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Garifuna Cultural Tour in Placencia

Available from Sunday

Garifuna Cultural Tour in Placencia

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Learn about the Garifuna culture during a hands-on experience on this half-day tour in Placencia. After exploring Garifuna artifacts, you will cook and enjoy a traditional specialty called “hudut,” which is made with mashed plantains and a creamy coconut fish stew. Following lunch, participate in drumming lessons with a local musician.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$225.00
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$225.00
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Waterfall Swim Excursion 45 minutes from Placencia

Available from Sunday

Waterfall Swim Excursion 45 minutes from Placencia

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This family-friendly activity takes you to a remote waterfall where your party can relax and enjoy nature. Ideal for people of all ages, the site is accessible without any hiking whatsoever, so even young children and older people can enjoy the location. Unload what you need and swim, sunbathe, and relax at the site for about two hours before heading back to Placencia.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.00
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$67.00

River Tubing & Jungle Infusion (From Placencia)

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River Tubing & Jungle Infusion (From Placencia)

This half day tour brings out the “Indiana Jones” in you as you get to experience a unique mix of adrenaline pumping and relaxing activities with breathtaking views while tasting a bit of what Belize has to offer. Your tour starts at the Placencia Municipal Pier in the charming little village of Placencia. Your guide will take you on a scenic drive on the Hummingbird Highway where you'll learn about the little fishing villages along the way and enjoy the pristine Belizean rainforest as we take a short hike to the river.  At the river, we'll jump into our inner tubes and glide down the South Stann Creek River. After tubing, we'll take a moment to enjoy a traditional Belizean snack before taking off to see a nearby plane wreck in the midst of the forest. If time permits, we may even get to see a waterfall en route.  At the end of our fun-filled jungle infusion, we will then make our way back onto the highway towards Placencia where your guide will drop you off at your starting point.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

Xunantunich Half-Day Tour from Placencia with Lunch

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Xunantunich Half-Day Tour from Placencia with Lunch

A must-visit, even when on the shortest stays in our beautiful country. Xunantunich is a national treasure that fills its visitors with a sense of time travel. You’ll depart from your Hopkins where our guides will meet you before your drive to this temple. You'll know you're arriving when you spot the little falls of the Mopan River winding alongside the road through the village of San Jose Succotz. You're hit with how green and lush everything is. Some visitors will get to see a group of women doing laundry in the river while their children swim nearby.The temples are nestled in between lush rain forest whose trees may bloom vibrant red, yellow, orange, or pink in season. Bring along a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, along with an open heart to experience simplicity and visiting another world for a few hours. Join us on this half-day tour towards Xunantunich Maya Ruins with lunch and hotel pick up included from Placencia.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Nim Li Punit “The Big Hat” Mayan Ruin Tour (From Placencia)

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Nim Li Punit “The Big Hat” Mayan Ruin Tour (From Placencia)

Your travel guide will greet you at the Placencia pier where your tour will commence. As you travel along the scenic Southern Highway, you will get a wealth of knowledge about the neighboring villages of Placencia, Medina Bank, Seine Bight and more. On this drive you will get a chance to see some of our mountainous terrain and enjoy the beauty of Southern Belize before arriving at Nim Li Punit which is located just off the ridge of the foothills of the Mayan mountains. At the site, you will immediately step back in time as your guide reveals in detail exactly what had happened here. This small ceremonial site consists of 2 plazas and 25 stelaes out of which 8 of them are carved. In addition to seeing the site, you will also get an opportunity to have a light snack and purchase souvenirs from a few of the remaining traditional Mayas on site before heading back to the Placencia pier. This tour allows visitors to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the Mayas.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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$140.00

Cave Tubing Adventure from Placencia with local lunch

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Cave Tubing Adventure from Placencia with local lunch

Be prepared for one of the most scenic days of your life. From the moment you leave, your guide will be more than happy to take photos of you in the many picture perfect locations. Enjoy the tranquility of the cave systems and the beauty of its famous "cenotes".
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.59
$189.99
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Xunantunich and Horseback Riding from Placencia

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Xunantunich and Horseback Riding from Placencia

