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Barebones Tours, Day and Night Tours

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Monkey River | Near Omar's, Placencia, Belize
+501 677-9303
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Great way to see the jungle and mangroves

We spent a very nice day with Percy. Trip includes a boat tour of the mangroves and river, and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark C

Read the very consistent reviews below. Percy's great. He's fun, with positively encyclopedic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Montclair, New Jersey
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Barebones Tours offers a variety of tours, specializing in custom tours around Monkey River. You can immerse yourself in the experience all day, half-day, or book multiple day tours customized to your interests - from jungle and river tours to see Howler monkeys and crocodiles to night tours, survival tours, medicinal tours, plus snorkeling and fishing trips and more. Percy Gordon, known as "King of the Howlers," is our most requested tour guide, and talks with the monkeys - you have to hear it to believe it! I am a resident of Monkey River, Belize since September 2011. I have been coming to Monkey River for 8 years and would like to share my knowledge with everyone to make their Belize vacation the best it could be. ~Craig Pearlman, President of Barebones Tours
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Monkey River | Near Omar's, Placencia, Belize
+501 677-9303

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very nice day with Percy. Trip includes a boat tour of the mangroves and river, and a hike along a jungle trail. We did not catch or hold any crocodiles like in the pictures, but saw quite a few of them, along...More

2  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read the very consistent reviews below. Percy's great. He's fun, with positively encyclopedic knowledge of the area and its human, plant, bird and animal life. Monkey River would be interesting to visit with any guide but I'd highly recommend Percy. He made for a really...More

Thank greenbird1
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 (w 2 teenagers and an 11yr old) took on the monkey river tour w/Percy and had a outstanding time! Our family got an education on jungle life from trees, to plants, to animals (howler monkeys, manatees, iguanas, etc). It is a...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

You cannot go wrong with doing the Monkey River tour with Percy...actually he is the only tour guide you should use for this tour! The tour started off with Percy picking us up at the dock across the way from where we were staying. He...More

1  Thank smiles572013
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Our trip to Monkey River was amazing. Percy is as hilarious as he is knowledgeable. He is so accommodating to whatever you want to do or see and will go above and beyond to make sure you have a really great day. If you want...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Christian Bech was a great guide. He drove me to three different areas for viewing and was very accommodating. The company responds very quickly and in detail about requests. I would definitely use them again.

Thank eric201029
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Percy does an amazing job sharing his world with his guests. We been, our kids, grandparents and urged others to go with wonderful results. Everyone come back happy and entertained!

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

First off, Percy is the man. No other way to say it. His family has lived in town for generations and his love for and knowledge of the area is obvious. This isn't your typical, boring corporate tour. Percy is funny, energetic, all-knowing and accommodating....More

Thank KevinCoughlin
Reviewed 14 July 2017

WOW, this was our first excursion when we arrived in Belize. AMAZING. Percy was the best guide I’ve had in a very long time. He takes great pride in the tour and your personal experience. My husband and I were the only two on his...More

2  Thank honu81
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome... a must do while in Belize. Percy our tour guide was entertaining but as importantly he was a walking encyclopaedia... thank you for a most amazing and memorable time:) We got to see crocodile, manatee, Howler Monkey, iguanas, bats, birds.... maybe next time we'll...More

Thank MoniqueRana
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13 June 2015|
Response from Craig P | Property representative |
HELLO 64 BEACHES THANK YOU FOR CONTACTING US AT BAREBONES TOURS !!!! We dont offer a Platinum upgrade but Percy's PERSONAL ADVENTURE is Platinum for Barebones. Please let us know if you would like to book an ADVENTURE... More