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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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We booked a private tour of the ruins of Altun Ha through Shore Fox. I have been on many shore excursions and the guide on this one,Keith was the best guide I have ever had. His... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a private tour of the ruins of Altun Ha through Shore Fox. I have been on many shore excursions and the guide on this one,Keith was the best guide I have ever had. His knowledge of not only the ruins but of Belize was impressive. My 13 year old nephew is quite a history buff and Keith's knowledge... More 

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The archaeological site was so peaceful! The site is very well maintained. Beautiful to behold. Bring water though, it is hot! Bring cash too. Lots of souvenir vendors..plus you'll want to hit up one of the bars next to the parking lot to get a cold beverage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These was our least favorite of the 3 Mayan sites we visited, but it is still impressive. The good is that it is impressive and convenient to Belize City. The bad is that the mosquitoes were terrible and the pond was boring. If you visit Belize by cruise ship go see it, but if you fly in for several days... More 

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Cleves, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jumped on the water taxi on a Friday morning and were met by Jason, Michaels brother, who is a cab driver in Belize City. We took a scenic tour of the city and on out to Altun Ha. The ruins were pretty amazing and we had a very knowledgeable tour guide once we got there. She gave us a lot... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 July 18, 2016

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 July 17, 2016

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 July 13, 2016

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 July 4, 2016 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 July 4, 2016 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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