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Community Baboon Sanctuary

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Bermudian Landing | Opposite Soccer field, Belize
+501 660-3545
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The Community Baboon Sanctuary is one of the first of its kind in the the world in terms of how it is set up. It is a Non Governmental,community base organization which is manage by the Women's Conservation Group(Local women from the area). The Community Baboon Sanctuary is home to more than 3500 howler monkeys and over 250 species of birds. A wide variety of other animals frequent the area..
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bermudian Landing | Opposite Soccer field, Belize
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+501 660-3545
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"black howler monkeys"
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"alpha male"
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"burrell boom"
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"small patch"
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"medicinal plants"
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"leaf cutter ants"
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"belize city"
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"tree branches"
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"close view"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

WOW! WOW! WOW! So awesome. As soon as we got our rental we went here before starting our journey to San Ignacio. It's a biology nuts dream. Our guide had lived in the area his whole life, and grew up surviving off the land. Any...More

Thank antoniom0125
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

2-3 Stars Free Baboon Nature walk 3 Stars Village Driving Tour 5 Stars Canoe River Tours (day or night) It’s less than 1 hour outside Belize City and it’s in a rustic area surrounded by 9 rural villages. It’s worth the visit, as part of...More

Thank LuvtoSafari
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way from the airport to our lodge in San Ignacio. What a great experience! Royce was an excellent guide - in addition to all the information about the baboons and their social structure, Royce took us on a jungle tour...More

Thank taxladyPA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an excursion through King David Castillo in Belize while on our cruise and as part of it, we went here. We were the only ones here since we arrived so early. We got here, walked across the street and into the woods.We only...More

Thank teknoge3k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience and a baby howler monkey came up really close to check us out. The walk through the jungle was very informative and we even got to sample some of the plants that were edible and had health benefits. We paid...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We booked the tour from the Radisson, who struggled to find taxis to take us on the combined Alton Hu and Baboon Sanctuary tour, so we opted for just the Sanctuary. We paid a lot of money to get there, and although Belize City was...More

Thank KABda
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A little out of the way but well worth it. We got very lucky and saw a"troop" of monkeys(6 in all) and actually got to feed two of them(bananas). There is no guarantee, the troop gets nervous with some visitors.....the staff was awesome.....

Thank Jason O
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Took a taxi from San ignacio here. Had tour with (super Rasta) Shane, who owns the land, that lasted a quick hour. It was cool to see how he kept the monkey family wild while still feeding and taking care of them. He was very...More

Thank Dani E
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The family that runs this sanctuary for black howler monkeys is passionate about the monkeys and their environment. Apart from the trails through the rainforest and ladders for the monkeys that go from tree-to-tree across open areas, the family has maintained the environment in its...More

Thank Janet D
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If there was a button for a million stars I'd hit it. In a full week of AMAZING tour after tour this was the best. Wild howlers eating from our hands, babies a foot away and all by their own choice. And Royce and the...More

Thank nomilf
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14 February 2018|
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Response from Jill A | Reviewed this property |
In general, you tip 10% in Belize. The average Belizan makes $1.50 USD per hour. I'm a generous tipper and gave 40 belizan dollars. The guide was surprised I tipped so much. I'd say probably 10 Belizan dollars would be ok... More
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