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Ocean Motion Tours

Placencia's Sidewalk | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Last week our guide, Tiger, gave a wonderful experience snorkeling with tiger sharks, sea turtles... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lornell
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Rapid City, South Dakota
Fun day

Booked at their office with Laverne. Met at the office the next morning and the had our group... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
MARYANN H
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UNITED STATES
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Ocean Motion Services is 100% Belizean owned and Operated by local Tour Guides of Placencia Belize, our tours are being run by only licensed Tour Guides also, we are a family owned business which offers Inland and Sea tours throughout the country of Belize for the past 18 years.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Placencia's Sidewalk | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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"laughing bird caye"
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"silk caye"
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"monkey river"
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"a family run business"
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"served chicken"
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"fish"
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"nurse sharks"
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"great guide"
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"great lunch"
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"potatoes"
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"atm cave tour"
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"sea urchins"
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"cole slaw"
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"manatee watching"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"laughingbird caye"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week our guide, Tiger, gave a wonderful experience snorkeling with tiger sharks, sea turtles, and beautiful coral. We could not have asked for a better experience for our five grandchildren, ages 8 to 12. On our way back from the reef, we stopped for...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked at their office with Laverne. Met at the office the next morning and the had our group of 11 geared up and on the boat by 8:30 and headed out. Quick stop at Silk Caye to drop off the chef and the food he...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful day! It took about an hour to get to the snorkeling spot at Silk and a little less than that for Laughing Bird. What an amazing guide we had for both! Sonny for Silk and his father Bernard for Laughing Bird. I’ve...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My wife and I booked two tours with Ocean Motion: Silk Cayes snorkeling and the Monkey River tour. We enjoyed both tours. We were a bit disappointed in that we had booked a snorkel tour at Laughing Bird Caye, but found out the day before...More

Thank Callicles
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had such a great day. We set up for a half day but at last minute they didn’t have enough for that but asked us to do the full day same half day price so we wouldn’t be disappointed and we were not. We...More

Thank Bonnie C
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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Bonnie, the management and staff at Ocean Motion extends their sincere apology in the short notice of the cancellation on the Half Day excursion you had actually reserve for, unfortunately a few of our other guest we had reserve on that tour got ill....More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Three of us went on the trip to Silk Caye. The boat ride from Placencia to the island was tortuous because of the pounding of the boat on the waves. It was jarring on the spine and neck. Do not go if you have back...More

Thank AuroraGal1963
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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

The management at Ocean Motion Tours regret to hear of your experience on your excursion to the Silk Cayes and apologies. However if you think our excursions are overpriced just want to advice you that each and everyone of these excursions are followed by expenses...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The person in charge took one look at my 5y/o and made a phone call. He brought in a guide named Denby (probably spelled wrong) specifically for her and he spent the day by her side all day. Denby managed to cajole her into wearing...More

Thank hasashortarm
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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Dear, thank you for the awesome review..greatly appreciate and is happy to hear you and your family had a great snorkeling adventure with us.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Sonny & Alston were great! We did two different tours, one was to Silk Caye and the other was a private snorkeling/fishing tour. Sonny was very knowledgeable about the sealife and explained to us what we were seeing while we were in the water. We...More

Thank KG006
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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Dear! Thank you so much for this amazing review and surely looks forward to your other visit in Placencia Belize, greatly appreciate your business and having you all on our excursions.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We had a great day with Ocean Motion tours. They take you out to Laughingbird Caye (which has a bathroom on it!!!). You snorkel in the morning, they make you a delicious lunch, you hang on the beautiful caye, then you snokel on the other...More

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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Greatly appreciate the wonderful words, we are so please to hear of your great experience with us. thank you

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great guides. The food was tasty and the snorkeling was a huge hit with everyone. Made the best use of an overcast, rainy day.

Thank Jeff M
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Laverne P, Manager at Ocean Motion Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Jeff, glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour despite the weather condition whilst visiting. thank you for review

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dabee88
9 May 2016|
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Response from Laverne P | Property representative |
Hi Dear Pleasant good morning, YES i can certainly accommodate your party of 10peple to the Cave Tubing/Zip line tour we offer at the Jaguar Paw site located on the Western Highway, it is an all day excursion from Placencia... More
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Dave T
31 January 2015|
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Response from Laverne P | Property representative |
Hi Dave, The cost for a Full Day Snorkel excursion to Laughing Bird Caye is $75.00 USD pp, Includes Park Fee, Lunch, Snorkel Gear, Snorkel Guide, it starts at 9a.m. returns 3p.m. The HALF DAY excursion starts at 9a.m... More
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