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Address: 45 km (28 mi) north of Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
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Description: This collection of temples and other buildings is one of the most...
This collection of temples and other buildings is one of the most well-known Mayan ruins in Belize.
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Altun Ha and Belize City Half-Day Tour

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Great excursion. Skip the cruise line version

We booked the excursion via island marketing/xtreme and could not have had more fun. First, our your tour guide was personable and a blast -request "Brown Sugar". Not only did he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We booked the excursion via island marketing/xtreme and could not have had more fun. First, our your tour guide was personable and a blast -request "Brown Sugar". Not only did he know all the history of the Mayan civilization and the ruins but he was also an absolute blast. Get the excursion that includes lunch and they stop by a... More 

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warwick, rhode island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Altun Ha is an utterly fantastic Mayan archaeological site situated in a jungle in Belize. It's quite a bus trip out to the ruins over some very questionable roads but it's well worth the effort. The site was occupied for many centuries and has an multitude of different structures, some massive and high. The great part is that you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Do this excursion off your cruise. Amazing it witness the ruins first hand, climb on them too!! Fun guides and great lunch included in the bacab park tour.

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Wimbish, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

An absolutely intriguing archeological set in the heart of the jungle. A visit here will not disappoint

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Very interesting and less busy than we expected. Get to visit before it is discovered by the masses! It is an extensive site and plenty to see. A good place to start learning about the Mayans

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Callahan, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We took a private tour with AlTourNative Tours Belize & selected to see the ruins & zoo. They were very cool! Our small kids even loved the ruins since you could go on top. The road getting there is partially (newly) paved & the other half narrow & rough but worth it! It is about an hour from the port.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Beautiful ruins. Compact and well run. NO pushy vendors I can't wait to return.We booked a tour with Exotic eco adventures the guide was informative and very friendly. Fee is included in the price of tour

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were in Belize for the day as a port stop from a Norwegian Cruise and fit this in along with another excursion for a long day. Roads were horrible but you see a lot of the country on the way there and we pretty much had the run of the place. Our guide was very knowledgeable which really helped.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were headed to Crooked Tree, so we decided to do a side trip to Altun Ha. What is amazing about Altun Ha is the size of site. Only a portion of the site has been excavated. However, there is a map detailing the site. There are buildings a 10 minute walk away (not excavated)! It took us about 45... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a great guide who pointed out history and attractions of Belize City as we drove through and then explained the Mayan Ruins at Altun Ha. I found it interesting that all the reviews I read about this excursion recommended having insect repellent available. We didn't encounter any insects in the 4 days we spent in Belize, Cozumel, Roatan... More 

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