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Address: Placencia's Sidewalk | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
Phone Number: 501 523 3363
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Ocean Motion Services is 100% Belizean owned and Operated by local Tour...

Ocean Motion Services is 100% Belizean owned and Operated by local Tour Guides of Placencia Belize, our tours are being run by only licensed Tour Guides also, we are a family owned business which offers Inland and Sea tours throughout the country of Belize for the past 18 years.

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Silk Cayes

While shopping in Placencia we came across Ocean Motion Tours. We rented a boat for $375 from 7-4pm (way cheaper than renting from the hotel). Our party included 2 families with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
jenmarr07
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While shopping in Placencia we came across Ocean Motion Tours. We rented a boat for $375 from 7-4pm (way cheaper than renting from the hotel). Our party included 2 families with young kids (10 total). Spent most of the day at Silk Cayes snorkeling while some of our party went fishing. Great place to snorkel and its beautiful. Our captain... More 

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Martinez, California
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We just came back from a trip to Placencia. We saw fliers in town for Roberts Grove sunset cruise "party boat", which was a 2-hour sunset cruise through the lagoon and included 2 drinks, all for $20 per person. However, it was low season and we learned that they were not offering this. We got hooked up with Ocean Motion... More 

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Laverne P, Owner at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Martinez I appreciate you speaking so highly of my son who has been working with us as a tour guide/captain for the past 4years now. however i do NOT appreciate false comment especially publicly you guys had been brief about the Manatee watching/Sunset tour my Company Ocean Motion offers before you had even pay for the Tour we accommodate 2ppl... More 

Long Island NY
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We feel fortunate to have picked Ocean Motion as our choice for seeing what Placencia had to offer. Our trip to Laughing Bird Caye was everything we expected and more. Our snorkel guide, Amir, was knowledgeable and deliberate in his pacing. He was also very patient with my 10 year-old niece who was nervous but had a great time. Bernard,... More 

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Laverne P, Owner at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Thank You guys so much! All the staffs/Owners of Ocean Motion Tours greatly appreciate your comment and is very pleased to know that you all had enjoyed your excursions on your vacation in Placencia Belize with us. Hoping that you will come back soon again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We went for a day of snorkeling including lunch. Our guide, Bernard, Sonny Leslie was very professional, entertaining and knowledgeable. It was a was experience as he took the time to teach us a lot about the reef ecosystem.

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Laverne P, Owner at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Thank You Nelson the staffs at Ocean Motion do their best to make you guys have an enjoyable and memorable vacation on our excursions sharing what Placencia and Belize has to offer, hoping you guys will return one day soon and give us the opportunity to once again share with you some more of Belize Ecosystem as well as others. More 

San Francisco, CA
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8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Staff was friendly and helpful. Our party included beginners and experienced snorkelers. Lunch was good because it included fresh fish that another tour party had just caught. The average rating was because of equipment failure.

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Laverne P, Owner at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Pedro i'm glad that you had appreciate the way my staff had work with you on your vacation to Placencia Belize and as well the food. however in the failure of the equipment please do understand that comments like these would have been so much more helpful to us if you would have told us personally, however we... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

So incredibly abysmal, I don't know where to start... The "tour van" was a broken down 1995 minivan with seatbelts that didn't work. The snorkeling gear that they assured us was in great shape was, in fact, mostly broken and non-functional, and none of the pieces that did work fit the children. My sons and I were able to go... More 

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Laverne P, Owner at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Meralgia! I think if anyone should have been more dis-appointed or don't have a clue were to start from is myself being the owner of Ocean Motion Tours, the reason i am saying this is because you certainly didn't have anything to speak or comment about but because you are mad that i did NOT refund any monies to you... More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Sonny took us out to Laughing Bird Caye. He's a nice guy and happy to share us knowledge of the ocean with us. The snorkelling was good, but not great. I can't compare to anywhere else in Belize, but if you haven't done much diving or snorkeling, you'll live it. If you've been amazed before, you will think it's just... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Full day snorkeling at Silk Caye and snorkel with nurse sharks. Sonny was a great guide, knowledgeable and friendly. The caye was beautiful, prisine sand, plenty of fish and the bluest calm water. Lunch was provided at Silk Caye cooked by Evan, fresh fish he had caught the day before, with beans and cheesy potatoes- delicious! The snorkel with nurse... More 

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Laverne P, Owner at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for an Awesome review, the staff at Ocean Motion appreciates your feedback, this helps us a lot in making your visit to our beautiful country a memorable one. hoping you return someday and visit with us again. More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Sonny was outstanding. Even a six year old can swim with the Sharks, Rays and turtles. Got turned down by the big company that had 20 people and served chicken. Had fresh caught fish on a six person boat without waiting for scuba divers. This is a much better experience than can be found by big companies. Seek the personal... More 

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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome comment, greatly appreciated. More 

Placencia, Belize
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I will separate my review into a review of the Ocean Motion people and a review of the Caye itself. Sonny drove the boat and was our snorkel guide. He was competent, knowledgable, and personable. The other Ocean Motion folks were friendly and efficient. The Caye itself is tiny and very pretty. It is a national park or whatever the... More 

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