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Address: 45 km (28 mi) north of Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
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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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Amazing site!

We visited these ruins late on a Saturday afternoon. This was a greta choice as only a few other people there and we had the site almost all to ourselves. Our guide (Ed from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited these ruins late on a Saturday afternoon. This was a greta choice as only a few other people there and we had the site almost all to ourselves. Our guide (Ed from Howler Monkey Resort) was very informative and provided a lot of insight into the Mayan people and these ruins in particular. We climbed to the top... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot imagine a better site of ruins. All of the ruins are in terrific condition and when I visited you could still climb most of them. My guide was great, but really I cannot imagine a bad tour. There is no coverage from the sun, so come with sunscreen/hat and more water than typical.

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Paris, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live about 45 minutes from these ruins and would go to visit every chance I had. Usually I would sit under a tree in the courtyard between the pyramids to relax and clear my mind. Unless you have time to really go and hang around for a while on a day when there aren't many (or any)... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took bus ride out of Belize City to see these ruins - nothing elaborate as far as Mayan Ruins are concerned but enough to satisfy the curiosity of someone who had never seen ruins before. Do take mosquito repellent but it was not as bad as I expected. I wore long pants and wish I had worn shorts. There is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mayan civilization has multiple areas to visit and learn their culture. Altun Ha is designated as one of their trading posts. The architecture of these temples is amazing and seeing tools they used to build things was just as great. This place is worth the visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We really enjoyed our visit. The temples were amazing. What was more amazing was the walk up and down the temple. It's an intimidating height but once your up there it feels fantastic. The walk down was scary but at the same time incredible. What I enjoyed most was the fresh fried fish we ate at the site. It... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history and archaelogy you will love this tour. It was about an hour and a half tour bus ride from the cruise terminal. The ruins arw incredible, you can climb on them and also some great pics. The tour guide was informative. I would recommend staying with the ship excursions here. Again, if you are a history... More 

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Norris City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Altun Ha as one half of a two part excursion, the other part being the river boating expedition. In hindsight I would have just taken the Altun Ha portion of the trip, not that the boat trip wasn't fun, but I'm just more into exploring the ruins. The guide was very helpful, but we were so short on... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 8 enjoyed learning about the ruins, the Mayan people and the history of the area. The climb to the top of one of the ruins was worth the effort to see the spectacular view from so high above the ground! Our guides were knowledgeable and funny and we had a fantastic time! Highly recommend this site to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was a fun experience for something about an hour from Belize City. Self guided is a ok way to if you're wanting to do it on the cheap. For one person solo is $50 US round trip and earlier you go the better. People from the cruise started to show up about 10am.

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