Manatee Creole Cave & Food Adventure

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Adventure
Cave Expedition
Cultural | Educational
Inland
Marine
Departs From
Hopkins
Intensity Level
Moderate
$
175
/ Adult
Trusted Provider
  • Secure¬†Online Payment
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No Foreign Transaction Fee for USA customers.
Belize CA T
Response rate: 
83%
Response time:
several hours
Location Information
Departure:
Palmento Grove Lodge
About Listing
Features:
Cave System
Highlights
  • Wonder through the underground cave system of the locals
  • Take boat ride in the emerald Green waters of the Gales Point lagoon and go manatee spotting
  • Freshly prepared traditional Creole dinner
Description
This tour will take you to the charming village of Gales Point. Easily visible on a map as a long finger stretching out from the mainland, Gales Point is one of the most beautiful spots in Belize. The local Creole villagers in Gales Point are the guardians for the protected feeding and nesting grounds of two of Belize's most endangered animals: the Caribbean Manatee and the Hawksbill Turtle.On this tour, you will visit an inland cave where you will see manatees and afterwards you will experience the unique Creole culture in the form of music and food. Amongst the most popular styles of music created by Creole musicians is brukdown. Some of the basic food of the Creole consists of rice, beans, bread, chicken and fish. Creole dishes are not only exotic in flavor but very delicious and some of the most popular dishes are rice-and-beans, cowfoot soup, crab soup, stew fish, boil-up, and conch soup.
  • INCLUDES:
  1. Cave Hike
  2. Manantee Watch
  3. Cultural Cooking
 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Recommended Age Range:
Under 10
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Lunch
  • Boat Ride
  • Transportation
  • Local Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Repellent
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Comfortable Clothing and Footwear
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Capacity:
10 people
Minimum:
2 people
Minimum number of people.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Adult
$
175
Activities
Caving, Cooking, Sightseeing
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
A/C Minivan
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily8:00 AM8-9 hours
Provider
Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge in Hopkins Village, Belize offers an amazing and enriching cultural & fishing experience with memories to last a lifetime. Welcome to ... moreour unique Garifuna Haven, the first & only Cultural & Fishing Lodge authentically operated by an Indigenous Garinagu in Hopkins Village. Palmento Grove Eco Cultural Fishing Lodge welcomes you to submerge yourself in the unique primitive elegance of historical Hopkins Belize to enjoy all the wonderful Cultural, fishing adventure & Natural attractions.

Enjoy our primitive elegance, rustic and native exotic Cultural & Fishing Lodge while being hosted by our hospitable host. Come experience Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge in Hopkins Belize located on the beautiful Fresh Water Creek Lagoon that is rich in ambiance and historical value. Our Lodge is nestle in a quiet, peaceful, spacious and boastfully save property that is just a 5 minutes-walk off the coastline, minimum of ten - fifteen minutes from the nearest store, restaurant, bars and many attractions in Hopkins. The Public Bus Stop is just a 2 minutes-walk from where we are located.

Our Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Adventure Tour: offers an enriching vacation experience. As our Cultural Guests you get the beautiful opportunity to:

Dress in our Garifuna Traditional handmade & uniquely designed clothing that are best for the subtropical climate for the duration of your Garifuna Experience.

Explore the rich legacy of the Garifuna People via our Cultural Display Centres furnished with historical art pieces some of which are over 100 years old.

Get to uplift your spirit with the enchanting paintings of Isiah Nicholas as you explore our Spiritual Centre. We are bless to house his largest art collection depicting varying aspect of the Garifuna Cultural inclusive of the historical journey of our Garifuna People, our spiritualty, music, and many of our indigenous art forms, all displayed in their rich & vibrant colours.

Learn about the many magical & beneficial properties of coconut trees & coconuts and the art of traditional coconut harvesting, husking, grating & milk extraction.

Master the heat in our traditional kitchen preparing a Garifuna meal over an open fire-heart. Your great reward will be the labour of your culinary love - Delicious HUDUT which is our coconut base chuddar/broth flavoured with fresh herbs & sea fish of the day with pounded plantains & well flavourfully seasoned fried fish; or any other Garifuna Dish of choice based on dietary preference!

Culminate your Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Tour with sensational drum rolls learning the basic techniques of Garifuna drumming & Music & revitalizing your souls ultimately earning your delicious cultural dessert by way of participating in 45 minutes mesmerizing drum session.
Tagline:
Experience Belize! Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Tour
Account Type:
Company
Languages:
Creole, English, Garifuna
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Strict
  • Cancellations made 90 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 45 days before will be refunded 25% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
 
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