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Barebones Tours, Day and Night Tours

#7 of 47 Tours in Placencia Features Animals
Monkey River, Placencia, Belize
+501 677-9303
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Monkey River Tour is the real deal.

First off, Percy is the man. No other way to say it. His family has lived in town for generations... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
DO NOT MISS! Percy is the best!

WOW, this was our first excursion when we arrived in Belize. AMAZING. Percy was the best guide I’ve... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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, President of Barebones Tours
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Monkey River, Placencia, Belize
+501 677-9303
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, Percy is the man. No other way to say it. His family has lived in town for generations and his love for and knowledge of the area is obvious. This isn't your typical, boring corporate tour. Percy is funny, energetic, all-knowing and accommodating....More

Thank KevinCoughlin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

WOW, this was our first excursion when we arrived in Belize. AMAZING. Percy was the best guide I’ve had in a very long time. He takes great pride in the tour and your personal experience. My husband and I were the only two on his...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome... a must do while in Belize. Percy our tour guide was entertaining but as importantly he was a walking encyclopaedia... thank you for a most amazing and memorable time:) We got to see crocodile, manatee, Howler Monkey, iguanas, bats, birds.... maybe next time we'll...More

Thank MoniqueRana
Reviewed 6 June 2017

If you come to Belize, don't miss this one! Percy is the best! We had such a great time with him, we'd do it again. Right when he picked us up at the M&M dock, I knew we were in for a treat. He was...More

Thank davediff
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My husband and I signed up for Percy's Monkey River Tour, per the recommendation of Lyla of Taste Belize as she said he is extremely knowledgeable of Monkey River. We are so glad we took her advice, because Percy knows everything about Monkey River, the...More

Thank uky2001
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Monkey River Tour with Barebones and Percy was a unique experience and I believe that visitors to Belize cannot miss it. And I was so happy to experience it with Percy, because he made it all the more special, since he is born and...More

Thank Nora-Marie M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Everything wonderful being said about Percy is true! Great tour and fantastic tour guide. We took the night tour. I never thought I would be standing in the pitch black in the middle of a Belizean jungle! It is definitely a must do tour!

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A full day of cruising around the mangrove, learning about wildlife, eating jungle delicacies, howling at monkeys, swimming in crocodile infested waters, and getting up close with manatees. All while being regaled with stories and facts by one of the most knowledgeable, original personalities that...More

Thank kometes
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Percy, our tour guide, was fantastic! He needs his own reality show... such a character!! We saw monkeys, crocodiles, manatees, birds & all sorts of beautiful wildlife. Honestly, we were a little anxious about the jungle tour at first, but Percy is so knowledgeable and...More

Thank Whitney J
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Percy Gordon is the real-deal! A seven generation native to Monkey River. He eats, breathes and lives at the mouth of the river. He is intrinsically attuned to the habitat and its environs. His leadership, knowledge and energy will leave you thirsty for more! His...More

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12 June 2015|
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