We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Barebones Tours, Day and Night Tours

Features Animals
Monkey River | Near Omar's, Placencia, Belize
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Percy was a fantastic guide!

What a great adventure this was, and Percy was the perfect guide! He is so incredibly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patrick K
,
North Conway, New Hampshire
This is why you travel

If you are into real adventure, take a tour of Monkey River with Percy - King of the Howlers. He... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tsac33
,
NY, NY
Read all 114 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Monkey River | Near Omar's, Placencia, Belize
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (114)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"monkey river tour with percy"
in 8 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 11 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 44 reviews
"mud bath"
in 4 reviews
"ate termites"
in 5 reviews
"bare hands"
in 3 reviews
"sister's home"
in 2 reviews
"infested waters"
in 2 reviews
"lots of wild life"
in 2 reviews
"baby croc"
in 2 reviews
"manatees swimming"
in 2 reviews
"belizean jungle"
in 2 reviews
"grew up"
in 4 reviews
"his life"
in 3 reviews
"jungle hike"
in 4 reviews
"mosquito bites"
in 2 reviews
"exotic birds"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 16 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

2  Thank MontanaBeachBum
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We were searching for a last minute excursion for the Monkey River and had given up hope, and then Craig emailed us back saying that they could fit us in. Alex was our guide, and did a fabulous job!! He was very knowledgeable, and showed...More

Thank CherylJax
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Went with Percy and had a great time. Just as everyone else has high marks on Percy, we do as well. He like to laugh and joke. He is very knowledgable about this area and good at pointing out the birds, crocodiles, and monkeys that...More

Thank Mottin1055
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great time! My partner and I were NCL passengers, docking at Harvest Caye. We took a ferry over to Placencia. Jayson, our tour guide, met us there and took us out on his boat to do some snorkeling. He was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable...More

Thank nikki n
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This is our third visit to Placencia and each time we just have to spend a day with Percy Gordon. New experiences every time, energy, knowledge, humor, and you can tell he really does love his work and his clients. He treats you like family....More

Thank TravelinFletchers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Can not say enough about finally making it to Monkey River. The wildlife was the best.The bamboo part of the jungle was magical. And of course the Howler Monkeys, the coolest! Percy, well he is just the best, and the lunch at his sisters house...More

Thank Nancy V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This tour is amazing. Percy is more than your guide, He makes you feel like family. You will do and see things you will remember for a lifetime. Other companies and tours promise you a great tour. THIS NOT A TOUR, THIS IS AN experience...More

1  Thank Dale W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Placencia
Paradise Vacation Hotel
256 reviews
21.79 km away
Captain Jak's Cabanas
130 reviews
22.28 km away
Robert's Grove Beach Resort
819 reviews
22.32 km away
Cozy Corner
82 reviews
22.37 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tutti Frutti
1,934 reviews
22.06 km away
Brewed Awakenings
419 reviews
22.29 km away
Above Grounds Coffee
482 reviews
22.09 km away
Dawn's Grill
769 reviews
22.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Placencia Municipal Pier
15 reviews
22.17 km away
The Secret Garden
128 reviews
22.05 km away
Daytripper Catamaran Charters
113 reviews
22.39 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
64Beaches64
13 June 2015|
Answer
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
0
Votes
;