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Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours

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Mile 8 Placencia Highway | Riversdale, Placencia 00000, Belize
+501 624-4297
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Awesome tour!

We took this tour on our last day in Belize! I will never look at bananas the same. It was so cool... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Corinne M
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Rockford, Illinois
Great tour! Informative and fun

Our family of four with two teenagers really enjoyed this in-depth tour of a working banana farm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MamaGuida
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours are set on Sagitun Farm, just minutes away from resorts on the Placencia Peninsula and a quick drive from Dangriga and Hopkins. We are Belize's original banana farm tour. Reservations are essential.
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“banana chips” (11 reviews)
“great tour” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mile 8 Placencia Highway | Riversdale, Placencia 00000, Belize
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+501 624-4297
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Reviewed yesterday

We took this tour on our last day in Belize! I will never look at bananas the same. It was so cool to see how they grow and harvested!

Thank Corinne M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four with two teenagers really enjoyed this in-depth tour of a working banana farm. They take you through the whole process of growing, tending to, harvesting, and packing the bananas. The live demonstrations of each step were great. We asked a million...More

Thank MamaGuida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter really wanted to do this tour and truthfully, I wasn't looking forward to it. Luckily, I was pleasantly surprised! It was really informative and really interesting. I don't think I'll ever look at bananas the same way again! The banana chips at the...More

Thank KG006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my five home-schooled children on a "field trip" to the banana farm. They were worried it would be boring--but it was anything but. The facility is clean and air conditioned, the introductory video very professional, and the walk through the banana fields interesting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew? Evan took us us on a great up-close-and-personal walking tour of the banana fields and her workers demonstrated the steps in management of the plants. So interesting! We will never look at bananas the same way again!

Thank Joyce L
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Very interesting and educational. Evin is adorable and courteous - and we enjoyed listening to her banana facts and how they grow, process, and distribute the bananas. I highly recommend this tour. The fried and lightly salted warm banana chips at the end was a...More

Thank tonieaton
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Worth the drive- an interesting story and a full tour of the whole growing process. Good 1/2 day adventure.

Thank Jason K
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This tour showed the different aspects i.e. production, quality, distribution of a banana. Being out in the banana plant farm and watching the people work and the owner explaining the process was very unique. Bananas have so many quality controls which were explained in a...More

Thank TanyaOkemos
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We had rented a car and set out to explore. Our first stop the tour here. Excellent. Information was hands on by the workers. You can’t help but learn so much! Great fun, It took about 2 hours but went by fast. Highly recommend. You...More

Thank MARYANN H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We took the banana tour at mid-morning -- perfect timing before the day became too hot. After we had made our reservation, the owner called to let us know that another group had scheduled for the same time, giving us the option of moving our...More

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marge r
23 October 2017|
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Response from EvinZab | Property representative |
Hi Marge, Because Carnival docks in the Belize City, we don't recommend trying to make it to our tour. The drive one way would take around 3 hours. We do hope you'll be able to visit our farm someday when you are closer!
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Senga73
19 October 2017|
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Response from EvinZab | Property representative |
Hi, there should be a small boat that transports passengers from Harvest Caye to Placencia Village. If you take that boat, you can arrange for a taxi to bring you to the farm. We would love to have you. Please make advanced... More
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Terry C
18 January 2017|
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Response from EvinZab | Property representative |
There are taxi services in Placencia that will bring to you our tour. You could try EL Taxi at 621-2244.
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