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Actun Tunichil Muknal

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Address: Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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+501 625-6976
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.

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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour and Picnic

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The ATM cave is spectacular, one feels in awe walking through this sacred place with ancient pottery and other Mayan history littering the path. The tour ends, appropriately... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ATM cave is spectacular, one feels in awe walking through this sacred place with ancient pottery and other Mayan history littering the path. The tour ends, appropriately enough, with a viewing of the Crystal Maiden which will take your breath away. I highly recommend that you visit the ATM while you still can as it is almost guaranteed that... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are three aspects to doing this hike: the hike to the cave, hiking in the cave, and the explanation of Mayan history accompanying the hike in the cave. If you think you would like all three of these things, then it should be a 5 star experience. There are two river crossings on the way to the cave, only... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off I must say that I got spoiled having visited ATM about 10 years ago, before this became a famous tourist destination and an easy day trip packed full of tourists. When I went there were only 2 of us, and it was an overnight trip which made this a magical place to have to yourself. Sadly this is... More 

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Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the money but make sure you are in good fysical health. Beautiful surroundings, cave is magnificent and the Mayan remains are very surreal. Nice refreshing swim. Don't miss this one!!

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Thank jeannettebloem
Mogadore, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the many reviews of this tour and now I know that written reviews cannot possibly capture how great this tour is. As others have said, this was the best memory our family will take back from our visit to the San Ignacio area. Depending on where you are on the tour it is challenging, breathtaking, amazing, and sometimes... More 

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Thank GoRovers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth the cost. It is definitely an adventure. I went with Juan Carlos, who was a great guide. We got there very early in the morning basically before everyone else, so it was both peaceful and more beautiful because the crystal blue waters were undisturbed. Normally, when excursion guides ensure that you are physically fit enough for some... More 

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Corte Madera, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With Hugh from MayaWalk Tours, we had a passionate guide take us through the cave site. Hugh was kind enough to carry our 67 aunt through the initial swimming as I was guiding my wife - our twin 11 year old boys had no trouble. Climbing and trekking through the cave was exciting and an activitiy we will remember for... More 

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Rawlins, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the experience of a lifetime. You get to cross a river three times during your 45 minute hike in to the cave entrance and immediately you swim inside to behold the beauty of this underground cavern. Our guide, Ben, was so knowledgeable and helped us each step of the way by helping us know where we can/can't step,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We spent a week in Belize. We spent our first 3 nights at the Dream Valley Lodge in Tea Kettle Villlage right across the street from the entrance to ATM. I highly recommend staying there! To be honest, I don't know why anyone would go to Belize without going to ATM caves. We went with kids ages 10, 13, 14,... More 

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Pros: - very cool - adventurous - not too commercialized or touristy (yet!) - exhilarating Cons: - You might not like this if you can't swim, are claustrophobic, don't like being wet most of the time, or can't climb rocks/ladders/boulders, or are afraid of getting hurt - no cameras (though is that really a bad thing?) Remember: - bring water... More 

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