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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked the ATM Caves and I wasn’t disappointed. I booked right through my hostel and that included transportation, lunch, the guide, the equipment and the entrance fee to the caves. Pending on what time you book, they picked me up at 7:30am and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eastcoast53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

ATM is a magnificent cave journey through water, a lot of water- make sure you get a life jacket, you’ll enjoy it more I’m told- Basilio didn’t offer us life jackets. We were Basilio’s afternoon on Christmas Day 2018. He was late returning from his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcgm5050
Reviewed 1 week ago

Safety and fun all in one super tour. Highly recommend Maximum Adventure Tours. We booked with these guys on the pedestrian walking area – you will see the high up sign. They answered all questions. Max 8 persons per guide. Need proper footwear for easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TVandAN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed every moment of the ATM tour! Our driver, Jeremy, picked us up from our lodge and drive us to ATM caves. He also provided lunch at the end of the tour. We had an amazing guide, Fernando, who was attentive...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ImIrishKate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour requires a hike, including a few river crossings, and then wading through water and climbing across rocks to get to the main chamber. But it's fun and the main chamber is fascinating - you get to see calcified mayan ruins, including skeletons in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shivani T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you like to go inside scary looking caves? Yes? Good. No? Well, you should consider this tour anyway, because it is legitimately amazing - but let's be honest, it's not exactly a tour suitable for all. Known as the Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Regal_Blue
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tour was a highlight of our trip to Belize. We enjoyed the hike and the fording of rivers to get to the caves. In the caves, our guide was great about helping our group navigate going through the caves. In the middle of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rlamacchia
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We went with my girlfriend to try this adventure and was really fun! It can be dangerous but the adrenaline you feel inside is like nothing else!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paolociniesta
Reviewed November 30, 2018

My friends and I unexpectedly had the ultimate ATM cave tour last week after a flash flood trapped us inside for over 9 hours. We were the last group to enter the cave around 2 pm. After leaving the large chamber, we returned to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
8  Thank nikki142
Reviewed November 22, 2018

This is an amazing adventure. You swim across a river, hike through the jungle, cross the river two more times (waist to knee level water), don your hardhat and headlamp, and swim into the cave opening. Tourists are not allowed to take pictures due to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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January 9, 2019|
Response from Regal_Blue | Reviewed this property |
Hi Penny, The answer depends on whether you mean cave tubing in the ATM Cave or elsewhere, but the answer is most likely a no. There are plenty of restrictions within the ATM cave (both natural and man made). For instance... More
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December 6, 2018|
Response from Rs142302 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Erica, You absolutely will be fine. There are some tight spaces, but as long as you're not claustrophobic, you'll be good. (There's just a couple tight squeezes but most is wide open.) If you are claustrophobic, there... More