Monkey River Eco-Tours

Monkey River runs through the sub tropical rain forest leading to the quiet Monkey River village. Full of interesting wildlife and beautiful scenery, Monkey River tours is dedicated to exposing guests to the wonders of the area.

Offerings and Cost

On a 5 hour tour, Monkey River Tour begins with a 40 minute boat ride enabling perfect views of local birds and possibly a Tapir. Afterwards guests will take an informational nature hike where Black Howler Monkey sightings are most likely in the cards.

The Xunantunich Mayan Ruins tour allows guests to explore the ancient ruins of a once prosperous civilization. You can witness the sacred blood letting alter and courtyard while getting a great view from the 130' tall El Castillo. Afterwards, you can tube down the Mopan River for some lovely wildlife viewing.

Blue Creek Cave & Nim Li Punit tour offers a historic perspective on this location, dating back to 1000 A.D. Eat at a local restaurant before exploring Hokeb Ha Cave with headlamps. Swimming and waterfall views are something you don't want to miss.

If you just want a relaxing view of the area, kayak or canoe down Monkey River to view wildlife at your own pace. Refreshments, lunch, and equipment are included. They also offer diving and fishing trips.

Monkey River Tour costs $70 per person. Blue Creek Cave & Nim Li Punit tour costs $120 per person. Canoe or Kayak trips cost $105 per person.

Hours

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins tour and Blue Creek Cave & Nim Li Punit tour depart at 7 a.m.

Location and Contact Information

Set in Monkey River Town, Monkey River Eco-Tours is a good choice if you're staying in or near this small hamlet. It's south west of Placencia.

Location: Monkey River Town, Belize

Phone: (501) 533-3029

Website: http://www.monkeyriverbelize.net/

Email: monkeyriverecotours@gmail.com

 

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