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ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary

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The Office Bar & Grill | The Office Bar & Grill, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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SO FUN and exciting and educational

My Son was visiting and although we live here this is truly one of the most unique experiences you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
118BeckyW
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Malibu, California
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Fun Tour

We have done the tour with Captain Chris three times. Each trip has been entertaining and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andy L
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Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
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Join ACES's Expert Croc Team on an evening, educational, crocodile eye-shine aboard the "Swamp Thing." Search for predatory crocodiles to capture, tag, & re-release to help ACES Biologists collect scientific data on Belize's wild & threatened American crocodiles. (ACES is permitted by the Belize Forest Department.) Your expedition takes you through mangrove islands & into the starlit night while searching for Isla Bonita's extraordinary, nocturnal wildlife and the infamous saltwater crocodiles in their natural habitat. Departing from "The Office Bar & Grill" at 6:30 pm, this extraordinary 2-3 hour expedition is only $50USD per person. All proceeds go to crocodile rescues, research, and education in Belize.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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The Office Bar & Grill | The Office Bar & Grill, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My Son was visiting and although we live here this is truly one of the most unique experiences you can take someone on. Nightime in the mangroves is amazing....it’s gorgeous and peaceful and the stars were beautiful no mosquitoes and the boat was so great!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have done the tour with Captain Chris three times. Each trip has been entertaining and educational. It is really cool to tour the mangroves at night. We have seen Crocs every time and Chris was able to catch one on two of our three...More

1  Thank Andy L
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fantastic, so glad you've enjoyed all the crocodile excursions you've done with us! We very much appreciate your continued support and hope to see you again next time!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We found out about this tour after reading a sign at the spot called the truck stop. We were looking for something to do and decided to give this a shot. We made reservations and ate dinner at the restaurant called the office which is...More

2  Thank Lynn K
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy to have created such a memorable experience for you! Thank you for supporting our cause and keeping up to date with ACES via Facebook! Hope to see you again on your next visit...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We've done several trips with Chris and his crew over the last few years and I'm always impressed with how well they hold the attention our kids and guests with interesting facts about crocs and the ecosystem around the island as we search for wild...More

1  Thank boyandgirlw3kids
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful to hear that you enjoy the excursion so much! Thank you for your continued support!

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We took our kids on a night time croc search through mangroves, it was amazing. Not only did we learn everything you could know about crocs, their habitat and population, we got a beautiful tour of the island. As the only croc conservationist group in...More

1  Thank Trisha C
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Trisha! So glad you walked away from the tour with a new understanding of the commonly feared and misunderstood animals. We so happy you enjoyed the evening and were able to spot some of the truly wild crocs on...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

On the plane ride to San Pedro a lady told me about aces. we met chris and his crew at a resto in town and hopped on his boat around 6pm. the adventure began with cool informative info about crocs. chris and his team shined...More

1  Thank tatiarteaga
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

So glad you enjoyed the educational evening under the stars and got to be part of the relocation process for a croc that was found living in polluted conditions. We hope that you'll look us up if you visit Belize again! All the best and...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

ACES' crocodile tour was so much fun! While in San Pedro, my boyfriend and I went on a guided snorkeling tour and a guided flats fishing trip, but the croc tour was by far my favorite. Chris and Christina were incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. We...More

Thank Emily B
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Emily! So wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the croc tour! We were so happy to sit and chat with you about the work we do after the trip! It's always so much fun to have biologists and croc enthusiasts aboard! The info you...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I bought this educational tour with Chris and Christina for my girlfriend for Christmas. We're both fish biologists and, along with our snorkeling trips, we wanted to see and experience some more of the local wildlife. This trip is unique to anything else in the...More

Thank Kyle B
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for the beautiful review, Kyle! It was wonderful having you on board, you've got a real infectious enthusiasm for Herpetology as well that we love to be around! Thank you for sitting with us while we picked your brain about fish biology and...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Chris and Christina were a joy to spend the evening with, trolling the lagoon, looking for crocodiles. Both are extremely knowledgeable and you can tell they have a passion and love for what they do. The evening was informative and educational, with a lot of...More

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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

That's what we love to hear!! I'm so glad you had a great time and we can't wait to take you on another croc trip (tomorrow!)!

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

What a great experience! We spent an evening with Chris, Christina and Ryan boating through the mangroves looking for crocodiles. You may think that looking for crocs isn't something you should be doing, but it really is!. We were very fortunate to see 5 crocodiles...More

1  Thank Kevin O
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GiveaCroc, Manager at ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

So glad you guys had a great time! It was a very high energy night packed with action and education! It is one trip that goes down in the record books for us and we were so happy to share it with your family.

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MVALIENTEM
4 January 2018|
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Response from GiveaCroc | Property representative |
We currently only do evening educational crocodile tours on Ambergris Caye.
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Clyde M
3 February 2016|
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Response from soccermomonvacation | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can either go to their website and click on expeditions or call them at 011-501-623-7920
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