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Actun Tunichil Muknal

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Address: Tea Kettle Village, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.

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I'm a city girl standing at 5'1 and coming in at 185lbs. Oh and I'm 30 years old. I'm a small but heavy girl and I work at a school and haven't been to the gym in a year. That... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a city girl standing at 5'1 and coming in at 185lbs. Oh and I'm 30 years old. I'm a small but heavy girl and I work at a school and haven't been to the gym in a year. That being said... If you are worried about your physical abilities I almost missed this tour bc hearing all the "physical... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the most amazing experiences that we have ever done. We went with our three teenagers (14, 15 and 17) and they loved it as well. Its really hard to describe how amazing it is- it combines a nice hike, wading though rives, swimming into caves, climbing up, over and under rocks and then seeing fascinating Mayan... More 

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Thank Blaw10
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love caves! I have been in quite a few of them. I visited caves in Europe, US and this has been so far my favorite as far as grandeur. Before this cave I have only seen big chambers on TV so you can imagine the excitement when I was standing in the biggest chamber of the whole complex. The... More 

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Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been in Belize for a week or so and were staying in San Ignacio before heading to Guatemala. We'd heard about ATM and were excited to book a tour for the cave. It is NOT for the faint hearted or the physically challenged. ATM is a 'wet' cave, which is what it sounds like. You actually swim into... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome tour where you swim, trudge and go spelunking up a river for about one mile cave system 450' underground. Only bummer is no cameras or video allowed, even before seeing the ruins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was hands down THE best tour I've ever taken. We were really lucky to get Patrick as our guide. My friend woke up pretty sick the day we went and he was considering not going, but Patrick was patient and took us at a slower pace through the cave. He gave us a thorough history of the Mayan culture... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our trip. Patrick one of the 20 guides allowed to give tours was our guide. You can tell he was extremely experienced and probably could have navigated the miles of cave in the dark if he had to. He told us wonderful stories of the caves and the history of the Mayan people. If you... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not easy, and will definitely get your adrenalin going, but so worth it. Our guide was Patrick, and he was so great! I was nervous at first, and he was patient and helpful, and very knowledgeable! If you go, ask for Patrick! He is the best!

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Falmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cave exploration experience was fantastic on 3 levels - Firstly, it is physically demanding and a unique experience as you swim and clamber up a river running through a beautiful cave. You climb over boulders and through narrow passages. Secondly, you are in a beautiful cave with remarkable formations and interesting geology. Lastly, you are in a Mayan historical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ATM is an adventurous tour into the depths of a very large cave. First you do a quick 45 minute hike through the jungle with 3 river crossings. Then you jump into crystal clear river and climb through an unbelievably beautiful cave. Plenty of Mayan ruins and even well preserved human remains. The tour was a little more intense than... More 

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