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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
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
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
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.
At a certain age, it's rare that one does something that is actually new. Belize certainly offered a lot of first-time experiences and the baboon sanctuary was definitely a part of that. Here, not only did a learn a lot about the plant life, in...More
Our family of 5 visited and we left speechless and amazed at how close the Howler Monkeys got to us (within easy reach, however, our guide instructed us to not touch them but did hand us small branches full of leaves to feed the monkeys...More
Visiting this sanctuary was the BEST part of the trip! It was amazing to see the monkeys up close and get the opportunity to feed them. Our guide Royce did an amazing job with telling us the history and making sure we had a experience...More
WOW! WOW! WOW! So awesome. As soon as we got our rental we went here before starting our journey to San Ignacio. It's a biology nuts dream. Our guide had lived in the area his whole life, and grew up surviving off the land. Any...More
2-3 Stars Free Baboon Nature walk
3 Stars Village Driving Tour
5 Stars Canoe River Tours (day or night)
It’s less than 1 hour outside Belize City and it’s in a rustic area surrounded by 9 rural villages. It’s worth the visit, as part of...More
We stopped here on our way from the airport to our lodge in San Ignacio. What a great experience! Royce was an excellent guide - in addition to all the information about the baboons and their social structure, Royce took us on a jungle tour...More
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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
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 though.