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Community Baboon Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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The Community Baboon Sanctuary is one of the first of its kind in the the world in terms of how it is set up. It is a Non Governmental,community base organization which is manage by the Women's Conservation Group(Local women from the area). The...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bermudian Landing | Opposite Soccer field, Belize
+501 660-3545
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a morning at the Sanctuary first learning about the programs and initiatives and then taking a walking tour around the property. It was a very informative program and I love how you can see a successful grassroots initiative that is working to protect...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thirdeyemom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You walk in a path through the jungle with a guide. He takes you to a tree. Never imitates monkey howls. The mother howler and the babies come down and you can snap your pics. He mentions a little about the trees . But one...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FilmGuyTO
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

An excellent adventure for those wanting some one-on-one information gathering about the flora and fauna of the area. Wonderful experience visiting with the wild black howlers who are accustomed to humans so you can get pretty close for some great photos and to truly see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed January 17, 2019

We visited the Sanctuary on our way from the airport to our accommodations. It was my first adventure in Belize and it was Amazing! The guides (Robert and friend) are so knowledgeable about all of the flora and fauna. We saw a howler family and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SamanthaWu3
Reviewed January 16, 2019

As we walked down the road with our guide Robert, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. It was late morning, and he indicated that the monkeys were not especially active during this time. He gave a fascinating tour of the trees and plants that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bev W
Reviewed January 7, 2019

A quide walks you over to the preserve and then gets the young howler monkeys to come close enough to feed and take pictures. The best part, he can get the adult male howler to howl back to him by imitating his howls.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Columbia_Ted
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I don't think we saw anything resembling the building in the picture, so I am not sure if we were exactly at the correct place. We were charged $7 and then an extra fee for the guide, yet I read some reviews where people said...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Jmielziner
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very disappointed in the whole experience. Saw only one monkey way high in the tree. Guide was pleasant, but not worth the time or money.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickard4
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I was able to get the Baboon Sanctuary in combination with the Belize Zoo. I believe they are about 45 minutes apart. I didn't see that combo advertised but if you bring it up I believe most tours can arrange it. The Howler Monkey family...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank seekingserenity097
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our hike through the forest. Robert was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. It did not take too long before we had a troop of howler monkeys overhead and they came down to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrea M
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May 31, 2018|
Response from Baopham316 | Reviewed this property |
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February 14, 2018|
Response from JillA1003 | Reviewed this property |
In general, you tip 10% in Belize. The average Belizan makes $1.50 USD per hour. I'm a generous tipper and gave 40 belizan dollars. The guide was surprised I tipped so much. I'd say probably 10 Belizan dollars would be ok... More