We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Actun Tunichil Muknal

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Tea Kettle Village, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
Website
Improve this listing
Description: This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
Book ahead on Viator
Top Rated
More Info
$109*
and up
Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves from San Ignacio
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 487 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 458
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Can't miss!!

Went on great tour of this amazing mayan holy site. Went with Pacz tours and had an extremely knowledgable guide - JC (Jaun Carlos). This is a must visit if you are in Cayo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
rdizzle2015
,
Los Angeles, California
Add Photo Write a Review

487 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went on great tour of this amazing mayan holy site. Went with Pacz tours and had an extremely knowledgable guide - JC (Jaun Carlos). This is a must visit if you are in Cayo. Having a great guide helped, but the site is amazing and can't be missed. Be prepared for swimming, close quarters and some treacherous climbing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was such an amazing experience and definitely a must do for anyone traveling in Belize. You walk for about an hour to the cave (over 3 rivers) and then you swim in to the cave! It was the most amazing cave I have ever been to! There are great crystallized structures and you just wade through for about 2... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I loved the cave and as some have said it is amazing that you are allowed to do this tour without a waiver, training, or fitness test. I did not love the guide. I booked the tour through my hotel and did not get a briefing beforehand. I found out the hard way that you really need to be prepared... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you are coming to Belize, this is a must do. DO NOT just show up at the ATM. You must book a tour in advance. The reason is, they require a tour guide for this and ONLY tour guide can buy entry tickets. No tickets are sold on site so the tour guides will have to get them in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a once in a lifetime, sacred experience that was my favorite part of my trip to Belize. I was anxious because I am claustrophobic, but after reading all the reviews I decided to do it anyway. For those who are also anxious: there was a tight squeeze between two rocks in the beginning that I had a little... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This cave was absolutely amazing. Words can not begin to explain the beauty of it. You will get wet up to your neck, you will climb a little bit, but you will love it. This is an absolute must do and will be one of the memories you carry forever. Do not pass up the opportunity to experience this natural... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Level Contributor
81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I wanted to review the actual cave separately from the tour company I did it with as the cave is amazing but the company was mediocre. After hiking for about 45 minutes, crossing 3 streams you come to a small clearing where you can see the large cave entrance. Our group stopped here for a water and snack break. If... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great adventure to an amazing place! The guides were awesome! Had a fun lunch and learned about the site .Definitely a must do while in Belize!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belize
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Amazing amazing amazing !! An experience of a life time!! Our guide Emile was outstanding. Best guide ever ! For the adventures a must do in Belize !!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was an incredible experience. Due to government regulations in Belize, groups can have a maximum of 8 people (plus the guide) which makes the experience more intimate. You start by hiking out to the cave and doing three water crossings. The water can be anywhere from ankle deep to chest deep depending on the weather. Once you get into... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Actun Tunichil Muknal also viewed

 
Caye Caulker, Belize Cayes
 

Been to Actun Tunichil Muknal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Actun Tunichil Muknal and other visitors
14 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (14)

Questions? Get answers from Actun Tunichil Muknal staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?