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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..
  • Excellent68%
  • 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"
in 11 reviews
"alpha male"
in 8 reviews
"cashew fruit"
in 7 reviews
"small patch"
in 2 reviews
"nature walk"
in 7 reviews
"medicinal plants"
in 7 reviews
"belize city"
in 18 reviews
"night canoe"
in 4 reviews
"tree branches"
in 2 reviews
"visitor center"
in 4 reviews
"small museum"
in 7 reviews
"canoe ride"
in 3 reviews
"plant life"
in 6 reviews
"wild animals"
in 5 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 8 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 7 reviews
"knowledgeable guides"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was able to get the Baboon Sanctuary in combination with the Belize Zoo. I believe they are about 45 minutes apart. I didn't see that combo advertised but if you bring it up I believe most tours can arrange it. The Howler Monkey family...More

Thank seekingserenity097
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our hike through the forest. Robert was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. It did not take too long before we had a troop of howler monkeys overhead and they came down to visit.

Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At a certain age, it's rare that one does something that is actually new. Belize certainly offered a lot of first-time experiences and the baboon sanctuary was definitely a part of that. Here, not only did a learn a lot about the plant life, in...More

2  Thank mtlbaltdan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 visited and we left speechless and amazed at how close the Howler Monkeys got to us (within easy reach, however, our guide instructed us to not touch them but did hand us small branches full of leaves to feed the monkeys...More

1  Thank Axl_Dawg
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting this sanctuary was the BEST part of the trip! It was amazing to see the monkeys up close and get the opportunity to feed them. Our guide Royce did an amazing job with telling us the history and making sure we had a experience...More

Thank Chere L
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

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

1  Thank antoniom0125
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 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

2  Thank LuvtoSafari
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

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 1 June 2018

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 27 May 2018

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

1  Thank 236shelleyg
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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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