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Monkey River Tour

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Monkey River Village, Placencia, Belize
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Zane & Monkey River Eco Tours was great!

Zane was our awesome guide and we were quite surprised he only had his tour license for a couple of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Claudine A
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Southbury, Connecticut, United States
Ocean & River Adventure!

We had a group of 8 ranging in ages from 4.5, 6, 10, 11 and four adults and we left having seen and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thenills08
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Monkey River Eco Tours work hard in educating you and at the same time offer the tour of a lifetime. Nature Trails, Manatee watching, Bird watching are just a few of the tours offered. The major attraction to the part of Belize is the Howler Monkey and the River, hence the name Monkey River.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“howler monkeys” (97 reviews)
“bug spray” (22 reviews)
“monkey river” (97 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Monkey River Village, Placencia, Belize

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Zane was our awesome guide and we were quite surprised he only had his tour license for a couple of months. First shy, he opened up about the history of his village. I could feel his love for his village straight away and it came...More

Thank Claudine A
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Alfonso Ralph Z, General Manager at Monkey River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Claudine Many thanks for your review, Monkey River Eco Tours continue to share our tours to the love of the world. Thanks Again

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of 8 ranging in ages from 4.5, 6, 10, 11 and four adults and we left having seen and experienced something that you can't get just anywhere. We booked our tour through ShoreTrips.com and our tour was with Monkey River EcoTours...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide was Alfonzo. He lives in monkey river. He has an amazing ability to find all of the wild life in the area. We saw a crocodile , howler monkeys, many different types of birds, iguanas and lizards. If you like wildlife, you...More

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Alfonso Ralph Z, General Manager at Monkey River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Fralinger, please note that we do appreciate your review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please be aware that it is not safe to take this tour with the organization Monkey River Eco tours. They were an hour late coming and they never did take us the jungle - we rode around in a boat for an hour or so,...More

1  Thank kellyannscott
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We have been on several of this type tour so we had seen much of this before. Derwin was our guide. He was very good. We got a good look at Morelet Crocs. We did see monkeys more than once. And yes it is true,...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Great chance to see jungle without spending too long there. Our guide was very knowledgeable explaining about the medicinal plants and trees He knew how to call to the monkeys to make them howl loudly A small monkey even climbed down the tree right in...More

Thank Paulareview
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

An excellent tour with Ralph Alphonso... as a native he is very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area and knows how to find them! Town of Monkey River interesting as well. Add this tour to your trip to Belize for another dimension.

Thank Carole S
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this tour and was amazing to see iguanas, several birds, little turtles, manatees & see/hear the howler monkeys. The howler monkeys made this trip, but I wouldn't recommend for the price. We did not get to see any crocodiles, sounds like that's more...More

Thank chelsey s
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Alfonso Ralph Z, General Manager at Monkey River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

We do appreciate your review, but Rosie and Terriy dosenot work for Monkey River Eco Tours. Again their is a lot of Companies offering this tour, please note that they are not Monkey River Eco Tours. Thanks.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We booked a monkey river tour through Maya beach hotel. Our guide was Evar, who lives in Monkey River Village. We had a bumpy boat ride - the water has been choppy this week- once we were out of the lagoon and until the mouth...More

Thank Cheryl90
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This tour delivered. A fun boat ride. Luch in Monkey River Village, a close encounter with howler monkeys after a easy jungle trek, and time spent watching manatees surface for air.

Thank Malissa H
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Response from Sharron H | Reviewed this property |
My tour cost $70 because I was a late addition to another tour. The operator we planned to use did not have another person to join me. I paid for my own lunch at a small restaurant en route to the tour, most likely because... More
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