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Barebones Tours, Day and Night Tours

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Monkey River | Across from Sidewinder Subs, Placencia, Belize
+501 677-9303
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Percy does live up to his reputation!

After reading through the reviews, you would expect that Percy walks on water. Although that was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
braineye
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New Jersey
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Fantastic Tour

I booked this tour for my family based on the reviews I had read and we were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LTJ_WWD
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Rancho Cordova, California
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Barebones Tours offers a variety of tours, specializing in custom tours around Monkey River. You can immerse yourself in the experience all day, half-day, or book multiple day tours customized to your interests - from jungle and river tours to see Howler monkeys and crocodiles to night tours, survival tours, medicinal tours, plus snorkeling and fishing trips and more. Percy Gordon, known as "King of the Howlers," is our most requested tour guide, and talks with the monkeys - you have to hear it to believe it! I am a resident of Monkey River, Belize since September 2011. I have been coming to Monkey River for 8 years and would like to share my knowledge with everyone to make their Belize vacation the best it could be. ~Craig Pearlman, Owner
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Monkey River | Across from Sidewinder Subs, Placencia, Belize
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+501 677-9303
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"monkey river tour with percy"
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"his knowledge"
in 12 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 43 reviews
"mud bath"
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"ate termites"
in 4 reviews
"sister's home"
in 2 reviews
"infested waters"
in 2 reviews
"his life"
in 4 reviews
"lots of wild life"
in 2 reviews
"manatees swimming"
in 2 reviews
"bare bones"
in 2 reviews
"fantastic tour guide"
in 2 reviews
"sugar cane"
in 2 reviews
"belizean jungle"
in 2 reviews
"grew up"
in 4 reviews
"bring bug spray"
in 4 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading through the reviews, you would expect that Percy walks on water. Although that was really the the Jesus Christ lizard that he pointed out to us, Percy really did manage to exceed the phenomenal expectations that the lavish praise of prior reviewers set...More

Thank braineye
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this tour for my family based on the reviews I had read and we were not disappointed. Percy is friendly, funny and most importantly he has a tremendous knowledge of the area. The tour was highly informative and interactive. We were able to...More

Thank LTJ_WWD
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Percy was great! He was very funny and knowledgeable. We saw some great wildlife and had a great meal st his sisters. It was our favorite meal so far in Belize. It decided to storm during our night tour. Percy was cool and calm and...More

Thank Amber J
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I was very lucky to have gotten to go on the tour as I booked last minute and I can say that Percy does not disappoint! He’s very knowledgeable and passionate about Monkey River and the town has done a lot to preserve the area....More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

My wife and I took Christian's Maya tour and were not disappointed. Christian has a depth of knowledge on the ruins as well as the ecosystem surrounding them. We were staying in Placencia and saved lots of time by taking the water taxi over to...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

OMG, I waited for 3 years to take Percy's Monkey River tour! My husband and I traveled to Belize for our honeymoon in 2015, but unfortunately we got rained out and were unable to take the tour. This year, we returned to Belize and finally...More

Thank jthomas916
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Took the daytime tour with Percy, who was very knowledgeable and lots of fun! We saw ALL the animals advertised and learned a lot about the medicinal use of the jungle plants. We wore bug spray but the bugs in May were not nearly as...More

Thank Joyce L
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Percy is a fantastic tour guide. We went down the Monkey River. He is beyond knowledgeable and the other guides look to him for assistance. We asked him to help us see a varied of animals and he showed us those and so much more....More

Thank MtnJonesFam
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Percy was very knowledgeable and so enthusiastic...Loved his energy and his passion. So easy to get to know and loved talking with him . Lunch was one of the best meals we had on our vacation. Percy's sister makes a mean chicken !!! I would...More

Thank Jaccaboo
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Christian picked us up at our resort early in the morning and this charming man spent the entire day walking us through the most wonderful birding environments the Cockscomb Nature Preserve has to offer. He not only knows the species and where to find them,...More

Thank Gaetano L
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64Beaches64
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Response from Craig P | Property representative |
HELLO 64 BEACHES THANK YOU FOR CONTACTING US AT BAREBONES TOURS !!!! We dont offer a Platinum upgrade but Percy's PERSONAL ADVENTURE is Platinum for Barebones. Please let us know if you would like to book an ADVENTURE... More
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