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#253125 - 03 February 18 2:55 pm - America/Chicago february tours??
phill333 Offline
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Registered: 06 February 16
Posts: 12
Going to Hopkins mid February. Will Bioluminescence tours be running that week? I know it is dependent on no moon being out to go. Also, interested in seeing Mayan ruins (tour) not us driving & wonder what the Monkey River tours show on an excursion. Comfortable driving to Placencia ,Dangriga & Belomopan. Are the Cave tours on the river running now? We have our inlaws with us both of them are not very athletic & long walks may be an issue. Thanks for any info on tours they may enjoy.

Edited by phill333 (03 February 18 2:55 pm - America/Chicago)

#253127 - 03 February 18 3:09 pm - America/Chicago Re: february tours?? [Re: phill333]
NoelleG Offline


Registered: 07 May 10
Posts: 222
I didn't know that bio-luminescence was predictable or seasonal but I was on a night dive last week and even with an almost full moon we saw it.

#253128 - 03 February 18 4:27 pm - America/Chicago Re: february tours?? [Re: NoelleG]
phill333 Offline
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Registered: 06 February 16
Posts: 12
Thank you.

#253132 - 04 February 18 11:13 am - America/Chicago Re: february tours?? [Re: phill333]
britinbelize Offline


Registered: 01 June 14
Posts: 300
Loc: Bay area CA + Belmopan
We went on the monkey river boat trip from Placecia. Very enjoyable, all day trip with lunch in the village. Saw great amount of sea life en route having the dolphins jumping within a few yards of the boat was nice.
We came to the states for our last adventure before we die but as we didn't die yet, there is time for another adventure this time back to Belize.

#253133 - 04 February 18 11:31 am - America/Chicago Re: february tours?? [Re: phill333]
jstewartpa Offline


Registered: 17 May 12
Posts: 1010
Loc: Pennsylvania and Hopkins
There has been a tremendous amount of rain and high water in Hopkins the past 2 weeks. Not the best conditions for the bioluminescent tour. Lots of resorts have Mayan ruin tours that drive you. But if you are willing to drive to Belmopan why not just drive 45 minutes further to Xunantunich yourself to take the tour. It will save you some money. Also with all the rian it is day to day whether the cave tours operate.
Stupid should hurt!

#253134 - 04 February 18 11:41 am - America/Chicago Re: february tours?? [Re: phill333]
phill333 Offline
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Registered: 06 February 16
Posts: 12
Thank you for the current update on conditions in Hopkins. Perhaps we will drive to Xunantunich for the day to tour.

#253154 - 07 February 18 4:58 pm - America/Chicago Re: february tours?? [Re: phill333]
Reilly Offline


Registered: 08 April 04
Posts: 242
Loc: Carolinas, USA, Cayo
I's still looking for a guide who will give my wife and me a two hour tour of Belmopan. Any suggestions?
Reilly and/or Spouse,


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