Garifuna Cultural Bioluminescence Cuisine & Music Tour

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Adventure, Food Tour
Departs From
Hopkins
Intensity Level
Easy
$
99
-
$
149
/ Person
Trusted Provider
Belize CA T
Response rate: 
88%
Response time:
3 hours
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Location Details
Departure:
Palmento Grove Lodge Docking
About Listing
Features:
Cultural Cuisine, Flora & Fauna, Subterranean River
Highlights
  • Pick up the stars as you touch the Bio luminscent water of Fresh water Creek Lagoon
  • Listen to the melodious beat of live Garifuna music
  • Enjoy a mouth watering traditional Garifuna meal
Description
Seeing is Belizing -

Freshwater Creek lagoon Bioluminescence, Food & Music Tour is sure to be fun while learning about Hopkins, Its local Indigenous Garifuna People and their culture and aquatic environment that has been vital to their survival....

Start your Hopkins evening exploration with a boat ride to the only Afro-Indigenous Cultural Heritage Preservation Island in World, which is Kalipuna Island located on the north-end of Hopkins.  Enjoy a traditional and cultural 3 course cuisine served for Dinner inclusive of local appetizer, dessert, and alcoholic or nonalcoholic traditional beverages while being entertained by live drumming.

Then cruise off into the night with our indigenous fisherman and local guide to be dazzled by stars as you sit back and enjoy a front row seat to the shimmer of the night on the Freshwater Creek  & Commerce Bight Lagoon. Tour departs from Palmento Grove Docking station at 6:30p.m. and returns at about 9:00p.m. Get lucky while cruising the Lagoon and you might just spot Crocodiles while heading to and from our magical location where you will be the witness to a magnificent mystical view of water glowing in the night with every droplet sparkling like stars. Meander through the narrow lagoon channels back to our drop-off point as you soak in the highlights of the adventure.
 
Gold Certified:
No
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Handicapped
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.
  • Live Garifuna Drumming
  • Traditional Garifuna Meal
  • Boat Ride
  • Water
  • Dinner
  • Guide
  • Repellant
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Comfortable Attire
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Capacity:
8 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.
Description
Person
$
149
2 pax
Person
$
129
3-5
Person
$
99
6 plus
Itinerary
Activity
Description
Time
Duration
PickupPalmento Grove Docking6:30 PM
Island TransferBoat Ride for the Pickup Docking Point to Kalipuna Island6:30 PM10 minutes
Traditional Dinner & DrummingTraditional 3 Course Dinner accompanied by live drumming6:45 PM1 hour
Bioluminescence Lagoon ExplorationHop into our fiberglass fisher skiff and dive into the beauty of the night as you meander under the stars to view the magnificence of the algae world.8:00 PM1 hour
DropoffFinal stop is at the dropoff point - Palmento Docking Area9:00 PM
Activities
Drumming
Food Tasting
Relaxing
Sightseeing
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
25' Skiff or 28' High bow boat
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily6:30 PM3-4 hours
Provider
 (3)
Belize Cultural Adventure Travel Services is not your typical travel services company. Unlike other firms which focus primarily on selling packaged adventures or transportation services, ... moreBelize Cultural Adventure Travel Services is geared towards promoting indigenous cultures in the country and empowering them through a shared experience of traditional and legacy knowledge, music, culture, food, and dance.

Belize Cultural Adventure Travel Services works with all of the indigenous cultures of Belize, including Creole, Mestizo, Maya, and Garifuna in an effort to improve cross-cultural awareness and improved understanding. Instead of drive-by visits or tourist trap-style fake cultural performances, Belize Cultural Adventure Travel Services works directly with the indigenous cultures to help them preserve and protect their ancient traditions.

Activities offered by Belize Cultural Adventure Travel Services include workshops on making traditional foods from scratch, village home stays, and music and dance performances.

At Belize Cultural Adventure Travel Services, the empowerment of local communities comes first. That's why a portion of all proceeds goes towards funding an annual cultural entrepreneurship and indigenous cultural preservation summer camp.

Belize Cultural Adventure Travel Services is a sister company of the Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge located in Hopkins, Belize, which is a Garifuna community that actively works to protect and promote traditional Garifuna culture.
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Service Types:
Tours | Activities, Shuttles, Accommodation, Vacation Packages, Cruise Excursions, Private Guides
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
Please advise of any specific dietary restriction, allergies, phobia and/or phsyical limitations at time of booking.
  • Minimum 2 pax apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • The duration of transfers to Kalipuna Island is approximately 15 minutes.
  • Drive from any hotel in Hopkins is approximately 5 - 15 minutes 
  • Please dress appropriately, repellant needed
 
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