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Cayequest Private Tours

Placencia Village | Stann Creek, Placencia, Belize
+501 633-6330
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Snorkeling trip was not fun

We had read all the great reviews on this and thought we would try snorkeling with Mark. We did do... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
Bullymama
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Scappoose
Best snorkeling tour..... ever!

All I can say is that Mark and Myrna are absolutely the best guides. Very friendly and... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
rosscrandall
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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Snorkel the crystal waters of Southern Belize and witness a plethora of marine life in their natural habitat. Watch your guide catch your fresh lunch the traditional way. Castaway on a private island, sunbathe or continue to snorkel Belize's barrier reef, while your guide prepares your fresh caught lunch? Chocolate on the Brain - Learn all about chocolate from harvesting to making your own chocolate by hand using heirloom stone tools at the country’s only Maya-owned chocolate company, Ixcacao Chocolate. Enjoy a delicious meal, from yard to table, prepared by The Chocolate Queen. Maya Site: Explore the beautiful hilltop Mayan site of Nim Li Punit, famous for its carved stelaes. Mayan Family - Visit a Mayan family and take a guided walk through the farm and nearby tropical forest learning about wild and cultivated plants and their uses in food, medicine and crafts. Or even take a dip in a tiny natural pool feed by a spring hidden in a cathedral of green trees near the family home. We specialize in personalized excursions that carry you off the beaten path. Mark Leslie enthusiastic naturalist and culinary adventurer, leads these unique tours. Mark is also an expert sea captain. We have more than 30 years of guiding experience and customize our itineraries to give you the adventure, relaxation and exploration you are looking for.
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Placencia Village | Stann Creek, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

We had read all the great reviews on this and thought we would try snorkeling with Mark. We did do the Chocolate tour and it was a great time. However, there were problems on the snorkeling tour. First water wasn't that rough but Mark seemed...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

All I can say is that Mark and Myrna are absolutely the best guides. Very friendly and knowledgeable. They picked us up in their boat right in front of our house and took us out to the reef. After an hour of snorkeling Mark and...More

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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you guys for the great review, we so appreciate the referrals, we hope to be your choice to tour with, upon your return. You are welcome!

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

We went out snorkeling with Mark Leslie and his assistant Shane this week and it was truly an unbelievable experience. This tour is for the adventurous traveler which is important. The boat ride out to our snorkel spot was about 45 minutes and not smooth....More

Thank Laura F
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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Hi laura, thank you for the great review, glad you guys had a great tour, we would like to extend an invitation to come back and enjoy more of our beautiful country.

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Excellent snorkeling adventure with an exceptional guide and amazing sights of fish, coral, sea turtles, and giant sting rays.

Thank svahi
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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2017

Thank you for such a wonderful review, we really appreciate it and this gives our customers a great idea on what to expect. Snorkeling unexplored territories of our amazing living barrier reef. Once in Placencia be sure to look us up. Best Regards

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We like to get away from the cruise crowds so we decided to book a private tour with Mark. There were 5 of us including my mother and 14 and 20 year old kids. It was a fantastic experience. We took the first tender from...More

2  Thank Mindy A
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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

Greetings, Mindy Thank you for such a wonderful and thorough review for the future cruisers. It was our pleasure to have you with us and extend a warm welcome back. Hope to see you soon. Cheers

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Without a doubt one of the greatest experiences my family and I have ever had. Snorkeling with Mark as he points out all the exotic fish. Afterwards he takes us to his private island where he and his wife prepare an exquisite lunch including some...More

Thank John F
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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Greetings, John Thank you for your awesome review. We very much appreciate your thoughts. We look forward to having you and your family with us again. Feel free to reach out, we're here to show you our beautiful country and what it has to offer....More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Great time on the boat, snorkeling, eating, snorkeling. Perfect day, saw tons of gorgeous fishes, rays sharks. Amazing day and Mark was awesome.

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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

Thank you so much for the great review,hope to have you back.

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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

We went on two tours with Mark. Our first experience took us through the lagoon to Monkey River for a howler monkey adventure and lunch (this is a must do trip). The second tour was a snorkeling outing in open water near the private island...More

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cayequesttours, Owner at Cayequest Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Greetings, Our heartfelt thanks for such a great review. This is what encourages us and keeps us going. You're always welcome back to Placencia. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

We went out with Mark to tour the Monkey River then a few days later we booked him to take us snorkeling. You couldn't have asked for a better guide. He's very well-versed in the history of the area, of the ongoing efforts to preserve...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2017

We recently used Cayequest Tours for their snorkeling/culinary adventure and we are so glad we did! Mark picked us up in his boat from the dock at our resort and took us about 16 miles from the coast of Placencia for an unforgettable experience. The...More

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NCL now offers tender service to Placencia Municipal Pier. Go to guest service and ask for information on getting on the tender or inform your guest to do so. Tender commence at 8 o' clock and last tender is at 230 pm. We... More
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