A must-visit, even when on the shortest stays in our beautiful country. Xunantunich is a national treasure that fills its visitors with a sense of time travel. If that isn’t appealing enough, how about saddling up a horse and riding into the shadow of this Mayan temple. You're hit with how green and lush everything is. Some visitors might get to see a group of women doing laundry in the river while their children swim nearby, this is where you will board the hand-cranked ferry that has carried many thousands to and from the calm beauty of this Maya Temple. Here, you’ll dismount your horse and the journey to Xunantunich begins on the other bank of the river.. The temples are nestled in between lush rainforest whose trees may bloom vibrant red, yellow, orange, or pink in season. Bring along a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, along with an open heart to experience simplicity and visiting another world for a few hours.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$200.00
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$200.00
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Monkey River Tour and Manatee watch (Placencia)

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Monkey River Tour and Manatee watch (Placencia)

A half hour fun boat ride through the mangroves takes you to Monkey River village where you head upriver into pristine rain forest. You can expect to see crocodiles in the water, huge iguanas on tree branches sunning themselves, turtles, and many species of birds. Upriver your licensed guide will lead you into the rain forest in search of howler monkeys and to show and explain the flora and fauna of the rain forest and perhaps show you rain forest medicines. Buy a Belizean lunch at the restaurant in Monkey River
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  • 6 hours
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$122.00
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$122.00

 Nim li Punit Mayan Ruin and The Living Maya Experience from Plancencia

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Nim li Punit Mayan Ruin and The Living Maya Experience from Plancencia

Visit English-speaking Mayan homes in the village of Big Falls with the Living Maya Experience on this guided tour. Learn how the local Kek'chi Mayas live off the forest, from food to furniture to medicine, and hear about their beliefs, traditions, and other cultural activities. Plus, get hands-on food prep experience; traditional Mayan dishes are served for lunch. The tour also includes a stop at the Nim Li Punit ruins.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.67
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$166.67
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Xunantunich and In land Blue Hole from Placencia

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Xunantunich and In land Blue Hole from Placencia

A must-visit, even when on the shortest stays in our beautiful country. Xunantunich is a national treasure that fills its visitors with a sense of time travel.. You'll know you're arriving when you spot the little falls of the Mopan River winding alongside the road through the village of San Jose Succotz. You're hit with how green and lush everything is. Some visitors will get to see a group of women doing laundry in the river while their children swim nearby. After a couple hours of exploring, you’ll head off to the Inland Blue Hole for a dip. Not to be confused with Belize’s iconic Blue Hole in the Caribbean Sea, this woodland natural pool offers a lovely and refreshing stop on the Hummingbird Highway.Once at the bottom, the jungle opens up to the sky’s canvas revealing limestone rock walls and vegetation, forming an attractive 25-foot (8-m) deep swimming hole. The water in the Blue Hole is part of an underground cave system that flows into the Sibun River.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.00
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$185.00
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Mayan Cultural Tour

Available from Sunday

Mayan Cultural Tour

Immerse yourself Mayan culture on this half-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup in Placencia Village, spend the day with Ernesto and Aurora Saqui and learn about Mayan traditions like herbal medicine and how to prepare tortillas and tamales on a hearth. Visit a cacao farm and discover the old-fashioned method of making chocolate—then enjoy the memorable experience of making your own.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$225.00
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$225.00
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See and Hear Monkey River Howler Monkey's Day Tour

Available tomorrow

See and Hear Monkey River Howler Monkey's Day Tour

Monkey River is one of the oldest communities in Belize, the village got it's name from the Howler Monkey's whom inhabit the lush jungle canopy that stretches the 5 mile river system.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Zipline at Bocawina

Available from Nov 2

Zipline at Bocawina

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Head to Bocawina, home to Belize’s longest zipline. Extending 2 ½ miles across the Mayflower Bocawina National Park, you can observe the rain forest from a bird’s eye view.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$164.11
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$164.11

Monkey River Tour From Placencia

Available from Nov 2

Monkey River Tour From Placencia

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Cruise on the Monkey River and spot Howler monkeys, toucans, manatees, giant iguanas, crocodiles, and other species that call this river their home. Also witness the local residents participating in traditional fishing and other daily tasks. Top this off with an authentic meal.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.70
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