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Actun Tunichil Muknal “Cave of the Stone Sepulcher” or ATM Cave as it is locally known is located in the heart of the Belizean Rainforest. A 45 minutes hike to the cave, You will cross the Roaring River on three occasions and the return hike on that...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a no-joke tour! You hike, swim across rivers and then have about an hour trek INTO the cave where you swim and climb through rock! It is a once in a lifetime experience like no other. Expect to see skeletal remains from mayan...More

Thank TheOOOBlog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the ATM cave tour and had a great time with Luis from Kawiil tours - an extremely knowledgeable guide! He really knows every inch of the cave and is full of great stories. The cave tour in itself is a bit challenging -...More

Thank Anete S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared for a stenuous trek. Swimming,rock climbing, and transiting tight places, but it’s worth every minute. Wear water shoes or sneakers. Unlike anything I’ve ever done. Would highly recommend if you’re adventurous.

Thank bill55505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a fantastic time at the ATM cave with our extremely knowledgeable guide Louis. He is a legend and I would strongly recommend searching him out. We booked our tour through staff at the rainforest haven hotel. Below are a few...More

Thank Fraser N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not our first experience of caving, but it was certainly the ,ost exciting. We were told we would be wet for 5 hours, would have to swim and wade across a river three times to reach the entrance and then swim into the...More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

All I can say is if you have any reservations about doing this tour, dont freak out! My boyfriend and I are by no means "extreme" adventurous people. We aren't out of shape, but we are no where close to gym junkies either. I was...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We had an amazing experience touring the ATM Cave with our friendly and able guide, Orlando, back in March 2018. We booked through the San Ignacio Resort Hotel, using the company Cayo Gial Tours. Our two daughters, ages 10 and 13, accompanied us through the...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Actun Tunichil Muknal (Please read) The ATM cave, which translated from Mayan as an acronym means "Sepulcher of the Crystal Maiden." It is rated number one cave tour in the world by National Geographic. It is in the top 5 best adventure tours on Earth...More

Thank tobywallace7
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Despite the cost of the tour - you have to go with licensed tour guides - it was the tour most worth it in Belize. It is a lot of walking, swimming but once you have finished you realize this was one of the more...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

What an awesome family experience! We went with Phillip and our excursion was organized through Chaa Creek. My 10 year old and 12 year old both did amazing and everyone thought it was a one of a kind experience. I was worried that it would...More

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July 17, 2018|
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Yes. At the ranger station and parking lot, there are changing rooms (on the side of the bathroom facilities building). Bring a plastics bag for your wet clothes, they will be very wet. Your guide should provide a towel... More
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Mandi M
July 11, 2018|
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There isn’t any restrictions on height or weight. I think I read reviews before we went that kids could go on it. I wouldn’t say that it’s incredibly physically demanding but you should have a good pair of walking shoes with... More
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Victoria F
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Sarah G | Reviewed this property |
I think because so many people travel this hiking path to the caves that it’s unlikely you would come across any dangerous animal. They don’t want to run into you either. Our whole 7 days in Belize we the only dangerous... More
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