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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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Best part of our whole trip

I took my large family on this high-adventure tour & it was hands-down the best part of our trip. We booked the tour through MayaWalk tours where we were given absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took my large family on this high-adventure tour & it was hands-down the best part of our trip. We booked the tour through MayaWalk tours where we were given absolutely excellent service. Guides can make or break this experience & I'm sure we had one of the best. Our kids were ages 8-20. I don't think this is something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best experience I had in my life. You climb and swim inside the cave next to skeletons, artifacts and stalactites around. The tour guide tells you about the amazing history of the place as you go. In the end of the tour the guide provides lunch and its pretty good.No other country would allow visitors in a place like this,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ATM cave is incredible -- both in terms of it's geological features and the priceless Mayan artifacts that are inside. We visited over Christmas break and the cave was really crowded (even though the country limits the number of visitors who can visit each day). I can't imagine that Belize will continue to let tourists visit here forever because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited many a cave over the years could have never prepared us for this amazing place. You cross rivers, trek through the jungle, and then come into this amazing sacred place for an adventure. Gloriously beautiful and awe inspiring. Note ~ bring socks because you will be trekking through the cave in them (no shoes). Bring a change of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Oh boy this place is so scary. Just not for the weak or faint heart. Its a high endurance activity walking around the river, navigating neck deep water, swimming, rock, boulder climbing. At the end of it you get to encounter untouched mayan ruins, artifacts and all. Definitely a once in lifetime experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

If you have to choose ONE thing to do in Belize, this is it!! We took Pacz Tours to get here, which was well worth it. Our guide was amazing and very knowledgeable. The tour starts at the changing station/bathrooms. Make sure you go, as there is nothing else for the rest of the day, until you get back. We... More 

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Cristo Rey, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

It's an adventure just getting there - with a 45 min walk through the canopied jungle, crossing the river three times and then finally swimming into the cave! Once in the cave you are transported back to a time of human sacrifices and Mayan culture. Be sure to take a change of clothes and a towel so you can be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

I would put this cave in the top 20 travel experiences I've ever had. It was so unbelievably cool. It was a challenge to get though - but not super difficult. I'm of average fitness and was fine. We were our teva sandals which were great. We went with Gonzo from River Rats and I'd highly recommend him.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Do you want to feel like Indiana jones! I did This is seriously a once in a life time experience. The most epic journey into the underworld! Where the ultimate sacrifices were made and remain preserved. This journey has everything you need to feel alive and I promise you will not be let down. It is something I will take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We went here as a recommendation from our host in San Ignacio. It was quite the adventure... a small hike, wading through water then we get to the cave! Inside the cave since it was just my boyfriend and I we got a great tour and we able to do more since we were more capable of climbing. Amazing, have... More 

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