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Reviewed yesterday

The Spaniards thought that the Howler monkeys were invested with the sprits of the Mayan people and hated them. I listened to a concert of growls screams and held notes and felt it to be a choral performance. Trogons, woodpeckers, and Motmot were the fanciest...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I accessed Lamanai by a 31 mile boat ride upstream which was quite fun. This place is amazing- you feel like you are back in time- no words can describe it. They have large picnic shelters if it is raining, nice bathrooms and two gift...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2018

I took this tour though Carnival Cruise Lines with a price-match guarantee of Belizecruiseexcursions.com. It was as wonderful as the description said it would be. We started in Belize City by bus from the port. We toured through Belize City with our guides Adolfo and...More

1  Thank Wenda L
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this site with my father. When it rains the stones and grassy areas get slick so please wear good footwear and take your time. We did not use a tour and I feel that if you spend time in the museum, you learn...More

1  Thank Maya-302
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We booked this excursion through Princess Cruises. The tour company was "Exotic". They took us to this most excellent Lamanai Archelogical Preserve. The tour guide was Filepe and he was so good. This site ranks up there with the top sites we have visited. The...More

1  Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been wanting to visit Lamanai for awhile. This was our third time in Belize and our first trip to Lamanai. We got up early and got the 0630 water taxi to Belize City. Jason(our property mgr. brother, who is a cab driver in...More

2  Thank cammiedog
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was like a dream come true. Walking and climbing the between the Mayan pyramids. Breathtaking views across the jungle from the tops. Anyone going to Belize must go to these sites. They are incredible

1  Thank DtheBamboo
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Take your time and be sure to see as much of this site as you can. There are tons of ruins and mounds here, but you have to be sure to see the three main temples, the Mask Temple, Jaguar Temple and High Temple. The...More

1  Thank nsb218
Reviewed 8 August 2018

In August 2018 we decided to take the tour of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve with Astrum Helicopters from Cayo Espanto in San Pedro. We were picked up at 7 am from the helipad. The flight took 35 minutes flying us over swamps and rain forest canopies....More

Thank maiczm
Reviewed 21 July 2018

My wife & I visited and toured the reserve through a tour company that took us there by boat down the river. Walked the reserve and climbed several Mayan Ruins. Fantastic views. Interesting history. Beautiful ruins. Awe inspiring.

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16 January 2018|
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Response from ChrisP1354 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You specifically ask about tours other than those from cruises; there are many other organized tours that aren't affiliated with a cruise line that you could book yourself. Access to Lamanai is either by boat (a very... More
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Response from FSYMP | Reviewed this property |
One more option in case you miss getting off at the New River bridge and end up in town: contact Hotel de la Fuente at +501-322-2290. Tours are typically 50-70 USD with lunch. They leave the Hotel around 9AM. Bring mosquito... More