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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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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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Like nothing you can do anywhere else!

This was one of our group's favorite experiences in Belize, and it truly is incomparable. Rather than extol its virtues though, since the other reviews already do that, here are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one of our group's favorite experiences in Belize, and it truly is incomparable. Rather than extol its virtues though, since the other reviews already do that, here are some tips and explanations for the trip that aren't easily discernible from online information: The "hike" to ATM is not much of a hike at all. It's probably the most... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply amazing. Do it while you still can. It feels like something where unfortunately someone will probably once again do some damage and it will be closed for good to the public. So see it while you can, respect it, tread carefully, and enjoy. It is a once in a lifetime adventure. Try to get there as early as possible.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I know we have all done things that are pretty special. This is something no one call show you, no photography allowed. It is by far the most amazing activity we did while visiting Belize. Never before have we embarked on a walk, swim, scamper, shimmy and enjoy such much history. Absolutely amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place and was amazed of the history and artifact(pottery,Mayan skulls) that has been preserved for thousands of years. I recommend this to anyone visiting Belize. Its a must do...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like other reviewers said - wear close toed shoes that you don't mind getting wet. You'll be in the water most of the tour including three river crossings. Our guide, Ian, provided great insight during the tour. Cave portion was moderately strenuous. Have to pull yourself up and climb in some areas. Much more than a casual hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are aged 66 & 54, overweight, and have knee problems. We booked a 'private' tour with Andrew (locally known as Passy), the owner, 8 months before our arrival. From the beginning, our email correspondence was smooth and effortless. We had read ALL the reviews and decided to hire a personal trainer (back in California) 5 months... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a middle-aged mom, I vascillated quite a bit over whether or not to sign up for this tour. I had no doubt that my husband and two young-adult children would be fine, but I was worried that I wouldn't be able to keep up with the group. However, in the end I decided to go since I didn't want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just like everybody before me has stated, it's an awesome activity/adventure to go on. Go with Mayawalk Tours out of San Ignacio as they have the best prices and leave the earliest. You'll be one of the first through the caves and won't be rushed by other groups. They also don't provide "lightening" tours like some of the other guides.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the San Ignacio Resort hotel and signed up for this trip with them. However I found out I could do it cheaper through Maxim Tours, Pacz Tours, or Orlando Pue who is an independent Mayan tour guide. The hotel listed this activity as strenuous, I would say that is a conservative view. You need to be comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you are visiting Belize and NOT visiting the ATM cave you're sorely missing out, this is easily one of the top inland attractions in the country. Be warned that it is not for the those with disabilities or who might have issues with moderate physical exertion. You will be hiking, swimming, and climbing high, slippery rocks. But it is... More 

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