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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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$100.00*
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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%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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+501 625-6976
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"cave entrance"
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"water shoes"
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"skeletal remains"
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"mayan artifacts"
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"crystal maiden"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 44 reviews
"river times"
in 15 reviews
"an adventure"
in 41 reviews
"change of clothes"
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"picnic area"
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"climb a ladder"
in 11 reviews
"closed toe shoes"
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"tight squeezes"
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"pacz tours"
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"dry clothes"
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"sharp rocks"
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Very interesting tour. Well worth the money. It is not an easy tour, rather strenuous, and you must be on the thinner side to be able to fit into the tight places in the caves. Others have given great descriptions of the tour, so I...More

Thank Gilbert R
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Everyone already said this was awesome! Few things not mentioned often you may want to know: -this is not as hard as I thought but there is some rock scramble and tight squeezes. Not for the claustrophobic or really out of shape. -you go in...More

3  Thank stacey327
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this experience! This cave is something you would never see in the States as lawyers would have a field day with liability. You truly feel like you are in another world. It is not easy but totally worth the expense....More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

do not miss this! ATM cave is incredible. after a hike and crossing a rive 3x you arrive to the caves where you swim and climb maybe 0.5mi to the crystal maiden - a largely intact skeleton from a major mayan civilization, amongst other skeletons...More

Thank micaela b
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Fantastic Mayan ritual cave experience. There are not many places in the world where they allow you to visit such important archaeological sites in this way (I leave it up to you to decide if this is a good are bad thing). The whole experience...More

Thank Mietek771
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Loved this excursion! You start out walking a mile or so and have to make a few river crossings to get to the mouth of the cave. There were ropes at each of the river crossings to help you along. One of them you have...More

Thank Stefan G
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

we did a day trip to ATM cave and it was the highlight of my ten day trip to Belize - the guides were excellent, and the hiking, swimming, caving and climbing can be challenging if you are claustrophobic or not prepared, however seeing the...More

Thank Jo W
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I went on this tour with Pacz (Manuel was an excellent excellent guide) and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Reading some people saying how intense this was made me concerned I would be slowing people down and at times I did but it was all about the...More

2  Thank Victoria W
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked this tour because it sounded beautiful and exciting. There were two VERY important things we didn’t know when we chose this tour. One, you really truly do need to be in very very good physical shape to stay safe and...More

2  Thank Kathi T
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Luis from Kawiil Tours did a great job; he's been 16 years guiding at ATM and does not rush and is generally prepared for all types of visitors, whatever their level of fitness. It is fascinating to see the way the Mayans used the cave...More

Thank Julie S
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Cassie B
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Response from Kathi T | Reviewed this property |
I am bigger than this and had no problems getting through. You will be fine I promise:)
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Jill B
January 22, 2018|
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Response from Kathi T | Reviewed this property |
My husband said the father/daughter were wearing life jackets from pacz tours. Hope that helps!
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