming Dancing and Dinner Indigenous Garifuna Style
Responded 24 Dec 2017
Dear April - thank you so much for the lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed yourselves and your time in Belize. Have a wonderful festive season!
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By: Warasa Garifuna Drum School
Holly E
Fulfilling immersive cultural fun!
It is one of several immersive and rewarding things to do in Punta Gorda, whether you are a Belizean or a visitor.
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Genuinely good fun
My friend and I had a drumming lesson and dancing lesson several months ago, and had a great time! The palapa was n
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Feel the real Belize
if you want to experience the culture of a people there is no better way than to spend some time here, They will te
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Great cultural experience
Ray was a great guy - really friendly, and incredibly talented at both drumming and teaching. I loved the tradition
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David E
Poor experience
We booked the “Drum, Dance and Dine” experience which appears in the web site for USD22.5. We arrived there, a fam
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Hannah E
Great school run by amazing people
I did a one-on-one session at the drumming school and had an amazing time! My lesson started off with Ivan who taug
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Fun, lively, relaxing and totally Toledo - a must!
We cycled out of Punta Gorda onto the dirt track towards the Mayan Mountains and were just beginning to wonder if w
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Fun evening trip!
Super kind and welcoming! Learned some fun beats with an expert who is very involved with community work, then had
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Carolyn D
Fun Evening and Amazing Drumming
We had a lot of fun at an evening performance at the drum school. Ray even had us up and dancing. A hint: Use b
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Best Cultural Experience in Bellze!
We spent the morning with Ray and his family learning Garifuna dancing and drumming. We even had a chance to help c
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Paige R
Authentic and Joyous: A Must Do!
This is the first review I have Ever written, but R McDonald is so gifted patient and magnetic that I want other 72
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Erin C
Family day to experience the beautiful Garifuna culture
Our family of 7 had a wonderful day learning to drum and dance with Ray and his family. We all learned much about
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So amazing!
Our family had a private drumming lesson with Ray when we were visiting Punta Gorda and it was super fun! Ray was v
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Cool guy, fun to learn
I decided to visit this place when passing through PG after going to the Gulisi Museum in Dangriga and learning a l
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Andrea P
World Class Drummer
This place is amazing the teacher is an expert and is very talented and knowledgeable about the Garifuna people and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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