Garifuna Cultural Culinary Adventure & Freshwater Kayaking,Fishing Combo

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Adventure
Cultural | Educational
Inland
Marine
Departs From
Hopkins
Intensity Level
Easy
$
125
/ Person
Trusted Provider
  • Secure¬†Online Payment
  • No Booking¬†Fees
Belize CA T
Response rate: 
87%
Response time:
several hours
Location Information
Departure:
Palmento Grove Docking Area
About Listing
Features:
Caribbean Sea
Cultural Cuisine
Lagoon Tributary
Mangroves
Highlights
  • Garifuna Cultural Adventure
  • Big Catch fishing in lagoon
Description
Enjoy an unforgettable day walking through the steps of the Garifuna Ancestors. While also getting an opportunity to get acquainted with the waterways that once provided sustenance for them. All at a great discounted price. Travelers will begin with a guided kayak tour through the passage way of the ancestors, Fresh Water Creek Lagoon. Observing beautiful and pristine flora & fauna as you embark on a short traditional fishing expedition. Followed by your Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Adventure Tour, where you'll embark on a journey through our history and culture. It begins with a short history lesson with art, artifacts, and literature depicting our history. Then goes into traditional cooking sessions where you learn to cook the 'HUDUT''meal of our dignitaries. Then ends with drumming sessions with our professional instructor, allowing you to dance or catch the beat of our melodious Garifuna drums. A special surprise for your excellent job also awaits you at the end ;)
 
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.
  • Fishing gear
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Licensed Guide
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.
Person
$
125
Itinerary
Activity
Description
Time
Duration
Kayaking & FishingTraditional Fishing in kayaks with our local guide8:00 AM3 hours
Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Adventure11:00 AM4 hours
Activities
Cooking
Fishing
Kayaking
Learning
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
Pickup is included in Hopkins. Kindly contact provider with pickup information.
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily8:30 AM7hours
Provider
Located on the north side of Hopkins Village in southeastern Belize, Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural and Fishing Institute consists of both a private island retreat and an inland ... moreTour & Travel Services Business designed to reflect the authenticity of a traditional Garifuna village. Owned and operated by local Garifuna people, an Afro-Caribbean culture indigenous to Belize, Palmento Grove is one of the best places to experience authentic local culture in Belize.

For more than 10 years, Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural and Fishing Institute has served as a sustainable tourism business and a cultural preservation center. Situated amongst beautiful mangrove bushes on the edge of Fresh Water Creek Lagoon where it meets the Caribbean Sea, Palmento Grove feels like a world away. Specializing in authentic Garifuna cuisine and cultural activities, the institute serves as an outstanding introduction to Garifuna history and culture.

Guests of Palmento Grove can wander the footpaths on this isolated strip of island or head out with local fishermen to try your luck at catching some of the many abundant species of fish and seafood that thrive in the area. Guests can use fresh-caught fish mixed with fresh vegetables from the gardens to learn how to cook mouthwatering traditional dishes like hudut, a Garifuna fish stew made with coconuts and plantains, all accompanied by the sounds of traditional Garifuna drumming.

Designed to promote holistic healing and rejuvenation, Palmento Grove is a true sanctuary where guests are surrounded on all sides by fresh air and delightful scenery. Rooms at Palmento Grove are cozy and comfortable, furnished in the traditional Garifuna style, and with magnificent views looking out at the pristine garden & water view.

Palmento Grove is an environmental and socially conscious business that is dedicated to empowering people through the promotion and preservation of traditional cultural knowledge, history, and way of life. Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute is also the organizer of the Belize Paranda MusicFest, which promotes and protects traditional Garifuna Music in Belize as well as sponsoring an annual cultural and entrepreneurial summer camp for local youths.

If you're looking for an oasis away from the stresses and strains of modern life, then Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute is exactly the place that you've been looking for. Palmento also organizes tours to nearby attractions on the reef and mainland, including snorkeling, scuba diving, and trips to ancient Maya cities. The Institute can be reached from Belize City in about two and a half hours and is located in the historic Commerce Bight area on the north side of Hopkins Village in Stann Creek District.

For a truly authentic Belizean experience, choose Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural and Fishing Institute.
Tagline:
Belize Adventure with a natively younique exotic Garifuna Experience
Tour Operator License:
05-105
Hotel License:
1459
Account Type:
Company
Languages:
Creole, English, Garifuna
Destinations
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Flexible
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be refunded 70% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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