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Barebones Tours, Day and Night Tours

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Monkey River | Near Omar's, Placencia, Belize
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Percy was AMAZING and SO FUNNY!!

OMG, I waited for 3 years to take Percy's Monkey River tour! My husband and I traveled to Belize... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jthomas916
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Sacramento, California
Great trip! Great guide!

Took the daytime tour with Percy, who was very knowledgeable and lots of fun! We saw ALL the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joyce L
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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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 | Near Omar's, Placencia, Belize
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"monkey river tour with percy"
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"his knowledge"
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"bare hands"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"lots of wild life"
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"belizean jungle"
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"grew up"
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"bring bug spray"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our monkey river tour with Percy, it was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Belize! Percy is not only incredibly knowledgeable but also a lot of fun! We saw so much wildlife on the tour and learnt a lot about...More

Thank KeelsCT
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

What a great adventure this was, and Percy was the perfect guide! He is so incredibly knowledgeable about the jungle he grew up in, and was enthusiastic about sharing that knowledge with us. It was a fun day, but also a great opportunity for us...More

Thank Patrick K
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

If you are into real adventure, take a tour of Monkey River with Percy - King of the Howlers. He truly is the king. A real man of the jungle. This is a unique and genuine experience where Percy picks you up on his boat,...More

Thank tsac33
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had a fantastic experience on our Monkey River day trip. We were picked up promptly at 8:00 by boat and Percy was an ideal tour guide. His knowledge and passion for the Monkey River area paired with his laughter and sense of humor make...More

Thank iafamilytravel
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Don't hesitate to book with Barebones Tours! We booked the Monkey River Tour and were extremely thrilled with our decision! Jayson was professional and educated us about his home and animals, which were abundant! We viewed Howler Monkeys, many species of birds, saw multiple crocodiles,...More

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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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