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Actun Tunichil Muknal

Tea Kettle Village, Belize
+501 625-6976
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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour and Picnic
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
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  • Very good3%
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Tea Kettle Village, Belize
+501 625-6976
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great cave for people of all ages and abilities as it is very accessible. Our guide, Magdaleno Yacab did an excellent job telling us all about the wildlife in the cave and the numerous rituals the ancient Maya performed. I particualrly enjoyed...More

Thank rodolfo j
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visit to the ATM cave is a mix of history, culture, nature, sports... and most importantly, it is a real adventure! From the parking lot, you do 3 river crossings (the first you really have to swim!), swim into the cave and walk with...More

Thank algongar
Reviewed September 15, 2017

This was the activity that was giving my 13 y/o daughter the most anxiety about. I have to say that reading about seeing the skeletal remains of a sacrificed child definitely gave me pause, as well as the physicality of having to hike, climb, and...More

3  Thank pkthatsme
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This was the most amazing experience. My whole family was blown away! We did this at the beginning of our trip and my kids (adults) did not want to do any more caving - so as not to ruin this experience. Our guide was awesome!...More

3  Thank Carrie H
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

You can only visit with an experienced guide. No cameras and you must wear socks and protective footwear.

1  Thank Leona G
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

This was the most exciting adventure I've ever had! Everything was amazing! It got a bit cold in the end, but that's because I'm a skinny person! Haha! Our guide was thorough and fun! I highly recommend this tour to anyone who comes to visit...More

1  Thank BelleEscape
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Let me preface this review by saying I usually hate having to pay for guided tours. They are always overpriced and usually totally unnecessary. However, ATM is a whole different animal. I paid $85 dollars for the tour about a day in advance. I spent...More

3  Thank Rusty L
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Go before they close it off to the public - just amazing. Very interesting, physical but refreshing. You walk through jungle, swim through a cave, climb through caverns and a fresh stream. They take you to artefacts, skeleton remains and walk through huge crystal caverns.

1  Thank KelcoBayside
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Yes, you will be in a cave and yes, this cave is underground. Yes, you will see skeletons. Yes, you will have to navigate this cave with a headlamp (just in case you weren't sure about any of these things). This experience was absolutely amazing....More

1  Thank schmayla98
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We were in Belize for 2 weeks and while we did many things, if we had only done this ATM tour it would not have been a wasted trip. Patrick our guide was excellent and a wealth of interesting knowledge and I wish that he...More

2  Thank timoc11
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amy T
June 24, 2017|
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Response from ejergens | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about water levels. But if they say it's ok, then do it. Best tour of my life! Swimming in a dark cave.... you can't beat it.
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Kiderly | Reviewed this property |
They take you on an alternate route, so he'd miss some of the cave sites. Our guide said some people say they can swim because they don't want to miss out on stuff, thinking that it's not a serious requirement, but it is... More
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Francis T |
Hire a taxi for the day. Meet at Teakettle the travel agency véhicule that you have previously booked and informed of your hour impératives. Could be possible to do. Good luck.
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